Science of Video Collaboration

Join Microsoft, Dell, PBS, Dreamworks, UC Health at Telehealth Failures & Secrets to Success Conference 2017

Attention all healthcare thought leaders, innovators, payors, physicians, policymakers, and investors! Mark your calendars for the 2nd Telehealth Failures & Secrets To Success conference, Sep. 20-22! If telehealth has really reached its tipping point, digital health investment is on its way to another record-breaking year, and  Congress is pushing more telehealth bills, then why…

Telemedicine by Satellite

You can conduct a telemedicine consultation over any kind of internet connection. For patients in remote areas with no connectivity, satellite internet is the answer. The VSee team relied on satellite internet when we deployed telemedicine to refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan. Watch this video to learn more about how satellite internet works.…

Is WebRTC Video Conference Ready for Market?

WebRTC and the promise of video calls right from your web browser has captivated the media and businesses over the past few years. So it’s not unusual for us to get questions about how VSee compares with WebRTC video.  Recently, we got this interesting question from a customer: From your expertise,…

Worksnug Interviews VSee on Video Conferencing Productivity

Video link: Worksnug interview – Milton on Video Conferencing Productivity Check out Worksnug community manager San Sharma‘s interview of VSee CEO, Milton Chen.  In 20 minutes they packed in everything from why Cisco WebEx is great for sales presentations, but bad for virtual teams how a 1 second delay in clicking can mean…

VSee Live Demo at Sales 2.0: Face Power To Build Trust (And Get More Sales!)

VSee is the simplest way to bring the face back into today’s technology-mediated sales process, allowing sales people to make more money.  As Sales & Marketing 2.0 Conference opening keynote speaker Gerhard Gschwandtner says, VSee could be “the next big breakthrough for online sales presentations!” Check out first hand what makes VSee a…

Telecommuting Robots Can Boost Your Career

Would you consider using an office robot to telecommute? -WSJ poll I’m a definite “yes”!  As a remote worker, I know that getting in face time and making myself seem “real” and personable to coworkers is crucial.  In fact, studies show that workers who put in less “face time” are less likely…

VSee: Video Chat + Collaboration Go Together Like Chips and Salsa

“So how is VSee different from Skype?” This is one of the most commonly asked questions we get at VSee.   It’s one of those things that’s hard to explain unless you’ve seen VSee in action.  I like how E27’s Joanna Yeo says it in her recent VSee article: VSee…

6 More Video Job Interview Mistakes To Avoid

In another video job interview tips post , we went over 6 bloopers in video presentation and environment control.  Today, we’ll talk about 6 technical/equipment pitfalls to avoid in your upcoming video conference interview.  Video calling is still relatively new, and people sometimes don’t have enough experience using video conferencing…

NIH Successfully Uses VSee For Medical Interpretation Over 3G Networks

While videoconferencing carts (H.323 standard definition) are supposed to be portable and easy to use, this isn’t necessarily the case. It becomes quite an inconvenience if the unit regularly needs to be set up in a room that is off its network, like the interpretation office of this study. The…

Is It Okay To Check E-mail During A Video Conference?

In the Year of Video Calling

How To Keep Your Job When It Moves

Videoconference Interviews Are Replacing The Face-to-Face

A VSee Telepsychiatry Story

Summary:  VSee user Dr. Russell E. Brown shares how VSee has helped him successfully practice telepsychiatry. Last week I got to speak with neurologist and psychiatrist, Dr. Russell E. Brown from Atlanta, Georgia.  He is the Program Director of Avenia Behavioral Management and works with elderly patients suffering from such issues…

Why It’s Important To See Your Coworkers

Summary:  Mirror neurons may be the key to explaining why it’s so important to see people for social interactions. With the remote work revolution seriously getting underway, a recent article from Knowledge @ Wharton Today reminds us that remote workers may be losing more knowledge than we know from the…

Team Building: A Lesson From Rugby

Someone had asked earlier what team building exercises VSee does.  My initial reaction was “we don’t,” because we don’t really do ropes courses or packaged team building retreats, but I realized that one of the most important team building exercises we do is the daily stand-up meeting.  Jason Yip of Thoughtworks…

A Missing Link in the History of the Videophone

There are many historical time lines of videoconferencing on the Internet. A nice one is from an earlier post on this very blog. Most of these histories identify the AT&T ikonophone as the first working video phone. Although a milestone in its own right, it was not the first videophone…

How Critical Is Instant Messaging When Making Video Calls?

Why Team Building Retreats Don’t Improve Team Work

In a study of virtual teams, Stanford management science professor Pamela Hinds found that 6 months after virtual team members participated in an intense week-long team building retreat there was zero correlation to their ability to work together.  Hinds believes that in order to increase a group’s relational coordination or ability to…

Do You Have Collaboration Velocity?

Last September, Frost & Sullivan came up with a new way to measure the “collaborativeness” of  visual collaboration technology.  It looks like a plug for Magor Telecollaboration dressed in pseudo-scientific language to me; but, it does suggest a quantitative way of analyzing whether a collaborative product is worth its return…

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