Adobe Connect upgrade to bring enhanced features

April 06, 2011

On May 9, a new version of Adobe Connect will be available at Penn State. Version 8 of the Web-based videoconferencing software will feature a new user interface, enhanced audio and video, streamlined attendee management, optimized screen use and improved accessibility for persons with disabilities.

Members of the Penn State community are invited to attend a free town hall session titled "Adobe Connect 8 Introduction and Best Practices" at 8:30 a.m. on April 27, in 102 Chemistry Building, University Park, or via Connect. To register, visit

Penn State’s Adobe Connect service will be unavailable from 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 7 to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Sunday, May 8, while Information Technology Services upgrades the system to the new version. For any questions, email For more details on the new features in version 8, visit

Last Updated April 07, 2011