Small Business

Small Business

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

disruption caused by video conferencing

Video Conferencing Is Disrupting Cell Phone Carriers the Same Way Mobile Destroyed Landline Phones

The year is 1992. I am in pajamas, drinking a hot cocoa filled with two dozen miniature marshmallows as I watch my hero – Starship Captain Jean-Luc Picard – take a...
home and office link by video

Multi-Purpose Video Calling Tech Uses Your TV to Merge Home and Office

Those seeking the perfect work/life balance could learn a lot from the decades-long technology trend of convergence. It was a convergence of technologies that made the iPhone such a revelation when it...
Interoperable video conferencing on different devices

Interoperable Video Conferencing Makes Your Business More Efficient

Does your video conferencing platform have superpowers? Can you talk face-to-face with people on different devices, people using different video conferencing vendors? Can you access third-party apps like Salesforce, Google Drive, or even...
Workers in an augmented reality office.

The Augmented Reality Office of the Future May Be Complete Illusion

The dream office of the future may be almost empty. You may one day aspire to spend your working life surrounded by bare walls, sealed off from any outside noise. You...
distracted by own face during 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...
video conference in huddle room

Huddle Room Video Conferencing Equipment Could Make Customer Service More Flexible

With the webcam rolling and the special effects and augmented reality features lighting up the video conferencing screen, your group has unending space and possibilities. When the call ends, however, you’re...
the virtual reality office is increasingly appealing to young workers

Can Small Business Meet the Virtual Reality Office Demands of Young Professionals?

Technologies that were a short time ago considered luxuries are quickly becoming necessities for the business community. Video conferencing, telecommuting, virtual and augmented reality spaces, and flexible work schedules are no...
The IRS video portal could make it easier for small business owners to do their taxes

The IRS Video Portal Experiment May Make Life Easier for Small Businesses

I don’t know quite how you’re going to feel about this, but the Internal Revenue Service is now making house calls. The least likable department of the U.S. Government--as determined by a...

Free Office Space and Video Conferencing for Startups Gives Entrepreneurs a Boost

Video conferencing has changed what is possible to achieve in business communications. It makes partners out of people on opposite sides of the globe without either having to set foot on...
Automated emotion detection could expand the possibilities of video conferencing.

Automated Emotion Detection Could Get to the Truth During Online, Video Conference Job Interviews

You can say whatever you want, contrive the most beautiful verbal diversion that ever reached human ears, but the camera doesn’t care. The camera sees right through you. Because the camera can...