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Video Conference

A meeting in which one or more participants participate by projecting their images on an audio-visual device. This allows one to attend a meeting from a great distance. Proponents of video conferencing argue that it saves on the cost of travel, especially in a multinational corporation. Critics contend that video conferences restrict the camaraderie and informal exchanges that facilitate the conduct of business.
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Codian's innovative approach to HD conferencing produces highly scalable, flexible and reliable audio and video conferences.
ERLANGEN, Germany -- High quality audio codecs make video conferences more pleasant to follow: the new generation of Codian's video conferencing equipment, the MCU 4200 and IP VCR 2200 series, features Low Delay Advanced Audio Coding (MPEG-4 AAC-LD) and Low Complexity Advanced Audio Coding (MPEG-4 AAC-LC) from Fraunhofer IIS.
The cost effective, turn-key, enterprise solution will enable 3G mobile phone users to join multipoint video conferences, to connect with any IP standards-based video endpoints or to ISDN video equipment.
With the solution services offered by Japan Telecom, the initial investment and operating costs of video conferencing for these businesses is greatly reduced, end users enjoy video conferences of superior quality -- all without a small company having to worry about employing full-time network administrators.
Enhanced multipoint capabilities -- VSX systems now support up to 20 video/audio locations on a call, local video on a VGA second monitor and chairperson control over video conferences.
Mediasite VL400 represents a major industry breakthrough for organizations that previously were limited to capturing the audio and video on video tape without the ability to include the visuals shared during video conferences.
We're holding around 70 video conferences a day and I myself participate in four or five.
Video conferences to destinations not yet on the Sonic Network are routed by the VAD to the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) thereby delivering the flexibility to call everyone, everywhere and still provide high performance and cost savings whenever possible.
According to Langenfeld, the better quality of today's video conferences versus the quality from only a few years ago is one reason many companies have a renewed interest in video conferencing.
Equant (NYSE: ENT) (Euronext Paris: EQU), an industry leader in global IP and data services for multinational businesses, has launched Equant Video for IP VPN - the first service with a dedicated IP Class of Service (CoS) for high-quality video conferences on the same connection as voice and data traffic.