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Maintenance & HTTP recording playback
Continuous Delivery v16.11 | Release to Production 5 November 2016
The November 2016 release is a maintenance release. We also added HTTP recording playback if Flash® isn't available.
Collaborate in Bb Student
Bb Student 2.8 | Release to Production 3 October 2016
Participants using Bb Student 2.8 can:
- Enjoy an easier entry workflow
- Set and save a profile picture in iOS and Android
- Set their status to away
We've also allowed instructors to mute participants during a session. If your instructor mutes all participants from the web version of Collaborate with the Ultra experience, all microphones are turned off in the mobile app as well.
Moderator mute controls
Continuous Delivery v16.10 | Release to Production 1 October 2016
With this release moderators can now mute all or individual participants. We've also updated how participants are listed in the Participants panel and Breakout Groups.
Continuous Delivery v16.9 | Release to Production 10 September 2016
With release we're excited to introduce you to persistent content!
Continuous Delivery v16.8 | Release to Production 6 August 2016
With this release we're excited to introduce you to Breakout groups. We also made some updates to the user experience based on your feedback.
Breakout groups in Bb Student
Bb Student 2.6 | Release to Production 1 August 2016
You can now use Breakout groups in Bb Student.
New user interface & alternate teleconference numbers
Continuous Delivery | Release to Production 16 July 2016
With this release we're excited to introduce you to the new look and feel of Blackboard Collaborate! Imagine walking into a room designed for collaboration. Content gets more space. High level actions and information are conveniently grouped. You can engage with participants in new ways.
We also now support alternate teleconference numbers for the European and Australian data centers.
Collaborate activity module for Moodlerooms
Moodlerooms 3.0 | Release to Production 7 July 2016
With the Moodlerooms 3.0 release we made some updates that allow guest invitations and recording downloads. Your preferred language can also now be passed by default from Moodlerooms to Collaborate.
Continuous Delivery | Release to Production 1 July 2016
With this release we're excited to introduce you to polling! Now moderators can poll participants in their sessions to keep everyone engaged and interested.
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Building Block for Blackboard Learn
Building Block v1.0.0 | Release to Production 30 June 2016
There is a new, dedicated Blackboard Collaborate with the Ultra experience Building Block for Blackboard Learn 9.1 October 2014 and higher.
This update brings the power and benefits of the Collaborate with Ultra experience session management interface to your Blackboard Learn courses.
Updates to Blackboard Collaborate in Bb Student
Bb Student v2.5 | Release to Production 30 June 2016
A number of updates were made to Collaborate in Bb Student.
Blackboard Collaborate Building Block for Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn v3000.7.0 | Release to Production 24 June 2016
Now instructors and students can engage in a virtual classroom as if it were face-to-face with the Blackboard Collaborate Building Block for Learn with the SaaS deployment.
Session attendance report and enhancements
Continuous Delivery | Release to Production June 2016
Now moderators can access a Session attendance report that tells them when participants joined and left their sessions. We also support a new language, Windows® touch devices, and optimized bandwidth consumption.
Improvements to LTI-based integrations and emoji
Continuous Delivery | Release to Production May 2016
The May 2016 release focuses on enabling better workflows for Learning Tools Interoperability® (LTI)-based integrations and introducing diversified emojis.