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
  • Microsoft Teams
  • 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
Amazon Chime* ✓ (6/20) ✓ (6/20)
BigBlueButton ✓ (6/20)
✓ (6/20)
Blackboard Collaborate ✓ (2/20) ✓ (2/20)
Bluejeans ✓ (12/17) ✓ (11/19)
Cisco Webex Teams ✓ (12/17) ✓ (4/20)
Crowdcast.io
✓ (12/17) Untested
Ecamm Live ✓ (5/20) ✓ (5/20)
Facebook Live ✓ (12/17) ✓ (11/19)
Fuze ✓ (12/17) Untested
Intermedia ✓ (11/19) ✓ (11/19)
Jitsi ✓ (1/20) ✓ (1/20)
Lifesize ✓ (11/19) ✓ (11/19)
Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) ✓ (12/17) ✓ (11/19)
RingCentral ✓ (11/19) ✓ (11/19)
Slack ✓ (6/20) ✓ (6/20)
Starleaf ✓ (6/20)
✓ (6/20)
Ubiety ✓ (12/17) Untested
Webinar Jams ✓ (7/20) ✓ (7/20)
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.

The following platforms are not recommended with the Owl:

  • 8X8
    • Video does not stream in desktop app or browser.
  • AT&T Office@Hand
    • Video is significantly cropped
  • Adobe Connect
    • Intermittent audio and video issues. Video is cropped on Windows machines. Cannot select the Meeting Owl as speaker from within the platform.
  • 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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