Bryan Hellard Reviews: Fuzebox

According to the salesman, FuzeBox licenses from Vidyo its SVC (which he called Scalable Video Codec not coding) but uses something different for audio. That was immediately apparent because there were no audio issues during the call and I used my webcam’s microphone and desktop speakers. Ease of use Unfortunately, I was not given Host rights so I was just a user connecting to a … Continue reading Bryan Hellard Reviews: Fuzebox

Polycom Announces Cloud Based Videoconferencing Option

Polycom…are you serious? THIS was the GAME CHANGING announcement you promised??? This was in my email last week: “REMINDER We’re About to Make History You don’t want to miss this game-changing announcement.” Really??  I wonder if the others who have been there for years are shaking in their boots?? To be fair….maybe I am missing something….comments below for those who can set me straight.  I … Continue reading Polycom Announces Cloud Based Videoconferencing Option

IOCOM Releases Visimeet Statistics

I love stats! When I was at ESnet (http://www.ecs.es.net) I built Perl programs to sift thru the Gatekeeper stats to give me almost any bit of interesting usage information I could calculate. Until today, my stats were the only video conferencing industry stats I had ever seen. The press release I got today from IOCOM changed all that!  🙂 Being greedy, I asked for more … Continue reading IOCOM Releases Visimeet Statistics

Bryan Hellard Reviews: Zoom.us

  Zoom.us It’s not often that I am really, really impressed with a product. This is one of those times. Ease of Use Zoom.us required a small download from their website to get started. The only slightly unfortunate thing is that the product requires a login using credentials from either Facebook or Google, for reasons that I can only speculate about. This is only necessary … Continue reading Bryan Hellard Reviews: Zoom.us

Bryan Hellard Reviews: EasyMeeting

EasyMeeting  EasyMeeting appears to be built around Radvision’s Scopia mobile product. You are required to actually use the Scopia Mobile iPad app to use it. It’s unknown if Radvision’s acquisition by Avaya will have any effect on the product as I am unsure of any relationship between EasyMeeting and Radvision. Ease of use Yeah, it’s pretty easy. There is a desktop/laptop download required and Radvision’s … Continue reading Bryan Hellard Reviews: EasyMeeting

Evaluating Cloud Based Video Conferencing: VidTel

(reliable, high quality, virtual meetings) – Scroll down for the YouTube video of a VidTel meeting… A few blogs ago (on TelBitConsulting.com) I proposed how I would evaluate the cloud based video conferencing services that are becoming so popular…here is a summary of what I am looking for: A cloud-based video conferencing service provides an easy-to-use, dial-in, ad-hoc, virtual meeting space for anyone, anytime, anywhere … Continue reading Evaluating Cloud Based Video Conferencing: VidTel

VidyoWay: Business Class Multipoint Video Conferencing

The video conferencing world is changing at breakneck speed.   Hold on to your hats peeps……we are in for one screaming fun ride!   Whooohooo… This past week, Vidyo, announced their new “free” (free is  in quotes because I see a requirement that you have to promise to have 50 endpoints in three months…guess that leaves out us REALLY SMALL business owners…arrrghhh) video conferencing service, … Continue reading VidyoWay: Business Class Multipoint Video Conferencing