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Whether you use video conferencing technology to play tabletop games with friends around the world, or interview your celebrity heroes, VC Daily showcases the creativity that connects you to your favorite entertainment.

collaborating via video chat

Video Conference Collaborations Open New Ways for Musicians to Maintain Artistic Control of Their...

"I can listen to the early records except the first record...it's just the sound of the record. It was kind of mixed in a way that was...it was kind of produced." That’s...
Virtual sports coaching is giving students more opportunities for athletic participation.

With Virtual Sports Coaching, Lionel Messi Could Give a Soccer Lesson Via Video Call

When Lionel Messi dropped in on a Google Hangout between some celebrity YouTube video gamers he did the watching audience one disservice. He didn’t stick around long enough to test the...
Skype was recognized at the 2017 Emmy Awards for technical innovation

Skype Wins at the Technical Emmy Awards 2017 for Interactive TV App

What do Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jon Hamm, Orange Is the New Black, and Skype have in common? If you said they’re all Emmy winners, then you probably read the title to this post....
Video conferencing can help musicians form a virtual band.

The Virtual Band: How to Jam Online with Other Musicians Via Video Calling

Musician Darren “Harts” Hart rode the success of a song posted on his Facebook page from his native Australia all the way to Paisley Park, USA. The song, Leavn It All Behind,...
millennials live streaming NFL games

Millennials’ Live Streaming Habit Means the NFL Would Be Wise to Broadcast Online

The NFL is currently having one of those “have your cake and eat it too” moments with the tech world’s live streaming giants. Over recent years it has parcelled out small...
athletes are benefitting from coaching over Skype

Coaching Over Skype Lets Olympic Pros Lend Their Experience to Aspiring Athletes

If there’s a secret to attaining the grace that American Olympic ice dancing siblings Alex and Maia Shibutani possess, they’re not sharing it with just anybody. In the kind of maddening understatement...
Video calling could revolutionize movie premieres.

Edward Snowden’s Recent Video Call Appearance Could Be the Future of Movie Premieres

Hero. Villain. International fugitive from US justice. And star attraction at a major Hollywood movie premiere. Edward Snowden can lay claim to being all of the above. Thanks to his recent video conference appearance...
Live streamed geocaching adds another dimension to the fun

Live Streamed Geocaching Adds Another Angle to a Treasure Hunt

There’s treasure to be found in the wilderness. With your phone as a map and a compass, and the GPS satellites above you as your guide, you can walk out your front...
remote fashion designers outfit MMA fighters

Reebok’s Remote Fashion Designers Are Outfitting MMA Stars

I’m a writer, not a fighter, but I’ll admit I love the theater of the combatants entering the ring for a big boxing or mixed martial arts bout. The lights go out,...
musicians via video chat

Live Video Apps in Conjunction with Teleconference Tech Can Change How Musicians Connect With...

Not to date myself, but my first concert was to see Nirvana in 1991, when I was 13. I had heard some songs on the radio, and loved Nevermind after I...