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Building rapport in a remote world

As teams become more distributed, communication gets more complicated. Here’s where we dig into the latest conferencing innovations and collaboration strategies to help you get the most from your mobile team.

Voxeet Expands Network, Adds Collaboration Functions

Voxeet is one of those applications that almost certainly will go viral once it gets a few users to tell their friends, who tell their friends, and so on.

Voxeet, a startup whose mission is to eradicate conference calls as we know them and replace them with clear, clean voice transmissions on any device, is expanding its network globally.

The Sausalito, Calif.-based company, which on April 6 relaunched v4.0 of its free-to-use cloud app, told eWEEK that it turned on its international service the same day, utilizing data centers in Europe and Asia-Pacific in addition to its main center in Virginia.

The privately-held …

By |April 11th, 2016|Categories: Press coverage|

Welcome to Web Conferencing

Web conferencing

At Voxeet, we’re all about anywhere access—joining a clear, productive Voxeet conference call from any device, anywhere in the world. And with the launch of Voxeet Web Conferencing, “anywhere” now includes any web browser.

Web conferencing makes virtual meetings easier than ever, allowing participants to join calls right from their browsers. That means your international teammates can connect from any device with a single click. As long as they can open a web browser, they can join your meeting, no dialing in or downloading required.

Voxeet users can experience our 3D immersive TrueVoice …

By |April 5th, 2016|Categories: Press releases, Uncategorized, What we're up to|

New markets, new features, bright future: $1.5 million in possibility

We’re happy to announce that we’ve raised $1.5 million in our seed extension round of financing, led by LDV Partners. The global VC firm brought in strategic investors, including Susan Xu, an early investor in Skype and the co-founder of WebEx, along with a team of angel investors from Silicon Valley, Hong Kong and China. These exciting new backers join Partech Ventures and Aquiti, previous investors who also played an invaluable role in this round.

Our partnership with LDV Partners, a firm focused on growth in Silicon Valley and expansion to China, increases our reach in Asia, a market that’s hungry …

By |April 4th, 2016|Categories: Press releases|

Canadian firm uses mobile collaboration for a morning ‘huddle’

Large, on-premise conferencing solutions can be useful for well-resourced companies with in-house IT teams, but companies without dedicated IT staff need something smaller and simpler. Cloud-based collaboration systems can help bridge this gap.

Next week, San Francisco-based Voxeet launches the fourth iteration of its mobile and desktop-based audio conferencing system, designed to give companies an audio conferencing and collaboration system tailored to include mobile users.

Dustin Jordan, sales director at Canadian power equipment rental firm Trinity Power Tools, said the company has been using the system to pull around ten of its staffers into a daily audio ‘huddle.’

“Every single one of our …

By |February 17th, 2016|Categories: Press coverage|

Voxeet Brings 3D Surround Sound to the Mobile Workforce

One big reason that we maintain home theaters instead of watching everything on mobile devices is sound quality. Getting big, room-filling sound—particularly 3D surround sound—tends to be a bit more than a typical smartphone can handle. That may not be the case much longer based on a new development from Voxeet, which brings 3D surround sound to a mobile workforce collaboration tool.

Voxeet is perhaps better known for its TrueVoice technology, a system which provides 3D surround sound to a variety of devices. This same technology can also be used to make a conference call sound less like a standard phone …

By |February 11th, 2016|Categories: Press coverage|

2016: The year of easy rapport in an increasingly remote friendly world

man-with-cell-phoneA new year always brings with it plenty of predictions for the future. We’re especially interested in what 2016 will hold for our ever-evolving workforce. Jarod Lindzon’s recent piece in Fast Company makes the case that it’s all about forward-thinking, fiercely mobile freelance trends moving into the mainstream. We happen to agree.

Lindzon points specifically to more and more companies designed to be entirely mobile, and more and more businesses relying on independent consultants. These increasingly fluid organizational structures—teams made up of both full-timers and freelancers with members scattered around the …

By |January 27th, 2016|Categories: Future of work, Innovation in communication|