The advantages are obvious: desktop video conferencing save both time and money. Moreover, it can be simply integrated into the daily business. The technical requirements for the participation in video conferences are low, as you can easily attend via your computer or laptop. Apart from a suitable software, which is mostly provided as a client solution, simply a regular computer with webcam and internet connection is required.
With desktop video conferencing solutions, high acquisition and installations cost are omitted because there is no need for expensive equipment in meeting rooms e.g. video conferencing systems and AV technology. It introduces simple and cost-effective conferencing. Video conferencing infrastructure allows desktop video conference users to communicate with participants using conventional video conferencing systems. Users benefit of this as a timesaver. Rather than booking a meeting room and carry all the necessary documents, desktop video conferencing participants remain conveniently at the office. Participants working from home can easily connect via desktop video conferencing.
The use of video conferencing on the computer as well as mobile video conferencing via smartphones or tablets enjoys great popularity in todays society. Hence, they are important growth opportunities in the area of video conferencing. Primarily young people with a high internet affinity who are trained in the use of Skype and similar solutions of the consumer sphere reinforce the use of remote video conferencing.
Desktop video conferencing is a particularly important means of communication in the education sector. Together with video streaming, it lends valuable support. Users who have a suitable PC and internet connection can attend seminars or discussion forums via desktop video conferencing anywhere e.g. at home. Additionally, teachers can even offer consultation hours when they are absent.
Desktop video conferencing facilitates the internal and external communication in various sectors. In the trade or the hotel industry, meetings with employees from different locations or other subsidiaries are easily feasible this way. Even for hospitals or medical institutions it may be useful as medial doctors and specialists can be consulted via desktop video conferencing.
GMS is your perfect partner for desktop video conferencing, integration of existing video conference systems and unified communications like Microsoft Lync. Our technical staff will be always at your disposal to answer your questions in all matters pertaining to the conception, installation, operation and optimisation.