January 2012

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Classrooms go global with video conferencing

Tuesday, January 31 2012

Category: Video Conferencing News

Organizations such as My Culture Connect and the Flat Classroom project are encouraging schools to break down cultural barriers and engage with students in faraway classrooms through video conferencing. Read

Healthcare organizations offer outreach through webinars

Monday, January 30 2012

Category: Webinar News

Some healthcare organizations are providing companies and customers with free information about how to understand plans and policies and apply them in the most effective way. Read

Dermatologist can make appointments via video conference

Friday, January 27 2012

Category: Web Conferencing News

Advances in video conferencing technology that have allowed individuals to connect across distances with high quality live video have led to the exploration of telemedicine in healthcare. Read

High school teachers use video conferencing to be in two places at once

Thursday, January 26 2012

Category: Web Conferencing News

Two high schools in East Tennessee are sharing resources through the use of video conferencing technology. Read

Video conferencing used to meet astronauts in orbit

Wednesday, January 25 2012

Category: Video Conferencing News

Video conferencing technology can make it possible for individuals to meet across long distances, sparing them the travel time and expenses. Read

Webinars help keep farms connected

Friday, January 20 2012

Category: Webinar News

Purdue University and the University of Iowa are two schools offering free webinars to educate area farmers about agricultural issues. Read

Colorado schools use video conferencing to promote learning through technology

Thursday, January 19 2012

Category: Video Conferencing News

Littleton Public Schools in Colorado are using video conferencing technology in their classrooms to further learning goals and create distance learning opportunities. Read

Video conferencing apps and BYOD go hand in hand

Wednesday, January 18 2012

Category: Web Conferencing News

Video conferencing technology and BYOD (bringing-your-own-device) are predicted to be part of important technology trends in 2012 and have the potential to lead to workers increasing their web conferencing use. Read

Webinars can help plan for retirement

Tuesday, January 17 2012

Category: Webinar News

Making retirement plans might become easier as more information becomes available through free webinars. Read

U.S. Commerce Department hosts webinar series on exporting for expansion

Monday, January 16 2012

Category: Webinar News

The U.S. Commerce Department recently partnered with Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Miller to offer a six-month webinar series that can help small businesses expand through export. Read

The Department of the Interior may reduce travel costs, increase video conferencing

Friday, January 13 2012

Category: Green Conferencing News

The Department of the Interior could stand to save millions of dollars and reduce carbon emissions if it uses video conferencing technology to cut back on travel, according to the Inspector General's report. Read

Video conferencing gets cultured

Wednesday, January 11 2012

Category: Video Conferencing News

Video conferencing technology that was once just used in offices to hold business meetings is being used as a way to share cultural experiences like art and museum exhibits. Read

Transportation going green with video conferencing

Wednesday, January 11 2012

Category: Green Conferencing News

Centralizing communications centers and providing multiple video conferencing sites can help transportation fleets follow green initiatives. Read

What to do when you have a video conference interview

Tuesday, January 10 2012

Category: Video Conferencing News

Conducting interviews through video conferencing is becoming a viable option for businesses looking to cut travel costs. Read

Social Security Administration could use start using video conferencing

Tuesday, January 10 2012

Category: Web Conferencing News

Implementing video conferencing technology could mean that claimants meet with social security agents online instead of in person. Read

Distance Learning and Telemedicine Fund brings video conferencing to rural areas

Tuesday, January 10 2012

Category: Web Conferencing News

The USDA has granted more than $30 million in funds to bring telemedicine and distance learning to rural America. Read

Tips for success in video conferencing

Monday, January 9 2012

Category: Video Conferencing News

As businesses continue to use video conferencing for its ability to cut traveling costs, increase productivity and improve their carbon footprint, it's important for presenters to know what to expect when they're not meeting face-to-face. Read

London businesses may turn to video conferencing during 2012 games

Monday, January 9 2012

Category: Video Conferencing News

UK transport minister Norman Baker has been encouraging businesses to take up video conferencing as a way to work remotely during the 2012 Olympic games. Read

Practice live yoga at home with web conferencing

Monday, January 9 2012

Category: Web Conferencing News, Webinar News

For people who have always wanted to practice yoga, but haven't been able to make it to classes because they are stuck at home with a child, run into inconvenient scheduling or are far from a studio, yoga webinars and live classes via web conferencing offers a convenient solution. Read

Webinars can help build your hypnotherapy business

Monday, January 9 2012

Category: Web Conferencing News

Offering webinars and live classes can help reach clientele who may be seeking hypnotherapy services, but don't know where to find it within their community. Read

Webinars for weight loss: online conferences for childhood obesity prevention

Friday, January 6 2012

Category: Webinar News

Parents and care providers who want information on childhood obesity prevention can participate in one of many free webinars offered by organizations promoting children's health. Read

Post-op patients use video conferencing technology

Friday, January 6 2012

Category: Video Conferencing News

In a recent pilot program at the Children's Hospital Boston, doctors monitored post-operative patients using video conferencing technology after they were sent home. Read

Judges hold web conference with prisoners to cut court costs

Thursday, January 5 2012

Category: Web Conferencing News

Judges in several states are investing in web meeting technology that they plan to use for online meetings instead of holding public hearings for prisoners. Read

Developing cloud technology could lower video conferencing costs in 2012

Thursday, January 5 2012

Category: Video Conferencing News

Businesses experiencing the budget saving benefits of web conferencing might be pleasantly surprised if predictions come true that cloud-based solutions will drive down video conferencing costs. Read

Video conferencing enhancing emergency response

Thursday, January 5 2012

Category: Video Conferencing News

Government agencies are using video conferencing in an effort to enhance emergency response through training programs and real-time communication. Read

Classes can use video conferencing to take virtual field trips

Wednesday, January 4 2012

Category: Video Conferencing News

Classrooms can use video conferencing to take virtual field trips that create an interactive experience for students without the high admission costs or travel expenses. Read

Government agencies host webinars and tax workshops for small businesses

Tuesday, January 3 2012

Category: Webinar News

Small business owners can learn how to lower their tax bills, choose tax preparers and gauge potential vulnerabilities by taking advantage of free webinars hosted by government agencies. Read