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ALSO CALLED: Videophones, Internet Videophones, Video Phones
DEFINITION: Video telephony is full-duplex, real-time audio-visual communication between or among end users. The idea of the video telephone, also called the videophone, is about as old as the telephone itself.The primary challenge facing developers of the video telephone is the fact that full-motion, high-resolution video data requires far more bandwidth than audio data. This is true whether the signals are analog  … 
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4 Steps to Understanding the Possibilities of Video for Your Organization
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn more about the benefits that telepresence and videoconferencing can offer each department within your organization, as well as to receive tips on how to choose the right equipment, vendor, and deployment model for your company's needs.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Business Value of In-Person Collaboration
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explores the effects of businesses' increasing reliance on email, phone, and web conferencing communications, as well as the potential results of incorporating more in-person collaboration into organizations' day-to-day work.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Top 10 Things to Consider for Mobile Video Collaboration Success
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Success with mobile video collaboration hinges on careful planning. This brief resource counts down 10 considerations that will help ensure your mobile video strategy is well-thought-out, properly-sized, and future-ready.
Posted: 14 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Avaya

Vendor Landscape: Video Conferencing
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This resource takes an in-depth look at the videoconferencing (VC) vendor marketplace, as well as must-have VC capabilities and features. Also inside, find a side-by-side comparison of VC vendor strengths and weaknesses.
Posted: 12 Aug 2013 | Published: 12 Aug 2013

Avaya

Considerations for Building Video Chat and Streaming Applications
sponsored by Oxagile
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper stacks up against each other the chat solutions and media servers that will set an underlying base for either custom video streaming or video chat products that you might consider building.
Posted: 07 Aug 2013 | Published: 07 Aug 2013

Oxagile

Key Points When Considering a Videoconferencing Platform/Manufacturer
sponsored by LifeSize
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses key points to consider when looking for a videoconferencing system.
Posted: 08 Sep 2011 | Published: 08 Sep 2011

LifeSize

Personal Telepresence: The Next Generation of Video Communication
sponsored by Vidyo, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper presents a brief history of the evolution of video conferencing and introduces a new solution for video conferencing that provides high quality visual communication with low latency, point and click simplicity on portable personal devices, and low cost access that requires only a general purpose IP network. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 02 Nov 2009 | Published: 02 Nov 2009

Vidyo, Inc.

The Top Five Benefits of Video Conferencing
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: From obvious benefits, like reduced travel costs, to a few less apparent advantages, see what Polycom customers, resellers and industry analysts are saying about the power of video conferencing.
Posted: 25 Aug 2009 | Published: 26 Jan 2009

Polycom, Inc.

Video-Ready - Campus Network
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Why should your network be "Video-Ready"? Video applications have enabled enterprises to significantly increase worker productivity, improve collaboration, reduce costs, and streamline and optimize business operations. This paper dicusses the factors that will accelerate adoption of video solutions over the next few years.
Posted: 22 May 2009 | Published: 01 May 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Personalized Video Experiences
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains various topics like: MPEG-4 Wins the Battle of the Bandwidth, How to Succeed in Targeted Advertising, Changing Times for Video On Demand, Modular Uplink System and Making the Change to Switched Digital Video.
Posted: 05 Jan 2009 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

Motorola, Inc.

RADVISION: Recipient of the 2008 North American Videoconferencing Infrastructure Systems Product Differentiation Innovation Award
sponsored by RADVISION
WHITE PAPER: Frost & Sullivan presents the 2008 Product Differentiation Innovation Award in the videoconferencing infrastructure systems market to RADVISION.
Posted: 09 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

RADVISION
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VIDEO TELEPHONES DEFINITION (continued): …  or digital. The bandwidth of a video signal can be minimized by using the lowest image resolution that will give acceptable results, by settling for grayscale rather than color imagery, and by transmitting non-moving images at intervals of several seconds rather than a continuous, full-motion image. A video signal of this type, which is a form of slow-scan television (SSTV), can be transmitted and received over ordinary copper telephone lines.Broadband Internet solutions such as DSL (Digital Subscriber Line), cable, and land-based wireless make it possible to transmit and receive video data at … 
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