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Video Roundup: Video Conferencing Hype

I'll be placing here links once in a while of news items and blog posts that I find interesting and are related to visual communications. If you have items you'd like to feature here - just email me at Full Story

Posted on September 30, 2009 1:46 PM

Video Conferencing: It's Not About Preference

It is about time we stop pretending as if video conferencing is here to replace face-to-face meetings. Or that it gives a "life-like" experience, which will surely make airline companies redundant. As Rich Tehrani reports from a recent Forbes survey: ... executives still expressed an overwhelming preference for face-to-face meetings, with more than eight out of ten (84%) saying they prefer in-person contact to virtual... ... face-to-face meetings are much better than meeting in any other way. The thing that people mostly miss when they dismiss video conferencing as a means for better communications is that it isn't here to replace face-to-face meetings - it is here to improve communications when you can't meet face-to-face. Full Story

Posted on September 23, 2009 11:54 AM

What Will be the Next Innovation in Video Conferencing?

On my VoIP Survivor blog, I've been complaining about the lack of innovation in the video conferencing market. I'd like to take this a jab at suggesting what can be the next innovation for the video conferencing market. Full Story

Posted on September 9, 2009 1:22 PM

Upload Streams and Other Video Calling Hurdles

Last week Stacey Higginbotham reported on GigaOm about the coming upstream revolution: Demand for upstream bandwidth is growing. Floyd Wagoner, a director of marketing and communications for Motorola Access Networks Solutions, said in an interview today that a U.S. cable provider has seen peak upstream bandwidth use increase by 24 percent from 2007 to 2008. The same provider saw average upstream bandwidth use increase by 17 percent. While this demand didn't come from video conferencing directly, it is important to note that video calling require a lot of bandwidth - both downstream and upstream: a typical 720p HD call will take about 1 Mbps - a lot more than you have on your average ADSL contract. Full Story

Posted on July 29, 2009 3:55 PM

The 3 Markets of Visual Communication

Modeling the visual communication market has been on my mind for some time now. I think that, as all things in the world, it can be split into 3 segments: Large enterprises and organizations Small and medium businesses (SMBs) Consumers... Full Story

Posted on March 26, 2009 8:59 PM

Two Must-Attend Webinars About Video Conferencing

There are two webinars that is of interest to my readers here. RADVISION: Improving Video Quality in Your Network - Pre and post deployment network assessment of video quality. Frost & Sullivan: The Videoconferencing Market - Challenges and Possibilities Ahead Full Story

Posted on March 18, 2009 11:12 AM

Video Roundup: Vidtel

I am placing here a bunch of links, once in a while, of news items and blog posts that I find interesting and are related to visual communications. If you have items you'd like to feature here - just email me at This time, the roundup is mostly about Vidtel. They decided to give several bloggers a taste of their service, and the good reviews were not late to arrive: Full Story

Posted on March 18, 2009 8:51 AM

Video Service Providers Are Sprouting Around Us

I must say that my feeling is that Andy is correct. It was not that apparent at CES that video is happening, but it was there - in the fringes. It is happening on desktops already and it is gaining popularity in enterprises as well. Vidtel launched a video telephony service, and now, another service provider called GlobalLinx is reported to join the fray. Full Story

Posted on January 28, 2009 12:40 PM

The NAKED Truth About Video Conferencing

They call it talking heads for a reason. Video chat will never be the same for me. Found this one at Carl Tyler's blog.... Full Story

Posted on January 19, 2009 2:39 PM

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