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  • 1. Video Conferencing:
  • 2. What is Video Conferencing?
    • Interactive telecommunication technology
    • Conference between two or more participants at different sites by transmitting audio and video data
    • Tools: Video camera, microphone, speakers on device
  • 3. Video Conferencing Cell Phones: A Bust!
    • Buy a specific phone
    • Cost of the cell phone is expensive
    • Poor image and sound quality
    • Position of the camera is in the back of the phone
      • Awkward
      • Pointless
  • 4. Video Chat Software
  • 5. Skype
    • Software application that allows users to make voice and video calls over the Internet
    • Initial names: “Sky peer-to-peer” and was abbreviated to “Skyper”
      • Since the domain name was taken, the creators dropped the “r” and left the current title “Skype”
    • Special features:
      • Conference Calls with multiple people
      • Send Files instantly
      • Connect to your land line
      • Get your calls forwarded when you’re offline
      • Send Text from skype
      • Incoming calls from anyone
    • Great for individuals and businesses
    • Affordable
      • Free: Both users having Skype accounts
      • Pay as you go or Monthly payment
        • Calls to landlines and call phones
  • 6. Top 3 Video Conferencing sites
    • iChat
      • Must have Mac computer
      • expensive
      • 2009: est. 12%
      • Most businesses use PC
    • Google Talk
      • Both parties have to have gmail account
    • Skype
  • 7. Skype in a Business Aspect
    • Great way to communicate in real time
    • A way to communicate without physically being there
    • Can work anywhere at anytime
    • Better communication
      • Less errors: everyone can look at the document at the same time and communicate
      • Changes are visible
    • Deal with off shore clients
    • Establish and maintain business relationships
    • Improves Customer service
  • 8. Rip Curl
    • 3,000 people world wide
      • Their challenge: How do you collaborate when you’re in different countries and time zones?
    • Skype Standard
      • Direct communication
      • Affordable
      • No misunderstandings
        • Using video conferencing and file sharing there are less errors on products
  • 9. Skype and Education
    • Video conferencing with authors
    • Tutor session
      • Language tutor around the world
    • Study sessions
    • Great way to Q & A with teachers and T.As
  • 10. Sources