Video Teleconferencing Applications Comparison


What are the main differences and limitations of video Teleconferencing applications?


There are many video collaboration applications available for use at the university. Here the main differences so you can pick something that works best for your needs. We are focusing on the applications that are for all Faculty, Staff, and Students.

  • Google Hangouts Meet
  • Zoom


  Google Hangout Meets Zoom
Available to Faculty | Staff | Students Faculty | Staff | Students
HIPAA-compliant No No
Participant Limit 250 300
On Apps Anywhere No Yes
Recording (time limit) Yes (Google Drive) Yes (90 days)
Chat Yes Yes
Screen Share Yes Yes
Document Sharing Yes Yes
Phone Dial-In Yes Yes
Breakout Groups No Yes
Document Sharing Yes Yes
Whiteboard No Yes
Closed Captions (CC) Yes Yes (Third Party App)
Google Calendar Yes Yes
Chrome Extension Yes Yes
Mac / Windows Yes Yes
iOS / Android Yes Yes
Browser Yes Yes
Blackberry No Yes

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Zoom Video Conferencing

Google Hangouts Meet

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