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

  • 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.