It's official. Acano is now a part of Cisco: http://cs.co/acrtb16. Together with my counterparts at Acano, I have been working on technical evaluations and architecture for Cisco and Acano conferencing moving forward (in something called a "clean room" where confidential information is shared). From now on we can share and engage freely across the organisations, and we are now … [Read more...] about Acano acquisition has closed!
Video conferencing requires conference servers (aka bridges) to be available when people want to meet. How do we ensure that people can show up to meetings and that they are not rejected at the door (busy signal when dialling into a meeting)? This post is aimed at the IT and network operations person, and although a part of my series on the next-generation multi stream video … [Read more...] about How to ensure that video resources are available when people want to meet?
It is already three years since my last blog post! My work has the last few years been of a nature where it would be difficult to write about the things I wanted to without revealing things about my work that I could not reveal. So, after some drafts, I ended up not posting anything until now. Sad, but then it’s good to be back again :)Well, it’s only fitting that I … [Read more...] about What is TelePresence II?
What is TelePresence? And what is the difference from video conferencing? This is a topic I have wanted to cover for quite some time… Let’s have a look at the history first: First there were video calls. Video calls were point to point calls, plain, simple Star Trek calls with one commander on each bridge, typically a call with the commander on a hostile ship. This never took … [Read more...] about What is TelePresence?