Category Archives: Cloud

Blue Jeans announces bi-directional HD desktop sharing for Microsoft Lync users

I love cloud-based multipoint videoconferencing, but, you already know that. Here is a SCOOP from Blue Jeans Network that I just got permission to post. I was told that Blue Jeans has been interoperating Skype and Lync since 2011 (even though the press release says 2012). No surprise there.  Blue Jeans has been pushing the state-of-the-art in cloud based videoconferencing

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WebRTC Video Conferencing Test via Vidtel

– – Got an email from Vidtel a few weeks ago announcing the ability to connect to Vidtel video conferencing using WebRTC on my Chrome browser. I did a really quick test since I think this technology is awesome and will move video conferencing one step closer to ubiquity. What I Did Since my first review of Vidtel, they have

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Google Chat on Motorola Atrix Smartphone

In the process of evaluating the ZTE ZXV10 T700 (I will post the entire product review by weeks end…I hope), I went ahead and made a three way video conferencing call using  our friends at cloud-based video conferencing service provider Vidtel. The picture above shows a Google Chat connection via my Toshiba Laptop computer (middle), the ZTE using H.323 (top), and

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Polycom Announces Cloud Based Videoconferencing Option

Polycom…are you serious? THIS was the GAME CHANGING announcement you promised??? This was in my email last week: “REMINDER We’re About to Make History You don’t want to miss this game-changing announcement.” Really??  I wonder if the others who have been there for years are shaking in their boots?? To be fair….maybe I am missing something….comments below for those who

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Blue Jeans Network Grows By 50% in One Quarter

OK, listen up. I have said this before (like starting in 1999, for those who don’t know that ESnet Collaboration developed one of, if not the, first IP-based cloud video conferencing services in the world)…..BUT…. Cloud based video conferencing is going to kick the worlds ass in a BIG way….this press release is proof, and this is just the tip of a

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List of Cloud Based Video Conferencing Companies

Cloud-based video conferencing is a great way for small to medium sized businesses to get involved with multi-point video conferencing. These businesses do not need to purchase expensive infrastructure components, nor do they need the support personnel needed to run that infrastructure.  Simply sign up for a relatively inexpensive cloud-based service and meet with your clients, colleagues, friends, and family.  The quality

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Evaluating Cloud Based Video Conferencing: VidTel

(reliable, high quality, virtual meetings) – Scroll down for the YouTube video of a VidTel meeting… A few blogs ago (on TelBitConsulting.com) I proposed how I would evaluate the cloud based video conferencing services that are becoming so popular…here is a summary of what I am looking for: A cloud-based video conferencing service provides an easy-to-use, dial-in, ad-hoc, virtual meeting

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