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Seven Steps to a Vital Videoconference


When it's time for your fifteen minutes of fame will you be ready? With videoconferencing becoming common place in 21st century communication, executives, entrepreneurs, and leaders need to be media savvy. Here's how to put your best face forward:

The History of Video Conferencing ? Moving Ahead at the Speed of Video


No new technology develops smoothly, and video conferencing had more than its share of bumps along the way before becoming the widely used communications staple it is today. The history of video conferencing in its earliest form goes back to the 1960?s, when AT&T introduced the Picturephone at the World?s Fair in New York. While viewed as a fascinating curiosity, it never became popular and was too expensive to be practical for most consumers when it was offered for $160 a month in 1970.

How Video Conferencing Works ? Multimedia, Interactive Communication Across the Miles


You may think you understand video conferencing pretty well until someone who isn?t at all familiar with it approaches you for a simple definition. When they ask, ?What exactly is video conferencing?? you could suddenly realize you?re at a loss for words.

Video Killed The Telephone Star ...


You know the 80?s song, ?Video Killed the Radio Star.? It was a big hit and one of the first videos to air on MTV. Well, what came true for music video is on it?s way to becoming true for telephone.

Tips On Planning A Successful Video Conference


Planning a successful video conference can actually be harder then it sounds. There are several key factors you want to make sure and get right or your conference could become a total nightmare. This short article gives several tips on making sure you succeed with your next video conference.

Web Conferencing: A Boon to Businesss


It is Sunday evening and you are preparing again to go on a business trip. Monday morning the alarm goes off at 4:00 am, you drag your body and your briefcase to your car, drive to the airport, wait in a long line, get on a plane, get off a plane, and find your way to your client?s office. When you finally get home Monday night, you have spent more time traveling than meeting and you have dozens of emails and several important phone calls to return.

Webcams: Science-Fiction Becomes Reality


One of the most incredible inventions I?ve ever come across is the web cam and its process of video conferencing. This is just so futuristic I can?t believe they really exist and are readily available to anyone with the Internet, speakers, and the right software. I?m not absolutely sure but doesn?t this spell the end of telephones? Now we can have conversations with people on the other side of the world, and see their face moving as we hear them speaking live.

Benefits of Web-Based Conferencing


I recently graduated from college, and instead of taking a corporate programming job, my friend and I started our own web development company. Everything was going great...we were both working from home and enjoying small successes. However, we soon realized that text messaging could only go so far, especially when we hired several employees. Text messaging was slow, and was "noisy" when several people were in a chatroom. We quickly needed a solution.

Redefining Distance to Market your Company


The recent terrorist attacks here in the US have caused many companies and individuals to rethink how they want to market to and work with others. As a result, web-enabled presentations and or collaborations are finally coming of age ? the technology works with a minimum of hassle, it?s an efficient way to give marketing presentations, hold meetings, provide training and do product demonstrations. The cost savings can be significant, especially when contrasted with all of the burdened costs of holding conventional meetings; i.e. travel, hotel, transportation, facilities and ?time out of the office issues.? Here is a quick primer on some baseline issues to consider when weighing the effectiveness of virtual marketing presentations and meetings.

Science Learning from Nature


We are sure seeing a lot of scientific research trying to copy nature. We see non-technology copying birds, insects, spyders, animals and MIT and AUVs-Underwater Autonomous Vehicles copying fish. And before you try to catch a Tuna for Sushi better check out what it is made of first. RoboTuna has arrived;

The Future of Thought Swapping


In the future we will be able to have small chips in our brains and which will work like cell phones, but without the inherent flaws. You will not have to carry them around or worry about dropping them into the toilet.

New Service Utilizes Videoconferencing for Easy Access to London Academic Expertise


An innovative service, launched in March 2005 enables educational institutions and corporate organizations worldwide to access the immense pool of academic and professional expertise concentrated in London, UK via videoconferencing.

Video Conferencing Basics


This article will provide you a brief introduction about what actually video conferencing is. By video conferecing we can connect with some other identity and also can see the video online in real time. It is now useful and very interesting technology and widly used worldwide.

Web Conferencing Tool ? Reduce Your Communication Costs


For most people in business, meetings are a necessary evil. Stop for a moment and consider how much hosting or attending meetings cost your business and you may be in for a surprise; precious time spent traveling to and from the meeting location, travel expenses, and in some cases the hire of the meeting facility. Now imagine you could attend that meeting without having to leave your office or home. How much time and money would save over a week, a month or a year? It soon adds up.

Web Conferencing Software ? Choosing Your Application


It is worth bearing in mind that, when you are deciding which web conferencing application to utilize, none of the applications currently available will do everything well.

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Video conferencing deployed within organisations must be easy to use otherwise users will look to shadow IT solutions as an alternative. At a panel discussion at the UC Expo being held in Excel in London, Tim Stone, vice president of Marketing EMEA at ...



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