Supported video conferencing platforms

Meeting Owl and Meeting Owl Pro work with most cloud-based video conferencing platforms. The following video conferencing platforms are fully supported by Owl Labs, meaning they are tested with each software release to confirm compatibility:

  • Cisco WebEx Meetings
  • Google Hangouts
  • Google Meet
  • Go To Meeting
  • Skype
  • Skype for Business
  • Zoom

The following platforms have been tested as of the date indicated below:

Platform Meeting Owl Meeting Owl Pro
3CX ✓ (12/17) Untested
Blackboard Collaborate ✓ (2/20) ✓ (2/20)
Bluejeans ✓ (12/17) ✓ (11/19)
Cisco Webex Teams ✓ (12/17) ✓ (4/20)
Crowdcast.io ✓ (12/17) Untested
Facebook Live ✓ (12/17) ✓ (11/19)
Fuze ✓ (12/17) Untested
HipChat ✓ (12/17) Untested
Intermedia ✓ (11/19) ✓ (11/19)
IBM Connections Cloud ✓ (12/17) Untested
Jitsi ✓ (1/20) ✓ (1/20)
Lifesize ✓ (11/19) ✓ (11/19)
Microsoft Teams ✓ (12/17) ✓ (12/19)
Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) ✓ (12/17) ✓ (11/19)
RingCentral ✓ (11/19) ✓ (11/19)
Slack ✓ (12/17) ✓ (11/19)
Starleaf Untested ✓ (11/19)
Ubiety ✓ (12/17) Untested
Whereby.com* ✓ (11/19) ✓ (11/19)
YouTube Live Streaming ✓ (11/19) ✓ (11/19)
Newrow ✓ (5/20) ✓ (5/20)
Zoho** ✓ (5/20) ✓ (5/20)

* Note: This platform does not display in widescreen. This slightly crops the Meeting Owl's 360° panoramic strip and main Stage and can lead to a less than optimal experience.

** Note: This platform crops the aspect ratio of the Meeting Owl slightly less than the standard widescreen Output. No issue with Meeting Owl Pro

The following platforms are not recommended with the Owl:

  • 8X8
    • Video does not stream in desktop app or browser.
  • Adobe Connect
    • Intermittent audio and video issues. Video is cropped on Windows machines. Cannot select the Meeting Owl as speaker from within the platform.
  • Amazon Chime
    • Amazon Chime does not display in widescreen. This crops the Meeting Owl's 360° panoramic strip and main Stage.
  • BigBlueButton
    • Platform gets stuck on Echo test and audio cannot be initialized.
  • Blizz
    • Application crashes when used on a Mac. Multiple attempts required to connect to video on a Windows.
  • CenturyLink
    • Video does not display after selecting the Owl camera.
  • FaceTime
    • FaceTime does not display in widescreen. This crops the Meeting Owl's 360° panoramic strip and main Stage.
  • Free Conference Call
    • Free Conference Call does not display in widescreen. This crops the Meeting Owl's 360° panoramic strip and main Stage.
    • Intermittent audio issues.
  • Highfive
    • Highfive does not display in widescreen. This crops the Meeting Owl's 360° panoramic strip and main Stage.
  • join.me
    • Join.me places its meeting participants into small bubbles, which crops the Meeting Owl's 360° panoramic strip and main Stage.
  • Sococo
    • Sococo does not display in widescreen. This crops the Meeting Owl's 360° panoramic strip and main Stage.
  • Teamviewer
    • Cannot select the Meeting Owl as a video device.
  • UberConference
    • UberConference does not display in widescreen. This crops the Meeting Owl's 360° panoramic strip and main Stage.
  • VidyoConnect
    • Incompatible on Windows 10 Desktop Client and Mac Desktop Client. Video shows a black screen.
  • VSee
    • Video shows a blank black screen on Windows computers.
  • WeChat
    • Does not allow the selection of the Owl as the video and audio device on the call.
  • Wickr Pro
    • Incompatible with Windows. Video does not display.

Other platforms have not yet been tested.

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