Communications

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.…

The Year Ahead for VSee Telemedicine

Dear Friends, 2014 was a pivotal year for us as the telemedicine and telehealth markets finally exploded. We have been working with visionaries such as MDLIVE-Walgreens, Focus Cura, Intermountain Healthcare, and Mayo Clinic for a number of years. And now everyone else is knocking down our doors wanting telemedicine! Doctors…

IBM Connections VSee Plugin Makes Video Conference Simple

Link: VSee integration with IBM Connections [VIDEO] VSee’s simplest one-click video conferencing and screen share is better than Skype, and you can use it right from your IBM Connections platform without any hoo-hah.  Make your virtual teams more productive and social.  Effortlessly put a live face to presentations, meetings, and work sessions and build…

Work From Home, Lose Out On Pay Raises and Promotions

Telecommuters, beware!  You may not be getting the credit that you deserve.  Time Moneyland reports that just showing up for work really does win brownie points putting those who work from home at a disadvantage.  In a recent article for MIT Sloan Management Review, Professors Kimberly Elsbach of UC Davis and Daniel Cable of the…

6 Most Common Skype Interview Mistakes

You’ve just landed your first job interview by video conference, and you haven’t a clue what to do.  Never fear! We’ve gathered 12 expert job interview tips from our seasoned VSee interviewers. This week, we’re  sharing 6 of the most common video conference job interview mistakes they’ve seen people make.  Continue…

Is Your Polycom or Cisco Secure Against Eavesdroppers?

VSee Launches Web Video Calling Plugin for Unified Communications Software

For this year’s Lotusphere 2012, VSee is releasing a plugin for IBM Sametime that makes group video chat and and application-sharing both easy and secure.  The plugin fits nicely into this year’s theme of “Business. Made Social.” by making face-to-face contact with customers and colleagues quick and convenient.  With a…

Blue Jeans = Skype + Polycom: Water And Oil Don’t Mix

photo credit: bitjungle Blue Jeans Network is a hot video conferencing startup that has been gaining a lot of attention even since before the public release of its product earlier this year.  They raised $23M from a set of A-list investors with its cloud-based solution that aims to bridge any…

VSee Features Highlight – Invites

VSee is going social! If you have ever thought that VSee was a great program and wished there was an easy way to share it with others, then you need to try out new “Invite” feature which makes it simple to bring your friends and coworkers into the VSee family. Just…

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

Alert! You Have Too Many Unread E-mails

Telework: An Antidote To Micromanaging

Videoconference Interviews Are Replacing The Face-to-Face

A Great Customer Service Experience Can Be One Click Away

Summary:  An example of how a one-click Skype call improved my customer service experience, and how a VSee video call with screen-share could make it even better. Yesterday afternoon, after discovering that my tires had been slashed, I was online trying to figure out if my insurance policy would cover…

Freedom Rings–You Can’t Run From It Anymore

Here is a link is to a video I made of a Primerica agent who swears by Ring (powered by VSee).  This was at the Primerica show a few weeks ago.  If you fast forward to about 6:00 min, he does 1:45 min story on how he showed an elderly, reluctant…

VSee’s No Vacation Policy

Summary:  Inspired by Hubspot, VSee is also implementing a policy of “no policy on vacations” as a company culture hack.  Let us know if you think it will work! Who’s The Nut With The Bright Idea Dharmesh Shah is a serial founder that I admire a lot for his scientific…

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?

No Teleworker Left Behind

If a teleworker is fearing that he or she is less valued than an on-site worker I would say either 1) that person has a bad manager or 2) that manager doesn’t know how to manage a remote team.  It has been well-documented that remote workers lose a lot of…

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