Logitech: A Consumer Approach to Enterprise Video

Logitech

It’s an established fact that video collaboration is fast becoming commonplace in the enterprise.

But, traditional video conferencing requires users to struggle with complex and expensive video endpoints. Technical issues abound due to complicated vendor integrations and counterintuitive UIs. [Read more…]

Telemerge’s President on Telepresence-as-a-Service (TPaaS)

Telemerge's Cisco-powered TPaaS Video Conferencing Technology

While we think of Simon as a unique leader, his focus on ensuring customers are delivered the experience they deserve is something I’d wager he shares with CEOs across the board. And when it comes to video collaboration, in particular, there’s no exception. So we sat down with Simon to discuss Telemerge’s recent TPaaS certification from Cisco. Happy Reading!
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Video collaboration: a vision for driving the next big wave [Cisco]


It’s a startling number to fathom but this is where we’re headed: 90% of internet traffic will be in video form by 2013. Think about it. That’s a ton of YouTube views, a whole lot of Cisco TelePresence and WebEx meetings, scads of Skype chats, and heaps of online TV and movies.

How did we get here? Well, video communication and collaboration is where we’ve been headed for a while – as businesses and as consumers – even if we didn’t quite know it ten or 20 years ago. A picture, it’s said, is worth a thousand words. That’s because, at our core, we’re visual creatures – we respond better and retain more when we see rather than read words on a page or on a screen.

But it’s still taken some time for the technology to catch up to where we wanted to be. So we emailed and texted and tweeted and called (remember landlines?) because that’s what the technology and bandwidth capacity allowed. If video killed the radio star back in the 1980s, you might say a new kind of video did a bang-up job of slowing down network capacity throughout the 2000s. [Read more…]