Tag Archives: VideoConferencing

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

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VidTel: A Cloud Based Video Conferencing Service

For those who read this blog, you know one thing:  I love cloud-based video conferencing. But why? Well…..I was sitting back the other day pondering life when it hit me (yeah, I am slow).  I proposed, then designed, the ESnet H.323 architecture starting in 1999, then ultimately put it into production in January 2004:   The ESnet Collaboration Architecture was

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The Age of Decentralized Work is Upon Us

OK, people….here is the future. If you have teens (or college age early 20’s kids) you have seen this….if you have younger kids….you WILL see it.  So hang in there…. Decentralization of work will happen.  Telecommuting / Telework will be the norm.  And, yes, mobile video conferencing WILL rule the world. Here is why…. The kids of today are:  Computer and

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Vidyo Videoconferencing Virtualization

A Short History Lesson by Mike Back in the old days (1980’s) video conferencing was developed to help people at two locations meet face-to-face without the need to travel.  Wow! One day, someone said “Geee, I need THREE locations to meet face-to-face”.  And the idea of a multipoint controller (MCU) was born.  Now all three locations could dial into a

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Video Conferencing Security Concerns

There is an interesting discussion going on on LinkedIn right now concerning video conferencing  security concerns.  DUH…’bout time this was brought up and not ignored.  Let me first copy my comment (then you can understand why I am saying DUH), then I link to the original NY Times article, and then others who have responded. My LinkedIn comment “Starting video

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Vidyo Video Conferencing App for iPad2 & iPhone

This press release came in via email a couple of days ago.  Very cool. —  HACKENSACK, NJ – October 6, 2011 — Vidyo, Inc., today announced availability of VidyoMobile™ for iOS 4.x on iPads, iPhones and the iPod Touch on the Apple App Store. The VidyoMobile application allows Vidyo’s enterprise customers to seamlessly offer mobile workers the ability to participate in company video conferences from

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