Video Conferencing is the pinnacle of remote work & communications in today’s mission-critical businesses across the world. To gain a deep understanding of the whole concept of video conferencing technology, we need to start by simply defining its need and function.
Video conferencing is a meeting with two or more participants who are participating from different locations. They use a computer connection, audio, and video to connect. Video Conferencing can also be used for team meetings, webinars, product demos, job interviews and more. The main purpose of video conferencing is to help people connect, regardless of where they’re located. For a successful videoconference, you will need the tools mentioned as follows:
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- 1. Displays: laptop, desktop monitor, television screen and mounting equipment (if required)
- 2. Microphones and cameras: built-in microphones and webcams, USB microphones and webcams
- 3. Speakers: built-in computer speaker, external speaker, VoIP (voice over IP) conferencing phone
- 4. Internet Connection: Wi-Fi, ethernet
- 5. Video Conferencing Software: video conferencing tools and apps
There are a variety of ways video conferencing can be conducted. Individuals may use web cameras connected to or built into laptops, tablets, or desktop computers. Smartphones and other connected mobile devices equipped with cameras may also be used to connect for video conferences. In such instances, a software-based platform typically is used to transmit the communication over internet protocols.
Some businesses use dedicated video conferencing rooms that have been equipped with high-grade cameras and screens to ensure the conversation is clear and with limited technical faults. Third-party providers often install and assemble the hardware needed to conduct the video conference.
Companies with multiple offices might establish direct video communications between their locations to allow their teams to work more collaboratively. The amount of time and fuel spent on traveling and extravagant meeting arrangements creates a substantial amount of greenhouse gas emissions, which is avoided by adopting teleconferencing.
Video conferencing platforms such as Zoom, Skype, and Microsoft Teams saw a surge of interest and use during the 2020-21 COVID-19 pandemic, as lockdowns forced many individuals around the world to work from home and attend online classes. Research shows 86% of companies use teleconferencing in their communications.
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Video conferencing's main advantage over telephone conference calls is that users can see each other, which allows them to develop stronger relationships.
Video conferencing can also be used as a medium for conducting training, with the instructor teaching a remote class from almost anywhere. This can be done in a corporate context, especially for getting workers the knowledge they need to perform their jobs better. The academic world can also make use of video conferencing to connect a traditional classroom setting with students who are located a considerable distance from the school.
A video conference may also be used to conduct regular meetings with company staff or to confer with shareholders about the latest activities at the business. It may be used to announce significant changes at a company, such as introducing a new CEO, or to present information in an interactive way that allows all participants to engage in discussion about what they see on screen.
Hotels and conference centers sometimes make video conferencing services available to guests who require such services. This may be offered in suites or conference rooms that have been equipped for this purpose.
allows professionals to meet with their clients and conduct one-on-one consultations, including financial advisors, therapists, tutors, and lawyers. In fact, some legal proceedings and court cases moved entirely to video conferencing during parts of the pandemic. Doctors and other medical professionals have also adopted telehealth to a much larger degree than before the pandemic.
Armed with the power to hop on a call and collaborate in real-time, you can ensure everyone has a voice, all feedback gets incorporated, and questions are answered immediately. Confirming the chances of everyone understanding the project before leaving the meeting. It’s how the modern workforce would rather work—with more flexibility & mobility in their busy day. Video conferencing technology also helps you securely record and transcribe, keeping all the details intact. Not only that, but you can refer to them when questions arise and share the session with those who couldn’t attend, which makes it easy to set everyone up for success.
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