In a memorable scene from Silicon Valley, two characters try communicating through a futuristic video conferencing platform that displays one of them as a hologram. Initially confused by the technology, the other character asks, “Am I hologram to you too?” This prompts a brief silence before the first character replies “No, of course not.”
It was a good question, though. Exactly what any given person will see and hear during a video call depends on multiple factors, including:
– The strength of the current internet connection.
– The UI and UX of the application in question.
– Whether that app is being accessed from a mobile device or desktop.
For example, due to differing conditions, a stream that looks crystal-clear to one person might seem choppy to another. To ensure the best possible experience with video conferencing platforms, decision-makers should ask a few key questions when evaluating potential solutions:Read more