OK, so I don’t know anyone who would ever say they enjoyed getting a traffic ticket, but technology is proving to at least make dealing with them a little more tolerable. The city of San Antonio recently announced that it will begin implementing interactive video kiosks leveraging Cisco Connected Justice solutions. Somewhat similar to those movie kiosks you may see in your local grocery store, they will allow citizens to actually appear before a judge – right from the grocery store.
Devised by Municipal Court Presiding Judge John Bull and court manager Jason Tabor, the kiosk, which is currently being tested with a local municipal court, allows up to 20 people to be linked via telepresence to the court. Read More »
Tags: @COSAGOV, connectedjustice, remote appearance, Texas Courts, video conferencing, videoconference
At InfoComm 2012, we announced the latest release of our TC software for Cisco TelePresence C Series Codecs. One of the unique features of TC 6.0 is its layout composing and control, so you can customize your video screen experience the way you want.
Check out the video below to see it in action! Read More »
Tags: 1080p60, c-series codecs, Cisco TelePresence, clus12, content display, HD video, InfoComm12, SX20 Quick Set, TC 6.0, TelePresence, video conferencing
At InfoComm 2012 product manager Darrick Deel discussed the exciting new features of the TE 6.0 Software release for the EX Series which resulted from tighter integration with Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM).
In this video, Darrick demos new voicemail capabilities and shared line enhancements that enable users to receive telepresence calls on their mobile devices and then transfer the call to the EX console once they return to the office. These new capabilities of TE 6.0 improve Cisco’s TelePresence portfolio and provide greater support to the mobile worker.
Tags: Cisco, CUCM, EX Series, InfoComm12, mobile workers, TE6.0, telephony, TelePresence, Unified Communications Manager, video conferencing
By Shirley Bloomfield, Guest Columnist
In this day and age, there’s no reason that we can’t be face-to-face all of the time. In the rural telecom business, we are all about using the newest technology to facilitate our meetings, discussions and outreach. Video conferencing capabilities make it possible to communicate computer-to-computer bringing you face-to-face. For our organization, what started as an experiment for communicating with members has blossomed into using video technology for so much more.
Our live Web events have become a popular way for us to reach members with critical policy information in a format that enables them to see us and ask questions. We are able to actually participate in a dialogue using technology—in real time—with our member telecom companies all across the country. It creates an important connection and delivers on our promise of innovating to support our mission.
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Tags: collaboration, NTCA, rural broadband, telecommunications, video conferencing, vni, VNI-SA
WebEx has always let you easily share information and files during a meeting but with the new WebEx Meetings, now you have access to tools that help before and after your meeting. And with a new free Basic account, you can start hosting online meetings today.
Get your free WebEx Basic account.
With WebEx Meeting Spaces, you and your guests can share relevant documents prior to a meeting, access recordings of past meetings, and initiate conversations in the space. You can also see if
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Tags: Agenda, business, features, Meeting Spaces, meetings, online meetings, organize, planning, video conferencing, WebEX