McGraw Hill Professional, 2002 - 338 pages
ON THE CD-ROM-- * See examples of videoconferencing from top products and technologies that demonstrate different sampling rates * Color illustrations to augment the book's black and white illustrations HASSLE-FREE VIDEOCONFERENCING--MAKING VIDEO SERVICES WORKIn classic "Demystified style, expert Steven Shepard unpacks videoconferencing technology and shows you how to bring it to any business. Just as importantly, he makes it plain what the technologies are good for and where they fall short. YOU MUST READ THIS BOOK IF-- * Your travel budget is down, and so is employees' yearning to fly * Distance learning, virtual meetings, and videoconferences are looking more and more appealing * There are rent-or-buy or product choice decisions to be made * Sample video streams, independent product evaluations, and expert insights could help you make your choices * Your firm is sizing up videoconferencing, and your middle name is "deployment" * You want to know about LAN capacity, IP multicasting, and Web conferencing * You need answers on baseline technologies, equipment issues, network compliance, regulations, standards, and QoS * A failed system is not an option * Investing in a business with an exponential growth rate has its appeal (and you want to know where it's best to put your money) * You have an unquenchable curiosity about new communications technologies and how they work Videoconferencing has come of age. Viable technologies, workable economics, and surging demand for virtual meetings have fueled 300% growth in a single quarter. This book shows you how to bring videoconferencing benefits to your business.
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