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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.

virtual touch gloves

Could Gloves That Allow Virtual, Remote Touch Bring Long-Distance Parents and Newborns Together?

The softness of a newborn baby’s hands belie the strength of their grip. The intricate, miniature details of their nails, knuckles, and wrinkles are fascinating, but it’s not until they’ve got your pinkie in their...
virtual support group

Build Your Own Social, Mobile, and Virtual Support Group with Video Conferencing and WebRTC

“I felt like I was steamrolled by an ocean liner.” That was Marjorie Waxman’s emotional state after she was informed her young son was suffering from leukemia. Unable to cope alone with the trauma, and unable...
online personal shopper and video chat

With the Help of Video Chat, an Online Personal Shopper Can Sort Through the...

From where you’re seated you can see the vague outline of an intriguing black leather bag. Your instinct is to reach out for it, but the shelf is beyond your grasp. So you ask your...
virtual christmas caroling

Gather Around the Piano This Holiday with Virtual Christmas Caroling by Video Conference

Go on, admit it. You have a favorite Christmas carol. I don’t mean that in a cynical, “they’re all terrible, but this one is tolerable” kind of way. I mean everyone has a carol they...
virtual dinner party

Remote Cooking Classes Bring Together Friends for a Virtual Dinner Party Via Video Conference

If you’ve ever experienced the chaos a spilled glass of red wine can cause at a dinner party you’re going to enjoy today’s post. That’s because we’re seating everyone at today’s hypothetical dinner at a...
video dating

Advances in Tech Promise Exciting Ways to Invigorate Lackluster Video Dating Sites

The course of true love never did run smooth. Actually, if you’re looking for love online that course can be especially bumpy. For starters, 81% of people using dating apps and sites flat out lie about...
addiction treatment via video conferencing

Video Conferencing Offers Hope to Addicts Looking for Discreet, Convenient Treatment

Addiction is the roughest beast many people will ever face down. Addiction colonizes your brain, transforms your personality, and makes the need for any given substance the driving force of every day. Even something...
video dating

New Video Conferencing Technologies Make Video Dating an Increasingly Viable Option for Singles

Did you fall in love online today? No? Maybe your video conferencing equipment is the problem. One-third of Americans who have used online dating services have never actually gone on a date with their online flame. And when...
video conferencing better than face to face

Video Conferencing Could Enable a Better Conversation Than the One You’d Have Face to...

Once the only way to cross the river Arno, the Ponte Vecchio bridge in Florence, Italy now earns its special place in the hearts of Italians and tourists alike for the glittering array of...