Ardesia helps you make colored free-hand annotations on your computer screen, record them, and share them on the network. You can use the tool to make effective on-screen presentations, highlight things, or point out things of interest. It facilitates online presentations and demos, showing in real time your computer screen to anyone in the network. You can use this tool to enhance your lessons or courses. You can create nice tutorials and documentation, saving the desktop images with your free hand annotations. It works with any pointing device. You can draw lines with different strength, select color, erase things, and draw arrows. You can free-hand draw geometrical shapes using the shape recognizer, insert text with the keyboard, and highlight screen areas. You can draw upon the desktop or select an image as a background.
BigBlueButton is a Web conferencing system that focuses on usability, modularity, and clean design, both for the user and developer. It implements real-time sharing of voice, Web cams, desktops, slides, and chat messages to provide remote students with a high-quality learning experience. Unlike other conferencing systems, the desktop sharing works on Mac OS X, Unix, and PC computers, and there is no hard-coded limit on the number of simultaneous Web cams.
Apache OpenMeetings is a multi-language customizable video-conferencing and collaboration system. It supports audio/video and allows you to see the desktop of any participant. It includes a whiteboard, the ability to import a variety of image formats, invitations, a moderation system, backup and language modules, private and public conference rooms, and the ability to record meetings. The project also provides integrations for Asterisk, Jira, Confluence, Moodle, Sakai, and SugarCRM, and connectors for LDAP and ADS.