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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.

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Using Video Conferencing to Do Remote Movie Test Screenings Means More Box Office Hits

The original ending of Pretty Woman called for Richard Gere to kick Julia Roberts out of his car and drive off, leaving her on the street. Would you have preferred to see...
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New Video Conferencing Platforms Will Make Youtube and YouNow Broadcasts Interactive

“So we go into NBC and tell them we have an idea for a show about nothing. They say, what’s your show about? I say, nothing… I think you may have something.” YouTubers and YouNowers...
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Video Chat Platform Blab Will Let Movie Buffs Stream and Discuss Films in a...

You know Black Swan is one of the greatest movies ever made. What’s more, your friends in your film club know it’s one of the greats. But how can the well-informed opinions of...
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Going for Two: Double Your Fantasy Football Smacktalk with Live Video Chat

Taunting an opponent in the NFL draws a 15-yard penalty. Taunting an opponent in fantasy football, well, that’s pretty much the entire point of playing. But timing is everything. Sending a text or...
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YouNow Lets You Peer Over the Shoulders of Artists at Work, Paving the Way...

What would you have given to sit alongside Vincent van Gogh as he worked? What would you have learned, what insight would you have gained into humanity? What would you have asked...
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...
Smart TV video conferencing is evolving.

Could Smart TV Video Conferencing Be Saved by Facebook?

Smart TV video conferencing has not lived up to its promise. The televisions themselves--essentially TV sets with internet connectivity--are evolving at a rapid rate, but there are precious few examples of...
Video conferencing is expanding the possibilities of concert duets.

Video Conferencing and Advanced Internet Network Tech Can Make Dream Concert Duets a Reality

Sometimes technology just gets in the way. More than 80,000 fans at the recent Global Citizen India Festival had to watch as their 16-year wait to see Coldplay perform live in their...
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....