Intro To Video Conf Nov 08


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This is an introduction to Video Conferencing with Polycom Contact Alan on 0808 168 2008 for more info

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  • Intro To Video Conf Nov 08

    1. 1. Visual Communications Videoconferencing & Telepresence Alan Morgan – Jones Comms Management
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>What is Videoconferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to the Benefits of Videoconferencing </li></ul><ul><li>The 5 Main Components of a Videoconference </li></ul><ul><li>Why videoconference today? </li></ul><ul><li>Polycom VC2 Vision ‘the end to end solution’ </li></ul><ul><li>Summary </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
    3. 3. What is Videoconferencing (vc) Videoconferencing allows a remote duplication of a face to face meeting, training or presentation. A discussion between two or more groups of people who are in different places but can see and hear each other using electronic communications. Virtual classroom: The remote learning space where learners and instructors interact. Telemedicine. The ability to share medical practices over a videoconferencing link. A posh telly that you talk to! (and this one talks back)
    4. 4. The Benefits of Videoconferencing (vc) How much of communication is understood? It is the next best thing to being there in person! 40% 80% 65%
    5. 5. Who Can Benefit & How? <ul><li>Corporate </li></ul><ul><li>R & D. Quicker time to market resulting in a competitive edge </li></ul><ul><li>Global Teams. Taking advantage of the entire organisations knowledge base </li></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><li>Train multi site teams on latest legislation relaying a single unified message </li></ul><ul><li>Inter department collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Services for customers and residencies </li></ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul><ul><li>Multi Disciplinary Team Meetings (MDT) for multi hospital collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Education and training for health professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Availability of ‘free calls’ via NHSNet </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Shared teaching resource making ‘the expert’ instantly available </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate visually across the ‘global village’ with interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Availability of ‘free calls’ via SuperJanet </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum based content widely available via Janet Collaborate </li></ul>
    6. 6. Videoconferencing used to be……. <ul><li>Big </li></ul><ul><li>Low quality </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult to maintain </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive </li></ul><ul><li>Exclusive </li></ul>…………… .what has changed?
    7. 7. Why is VC becoming more common? Cultural Benefits <ul><li>The ‘application’ is driving usage </li></ul><ul><li>More effective use of time - less travel, less stress </li></ul><ul><li>Work Life Balance. Get home earlier! </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Green Issues’. Reducing the carbon footprint </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Experts. </li></ul><ul><li>Availability of Funding. </li></ul><ul><li>Its becoming the norm. Use in schools & 'webchat' </li></ul>
    8. 8. Why is VC becoming more common? <ul><li>Technology Advances </li></ul><ul><li>Newer technology easy to learn, easy to use and easy to manage. </li></ul><ul><li>Availability if IP. Reduction of on-going revenue costs means it is less expensive to run and utilises existing infrastructure. </li></ul><ul><li>‘ High End’ technology (e.g. Telepresence) is getting top level buy in allowing organizations to see the true benefit of all visual communications. </li></ul><ul><li>Standards based interoperable technology </li></ul>
    9. 9. The 5 Main Components for a Videoconference <ul><li>‘ The Box’ or Codec </li></ul><ul><li>This is the engine of a videoconference. This can take the form of a appliance of PC based software. </li></ul><ul><li>‘ The String’ or Network </li></ul><ul><li>ISDN </li></ul><ul><li>IP </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile </li></ul><ul><li>Bandwidth is a very important factor </li></ul>The Camera The Screen s The Sound System
    10. 10. Real-time, streamed, archived Any Time Individuals, teams, thousands Any Audience Office, remote, mobile PC, phone, personal / group video system Any Place Any Device
    11. 12. Polycom VC2 Foundational Elements Personal and Room Telepresence RMX Series Immersive Telepresence VMC 1000 RSS 2000 CMA and CMA Desktop
    12. 13. Polycom Video Conferencing Solutions VSX 7000e VSX 8000 VSX 5000 TPX ™ /RPX ™ HDX 4000 ™ PVX ™ VSX ® 3000 Desktop Group Systems Professional/Integrated V700 Telepresence Essential V500 VSX 6000 VSX 7000s HDX 7000 ™ HDX 8000 ™ HDX 9000 ™ CMA Desktop
    13. 14. Summary <ul><li>Now is the right time </li></ul><ul><li>Working with Comms Management can deliver innovative but efficient solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Polycom solutions make it simple </li></ul>
    14. 15. Thank you! ……… .Any questions?