BrightCom CEO, Bob McCandless explains his opinion regarding how live broadcasting of early radio and television is similar to the challenges of people’s discomfort with live video conferencing and telepresence as everyday communication tools.
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Innovation in 3D TV and HD video conferencing will mean more than just seeing your boss in 3D projections from cell phones, TVs or laptops. BrightCom CEO, Bob McCandless explains that immersive telepresence environments will ultimately benefit from the improved 3D technology.
New Aberdeen Group survey research includes BrightCom and other video conferencing vendors, reporting on how businesses gain value from their telepresence deployments and not just save money from travel costs.
Telepresence Applications for Archaeological Research Allows the Present to Speak with the Past, Comments BrightComWednesday, August 11th, 2010
BrightCom reviews recent events in archaeology, including the newly discovered tunnel of Teotihuacan and the virtual raising of the Titanic, that demonstrate potential for telepresence applications to help researchers, educators and the public collaborate in real-time with HD quality video and images.
BrightCom’s undersea exploration and research vessel with integrated telepresence provides new potential for researchers and disaster recovery organizations to communicate with each other and the public.
BrightCom Integrated Telepresence Dives Deeper for Underwater Research and Communication from the SeasTuesday, July 13th, 2010
BrightCom launches an undersea exploration and research vessel with integrated telepresence providing the ultimate in immersive collaboration on the open seas and enhancing underwater research and education.
BrightCom Sponsored USC Research Surveys Teleconferencing Adoption Via Business Travel and Employee UtilizationMonday, May 10th, 2010
USC Research conducts survey sponsored by BrightCom to understand corporate adoption of telepresence and video conferencing for business travel and individual perceptions of technology utilization.
By Alice Straight, TMCnet Web Editor, TMCnet News
A report released by Cisco shows that the majority of IT decision makers at medium to large companies are expecting to increase their spending on collaboration tools this year.
By Anuradha Shukla, TMCnet Contributor
Video is a very cost-effective alternative to physically travelling and meeting business clients.
by Amy Tierney, TMCnet Web Editor
According to new research from Aberdeen Group, video collaboration, which includes telepresence and video conferencing and communication, has deep value for business. In its report, called “Enterprise Video Collaboration: The ROI of Video in Sales, Product Development, and Project Management,” 54 percent of employees used video collaboration in the past year.
What’s more, the 66 percent of respondents who tracked their ROI using the solution realized a 94 percent ROI, Aberdeen said. Video collaboration also accounted for a 42 percent reduction in travel time, according to the research.
These were among the findings of the top 20 percent of respondents, who achieved “Best in Class” Performance levels, Aberdeen said. The firms that found success with video collaboration used a variety of telepresence and video conferencing solutions to achieve their goals, Hyoun Park, a research analyst in telecom and unified communications division for Aberdeen and author of the report, told TMCnet in an interview.