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The future of conferencing

Most people I know these days don’t communicate with friends, family and colleagues on a set schedule. Instead they talk, text, FaceTime and engage on social media in a continuous stream of communication.

“So where does this leave the conference call?” people often ask me. Has the notion of convening groups at a set time on a set line with a set agenda become as archaic as the Sunday night phone call with Mom and Dad?

I don’t believe so. In fact, the more mobile and dispersed we get, the more valuable the conference call becomes, for it allows a …

By |March 18th, 2014|

Challenge: Reinvent the conference call. Solution: Mimic Mother Nature

When I tell people that the solution to better conference calls rests not in some fancy new technology or some expensive pair of headphones but rather in the simplicity of Mother Nature, they usually do one of two things (if not both in rapid succession):

1) Stare at me like I’m a little crazy.

2) Ask me what the heck I’m talking about.

And so I explain about biomimicry, the practice of mimicking Mother Nature to drive technological innovation. The basic idea is that Mother Nature has been operating a laboratory for the past 3.8 billion years that’s full of solutions tested by …

By |February 13th, 2014|

Shhhhhh! New conference call feature called Whisper Mode

Sometimes there are good reasons to go behind someone’s back.
Especially during a high-stakes conference call, there are times when you need to connect with a colleague without the whole room knowing.

Now you can. Your own private sound-proof room is available during every Voxeet conference call. We call it “Whisper” and it’s embedded in our technology so you can seamlessly communicate with Joe without everyone else knowing what’s up.

It’s simple, it’s intuitive, and it’s never been done before.

Check it out with a quick, easy trial :

By |December 11th, 2012|