Forum vs WePresent
Here is a quick comparison between Forum and another wireless collaboration solution for classrooms or meeting spaces, the WePresent WiPG 1000 by Barco.
Forum is software that broadcasts presentations in person to everyone in your meeting, on any network—with or without the internet.
Forum can stream up to hundreds of devices, depending on the strength of your network.
No apps or software is needed for participants to use Forum.
Forum works on any Wi-Fi enabled device (TVs, laptops, tablets, phones).
Forum works with all operating systems.
Forum has engagement tools like live polls, direct questions and downloading.
Forum LIVE can stream a presenter’s screen to everyone in the room—even when using presentation-building software like Powerpoint, Keynote or Presi.
WePresent WiPG 1000
WePresent is a stationary device for either table-top or wall-mount that requires some installation. It stays in one room.
Connects to a display by either HDMI or VGA cable.
WePresent can connect up to 64 participants and allows for 4 simultaneous users to share on the same large screen.
WePresent mirrors from Windows, Mac, and Chromebook computers. MirrorOp software allows mirroring for iOS via Apple Airplay and Galaxy devices.
WePresent offers no storage capability.
WePresent has no audience engagement tools.
WePresent 1000 is only available in EMEA.