Web conferencing may be used as an umbrella term for various types of online collaborative services including web seminars.
Software may run as a web browser application (often relying on Adobe Flash, Java, or WebRTC to provide the operational platform).
Live or streaming video - where full motion webcam, digital video camera or multi-media files are pushed to the audience
The online conference community and website is the central hub for all interaction surrounding the conference and where the live online events take place.
Online conferences don’t require participants to get on an airplane. They take less time away from work and don’t require expensive hotel room and food expenses.
It is also known as "in-house" or "on-premises" web conferencing. It is used to conduct live meetings, remote training, or presentations via the Internet.