Date Added: Jun 2009
It is widely accepted that telepresence can change the way people experience meetings - and thereby change the way people work. But in the gloom of the global recession, companies are asking themselves how they can get even more value out of their communications assets. To that end, interoperability is key. Certainly, isolated telepresence rooms that can 'talk' effectively to each other, but not to other videoconferencing or telepresence systems, are creating cost savings and improving productivity. But as corporate executives ask what more can be done, the answer is connectivity - making it possible for telepresence rooms to connect to other video conferencing systems, so that more employees can participate in more meetings, without incurring the high costs of travel.