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“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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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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Visual Communications Industry Group Conference

For the old timers reading this, you remember TeleCon.  Once a year in Anaheim, 20,000 or so of your industry friends would gather to learn about video conferencing, audio conferencing and collaboration. The conference was electric (and Disneyland and Universal were soooo close)….lots of ideas, lots of stuff, lots of great people….wow! RANT { Then….at some point earlier in this

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Video Conferencing Products & Services Update: Cisco / Tandberg

Cisco/Tandberg Overarching Philosophy (my take) Corporate, high end, “Telepresence” What I Think of When I Think of Cisco / Tandberg Routers / Reliable Video Conferencing Hardware Product Line Tandberg has been around the video conferencing industry….well, forever. Cisco is a late entry that, in my own very humble opinion, was kinda lost in this industry. Then they bought Tandberg which

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LifeSize versus Cisco

Surfing the Internet and I found this interesting article on Bloomberg. A snippet: “LifeSize Communications Inc., a unit of computer-mouse maker Logitech International SA (LOGN), expects revenue to jump as it competes with rivals including Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) to add clients in the videoconference market, set to more than double in the next five years. LifeSize’s sales are forecast to rise two

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Cisco Umi Videoconferencing

I was breezing the Internet today and found this article from Engadget announcing the arrival of a new consumer based videoconferencing system from Cisco.  Umi is pronounced with the the U long…you me. Interesting. I’ve been saying for years the marriage of HDTV and videoconferencing was inevitable, and now, here it is. I will look […]

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