BlueJeans videoconferencing adds new features

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Information and Technology Services (ITS) recently announced a continuation of service and additional products for BlueJeans Primetime.BlueJeans wordmark and logo

  • ITS will provide access to the Primetime add-on service through May 2018 at no additional cost to campus. The base product, called BlueJeans OnVideo, is funded by participating units.
  • The university contract for Primetime includes 18,000 hours to share among participating units. Use is metered by minute for all participants. For example, 2 moderators + 100 participants for 1 hour = 102 hours.
  • BlueJeans onSocial (Facebook Live integration) is now available in onVideo and Primetime so that meetings may be broadcasted to U-M Facebook accounts.
BlueJeans onSocial (Facebook Live)

  • One-to-many broadcast
  • Social media feel with comments
  • Limited functionality (audio/video)
  • Streaming from Facebook is not counted against Primetime hours
BlueJeans Primetime

  • Two-way interactivity
  • Moderator controls to mute participants, pin presenters, promote attendees, and record
  • Stream to thousands of viewers

For more information and access to BlueJeans Primetime and/or onSocial, email bluejeansprimetime@umich.edu.

New Dashboard & UI

BlueJeans’ standalone mobile and desktop apps have been updated with an improved user interface and now integrate with calendar appointments. Central Campus users can integrate their BlueJeans meetings with U-M Google Calendar, while Michigan Medicine users can integrate with Outlook. To install the latest apps on your machine, see your local IT admin.