Category Archives: VideoConferencing

“The Next Communication Revolution” circa 1996

Way back in the Dark Ages (1996) I wrote about the path I thought video conferencing needed to go to become ubiquitous: Videoconferencing technology needed to be “easy-to-use”….by anyone. This is 2015, has my vision come true?   You can download the whole, very short, article here (the next revolution) but, I will re-type it below so Google sees it

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Cool Pet Technology

Is your pet a GEEK?  If so (or if not), check out these cool technology items for your pets….and you. —– PetChatz (http://www.petchatz.com/) True to TechyMike’s technical expertise, I just had to lead off with this pet technology gadget.  Video conference with your pet…and give them a treat!  And you can do that all from your Android or iPhone smartphone.

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Polycom Video Conferencing Report and InfoGraphic

In the old days, we (ESnet, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab) used to visit Polycom HQ (when they were in Pleasanton, CA) to either:  Get an update on the latest and greatest videoconferencing technology, or, prod them for one reason or another. History Lesson: We (ESnet, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab) were pioneering cloud-based “ad-hoc” videoconferencing between 1999 and 2005 with over 1,500

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Netflix Uses BlueJeans Cloud-Based Videoconferencing

Figured I’d jump back, at least a little bit, into the technology I helped pioneer….desktop video conferencing and cloud-based videoconferencing.  (VC vendors with a story to tell….send me your stuff!) BlueJeans is a cloud-based provider of multipoint videoconferencing services.  I have looked at BlueJeans here, in older blogs, but, I thought you might be interested (and I am interested as

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ReadyTalk Announces Video Conferencing

Video conferencing has been added to ReadyTalk (for some reason I thought they already had it….oh well.) I like press releases.  No work for me….a new blog entry for you.  Call me lazy!  😉 – We are pleased to announce the availability of ReadyTalk video conferencing, enabling you to get the most out of your collaboration experience with fully integrated

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