Time is an expensive commodity. And few industries price time higher than in the legal profession. So utilizing video conferencing to collaborate more efficiently and eliminate costly travel time, has been a high priority for law firms. A very large percentage of legal work involves collaboration, whether that is for attorneys working as a team or negotiating with counterparts representing the other side. While the legal profession has recognized the value of being able to meet face-to-face to accomplish their work, the video conferencing tools they’ve used have mainly been room-based. This experience has not been compelling because they’ve sat at traditional conference tables and had the experience of seeing their counterparts as barely recognizable figures around a large table. Well, times are changing for law firms, and today we just shared the Vedder Price story. Vedder Price upgraded from their Polycom legacy past to the modern Vidyo world.
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The promise of video conferencing offers benefits that are appealing to almost any company: employees can collaborate across geographies and time zones without the need to travel, saving companies money and improving the work life balance. As a result, employees are happier and more productive. Although the adoption of video conferencing has steadily increased, one … continue reading
Vatican City Selects VidyoConferencing Technology to Ease Communications between Offices of the Holy See
The Vatican is one of the world’s oldest institutions, keeper of Christian traditions and of thousands of years of history whose roots date back to the 5th century. One of the objectives of the Vatican in the past few years has been centered around the improvement of communication. The sovereign territory of the Holy See illustrates this shared effort and has deployed VidyoConferencing to enhance interactions between the various locations throughout the organization.
Today, Vidyo announced VidyoMobile, a groundbreaking solution enabling enterprise mobile users on iOS or Android-based smart phones or tablets to join multipoint video conferences with desktops and HD room system participants.
Enterprise Connect is buzzing with new and exciting technologies, and among other noteworthy demonstrations, Vidyo is showcasing its just-announced VidyoReplay solution, at Booth #1209. VidyoReplay allows users to easily webcast and record their Vidyo conferences via their web browser and to watch them either in real time, or at any time after the conference. Users can also record and webcast from Vidyo endpoints, including hand held devices, laptops, desktops and VidyoRoom systems. With VidyoReplay, conferences can be recorded in standard web video file (FLV) format with no proprietary player required to view the recorded content.
Businesses are moving through stages and evolution. A big push was the conference calls. Soon screen sharing was available and travel started declining. But the face to face portion needed a comeback. The phone alone does not promote the full mental image of how the person is receiving our message. Visual indicators have long been a form of adjusting your conversation. Being able to see a reaction, distraction and provide early action helps everyone feel they are making sound business decisions.
Barcelona, Spain is presently buzzing with close to 50,000 international visitors to the Mobile World Congress, where the best and the brightest companies and products from all over the globe are being exhibited, and in-depth sessions covering the industry’s key growth areas are being held. It’s a veritable “who’s who” of the Mobile industry and Vidyo is in the center spotlight of several exciting demos from leading players in the market. Check out who is featuring Vidyo at Mobile World Congress!
Recently, the Internet has unleashed a fury of uses for both the consumer and the enterprise (e.g. communications, entertainment, collaboration, multimedia, and services like Google Maps, Netflix, etc.). In the midst of all this, a slew of smartphones (like Sprint EPIC 4G, Sprint HTC EVO 4G, Apple iPhone 4, etc.) and slate tablets (the Apple iPad, ExoPC Slate, etc.) have been released like hot cakes into markets. One company, Vidyo Inc., stands poised to harness the broadband infrastructure by offering high definition, low-latency, error resilient multi-point VoIP communications between conference room systems to desktop and mobile systems strung along the IP network. Intel and Vidyo have performed Video Conferencing over WiMAX demonstrations during the past several years.
Vidyo welcomes COMM-TEC GmbH, one of the largest distributors of communication technology in Europe, who recently became the latest in a growing number of important international distributors that are offering Vidyo’s full range of products.
Another video conferencing FIRST was announced today: The FIRST video conferencing service that lets business users engage in HD room and desktop video conferencing VIA THEIR SMART PHONES AND TABLETS. We’re talking about enterprise-grade, multi-party, TV-quality video conferencing on your smart phone or tablet!
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