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.  Very cool. Hmmmm, I wonder … Continue reading Cool Pet Technology

The Pope Uses Google Hangouts

Back in the day, I knew videoconferencing would reach the highest level of attention. Little did I know how high this technology would reach. Apparently, almost all the way to the top. VERY cool !!!   Gotta love video conferencing.   On Feb 5, 2015 Pope Francis held his second (see below for the video of his first hangout) Google Hangout meeting. This one was with … Continue reading The Pope Uses Google Hangouts

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 IP-based video conferencing users worldwide, … Continue reading Polycom Video Conferencing Report and InfoGraphic

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 well) to see how video … Continue reading Netflix Uses BlueJeans Cloud-Based Videoconferencing

Vidyo Video Conferencing Deposition

My two worlds collided this week.  (Video conferencing and Coworking). I rented the “Orange” Conference room for a deposition to an attorney located in Pennsylvania (we are in Tracy, CA).   AltamontCowork won the “bid” by having SCREAMING fast Internet access and having a cheap room to rent for the day.  I suspect the latter was the most important….:-) I was going to handle the … Continue reading Vidyo Video Conferencing Deposition

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 audio, web and video conferencing. … Continue reading ReadyTalk Announces Video Conferencing

Blue Jeans Changes Cloud Video Conferencing Again

– – Hot off the heels of Enterprise Connect where the WebRTC Conference-within-a-Conference drew overflow crowds, Blue Jeans Network will announce it’s newest product: Sniff RTC.  On Monday, April 1, the cloud-based video conference service and unofficial work from home sponsor will unveil the newest feature enriching the video conferencing experience to better connect users around the world. The Sniff TRC patented olfactory technology will enable a deeper interactive experience by integrating smell to Blue … Continue reading Blue Jeans Changes Cloud Video Conferencing Again