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7 Videoconferencing

  1. 1. Introduction to Videoconferencing
  2. 2. What is Videoconferencing? <ul><li>Cost-effective video and audio communications tool that benefits all organizations with remote operations </li></ul><ul><li>A same-room meeting experience with natural interaction and non-verbal communication </li></ul><ul><li>Face-to-face conversations between two users (point-to-point) or many participants at several sites (multipoint) </li></ul><ul><li>May include data sharing of presentations, spreadsheets, documents and video clips for full collaboration </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why Videoconference? <ul><li>Real-time collaboration across distances </li></ul><ul><li>Faster, more informed remote decision-making </li></ul><ul><li>Increased productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthens relationships with remote colleagues, partners and customers </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminates costs and time spent in travel </li></ul><ul><li>Green technology that reduces carbon footprint… </li></ul>
  4. 4. How It Evolved <ul><li>1964 - AT&T unveiled the first solution at the World’s Fair in NYC. (However, until 1980s, no network could transmit the amount of data required to end-users) </li></ul><ul><li>Late 1980s - video communication started to take off due to widely-deployed ISDN and new compression algorithms </li></ul><ul><li>Mid-1990s – rise of IP led to reduced costs, improved communications capabilities and simpler, more integrated platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Past five years - new systems, software and features make videoconferencing the most useful and cost-effective enterprise communication tool available today </li></ul>
  5. 5. Who Uses It? <ul><li>All vertical markets and industry sectors including: </li></ul><ul><li>Multinationals - communicate with international branch offices </li></ul><ul><li>Small/Mid-Size Companies - work with clients and suppliers in different countries </li></ul><ul><li>Law Firms/Consultants - avoid billing clients travel time and hold more client meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Schools and Universities - distance learning and resource lecturers from remote schools </li></ul><ul><li>Healthcare - increase patient care quality, provide services, training </li></ul><ul><li>Government Agencies - implement efficiencies to enhance productivity </li></ul>
  6. 6. Which Features To Watch For? <ul><li>High Definition (HD) – sharpest images and audio in natural color and full motion </li></ul><ul><li>Data-Sharing – presentations, spreadsheets, documents, video clips for full collaboration experience </li></ul><ul><li>Embedded Multiparty Calling – up to 6 sites in some products </li></ul><ul><li>Session-recording, storing and streaming – allows absent colleagues to remain updated instantaneously and provides real meeting records </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Emblaze-VCON Advantage <ul><li>World leader - develops and deploys high-performance, feature-rich end-to-end videoconferencing solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Full line of products – only three companies worldwide offer this under one roof </li></ul><ul><li>Unique technology features –cutting-edge user experience </li></ul><ul><li>Sophisticated and flexible R&D - customize our products </li></ul><ul><li>Unparalleled price performance - value for money across the product line </li></ul>
  8. 8. What’s Available with Emblaze-VCON? <ul><li>Room Systems – HD or SD, set-top box, PC-based </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Systems – HD, software-only videoconferencing from the desktop, laptop or on the road </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure – optimize videoconferencing over networks with bandwidth management, scheduling, reporting/billing, scalability, security… </li></ul><ul><li>Development Kits – customized visual communications </li></ul>
  9. 9. Emblaze-VCON Technology <ul><li>Standards-based solutions to ensure full interoperability: </li></ul><ul><li>High Definition or Standard Definition – you choose </li></ul><ul><li>Latest video and audio standards – cutting-edge technology </li></ul><ul><li>H.239/DualStream™ - for advanced data sharing </li></ul><ul><li>H.235 (AES) - for secure, encrypted communication </li></ul><ul><li>PacketAssist™ Architecture - for best possible conferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive Multicast™ - for intelligent streaming </li></ul>
  10. 10. User-Friendly and Intuitive <ul><li>Easy to install – up and running in a few minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Simple to operate – on-screen menus enable you to enter the number you want to call or select it from an address book </li></ul><ul><li>Intuitive interfaces – thoughtfully designed for the lay-person </li></ul><ul><li>No specialist technicians required - everyone can learn how to place calls with a 10-minute training session </li></ul><ul><li>If you can use a TV remote control - you can videoconference! </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Emblaze-VCON Promise <ul><li>Industry-leading, end to end products </li></ul><ul><li>High quality (HD and SD) video and sharp, crisp audio </li></ul><ul><li>Robust, reliable and feature-rich product line </li></ul><ul><li>Standards-based products ensure full interoperability </li></ul><ul><li>User-driven, simple to install and intuitive products </li></ul><ul><li>Administration through centralized management </li></ul><ul><li>Guaranteed security through full encryption </li></ul><ul><li>Saves you money and saves the planet… </li></ul>
  12. 12. Thank You <ul><ul><li>V i d e o M a d e E a s y </li></ul></ul>0908