Gather is a web-based video call platform, building virtual spaces for people to interact live online. With Gather you and your participants create avatars or character that you move/walk around a room or space where you can have audio and video chats with other people. You can also embed videos, presentations, whiteboards, and other features to increase interactions in the space.
Current known uses in the sector
- Gather can be used in Citizenship Preparation, Community Connections, Employment-related, Information and Orientation, Library Settlement Partnership, Settlement Workers in Schools, Pre-Arrival as an group communication and discussion tool with clients and communities.
Ease of use & Accessibility
Gather is optimized to be used on computers/laptops. They have information about accessibility and how they’re working to make it better to use with assistive technology.
Privacy/security features, including data security and message encryption
Gather is not a secure space for interactions with clients that include personal information. They have information about security and privacy here.
Gather’s interface is currently English-only.