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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.

The Future of Conference Calls is Closer Than You Think

Last night, in response to a Wired piece on messaging app Wire’s new group-calling feature, John Legere, the CEO of T-Mobile, asked, “Is this the future of conference calls?”

While his question may have been rhetorical, it’s one we at Voxeet are well poised to answer. Certainly, the future of conferencing doesn’t include what many of us have come to expect from our group calls: confusing sign-ons, garbled voices, static, dropped calls, at least 15 wasted minutes getting everyone on the line followed by having no idea who’s talking… (I could go on, but if you’ve been on a conference …

By |August 13th, 2015|Categories: Innovation in communication|Tags: , , , |

Group call fails: Top five conferencing frustrations

For many people, conference calls are a necessary but deeply unpleasant part of life—something akin to getting a cavity filled or sitting in traffic. But what exactly makes them so mind-numbingly bad? We polled our customers on the conferencing frustrations that drove them completely insane (or at least prompted them to switch to Voxeet). Here are their top five:

 

  1. Epic PINs: Shockingly long and always impossible to locate at the exact moment you need them, PINs are the fickle gatekeepers of the conference call kingdom. It’s pretty much guaranteed that you’ll accidently mistype one of the very last numbers in the …
By |August 11th, 2015|Categories: Conferencing best practices|

Take off with us: Join the Voxeet Corporate Pilot Program

Voxeet is launching a Corporate Pilot Program and we’re looking for companies like yours to join us. Why sign on? Check out the ABCs of our CPP.

Here’s what your company has:

  • 75 – 500 employees
  • Geographically distributed teams
  • A desire to collaborate more simply and efficiently

 

Here’s what you’ll get when you join us:

  • Automated onboarding to Voxeet for your entire team
  • Complete conferencing support across your enterprise
  • Up to six months of Voxeet Pro (chock-full of awesome new features) for FREE* as soon as it launches

 

Here’s what we’re asking in return:

  • Feedback on your experience using Voxeet
  • Ideas on what else you want or need …
By |July 30th, 2015|Categories: What we're up to|

Tidings of clarity and ease

The holiday season is busy enough without the hassle of bad conference calls. Whether you’re catching up with far-flung family and friends or wrapping up your work year in efficient style, Voxeet has more ways than ever to connect—by group call or instant message, with Voxeet contacts or non-Voxeet users, scheduled in advance or on the fly, from any computer, mobile device or phone—the possibilities are (almost) endless.

So during this very merry season, why waste a single minute on choppy, complicated calls? Treat yourself (and your friends) to easy-as-pie communication and clear-as-a-bell sound—all …

By |December 23rd, 2014|Categories: What we're up to|

Let’s chat

Psst, have you heard? Voxeet’s latest version is decked out from head to toe with features that make connecting with your contacts a snap. Here’s how we’re making collaboration easier than ever:

  • Chat: Our new group chat feature lets you send instant messages to one person or a whole group during or outside of your call. If you want more than messaging, switch to a conference call with a single click.
  • Whisper: Have a private, two-way conversation during your conference without interrupting the group. Whisper Mode lets you initiate a one-on-one exchange with one caller while …
By |December 18th, 2014|Categories: What we're up to|

ZDNet Review of Voxeet: VOIP for iPhone that sounds so sweet

Summary:A French/Silicon Valley start-up has introduced a multiplatform, 3D high-definition voice conferencing platform which alleviates many of the audio quality issues that plague most unified communications systems.

Excerpt: Voxeet, a startup which has its engineering team in Bordeaux, France and corporate offices in San Francisco, seeks to solve these problems by introducing high-definition sampling, multiple data channels and 3D audio mixing to provide a unique, high-value experience in audio conferencing.

3D audio is certainly nothing new, it’s been a widespread part of PC and console gaming technology since the AC’97 audio codec standard was introduced by Intel (which has since …

By |December 9th, 2014|Categories: Press coverage|