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Video Calling: The Case for Interoperability

Video is quickly becoming the dominant form of communications.  According to Cisco’s most recent Visual Network Index (VNI), people are increasingly spending more time on the Internet communicating with video.  For video to become a pervasive natural communications alternative, it is crucial for consumers and businesses alike to use standard-based technologies that work seamlessly together to deliver a connected-product experience.  Interoperability is the key to realizing the full potential of video calling; I see a future where video is at the center of our personal and professional relationships and where video calling is as easy as a phone call.

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  1. Can the video calls be monitered or be recorded? Means, can the video calls be seen by any other than the calling persons? Are skype video calls safer?

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    • December 3, 2012 at 9:53 am

      Any digital media travelling on the internet can be monitored and recorded, that is why security and encryption technologies are key for privacy. This equally applies to voice and video.

      Regarding Skype calls, I have no reason to believe that they are safer than other calls, but I would invite you to review the security policy and decide if it meets your needs.

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      • Thank you for the information.
        Can u sugest the safest way for video call? My knowledge about video calling n its privacy is poor.

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  2. December 4, 2012 at 10:03 am

    video calling is better , but it is also necessary to trace the calls for organisation. Is there any way to do so without notify the caller for services like skype?

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  3. I know that the video calls can b traced. But my question s dat can the video calls been recorded or been seen by any other. I want to know about the privacy.

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