I agree with you. According to my Council here; they would like video conferencing to see the physical feedback from their lawyers, sponsors, and politicians. It's not so much that they don't need it, they want to see the physical reaction of the person on the otherside as well as their tone of voice to get a better feel of the situation at hand. They're also the only ones here that uses video conferencing.
As for the Cisco tablet, I don't seem to like it considering one would have to purchase the "back-room" stuff to make it work and the article mentions 3g and 4g access, who are the wireless providers?
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