If you've participated in a monthly meeting of your colleagues across the planet via an Internet-based video platform, then have you just collaborated? Or have you literally done the opposite of collaboration?
Driven by mobile and cloud computing, Michael Gotalsky says video conferencing players are bringing a host of new solutions to the market, which will result in more choices and declining prices for customers.
The total number of active users in the Asia-Pacific enterprise mobile collaboration services market is estimated by Frost & Sullivan to be $1.12 million in 2013 and forecast to increase at a compound annual growth rate of 21.4 percent through 2018.
Revenues from mobile video streaming and video download services are predicted to more than double over the next four years. By 2017, revenues will reach $9.5 billion, up from $4.5 billion in 2013, according to Juniper Research.
Mobile video collaboration needs to be integrated with desktop and room-based video collaboration systems "to realize its full value," noted Andrew Borg, senior research analyst for wireless and mobility communications at the Aberdeen Group.
St. Peterburg State University, which conducts research with 230 other higher educational institutions across the globe, has selected Polycom to provide international video meeting capability through its RealPresence Platform and RealPresence Room products.
Businesses are increasingly using video conferencing to discuss confidential plans and strategies. How can this confidential information be protected?
Around 40 percent of Americans say they have participated in a video call or video conference, according to a survey of 2,207 adults conducted by Harris Interactive for Avaya's Radvision video conferencing unit.
Acquisitive managed data services provider Six Degrees Group has completed the acquisition of Aurora Networks, a London-based unified communications integrator, for an undisclosed consideration.
Startup company Zoom Video Communications entered the crowded videoconferencing game, launching a free service called zoom.us.