Video Conference

We use Whereby for online trainings and video conferences. This is a platform that leverages the WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) Open Source standard.

Using Whereby for a video conference with us is free for you. You do not need to sign up Whereby and you do not need to install additional software on your device.

When we schedule a video conference with you, we give you a link that you open at the agreed upon time in your browser.

Screen Sharing

Whereby supports screen sharing: we can share our screen with you, you can share your screen with us. Please make sure to try out screen sharing in advance, we have found that with some browsers or software setups it does not work out of the box.

Test Room

You can try out Whereby in our test room. Please make sure to allow your browser to access your camera and microphone for and that sharing your screen works.

To our test room

Supported Devices

Whereby is supported on the following operating systems:

  • Windows (Windows 7 and later)
  • macOS (macOS 10.10 and later)
  • Linux (any X64-based distribution)

Whereby is fully supported in up-to-date versions of Firefox and Chrome. Chromium-based browsers such as Opera are partially supported.

More details on supported devices

Network Requirements

You need a network connection with at least 2 Mbps upstream and at least 2.5 Mbps downstream for a one-on-one video conference with us. You need a network connection with at least 3.2 Mbps upstream and at least 3.2 Mbps downstream for a video conference with multiple participants.

Port 443 needs to be open for outgoing traffic for both TCP and UDP. Outgoing traffic should be direct and should not sent through a proxy.

It is recommended to turn off your VPN (Virtual Private Network), and then turn it back on after finishing the video conference.

More details on network requirements