teleconferencing


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teleconferencing

("long distance" conferencing) An interactive communications session between two or more users who are geographically separated. Years ago, teleconferencing meant at least three people. However, the term evolved into meaning two or more people and typically via video (see video calling) rather than audio (see audioconferencing). See videoconferencing and data conferencing.
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If it is to be effective, a video teleconferencing facility should be a dedicated space.
When using two-way teleconferencing equipment, a digital telephone line service must send the data.
Many pharmaceutical companies, including Hoffmann Laroche, Pfizer, Merck Sharpe Dohme and Abbott Labs find teleconferencing a quick and effective method to provide worldwide updates on drugs.
While the impact computers will have on the teleconferencing industry is debatable--some say the added competition may hurt some vendors, while others hope the competition from companies like IBM will raise the technical and marketing expertise of everyone--it is clear that, for teleconferencing, the pieces of the microcomputer puzzle are beginning to come together.