Review: NowConfer app offers quick audio, video conferencing on your mobile

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Published: September 18, 2017 3:44 AM

NowConfer offers quick and easy audio and video conferencing on your mobile.

NowConfer is an innovative conferencing solution developed by Singapore-based Comverg Technologies which can be used for audio and video conference calls.

Speak to any working professional and they’ll lament that making a call on a phone is easy, but conferencing is a daunting task. It is an extremely tedious process with connectivity frequently breaking down, voices hardly audible, leave aside the video that is grainy on most occasions. Relax, there’s a new app trending that promises to make conferencing simple and hassle-free. NowConfer is an innovative conferencing solution developed by Singapore-based Comverg Technologies which can be used for audio and video conference calls. It is freely available for Android and iOS users. NowConfer already features among the top 10 conferencing apps in Google Play Store; till date it has seen over 100,000 downloads and close to about 2500 minutes of conference calls are made by users on a daily basis. Basically, NowConfer ensures easy and hassle-free conferencing by solving the issues posed by the current conferencing solutions. Instead of the traditional way of dialing a bridge number with a PIN and pass code, this app dials the organiser first at the scheduled time, followed by a parallel dial to all the participants at the same time to start a conference call. A user can sign up for NowConfer by downloading and installing the app from Android or iOS app stores.

To schedule a call, login to the NowConfer app using your login credentials. Then click on schedule audio conference by clicking the ‘Setup audio conference’ button on the home screen. Choose date and time, then add participants from your phone book to create a conference. NowConfer will dial the organiser at the start of the conference and all participants once the organiser is in the conference.

Note: You can add participant email ID or phone numbers into the conference. NowConfer will dial them accordingly either on their phone numbers or through the internet if email IDs are provided.

Some key features of the app:

System dial out: Schedule your conference call and NowConfer dials all participants in one go! Eliminate waste of time juggling with call number, PINs, and passcode. Just wait for your phone to ring, accept the call and you are in conference.

Hybrid call technology: Choose your data (internet) or phone network to make your conference calls. Take your calls on your smartphone, tablet, or PC. If you are not on data, you can connect using the phone network, enabling simultaneous use of data and phone call in the same conference.

Find me – follow me: Set your preferred number for NowConfer to call you on. You can also choose your mode of connect—data or phone call—up to five minutes before every conference call. NowConfer dials you on your updated, preferred number. Your phone book is your NowConfer directory! You can add participants from your contact list, schedule a time, right within the app.

Video call: You can do a single click for one-on-one video call without the need for expensive hardware or software. You can also make 5-party video conference calls using the same, easy-to-use audio conference scheduler.

Callback number: Any participant registered with NowConfer, who gets dropped in middle of the call can dial the callback number, and NowConfer will dial them back.

Call me: You can press the Call Me icon, and be looped back to your conference call anytime you get dropped.

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