Thursday, 30 of October of 2014

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Child custody battle plays out through video conferencing

A little girl in Malaysia caught in the middle of a custody battle between her parents will have her case mediated through video conferencing, reports the Malaysian National News Agency.

A little girl in Malaysia caught in the middle of a custody battle between her parents will have her case mediated through video conferencing, reports the Malaysian National News Agency.


Telemedicine booming in video conferencing industry

The healthcare reform law has forced many medical managers and physicians to think creatively in how they care for patients as costs continue to rise and more people seek medical attention.

The healthcare reform law has forced many medical managers and physicians to think creatively in how they care for patients as costs continue to rise and more people seek medical attention.


A Case for Web-based Video Conferencing

An efficient business is a successful business

Did you know that each year businesses waste thousands of dollars and productivity hours on unnecessary travel?

In a globalized economy, you know that traveling for business meetings is a must.  You meet with prospects and clients in hopes to retain and win new accounts.  You meet with business partners, vendors and employees to ensure operations run smoothly.  What you may not know is these never-ending meetings may be hindering your organization’s chance at a profitable future.  It’s a fact that business related travel can be extremely draining on company finances as well as taxing on productivity hours.  Successful businesses rely on 21st century innovation to not only reduce travel expenses, but boost company productivity and morale.    Read more »


Video conferencing helps nab Alabama robbery suspects

A woman in Blount County, Alabama, is crediting video conferencing for scaring away two robbery suspects and later aiding in their capture, reports WLOX News.

A woman in Blount County, Alabama, is crediting video conferencing for scaring away two robbery suspects and later aiding in their capture, reports WLOX News.


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.