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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.
video conferencinga form of interactive COMMUNICATION which involves the use of PERSONAL COMPUTERS. Desktop or personal video systems provide one-to-one video communications, usually by adding a video camera and a plug-in video card to a personal computer attached to a digital telephone line or office network.
Video conferencing can be a time-saving and cost-effective means of communication since it reduces or eliminates the need for business travel. See INFORMATION MANAGEMENT.