Videoconferencing is probably something we’ll talk about for the next … forever. While joining a call from your house is one thing, joining from the office is another. While we continue to tread that line of what works for our offices and us, Chris Gillespie says the process isn’t what it could be. Why isn’t it measuring up? What can be done to make it better? Chris walks us through the many ways that videoconferencing could be and should be a better process.
In our second column this week, Bob Snyder writes about Google’s new hardware invention studio, ATAP. The smart radar can learn movements and anticipate when people approach to interact with a device. How might this work in our home offices? In our office buildings? Is this a future key to making meetings as simple to join as possible? Everything just knows to turn on and come alive when we walk into a room — can videoconferencing ever become so simple, intelligent and intuitive that even our parents and grandparents can join each call with minimal effort? Here’s hoping!
Enjoy the rest of this newsletter, #AVtweeps.