Small Business

Small Business

Discover the exciting ways businesses are leveraging video conferencing to stay connected and make their margins grow.

external webcams vs built-in webcams

External Webcams Vs. Built-In Webcams: Why Are You Still Using Your Integrated Laptop Camera?

There was a time when grabbing a quick bite or picking up that first coffee of the morning meant having to choose between quality and convenience. If you have dietary memories that...
Logitech digital whiteboard

Google and Cisco Are Trying a Digital Whiteboard Again, But Free Apps Are Fierce...

They’re supposed to make you want to reach right out and touch them. They’re supposed to be as easy and as intuitively tactile as a child finger-painting on a massive canvas. Digital...
video conference room design

Better Video Conference Room Design Can Help Small Businesses Make the Most of Space

If you’re a part of a small business you’ve probably got space on your mind. Not the “final frontier” version, the practical, everyday, “how do we all fit in one room”...
global telecommuting trends

Global Telecommuting Trends Show Small Businesses Should Go International

Global trends show telecommuting is both growing and getting smaller. In developed economies, more and more employees are taking up remote employment, linked to their employers by video conference. If you count...
virtual wedding planning

Virtual Wedding Planning Will Let Brides See Every Detail Using Augmented Reality

It’s the little things that make a wedding special. Sure, from a distance they look the same. A black and white tuxedo. A billowing white dress. But look closer at the fine...
blackboard collaborate for business

Blackboard Collaborate for Business: Education Tech Has a Lot to Teach Businesses

No matter how old you are, it is never too late to learn a thing or two from the classroom. If you’re in business, or work in a professional team environment...
distracted by your own face during a video call

Distracted by Your Own Face During a Video Call? Next Step for VC May...

If you get a prickly scalp and a nervous twitch at the very suggestion of a meeting by video conference that’s going to require you to look at a live image...
internet video traffic trends

Internet Video Traffic Trends Show Video Will Be 80% of Traffic, So Get Your...

A picture may be worth 1,000 words, but a video is worth many, many more. According to Forrester Research, a single minute of video is worth 1.8 million words. That figure isn’t supposed...
screen mirroring on skype

Wireless Screen Mirroring on Skype Brings Video Conferencing to Any Screen

The video conferencing world is getting smaller. Mobile webcams not much bigger than a thermos now capture entire group video meetings. The venues in which we stage these meetings have shrunk...

Take a Virtual Lunch: Socializing via Video Chat Increases the Work Quality of Remote...

If you’re having trouble building team spirit and comradery among remote employees, the solution to your problems could be a packed lunch. At least that’s one of the recommendations of a recent...

APPLICATIONS

Video Conferencing’s Impact on Society Could Change the Way We Think...

Video conferencing might end up changing the way we think about marriage--it can certainly change the way we construct our marriage vows. The traditional vows...