Tag Archives: videoconferencing

Soda-Cracker Videoconferencing

Extend your arm from wherever you’re seated right now and touch the display showing you these words. Can you reach it? If the answer is yes then you’ve just validated that you are at the correct distance to use a fixed focal length (non-zooming) webcam for videoconferencing. If the answer is no, you need a […]

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What I’ve Learned From 30 Days of Videoconferencing

I recently joined a company where the majority of meetings are video conferences. Sure, I’ve used video conferencing at other jobs before but it was usually reserved for special occasions – executive interactions, important customer meetings, etc – and the video conferencing facility was usually a hard to book room on the executive floor.

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Weekly Reading: Go to Connections/Collaborate, Plus Nest, More 5G and Byzantine Acoustics

Next week is InfoComm Connections in San Jose, Calif. I’ll be making the trek as an InfoComm employee, but I’d probably go anyway. As I’ve said in the Twitterverse, it’s got one of the strongest conference programs I’ve seen. (Just look at that Day 1 lineup over there on the right.) Three keynotes (where we’ll […]

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Weekly Reading: ISE Wraps, Plus 5G, VTC and GrammyCam

At Integrated Systems Europe last week, I was joined by Florian Rotberg of Invidis Consulting, Bill Nattress of Biamp, and Bob Snyder of rAVe Europe, for a couple of panel discussions on future trends in AV. (Side note: ISE was a terrific show and InfoComm was thrilled with the level of interest in its program […]

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Weekly Reading: Get in Touch With Your Feelings

“Hey, Brad, where have you been?” “I’ve been around, traveling a bit, a little extra busy. Some big projects coming to a head at the end of the year. You?” “I’ve been sitting at my computer ’round-the-clock waiting for the next installment of Weekly Reading.” “Sorry about the delay. Not to change the subject, but did […]

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