Wednesday, 16 of April of 2014

Category » Webinars

Video visits for prisoners

The Correctional Service of Canada is considering the use of video conferencing technology to link Nunavut Inuit prisoners behind bars in southern Canada with their families and loved ones in remote northern communities, reports CBC News.

The Correctional Service of Canada is considering the use of video conferencing technology to link Nunavut Inuit prisoners behind bars in southern Canada with their families and loved ones in remote northern communities, reports CBC News.


Broadcasting online with a webinar

Webinars can be an effective online communication tool for small businesses, according to Bruce Freeman, a contributor to the Times Herald of Morristown and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Webinars can be an effective online communication tool for small businesses, according to Bruce Freeman, a contributor to the Times Herald of Morristown and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.


Eighth grade math whiz takes advanced classes thanks to video conferencing

Josie Bradshaw of Pittsfield, Maine, is in the eighth grade, but she spends part of her day being tutored by a high school math teacher 30 miles away. Thanks to video conferencing technology, Josie, however, never has to interrupt her regular middle sc...

Josie Bradshaw of Pittsfield, Maine, is in the eighth grade, but she spends part of her day being tutored by a high school math teacher 30 miles away. Thanks to video conferencing technology, Josie, however, never has to interrupt her regular middle school schedule to do so, reports the Portland Press Herald.


Will video conferencing replace phone calls?

In 1964, a picture phone was unveiled at the World's Fair in New York City. The technology, despite it's high cost, inconvenience and lack of compatible devices, was touted as the telephone of the future, but it never materialized, reports PC World.

In 1964, a picture phone was unveiled at the World’s Fair in New York City. The technology, despite it’s high cost, inconvenience and lack of compatible devices, was touted as the telephone of the future, but it never materialized, reports PC World.


Students get up close and personal with wolves, history

Students in Minnesota recently had the chance to delve into a wide variety of topics, such as American Indian and European-American cultures and wolf ecology and behavior, thanks to a new video conferencing system installed in their school.

Students in Minnesota recently had the chance to delve into a wide variety of topics, such as American Indian and European-American cultures and wolf ecology and behavior, thanks to a new video conferencing system installed in their school.


Video conferencing is more affordable than most think

The future is here for video conferencing, but the technology is more accessible than some businesses think, according to an industry expert.

The future is here for video conferencing, but the technology is more accessible than some businesses think, according to an industry expert.


Students dialogue with peers from around the world

As part of an honors course, students at Ashland University in Ohio are engaging with students from around the world, reports WMFD-TV.

As part of an honors course, students at Ashland University in Ohio are engaging with students from around the world, reports WMFD-TV.


Video conferencing saves sheriff’s office thousands

The Sheriff's Department in Lincoln County, Wisconsin, is saving thousands of dollars thanks to the installation of a video conferencing system, reports WSAW-TV.

The Sheriff’s Department in Lincoln County, Wisconsin, is saving thousands of dollars thanks to the installation of a video conferencing system, reports WSAW-TV.


Virtual green screen for video conferencing brings people together

New technology developed by researchers at the University of Illinois allows those using video conferencing technology to be virtually present together on the computer screen.

New technology developed by researchers at the University of Illinois allows those using video conferencing technology to be virtually present together on the computer screen.


NASA comes to school, thanks to video conferencing

Elementary school students in Westerville, Ohio, got to take a trip to a NASA research center recently, without leaving the comfort of their hometown.

Elementary school students in Westerville, Ohio, got to take a trip to a NASA research center recently, without leaving the comfort of their hometown.