Category: VideoConferencing

  • The Pope Uses Google Hangouts

    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 […]

  • Polycom Video Conferencing Report and InfoGraphic

    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 […]

  • Netflix Uses BlueJeans Cloud-Based Videoconferencing

    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 […]

  • Vidyo Video Conferencing Deposition

    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 […]