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Telepresence enhances performance whether market booms or busts

…found revenues increased by 33 percent in 2010 and predicted the Aussie videoconferencing market would more than triple by 2017. While we are excited about the increasing economic confidence and concurrent eagerness to adopt telepresence, it’s worth noting that telepresence technology can also act as an austerity measure. Take the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), which recently began installing telepresence in 15 sites around the…

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Telepresence Fosters Real Learning Through Virtual Exposure to Science

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…. Joseph, Michigan; Ontario, Canada; and Mexico City, Mexico have gone to the Hall of Science to dissect cows’ eyes, learn about the phases of matter, and study the science of sports—and they haven’t set foot on an airplane. Telepresence came to the Hall of Science in 2006. Since then, teachers have used the virtual visits program to supplement their classroom lessons and give their students as close to hands-on science experience as they can….

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Telepresence in the Classroom: Enhancing Breadth and Depth of Learning

…e a telepresence room in an administrative building for teacher education. With the College of Education at Towson University nearly two hours away, teachers need options for local, high-quality professional development. The telepresence setup has the potential to bring Towson professors to Charles County—and no one has to drive. Not only will telepresence increase Charles County schools’ course offerings, but it can also deepen students’…

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Cisco Announcements at InfoComm 2011: TelePresence Everywhere

…s that make video easier to use and facilitate the adoption and deployment of telepresence across an enterprise. With these announcements, Cisco continues to deliver on our commitment to provide a market-leading high-quality telepresence experience for collaboration. TelePresence is no longer limited to the boardroom, and these new user-friendly features and capabilities make it easier for customers to easily connect and collaborate with others…

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Telepresence is Just What the Doctors Ordered … for Themselves

…ces. For instance, a large chain of hospitals can reduce organizational redundancies by relying on telepresence for improved communication across departments and among facility leaders. Let’s face it: the list of benefits of telepresence in hospitals doesn’t have a finale in sight. Telepresence is an indispensable tool for improving patient care, raising physician satisfaction, and promoting fiscal best practices. Interested in hearing…

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