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Does video conferencing appear differently from platform to platform?
Does video conferencing appear differently from platform to platform?

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:

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Mastering the Mobile Workplace

Mobility has empowered millions of employees, freeing them from desktops and landlines to conduct business as usual while on the go. As a matter of fact, through 2019, it’s estimated that there will be 11.5 billion mobile-connected devices connected to the Internet of Everything.

As the “mobile office” concept continues to evolve, conducting meetings on the move has become necessary – but not without challenges. However, with the right collaboration tools and a bit of planning, anyone can master the mobile meeting.

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Three Tips for “Office-On-The-Go” Apps

Just last year, almost half a billion mobile devices and connections were added to networks, increasing to 7.4 billion from 6.9 billion in 2013. Clearly, mobility is on the rise, and its skyrocketing trajectory shows no signs of slowing.

For businesses and brands, this presents a wealth of new opportunities as more embrace and promote BYOD practices with their employees, enabling them to conduct business during an Uber ride in Chicago, on a plane flying over San Francisco, or from a hotel lobby in India, without electronic leashes of desktop computers and cable-equipped handsets holding them back.

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