Third-party services are used for videoconferencing because the current products on the market perfectly support several simultaneous connections. However, in order to evaluate the videoconferencing tool, we have to decide whether the meeting will be held in the same place or not:
- Private: Only full members of the cooperative can access it.
- Open to the public: anyone interested can observe the meeting.
Another aspect to be taken into account when selecting the most suitable tool is the number of partners who will participate in the meeting.
Orientations of videoconferencing systems available on the market and their main characteristics: