Adobe Connect vs Blue Jeans

Last updated: April 16, 2020

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Adobe Connect
Adobe Connect is an enterprise web conferencing solution for online meetings, eLearning, and webinars used by leading corporations and government agencies. And it's based on Adobe Flash technology, so you can deliver rich interactions that participants can join easily.
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Blue Jeans
With our cloud-based video collaboration service, you can forget about needing any additional hardware or software. Simply combine a Blue Jeans account with a video-enabled device and Internet access, and you have a quick and easy formula for effortless video conferencing
Adobe Connect vs Blue Jeans in our news:

2020. Verizon is buying B2B videoconferencing firm BlueJeans



US carrier Verizon has splashed out to buy veteran B2B videoconferencing platform, BlueJeans Network for less than $500 million. Videoconferencing platform Blue Jeans has raised ~$175M since being founded around a decade ago. The acquisition comes at a time when videoconferencing is seeing a massive uptick in usage as white collar workers around the world log on to meetings from home during the coronavirus pandemic.Although it’s BlueJeans’ rival, Zoom, that’s been the most high profile name linked to the viral videoconferencing boom in recent weeks.


2014. Adobe Connect 9.3 improves screen sharing and whiteboard



Adobe has released the latest version of its web conference platform Adobe Connect 9.3 including enhancements in screen sharing, its virtual whiteboard, social media integration and compatablity with Salesforce.com and Microsoft Lync 2013. Screen sharing. Adobe Connect 9.3 includes a new screen sharing control panel that enables users to preview what’s being shared, control the video and the audio in the meeting, manage participants, interact with chat and respond to any notifications. New tools such as new pen and pencil tools join Adobe's marker and highlighter. The update also includes a brand new color picker and the ability to arrange layers. Customers can also use their virtual whiteboard just like they would a classroom one. Recording notes on the whiteboard simulates the in-classroom experience.


2005. Macromedia updates its Web conferencing tools

Macromedia has unveiled the latest version of its online video conferencing application, adding support for VoIP, among other features. Known as Breeze 5, the software is the company's latest effort to expand the range of applications supported by its Macromedia Flash Player software, which it says has now been downloaded more than 500 million times. The primary selling point of the technology is that people who have already downloaded the freely available Flash client software do not need to load other applications in order to use Breeze 5. Macromedia, which is being bought for $3.4 billion by Adobe Systems, released the hosted version of Breeze 5 on Monday. The company plans to introduce a packaged version of the application sometime in the next month.