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Video Conferencing and TelePresence Enable Greater Quality of Life

In a recent post we discussed how video conferencing and telepresence are expanding the reach of mental health professionals by enabling them to counsel people in remote areas. This isn’t the only way that video has the capability to enhance mental health. A recent article in the Patients’ Association of Canada discussed a study featured in the June issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing which shows how video conferencing is enrich…

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Saving Face with Video Conferencing and TelePresence

Bloggers listen to Harvard professor Kim Thompson over TelePresence. When a tough situation arises it’s not about who you talk to, but rather how you do the talking that can make the difference between a good or bad outcome, especially when you need to communicate with people you’ve never met. A phone call simply isn’t good enough when trying to abate a controversy and gain trust. People need to see the face of the person they are…

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Cisco Delivers on Commitment to Advance Telepresence Interoperability

…unced it is fulfilling commitments to deliver immersive, multiscreen interoperability between Cisco and Tandberg TelePresence systems, and with other third-party systems, by integrating the Telepresence Interoperability Protocol (TIP) on Cisco’s newly acquired Tandberg TelePresence Server.  This interoperability solution, which will be commercially available in late July, helps enable multi-screen, high-definition video collaboration b…

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Safety First with Telepresence and Video Conferencing

…hum Mew Toong, General Manager for Datacraft China. “Telepresence users find their systems highly utilized. Only telepresence conferencing comes close to the face-to-face experience so crucial in business meetings, providing a real alternative to typical conferencing solutions that have been found lacking.” Within just a few months of utilizing telepresence, Xinji Energy is experiencing positive effects and enhanced collaboration and communicatio…

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Video Conferencing is Helping to Build the Construction Field

…hose in construction, but they may not be as far behind as we think. Some construction companies have been using telepresence, but find the requirement to be in a room more of a hindrance than a benefit. The construction industry is heavily reliant upon field work and therefore workers are typically not in close proximity to a stationary telepresence system. The solution for those out in the field is to use mobile telepresence instead. The reduct…

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