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LotusLive Meetings Apps Available
Chris Reckling    

As previously noted, the apps for iOS, Android, and Blackberry are available in their respective markets. They should be very straightforward to use - enter in your profile info, the meeting ID and you're in. In addition to the basic viewing of slides, on iOS and Android you can also view an appshare. In our internal testing, the appshare on the device kept pace with the desktop Mac I was viewing. Other features include the ability to participate via meeting room chat, raise your hand, and to keep a list of recently joined meetings.

Image:LotusLive Meetings Apps Available

Here are the links for your reference (these might end up in the US app stores....sorry) or just search on "LotusLive".

LotusLive Meetings, iPhone
LotusLive Meetings, iPad
LotusLive Meetings, Android
LotusLive Meetings, Blackberry

[One thing to note is that the previous LotusLive Meetings app (on iOS) doesn't get updated so you won't get a notification on that, and in fact, it was removed from the app store. Instead, there are new, separate apps for iPhone and iPad. This was just an artifact from moving to a different ID on the app store.]

Question for you weary road warriors: If you are attending a meeting on your mobile device, how likely is it for you to also want to have a private chat in Sametime (while attending the meeting)? Is that a scenario we should strive to solve? Or is in-meeting chat good enough?

Thanks go to designer Tyler Walters and user researcher, Michelle Cooper, from my team, along with our colleagues in development and PM.

Chris Reckling
Mobile UX Team

Oct 25, 2011
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Update from Connect 2014
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Visit the Design Studio at IBM Connect
Fri, Jan 10th 2014 5:22p   Chris Reckling
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Sametime 9 Chat App for Android
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