As of August 4, 2010, Elluminate, Inc. was acquired by Blackboard Inc. Elluminate, Inc. provides live eLearning and Web collaboration solutions for the academic market. It offers Elluminate Learning Suite, a set of products that supports the instructional cycle-what happens before, during, and after a real-time online session; Elluminate Plan, which enables to organize, script, and package content and activities before real-time; and Elluminate Live, which is used for transforming the teaching and learning with real-time online interaction. The company also provides Elluminate Publish, which creates standalone files and industry-standard audio files; and Elluminate vSpaces, a single virtual classroom for students with recording capability. In addition, it offers training, implementations, hosting, integration support, and technical support services. The company serves academic institutions and corporations. Elluminate, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is based in Calgary, Canada with an additional office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.