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Mobile broadband link key to new mobile stroke units in Cleveland and Houston

Mobile broadband links are key to two new moible stroke units being tested in Cleveland and Houston. When minutes count, the telemedicine broadband link enables patients to receive an immediate diagnosis from a neurologist.

Videoconferencing pitched as OTT killer

Mobile operators' ongoing battle against over-the-top service providers has a new battleground in the enterprise videoconferencing realm, where vendors are working to prove that not only are reliability and quality of service the domains of mobile network operators, but that operators can leverage those advantages to rake in revenues. 

Vulnerable videoconferencing a major problem for companies

Misconfigured videoconferencing systems can let hackers listen in on privileged boardroom discussions or use PTZ (pan/tilt/zoom) cameras to see confidential reports left lying on conference room

How hackers can eavesdrop on prevalent videoconferencing systems

In a report first published in The New York Times, HD Moore of vulnerability management firm Rapid7 warned about how expensive videoconferencing equipment is being left improperly secured. This could

Six ways IT can better support telework

Telecommuting offers well-known benefits to the worker and to the environment, and yet millions of employees who want to work from home aren't allowed to or aren't able to. One reason is that IT

Can you see me now? 2 reasons video calling hasn't caught on

A vast range of video-conferencing tools suiting just about every possible need has been around for years, and yet the technology is far from gaining widespread popularity. The reasons are both

What happens to Skype now that it is officially Microsoft's?

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) ballyhooed its "official" ownership of Skype Thursday, although there are a few regulators around the world yet to approve the 8.5 billion acquisition. The question looming

Polycom to lead videoconferencing interoperability group

The future of videoconferencing is starting to look up, as Polycom and the major telecom carriers around the world join forces to take the complexity out of connecting systems. The newly formed Open

Cisco drops the price of home video conferencing system

Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) has decided to slash the price of its ūmi (pronounced YOU-me) high-definition video conferencing system designed for consumers-- just months after it was released. As I

Video calling remains elusive

AT&T (NYSE: T) Bell Labs demonstrated video-conferencing as early as 1964 with the PicturePhone Mod 1, but it's only been in the last few years that the technology's cost and convenience factors