Upgrading for Elluminate Live! Customers

While many of our hosted service customers have been upgraded to Blackboard Collaborate, this page includes information and resources for those of you still using Elluminate Live!

Begin the planning process early.  Because you can phase in Blackboard Collaborate while still using Elluminate, you’ll facilitate the change management process and ensure a smooth—and successful—transition over time.

Blackboard Collaborate screenshot

Key features for Elluminate users include:

  • New simplified interface
  • Object-oriented whiteboard
  • Built-in-audio conferencing
  • Multi-point video with follow-the-speaker
  • Tabbed, private, and supervised chat
  • Mobile collaboration from iPad, iPhone, or Android (including Kindle Fire HD)
  • Easy conversion & distribution of MP4 files
  • Stream recordings to any mobile device
  • Expand with Blackboard IM and Voice

What's Next?

Sign Up for Cohort Program

If you want to learn about the new user interface and integration functionality of Blackboard Collaborate 12.5 web conferencing, this free 5-week webinar series is for you. Hear from the Collaborate Team, and share experiences and ideas with other institutions who are in the process of upgrading or already using Blackboard Collaborate. Register now >

Visit On-Demand Learning Center

From basic recorded training to detailed product documentation, we’re committed to providing comprehensive, on-demand resources to meet your learning needs during the upgrade process and beyond. Explore on-demand resources >


Ready to upgrade?

Contact us today to get started on your upgrade path

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