BRIDGIT CONFERENCING

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WHAT IS BRIDGIT CONFERENCING?


Bridget software allows the user to:
  • Simple Conferencing - connect quickly to anyone with an Internet connection - share voice, video and data. You can start or join a conference at any time, right from your desktop.
  • Desktop Sharing - share desktops instantly and alternate desktop sharing. Participants can see anything you run n your dektop, such as spreadsheets, presentations or websites
  • Built in VoIP - hear all participants in the conference without purchasing any additional audio conference bridge or incurring long distance charges. Works with your existing microphone headset or room conference microphone.
  • Write over desktops - highlight information by writing over a shared desktop. More than one participant can write at the same time.
  • Remote Control - take control of another participant's desktop to demonstrate a solution or provide technical assistance.
  • Multipoint Webcam Support - allows participants to see video form from up to four participant sites.

HOW TO USE BRIDGIT?




WHERE DO I FIND BRIDGIT?

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POWERPOINT PRESENTATION ON BRIDGIT





HOW TO INSTALL AND RUN BRIDGIT - THIS IS HOW STUDENTS WILL ACCESS BRIDGIT.

1. Turn on the computer
2. Launch internet explorer
3. In the internet explorer address box type in bridgit.det.nsw.edu.au and click on 'GO". This will bring up the "Welcome to Bridgit page"
4. Click on the third line, http://bridgit.det.nsw.ed.au/Bridgit.exe.
5. The "file download" box will come onto your screen, make sure that desktop is written into the "Savein" box and click save. Download is now complete.
6. Click open/run and this will connect you to the Bridgit Conference Software.
8. Check that the server name is bridgit.det.nsw.edu.au if not you need to change it then click "connect".

TO CREATE A CONFERENCE

1. Open Bridgit from the desktop icon.
2. Click on the "create" button at the bottom of the pop up box.
3. Name yourself and the name of the conference when prompted.
4. You will now be able to click on the blue writing that says "Click here to share your desktop".
This will enable you to share your desktop with others that are in your conference.