Bryan Hellard

Bryan Hellard

Bryan is the Director of Engineering for Array Telepresence. He has over 15 years experience designing telepresence and video conferencing products. Views expressed are his own.

Bad Video Conferencing Advice

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Most articles about “video conferencing best practices” are fluff pieces (yes, including several written by yours truly). There is one piece of advice, however, that is wrong. It’s bad for the user’s experience and for video conferencing in general. The most egregious error in these articles is to “look into the camera” and not at […]

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Pan Tilt Zoom

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We tend to forget that video conferences are supposed to be a technological way to have meetings. Gadgets, gadgets, more gadgets and expensive widgets are getting in the way of us just sitting down and having a meeting. The worst culprit of all is the PTZ camera. The PTZ, by its name alone reminds us […]

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