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Web conferencing

A videoconferencing session via the Internet. In order to interact with other participants, attendees use either a Web application or an application downloaded into their client machines. Web conferencing offers advantages over traditional room-based videoconferencing because applications such as collaborative Web browsing, file transfer and application sharing are easily supported over the Internet. Web conferencing first appeared in the late 1990s with products such as PlaceWare, Microsoft's NetMeeting and IBM's Sametime. See Webinar and videoconferencing.
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After some temporary electrical equipment was installed in the area, Database Systems Manager Gina Bergens used a series of web conferences with its technology vendor Oracle to secure the university's data.
WHAT: Industry Insights' Top 10 Predictions is an annual web conference series hosted by IDC's five industry-specific research companies, covering energy, financial services, government, health and manufacturing.
WHERE: For registration and web conference details, visit: http://www.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Video Guidance, the leading video, voice, streaming, and web conferencing services provider has announced that it will incorporate Dashboard, a new conferencing management tool that enables its clients to quickly and effectively manage and schedule automated audio and web conferences online.
Audio and web conferences are charged at a per-minute/ per-participant rate with the Genesys Multimedia Minute bundled pricing plan.
Convene enables service providers to offer an unrivaled combination of productivity-enhancing conferencing and collaboration tools from a single, integrated solution, including a unified personal conferencing portal that includes instant messaging and presence as a way for users to easily launch voice, video and web conferences from the desktop.
In conjunction with Encounter's audio conferencing services, ShareItNow(TM) allows business, government and education professionals to show any application on their desktops easily and intuitively to customers, partners, suppliers and colleagues -- enabling them to derive the benefits of web conferencing faster and without the delays associated with conventional web conference calling.
The selection of teaming as the number one web conferencing application and the growing use of "ad hoc" scheduling of web conferences by WebMetrics survey respondents reinforces the coming-of-age of the use of web conferencing for real-time work collaboration rather than the more traditional applications for training and sales presentations," said Nilssen.
When paired with wideband phones, Sonexis' wideband system provides users with high-fidelity voice-quality for both audio and web conferences.
In conclusion, the IDC report finds that the logistics and costs involved in initiating many of the industry's first-generation audio and web conferences have created roadblocks for more frequent, day-to-day conferencing use.