The Ministry of Education and Science recommended that universities use Russian video conferencing systems
The Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation approved new guidelines for universities on the use of videoconferencing systems and the choice of software vendors; in particular, universities are recommended to use Russian software entered in the unified register of domestic software when conducting intermediate and state final certification (SFA), writes TASS with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Education and Science.
Earlier, the document stated that “when conducting intermediate certification and GIA using distance learning technologies, licensed and (or) freely distributed software may be used.”
The press service also reported that in March of this year, a full-scale audit of equipment and software was carried out in subordinate scientific organizations and universities. As it turned out, “most universities” are already using domestic videoconferencing solutions – TrueConf, VideoMost, Videoselector, IVA MCU, Vinteo.
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