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The social networks of the future will close the distance between us like never before. VC Daily examines the power that real time, face-to-face connection has to transform the way we communicate online.

A digital family reunion can take place over video chat.

A Digital Family Reunion Via Video Call Crosses the Korean Divide

Video conferencing was designed to conquer the tyranny of distance, but it can cross political barriers as well. On the Korean peninsula, it could soon begin doing both. According to the Korea Times, families separated...
Retirees working from home have greater flexibility.

Video Calling Lets Retirees Working from Home Re-enter the Workforce As Mentors

The rocking chairs are sitting idle. The knitting is being left in the drawer. Ocean cruises are being postponed. America’s retirees are unretiring, and video conferencing is helping them do it. Whether through necessity, an...
A Santa video call can keep the magic alive

These Santa Video Call Apps Digitally Enhance the Magic of Christmas

Worn out from all those shopping mall appearances and the endless parade of children pulling at his beard and putting wear and tear on his knees, Santa has gone digital. Today, if you want...
Facial recognition privacy issues are inevitable as webcams get smarter.

Facial Recognition Privacy Issues Shouldn’t Make You Wary of Your Webcam

The fact that your computer can recognize your face is pretty cool. The fact that your friend’s computer can recognize your face should make you a little concerned. The facial recognition technology behind both possibilities is...
The best video conferencing equipment of 2018 includes headsets, speakers, mics, and webcams.

The Best Video Conference Equipment of 2018 Makes Great Holiday Gifts

There’s more to video conferencing than meets the eye. It may be a visual medium but there’s a lot of equipment that goes into making a great video call, or live stream, or online gaming...
Kids video chat apps protect them from dangerous interactions.

The JusTalk Kids Video Chat App Acts As Social Media Training Wheels

If you introduce a child to bike riding by using training wheels, you’re setting them up for a shock. Most kids master peddling and steering within a few minutes and are thrilled with the...

A Virtual Thanksgiving Dinner Comes to Life with Webcams, Apps, and Gadgets

Video conferencing means never having to miss Thanksgiving dinner again. Even the U.S. astronauts orbiting the Earth aboard the International Space Station will use the technology to visit with their families face-to-face while eating turkey...
Man committing video conferencing crimes

Video Conferencing Crimes Prove the Need for Vigilance with New Technologies

The old saying goes that seeing is believing. Well, sometimes seeing can be deceiving. By now we’re all familiar with the dangers to our personal and financial security lurking within social media and email. But...
Live stream your wedding with a webcam and streaming platform

Live Stream Your Wedding and Have the Destination Without the Guest Drama

Horse-drawn carriages, a procession of mounted cavalry, and even a post-service ride in a Jaguar E-Type may be beyond your means, but there is at least one way your wedding can match that of...
desktop to desktop video conferencing is still the easiest VC option

Mobile Is Having a Moment But Desktop to Desktop Video Conferencing Is Still the...

You’re taking sides in a technological debate every time you make a video call: it’s all about pocket vs. power. On one side stands the convenience and convergence of the smartphone, on the other the...