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Is Video Conferencing the Latest Accessory for World Leaders?

March 2, 2010 - 0 Comments
Dimitri Medvedev using the Tandberg Tactical MXP

Dimitri Medvedev using the Tandberg Tactical MXP

As seen in Fast Company, Dimitri Medvedev, the President of Russia, has found the solution for the busy world leader on the go. He uses a laptop which boasts over thirteen types of embedded encryption and is mainly used for video conferencing over an ISDN line: Portable video conferencing that is secure enough for a president to conduct business over.

President Obama also takes full advantage of video conferencing. Last month, he used it to announce to the U.S.-Islamic World Forum the appointment of Rashad Hussain as his special envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference. And the White House communicates daily over video conferencing.

With all the hype about President Obama’s savviness with technology, one has to wonder when he’ll make the switch from his much talked about Blackberry to video on the go?

to the U.S.-Islamic World Forum

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