WebRTC enables quick and easy Web browser-to-Web browser Videoconferencing
WebRTC is a videoconferencing standard for use with supporting Web browsers. Freely available, the standard will make waves In the industry; however, many vendors see this technology as an enhancement to their own products. Google and Mozilla are supporting this standard as a way to gain market share, while Microsoft is developing its own version of this technology.
Unified Communications Products Continue to Gain Popularity
Unified Communications is gaining momentum as users look to it to streamline the way people work together. Relying on IP technologies, the versatility of UC means everyone can, from one platform, shape the way communication happens, be it phone, chat, email, or videoconference.
5 Apps for Better and Easy Collaboration
Staying connected nowadays means more than just being able to call someone up on the phone. The following five apps for better collaboration will give you and your peers the ability to share content, videoconference and just stay in-touch conveniently and efficiently from your own personal device.
Videoconferencing on the Cheap
Using consumer products like FaceTime, Skype and Google Hangouts for some videoconferencing is an easy way to lower collaboration costs. For more important meetings, professional tools are called for.
9 Tablet and Smartphone Video Chat Apps
There are video chat services for most mobile devices from smartphones to tablets, iPhone, iPads, Android to TMobile, Motorola, Droid, Galaxy, Nexus and many more. Many are even capable of group video chats. Here are some noteworthy and highly rated competitors to the two most popular videoconferencing mobile applications Skype and Apple's FaceTime.
Frost & Sullivan Report: Videoconferencing Market Is Shifting Towards Software
Research firm Frost & Sullivan's data points to the same conclusion. According to the 2012 Analysis of the Global Videoconferencing Infrastructure Market report, "software-based infrastructure components and cloud-based services are expanding the addressable market." Frost & Sullivan expects sales of these lower-cost options to sustain market revenue growth in the mid to long term.
The 11 Most Popular Apps for Collaboration and Productivity
Eleven apps for increasing productivity and collaboration in the work place. This collection of apps features products from Meeting Burner, Polycom, SharePlus, SharePoint, Yammer, Evernote, and Any.Do. For example, Polycom RealPresence Mobile, GoToMeeting, SharePlus, SharePoint, Evernote, Any.Do.List, Evernote Hello, Evernote Business, Simplenote, and Share App.