Tag: Reviews

OmniJoin? Nefsis? Brother, what’s going on?

Last December, when Brother purchased Nefsis, I thought it was a great outcome for Nefsis and a great move for Brother.  Nefsis had a very complex pricing structure and needed a huge distribution partner to push its complicated solution into enterprises.  Brother had a huge distribution base, with its long…

Zoom – New Kid On the Block (15 Friends Video Chat Free in High Def)

The newly launched Zoom Video Communications hit the waves last Tuesday and received a rave review from WSJ’s Walt Mossberg.  In his AllThingsD review of Zoom, Mossberg was wowed by Zoom’s “free, high-definition, group video calls for up to 15 people simultaneously,” its ability to work over “wired and WiFi Internet connections, or…

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…

FuzeBox Raises $20M for online collaboration

We heard that FuzeBox, an online collaboration and meeting tool, recently raised $20 million in Series A funding, led by Index Ventures. “Fuze HD is a mobile and web-based collaboration service that features integrated audio conferencing as well as high-definition, synchronized video and image sharing.” – Crunchbase FuzeBox uses Vidyo…

Airtime Launch Demo Nightmares – due to Flash

Airtime was launched on Tuesday by the founders of Napster – Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning. This Chatroulette-inspired random video chat service seems to have piqued the curiosity of even Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg. The event was filled with celebrities, but with so much fanfare, 2 years of work, and…

Did H.323 Kill VCON? Is Blue Jeans Next?

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 vs. Flash: Video Conferencing Considerations

Convenience The beauty of Flash for video conferencing is that it’s nearly ubiquitous.  Unless you happen to be working on student computer in a public school, Flash is probably already installed and running like a deer on your computer.  In fact, if you can watch videos on YouTube, Reuters.com, or…

VSee vs. Vidyo: Simplicity Is Key

Video Call Connoisseur’s Review of Google+ Hangouts

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…

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…

VSee is not just another desktop videoconferencing product – Elliot Gold

Anyone who has been in the videoconferencing business for any length of time knows Elliot Gold, proprietor of TeleSpan Publishing Corporation. In his own words, he has been “the authoritative source for teleconferencing news and analysis” for over 25 years. So it was with some trepidation that Tom and I gave…

Skype Alternative – VSee

When people ask me how VSee compares to the other solutions in the marketplace, I’ll often say that VSee has the video quality of Polycom or Tandberg, the collaboration features of WebEx or Sametime, and the simplicity of Skype.  I’ll stand by that analysis, but Skype does pretty well on…

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