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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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TI is committed to the high-definition videoconferencing market and will continue to provide the hardware and software support essential for driving new services and enhanced functionality.
Does videoconferencing really fit into your customer service model?
By going through a videoconferencing connection, they have immediate access to everybody who is involved in a specific project.
Videoconferencing Insight is a well established newsletter for the user of video and unified conferencing systems which has reported on the industry from a user perspective since May 1996.
Polycom is also addressing requirements in the High Definition (HD) videoconferencing space by announcing its plans to HD-enable its VSX line of systems by the end of this year.
In an international environment, Infonet delivers dramatic savings over traditional ISDN videoconferencing, thus ensuring our clients a quick return on investment and a better video conferencing experience.
According to the report, mainland China deployed its first IP video network in 1998 and additional significant deployments have continued such as the 2002 UniVideo network which reaches over 300 cities in China and supports more than 3000 simultaneous video calls and has been dubbed the "world's largest IP videoconferencing network.
Aethra is one of the top four leading global players in the videoconferencing market offering a wide range of state-of-the-art telecommunications products in over 60 countries worldwide through more than 40 carriers and a network of distributors and resellers.
as a premier organization in the videoconferencing arena," said Jeff Robbins, President of DirectView, Inc.
Noted Videoconferencing Insight, "Polycom not only executed on its strategy very well in 2003, but made it more ambitious.
With economic recovery on the cards, there are hopes of the onset of a high growth phase in the videoconferencing market where growth has been hampered by cutbacks in IT budgets, deferred projects, and smaller deployments.