“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 (hey, it’s all about the … Continue reading “The Next Communication Revolution” circa 1996

Video Conferencing As We Know It Is Changing: Ready or Not

I have been working in the video conferencing industry since hmmmm, about 1988 and have  been blogging about it since 2006, or so.  Yikes!  So many products, so many conferences, so many changes, so much fun…. Anyway, so much for nostalgia….lets roll with the FUTURE…. The title of this blog entry kinda says it all: Video conferencing as WE know it, is changing…..and unlike previous … Continue reading Video Conferencing As We Know It Is Changing: Ready or Not

Evaluating Cloud Based Video Conferencing Services

OK….I am getting ready to evaluate several cloud based video conferencing services. My definition of a decent cloud based video conferencing service is basic and simple (in theory…in practice, it may be a lot harder): A cloud-based video conferencing service provides an easy-to-use, dial-in, ad-hoc, virtual meeting space for anyone, anytime, anywhere using any endpoint. Before I proceed, I want to look back at what we did … Continue reading Evaluating Cloud Based Video Conferencing Services

New Video Conferencing Vendors, Products, Services and Applications Series

OK, here we go. I have started work on a new series of blog posts introducing various videoconferencing vendors and their products, services, applications and philosophy  (Thanks, Dave!  Gotta love Coworking!). I hope to be able to introduce my loyal reader of this blog (yeah you!  :-)) to the various options you may have for implementing video conferencing in your organization and to provide a … Continue reading New Video Conferencing Vendors, Products, Services and Applications Series

BlueJeans Network: Cloud Video Conferencing

Ah yes, I remember it well.  I remember the day when I had to order an ISDN line at home (remember 2B+D?) to attend a videoconference from home (hey…I practice not just preach telecommuting!). Then, what seems like a short time later (and after ATM and Token Ring fell by the wayside…) we set-up pretty close to the first (Dr. Bob and Tim Poe were … Continue reading BlueJeans Network: Cloud Video Conferencing