Tag Archives: video conference

DotXXX URL’s Coming Soon

Sorry ’bout that.  Just reporting the news on the technical front.  And, hey, like we are all innocent here…duh.  🙂 The Washington Post reports that yesterday the Internet naming authority has approved the use of the .xxx suffix. “On Friday in San Francisco, the California nonprofit that oversees Internet addresses gave the green light to the virtual red-light district. The

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VGo Robotic Video Conferencing

  Here is another robotic video conferencing device.  VGo. In the video they call it: “Robotic Telepresence”…how errrr, interesting.  Gotta love those Marketing folks…gettin’ the buzz words down.  🙂 I will try to get the VGo at AltamontCowork to test (the others (Giraffe, and AnyBots, have failed to remain in touch or get me a unit….).  I REALLY would like

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Cisco UMI Price Cut

Well I could have told you this would happen….hmmmm, maybe I did. The high and mighty are finding out (I spotted this article by Marguerite Reardon, CNET) that HD video conferencing is not all it is cracked up to be for the average person sitting at home. Sure you can over-charge those companies with unlimited $$ to buy virtually useless

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Future of Video Conferencing from Corning

Got this Youtube link in an email this morning….although it is a Corning glass “infomercial” it shows us (at least partly) how video conferencing might evolve in the near future…using glass. VERY COOL. We already have videoconferencing on mobile smartphones, and on large walls in conference rooms, so the vision put forth by Corning, although very well done and interesting, is,

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Vidyo Integrates with Microsoft Lync

Facebook friend Ckristian Zoli (he works for Vidyo) posted this announcement on Facebook this morning. Not being in the corporate world anymore, I had never heard of Microsoft Lync…how funny.  (Gee, I feel so left out…..NOT!  🙂 I grabbed this from Microsoft: Microsoft Lync 2010 is truly a unified communication client with instant messaging, meetings, and voice. With an updated user

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