Video Conferencing

Video Conferencing news, information, and how-to advice

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Microsoft Surface Hub supersizes smartphone addiction

Is your smartphone too distracting? Microsoft has the answer for you: A giant, overpriced screen for all your mobile computing needs. Who can resist?


4 ways to screw up a video conference

Worried that you're not quite ready for prime time online? Just avoid these four mistakes, and you'll be a videoconferencing star in no time

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WebRTC without the pain

Although still evolving, one of the hidden gems of the HTML5 specification is WebRTC. Here's the easy way to use it to stream voice, video, and data

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A better way to capture team meetings

With Google's Hangouts on Air, you can skip the live note-taking and share a richly annotated recording instead

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The real problem with unified communications

People don't need fat, complex clients to do all their communications; they need a way to make their communications portable across devices and locations

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Logitech expands video/audio gear for meeting rooms

New equipment merges camera, microphone, and speaker for small meeting areas known as 'huddle rooms'

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Bill Gates: Microsoft is developing a killer meeting-room app

A meeting-room app that configures itself automatically, can recognize participants and share documents as well as video feeds is in the works

IDC: Cloud, software options deflate sales of enterprise video systems

Sales for this market were 'dismal' in the first quarter of 2014

Cisco will lead SDN and win IT, Chambers says

Cisco's sweeping architectures that stretch from data centers to the edges of networks will beat generic hardware, CEO says at Cisco Live

Review: Affordable videoconferencing for real conference rooms

With a high-performance camera and separate audio module, the Logitech CC3000e conquers rooms too large for most off-the-shelf videoconferencing products

Aereo argues that ruling against it could hurt cloud storage business

Supreme Court justices had questions in the copyright case about how they could rule against Aereo and not affect cloud services

NTT launches browser-to-browser chatroom with avatars

SkyWay chatroom uses WebRTC, which is being touted as a game changer for Web-based communications and a threat to apps such as Skype

Yahoo turns on encryption between data centers

Users must, however, manually flip the switch for some sites like Yahoo News and Yahoo Sports

Microsoft pushes ahead with Skype-Lync integration

The company will demonstrate video conference compatibility between the two products at this week's Lync Conference

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