Video Managed Services Featured Articles

  • VA Brings Medicinal Services to Veterans through Telemedicine
    The Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced the number of veterans it helped in the past year with its national telehealth programs.
    10/22/2014

  • Gartner Highlights Kaltura, Ponopto, Qumu and RAMP for Enterprise Video Management
    As broadband becomes a default value in developed markets and the world moves progressively towards a video-enabled Internet, incorporating moving pictures into enterprise communications is an increasingly common phenomenon. But, much like its consumer cousin, enterprise content search and discovery, and management tools, have become linchpins to video uptake.
    10/20/2014

  • Videoconferencing Preferred by 60 Percent of Companies Over Face-to-Face Meetings
    Globalization has dispersed the workforces of many organizations to countries around the world. With companies establishing branches throughout developed and developing countries, traditional face-to-face meetings are no longer feasible for the vast majority of businesses. A YouGov survey carried out on behalf of RingCentral UK has revealed just as much, with 60 percent of companies surveyed stating that they preferred videoconferencing over face-to-face meetings.
    8/25/2014

  • VIVOTEK Widens Video Applications Beyond Surveillance with Content Analysis
    Video camera manufacturer VIVOTEK has announced its first video content analysis (VCA) application package, which includes three key functions: field detection, line crossing detection and object counting. While VIVOTEK has always played in the security monitoring space, the new capabilities allow it to tap business applications, like customer experience monitoring in retail applications, the ability to adjust staffing levels in warehouses, or the ability to determine sales conversion rates, among many other possibilities.
    8/20/2014

Video Conferencing Featured Articles

  • Telehealth Market Shows Double-Digit Growth
    An estimated eight million children die each year before reaching their fifth birthday, and about 350,000 women die during pregnancy or childbirth. Emerging scourges like the Ebola epidemic in Western Africa and ongoing crises like endemic malaria continue to plague far-flung reaches of the globe. But in a hyper-connected world, telehealth and the provision of simple inexpensive tools and practices can save millions of lives each year, especially in rural, impoverished and remote locations.
    10/17/2014

  • Schools in Maryland Introduce Telemedicine Initiatives
    School districts around the country are facing a health crisis among students as the number of obese and morbidly obese children continues to increase. Many different initiatives have been implemented including the removal of vending machines with junk foods and carbonated drinks, a better menu in the cafeteria, nutrition education and many others. In Maryland, five Howard County schools will be using telemedicine to improve health and student performance with what officials have called a groundbreaking initiative.
    9/29/2014

  • Enterprise Video Conferencing Market Makes Moves, Finds Growth Limited
    Sometimes in a market there can be a lot of movement that doesn't necessarily advance the market very far in terms of things like revenue. Sometimes this is due to changes in the field, or new technologies that are getting users interested, yet to only have a limited application. The enterprise video conferencing market is undergoing just such an unusual issue, based on a new report from Infonetics Research that makes it clear: there's a lot of activity in enterprise video conferencing, but revenue growth from said activity is a bit limited.
    9/19/2014

Unified Communications Featured Articles

  • UC Tools Gaining Popularity, But Employee Training Lagging
    New tools, particularly those for business, are often greeted with no small excitement. New tools represent new opportunities, new potential to get involved in markets where formerly there was no capacity to join in the fray. A new study from Softchoice, meanwhile, shows this point nicely, discovering that tools for unified communications (UC) are rapidly gaining ground, but that training in how to best put these tools to work is lagging the field.
    10/30/2014

  • Oxford University Overhauling Communications Infrastructure Using Unify Managed Services
    Colleges and universities are faced with a daunting task in today's technology age. Not only do they need to stay on top of a demanding and evolving curriculum, but they need to also keep up with technology and IT trends to adequately prepare students to compete in the workforce. And many of the top universities are woefully lacking when it comes to their network and IT architectures.
    10/24/2014

  • Report: Telemedicine to Experience Substantial Growth through 2020
    A recent report concerning the current state and future potential of the field of telemedicine suggests that the global telemedicine market will experience significant growth through the year 2020.
    10/17/2014

  • Yorktel Welcomes Two Telehealth Experts
    Yorktel is expanding its focus from being a video managed service provider to address unified communications at large. In yet another move to drive that strategy forward, and respond to growing demand for telehealth and telemedicine, Yorktel has made two important new hires.
    9/3/2014

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