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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 product line includes Multipoint Control Units, Video Conference Recorders, Streaming Servers and ISDN Video Gateways.
The high audio quality provided by MPEG-4 AAC-LD and AAC-LC eliminates any telephone-like feeling from video conference systems and make conferences less exhausting and more pleasant to follow.
Japan Telecom's video conferencing service, known as "Synchronet Managed Video Conference," is a comprehensive service providing everything from the video conferencing and router equipment needed to establish either IP or ISDN video conferencing networks, to the installation and ongoing maintenance of the equipment.
It automatically captures and synchronizes in real time the audio, video and all supporting visual content -- including annotations -- presented during a video conference.
Other carriers of data traffic cannot make that distinction and routinely "hand-over" international video conferences from one carrier to another thereby ensuring spotty reliability and higher cost for the customer.
STARBAK's high-quality streaming and on-demand recording capabilities for multi-point video conferences provides this additional value-added service at affordable price-points.
Conferencer accelerates Microsoft's NetMeeting video conferencing and visual collaboration application software, raising the quality of NetMeeting video conferences to that of expensive, room-based video conferencing systems.
This service provides executives and professionals flexibility and increased productivity by allowing them to view previously held video conferences, leave a video message and access pre-recorded video material when desired.
For video conferencing users, this number of MCUs delivers increased network availability, which translates into greater freedom and convenience for scheduling video conferences, with some sites benefiting from the reduction or even elimination of long-distance charges.
Call screening, video/audio privacy modes, recording capabilities and clip/capture options allow eye2eye users to hold impressive, live video conferences through their computers.