VSee Waiting Room Update Version 4.2.2 – Various fixes and new enhancements

Good news for our VSee Waiting Room users! We just released an updated  waiting room, version  4.2.2. What’s new: – Add action log for user status change – Add cross to close the launch modal and trigger the event – Add filter fields for Insights tab for event log –…

VSee Update Version 3.2.3 – Various fixes

We are pleased to announce that VSee has released an update for Windows, Mac and Android April 27, 2016. iOS will soon follow. This update will install automatically to the following versions: Windows (3.2.3) Mac (3.2.3) iPad (3.4.3) iPhone (2.0.3) Android (1.6.3): List of changes: All Platforms Updated cryptography library to…

7 Best Webcams for Video Calling

We have tested a wide variety of cameras with VSee, and pretty much anything that works with Windows DirectShow will give you a satisfactory experience, but a few webcams really stand out for video calling with their superior image quality due to superior optics and optical auto-focus. 1.  For general…

Comparing VSee with legacy video conferencing

We are often asked how VSee compares to room-based conferencing systems (or legacy video conferencing systems) and when is it appropriate to use each type of system .  A recent thread on the VSee Forum covers this topic in detail and is worth reposting here (headings added): by mbrown1 on Thu…

Former Secretary of Defense and Current Under Secretary of Defense visit VSee

Former Secretary of Defense Bill Perry and current Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Ash Carter visited the VSee office. They were there to attend a meeting with Milton, who was away on a business trip, over VSee High-Definition Video Calling with Application Sharing. Visit the VSee…

Milton lunches with Advisor to the White House Office of Science and Technology

Milton was invited to lunch with Doug Rand last weekend. Doug Rand is the Advisor to the White House Office of Science and Technology and the architect of Startup America.

VSee Team Members Making a Difference

This was made possible by two of our very own, Yuen-Lin Tan and Eric Angel, who spend their free time volunteering for i-ACT (Interactive Activism). Yuen-Lin Tan joined the i-ACT team in 2005, answering founder Gabriel Stauring’s call for assistance with the technological aspects of the first i-ACT mission to Chad.…

Cisco WebEx: “Little to no Work-Life Balance”

Skype and Facebook

It could happen. There are rumors (according to Bloomberg) that the two have been chatting about it.  Skype users can already call and SMS Facebook friends, making video the next logical next step. Personally, this feels like a natural extension of Skype’s current incarnation as a consumer video calling tool.…

Skype 5.0 News: 6 Reasons Redux

Yesterday while I was at a conference Skype announced on their blog that they were dropping the ‘beta’ label from their Mac release, and that group calling would now be a paid feature.  Obviously, I had to respond.  🙂 I have a lot of fun talking about Skype because I…

VSee Enables Playing for Change LIVE: Uniting Cultures Through Music & Technology

Here is our press release that just went out this morning.  Please support what Playing for Change is doing and watch the event tomorrow at www.playingforchange.org/live! Tuesday November 16, 2010 – 10:00 AM EST Business Wire News Releases Released By VSee WHO: Playing for Change Foundation, VSee WHAT: Live Video-Synchronized Music Performance,…

Re: VSee’s video conferencing solutions arrive in Europe

“So, exactly why would one need to video call a doctor vs. just talking to them?”

Reprinted wholesale from 3G Doctor Blog, by David Doherty (article link): Although those of us familiar with the use of video technology might think this is like not appreciating the opportunity that TV gave us over radio, I think it’s actually an interesting question and wanted to share my response here…

VSee, Ustream, Facebook and Mandy Moore Fight Malaria

On August 12th at 2:00 p.m. ET, Mandy Moore joins Nothing But Nets™ and PSI for a video townhall on malaria in Africa, broadcast on Facebook®. The video conferencing service will be provided by VSee Lab, Inc. and Ustream, and the event is hosted by Derrick Ashong, one of Katalyst Media’s Social…

Skype IPO doesn’t mean Enterprise Solution

Skype announced it will soon have an IPO.  (Also here.) Let’s not confuse this with being a business tool. Yes, video calling is handy for businesses.  But what about presentation and collaborative tools? Skype has an immense user base, and yet operational income for the first half of 2010 was…

WebEx Meet—still not simple

Conference Room Setups — 1

Lest you think I don’t support video collaboration in conference rooms, I actually love it!  I just don’t think an expensive telepresence setup is needed for a successful conference.  For a sliver of a fraction of a percentage of the cost, you can have a great conference room setup using…

World Refugee Day 2010

Iraqi Refugee Children in Syria Amongst the events planned to celebrate World Refugee Day (June 20th), the State Department on Friday, June 18, will host, via VSee videoconference, High Commissioner Guterres and several recognizable figures who have traveled to refugee sites around the world.   The event will be moderated by…

Skype Group Calling? 7 MORE Reasons VSee Stands Above

These are by Rich Griffin, who wrote them as a comment to the original “VSee Stands Above Skype” post.  Thanks Rich! Here are my reasons Skype’s 5-way video chat doesn’t do it for me: 1.) Skype is often verboten in the enterprise because it works around corporate network policy. VSee…

Skype Group Calling? 6 Ways VSee Stands Above

1.  Skype’s beta only allows up to 5 callers—I’ve had an 11-way call* on VSee. 2.  Skype only shares desktop OR video—VSee shows both. 3.  Speaking of screen sharing:  Skype’s screen sharing quality can be sub-par—VSee’s starts pixel perfect. 4.  Skype has little else for collaborative tools—VSee does it all.…