Video conferencing provides face-to-face interaction among colleagues, business partners, and customers without the hassle of travel. This increased face-time strengthens relationships which can help drive productivity and customer satisfaction. The benefits include:
- Cost Savings
- Stronger Relationships
- Increased Productivity
- Reduced Travel
- Improved Work/Life Balance
- Reduced Carbon Footprint
Video conferencing clients and infrastructure are available in a myriad of different ways on a myriad of different devices. This makes deployments scalable, secure and cost effective.
- With Video Hardware
Video hardware is a physical device that is dedicated to video conferencing. These devices can be standards-based endpoints or back-end infrastructure from manufacturers such as Polycom or Cisco.
- With Soft Clients
Soft clients are video applications that can be downloaded onto a computer, smartphone or tablet. Participants can connect to a conference by simply launching the application and calling another user.
- With Cloud Services
Cloud services provide the infrastructure for video conferencing. This includes virtual meeting rooms to connect multiple participants along with device registration and personal video accounts.
- With WebRTC
Most video conferencing service providers have WebRTC functionality which allows participants to connect to a video call through their browser. Users only need a webcam and can simply click on a link in the invitation to join the conference.