Types of Video Conferencing Phones
Interpersonal communication is an important pillar in the foundation of a company. Effective communication brings in better exchange of ideas and assists decision making. In today’s world most companies have their branches all over the world where holding meetings physically can become difficult, given the time and distance constrain. Audio phones are good but lack presentation skills which video phones provide. Data can be shared easily and decisions can be taken on a faster note with the use of video conferencing.
There are two types of video conference phones: wired and wireless. Wired conference phones are relatively cheap, whereas wireless mobile video conference phones can drill a big hole in the pocket.
Various desktop applications like Instant Messengers are available on the Internet that are reliable mediums of video conferencing. They are known as web based video conferencing services. Web based video conferencing is easy, cheap and can be used by any individual with the help of some simple devices like a camera, microphone, codec, monitor, and speakers.
Besides these there are a wide range of video conferencing phones available from Polycom, Nokia, Blackberry, ClearOne, etc. which provide excellent solutions to room based conference requirements.