Within the context of a global pandemic and the uncertainty that comes with it, even the most basic necessity of receiving medical attention when you need it is not that straightforward anymore. New and innovative technologies are needed to ensure that everyone has access to medical services.
While certain live events have been cancelled amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, many of them have been replaced with virtual counterparts that have taken place via videoconference. Some of these events have had hundreds or even thousands of participants. With such numbers, how do videoconferencing systems cope with the traffic load and processing power required?
In this article, we take a look at the concepts involved with the scaling of videoconferencing for large numbers of participants. We also examine some best practices to keep in mind that will help ensure the quality of the end user experience.
Much experience has been gained over the past year when it comes to distance education and learning. The systems required to enable it have quickly developed and have been extensively streamlined. One of the most successful vendors in this process has been Konftel with its award-winning video-capable conference phones.
The spike in remote working amidst the COVID-19 pandemic has caused videoconferencing systems and service usage to skyrocket at a dizzying pace. At the heart of these systems is what is known as a multipoint control unit (MCU). Knowing where your MCU resides, how many simultaneous participants it supports within a conference, and what kind of extra features it delivers is key to designing a videoconferencing network that will ensure people enjoy the best quality service possible.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused demand for videoconferencing services to surge. ZoomInfo reports the adoption rates for web conferencing leaped a whopping 87% between January and April of this year.
In this article, we review Yealink Meetings, a distributed cloud-based service platform tailored for multi-way videoconferencing collaboration. This is a versatile system that combines multiple cloud-based and terminal-based options and delivers them using the latest technological advancements in the industry.
In an ideal world, when you want to meet with your remote partners or team members, your videoconferencing system should be up and running within a matter of minutes, while having all of the most advanced collaboration features available to you. This is exactly what Konftel allows you to achieve with its new and stunningly innovative CC200 collaboration camera.
As worldwide travel faces new challenges, businesses have had to depend less on physical presence to get their job done. Grandstream’s video telephony solutions are a great solution for the modern workplace.
Grandstream has introduced its ultramodern GXV33xx series of advanced IP video phones. The term “IP Video Phones” doesn’t do them justice, however, because they deliver much more than video telephony – they are robust productivity centers. They combine large touch screens and the intelligence of the Android operating system to maximize the user experience. In this article, we review the GXV3380, GXV3370 and GXV3350 models.
The remote collaboration space continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Advanced technologies are being applied to mimic the in-person experience as much as possible. Yealink has taken remote collaboration another step forward with its CTP20 Collaboration Touch Panel, which adds annotation and whiteboard capabilities to its videoconferencing systems. When used with the WPP20 Wireless Presentation Pod, you can even annotate and reverse-control shared content!
The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting businesses around the world. Organizations are being forced to maneuver in a new world of security and privacy issues related to a remote workforce involving hardware and software needs, as well as employee access policies. While working from home may be a new and foreign concept to some companies, the cloud-based tools they use everyday have made it infinitely easier to continue operations and serving their customers with the same level of quality of service, support and communications that their brick and mortar operations have sought to provide.
So, as resellers and service providers of VoIP and uCast services, one of the most critical components in enabling a successful work-from-home experience for your customers (and their customers) is to keep the phone services operating as normally as possible. In this article, we suggest six steps to enabling an effective work-from-home (WFH) environment.
Yealink, the leading global SIP phone manufacturer by market share, ranked number one in customer satisfaction among 17 VoIP telephony manufacturers rated in a survey of IT managers published by Eastern Management Group. In this article, we look at some of Yealink’s most noteworthy innovations that helped it secure the number-one spot.