Banks are increasingly getting rid of tellers.

Banks Getting Rid of Tellers Are Replacing Them with Video Conferencing Mini-Banks

Bank tellers are disappearing from Main Street. They’re not, however, disappearing from banks. At least not yet. As banks go the way of fast food, gas stations, and supermarkets in replacing customer...
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Personalized Security Gives Peace of Mind No One’s Eavesdropping on Your Next Video Call

Ever get the feeling that someone’s listening in on your conversation? Around the office? Perhaps while you make that unavoidable, important call while on public transport? What about when you speak and exchange...
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How to Make Your Remote Voice Heard During a Virtual Shareholder Meeting

There’s one area of the business world where the use of video conferencing is giving the technology a bad name--shareholder meetings. It seems counterintuitive that a technology purposely designed to bring people...
Video conferencing can help governments function in new ways.

Video Conferencing in Government: India’s Prime Minister Empowers Small Groups

A democracy of, by, and for the people should probably hear from the people as well. The sheer size of a country like the United States or a city like Chicago makes...
Facebook's video chat tablet could help people connect

A Facebook Video Chat Tablet Could Become Your Living Room Hub

We’re about to find out what happens when you cross a webcam with an iPad and sprinkle in a little robot learning. Facebook is said to be currently working on this...
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This Just In: Video Conferencing Is Good for Kids, and Some Imagination Could Make...

My two-year-old son has three preferred video conferencing platforms. He uses FaceTime on iPhone to chat with his East Coast granny. He uses good old Skype on the laptop to call his West...
Satellite Video Conferencing SpaceX and Tesla

Satellite Video Conferencing Is SpaceX’s Next Goal After Sending a Tesla to Mars

For his next trick, the man who shot a car to Mars is going to bring satellite video conferencing to every desert, jungle, and frozen hellscape on Earth. Elon Musk and his...
video conferencing can be an important part of reducing traffic congestion

How Well Does Video Conferencing Reduce Traffic Congestion? Japan Finds Out

The 2020 Olympic games are going to push more than just the athletes to their limits. The host city of Tokyo is going to have to accommodate hundreds of thousands of...
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Affordable Webcam Options Like the Logitech Brio May Help Facial Recognition Logins Go Mainstream

You’ve got a face that can open doors and grant you access to a world of opportunities. You just don’t know it yet. Facial recognition technology can empower you to bypass security, lines,...
Highfive Video Conferencing

Highfive Video Conferencing Is Giving the Girl Scouts of Northern California a Virtual Retreat

The Girl Scouts are going digital. This year’s Girl Scouts of Northern California Camp CEO will feature hiking, a ropes course, organic gardening, and live video conferences with some leading female business...