Identification/Connection modes

Identification/Connection modes

The identification/connection modes


Here you'll find the different ways participants will join your session. 
When you create your session, you need to select the connection mode. Three options are available.

To select the identification mode, once in your session, go to the Settings on the left sidebar, then click Connection & Security





Email (Required account)

The identification by Email requires a Beekast account to log into any sessions. Here are some details:


  • Access to the session: a required Beekast account

  • Identification of the participants: Beekast account information (Name, first name, and email)

  • Access to Beekast features: this mode allows you to take full advantage of the tool's potential. In particular, the attendance list, the actions/decisions, and the possibility for the participant to find back the session at any time from their account.





Avatar (Optional account)

The Avatar identification is the default mode. Here your public is not obliged to have a Beekast account to join your session. Each participant is identified using an animal avatar and an adjective (i.e. Agile Giraffe). This feature allows you to dissociate each participant while keeping them anonymous. It is ideal for gamification during your session. Using the Journey and the Podium will boost participation. Avatars are randomly given, and participants can validate the one they wish or generate a new one till they are satisfied.


  • Access to the session: an optional Beekast account

  • Identification of the participants: Unique avatar

  • Access to Beekast features: All the activities are available to the participants but features such as the attendance list, Actions & Decisions are not available. Participants will not be identified in the documents (Report, export excel).





Username (Optional account)

Participants must freely enter their user names before joining the session.


  • Access to the session: an optional Beekast account

  • Identification of the participants: Unique avatar

  • Access to Beekast features: All the activities are available to the participants but features such as the attendance list, Actions & Decisions remain unavailable. Participants will not be identified in the documents (Report, export excel).





Is it possible to change the identification mode? 

Yes, it is possible when there is no participation in the session. But, once there is a participant connected to the session, it becomes impossible to change the identification mode. It is up to you to reset the session for changing the identification mode.  

Summary table of connection modes and restrictions




                              Email
                         Avatar
   User name



Access to the session

Required account
Optional account
Optional account

Identification of the participants

information of the account
unique avatar
User name

Assigning actions and décisions to the participants


Attendance list


Participants find back the session into their account


Restrict access with a password


Restrict access to domain name


Restrict access to email address







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