Low-cost presentations powered by the cloud

College professors and students now can give presentations using the power of cloud computing, while possibly saving thousands of dollars compared to other online presentation services.

Slidelive is a an alternative to services such as WebEx, a popular online meeting and video conferencing service that often proves too pricey for colleges and universities, especially over the past year as budgets have been cut while endowments shrink.

After creating a free account, educators can upload Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, invite students to attend a meeting, and flip through the slides with a click of a button. The presentations can be made public or private, and students can download presentations and review them for upcoming quizzes and exams.

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Denny Carter

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