BlueJeans Basic Enters Market as New Free Video Conferencing Platform

March 22, 2023

BlueJeans Basic is a new free video conferencing plan that allows users to meet for as long as they want, one-on-one or in groups of up to 25 people. With unlimited free meetings enforcing no time limit, users can meet, create, sell, learn and collaborate with peers across time zones — and days — while […]

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Verizon Business Announces Corporate Educational Resources for BlueJeans

March 24, 2022

Verizon Business announced BlueJeans for Corporate Learning and Training, including new Meetings features to promote program visibility and engagement. Building on the company’s existing use cases for remote and hybrid learning, the BlueJeans for Corporate Learning and Training feature set was designed working closely with Verizon’s Global Learning and Development (GL&D) organization to address the […]

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Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2022 Edition

February 8, 2022

Welcome to my 22nd annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! I can’t believe I have written this article 22 times. I am beyond humbled by how many of you read this; last year, it was viewed by over 90,000 #AVtweeps. #LOVE ❣️ The bottom line is I love writing this article. It keeps me curious and humble. […]

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Is Remote Work Working? 7 Insights Into the Future of Remote Work

January 25, 2022

By Mike Yeomans BlueJeans While most of us have been finding ways to adjust to working outside of the office, researchers have been busy studying it. Many are wondering, what is the future of remote working? What researchers have learned through studying trends and reactions about remote work may surprise you. Read on for some […]

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Verizon Business Offers Updated BlueJeans Meeting Enhancements for Hybrid and Remote Learning

October 28, 2021

While at InfoComm, Verizon Business announced new BlueJeans Meetings enhancements, including a bundle of features to support hybrid and remote learning. The new BlueJeans Remote Learning feature pack allows instructors to build a custom teaching experience without the overhead associated with hosting traditional online classes. The updates are available as part of specific BlueJeans Meetings plans […]

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Verizon Business Redesigns BlueJeans Spaces Platform for Hybrid Workspaces

September 27, 2021

Verizon Business introduced the redesigned BlueJeans platform for the hybrid workplace. Centered around BlueJeans Spaces, this collaboration platform was developed to provide a virtual environment for teams working in multiple places. With the introduction of Spaces, BlueJeans offers the ability to collaborate virtually in today’s hybrid work environment. Spaces provides users with a catalog of […]

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BlueJeans Telehealth Guiding AV and UCC into Healthcare Services

August 11, 2021

BlueJeans is differentiating itself outside of typical UCC and AV services with a service like no other health-enabled product ever has. Dubbed BlueJeans Telehealth, it’s a new HIPAA-ready virtual care solution that uses BlueJeans as a virtual health service on a mobile app with live interaction with health professionals. With the new Apple Health app […]

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Verizon Business Appoints Eric Spadafora as VP and GM of Bluejeans Verizon

May 20, 2021

Verizon Business announced the appointment of Eric Spadafora as the new vice president and general manager (GM) of BlueJeans by Verizon. This also marks the one-year anniversary of Verizon’s acquisition of BlueJeans, a premier enterprise videoconferencing solution and an integral part of the advanced communications portfolio within Verizon Business. “Eric is poised to take us […]

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BlueJeans Announces Upgraded Features in New Video Conferencing Plan

May 14, 2021

BlueJeans just announced the availability of the BlueJeans Enterprise with Meetings plan for $16.66 per host per month (billed annually). Building on BlueJeans Standard ($9.99/month) and BlueJeans Pro ($13.99/month), the new BlueJeans Enterprise plan delivers a video conferencing experience that is optimized to support hybrid work. BlueJeans Meetings is an enterprise-grade video conferencing performance for […]

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Verizon Business Introduces BlueJeans Telehealth

April 5, 2021

Verizon Business today announced BlueJeans Telehealth, a way for providers and patients to conduct data-driven virtual care conversations. As healthcare organizations look to advance their telehealth practices post-pandemic by extending personalized care into the home, BlueJeans Telehealth gives healthcare providers and their care teams a new way to simply and securely connect with patients remotely. […]

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New Features Added to BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams Solutions

March 3, 2021

BlueJeans by Verizon announced new features to its BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams solution (BlueJeans Gateway). Additionally Microsoft named Verizon as an early launch partner for its new Operator Connect platform. Operator Connect creates a direct peering relationship between the Microsoft Teams platform and Verizon’s SIP trunking network — claiming a more secure and enterprise-grade, […]

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Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2021 Edition

January 27, 2021

Welcome to my 21st annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! I love writing this annual predictions article — it’s both humbling and rewarding. It requires me to stop and research anything new, evaluate the potential impact it will have and then articulate it in a way that matters to readers. If you’re a regular reader of my […]

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BlueJeans By Verizon Upgrades BlueJeans Interface With Engagement Features

January 13, 2021

One of the last big announcements from BlueJeans was the acquisition by Verizon last year. Today, the company released some new features that make the UCC platform more user-friendly and unique when compared to industry leaders MS Teams and Zoom. The new features are: Participant Reactions: Meeting participants can now express their feelings without interrupting […]

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Verizon to Buy BlueJeans, the Rodney Dangerfield of Videoconferencing Companies

April 16, 2020

Today Verizon announced that it will acquire BlueJeans, a cloud-based enterprise videoconferencing and event platform, pending regulatory approval. The transaction will combine BlueJeans’ meeting platform with Verizon’s UCaaS business immediately, according to the news release, and will be deeply integrated with Verizon’s 5G product roadmap. Here’s what rAVe founder Gary Kayye had to say: “The […]

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BlueJeans Adds Interactive Video Livestreaming to UCC Market

June 12, 2019

Blue Jeans Network unveiled what it’s calling the next generation of its livestreaming platform adding better system management and security. Dubbed BlueJeans Events, it includes video interactivity and controls to manage live presentations, webinars, training events and executive town hall-like events that can host up to 15,000 participants. According to a BlueJeans TechValidate survey, 72 […]

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BlueJeans On the Go: Mobile Meetings Without Compromise

June 12, 2019

BlueJeans Network today announced a complete re-do of its mobile meeting experience with an all-new BlueJeans Mobile App. To address the reality of more people meeting remotely, BlueJeans integrated the Dolby VoiceÆ audio stack into its Android and iOS mobile meeting apps. BlueJeans customers now enjoy Dolby Voice audio from the meeting room, desktop, tablet […]

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BlueJeans and Dolby Partner, Simplify Purchasing with Rooms-as-a-Service

March 19, 2019

Blue Jeans Network, Inc. today announced its plan to offer BlueJeans Rooms-as-a-Service featuring Dolby Voice Room in the near future. BlueJeans Rooms-as-a-Service featuring Dolby Voice Room will be a new service-based subscription model for quickly adopting Dolby’s hardware with BlueJeans’ enterprise-grade cloud meetings platform. The Room-as-a-Service model provides IT decision makers with the benefits of […]

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Sennheiser Debuts Audio Technology for BlueJeans and the New SDW 5000 Series

June 5, 2018

Sennheiser will use InfoComm to focus on unified communications and collaboration. Sennheiser’s booth will feature Blue Jeans Network, Inc., provider of a video-based meetings platform, a cloud service that connects desktops, mobile devices and room systems in a single video meeting. Sennheiser’s portfolio of unified communications products unified communications are now fully interoperable with BlueJeans’ […]

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BlueJeans Debuts BlueJeans Huddle to Take on ClickShare and Skype

December 12, 2016

BlueJeans Network today unveiled BlueJeans Huddle, a cloud-connected video system that they say is designed to simplify video connectivity. BlueJeans Huddle system is a combination of standard hardware and BlueJeans proprietary software that can turn any room into an interactive meeting space for what they claim is a fraction of the cost of legacy in-room […]

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InfoComm Offers a Plethora of Collaborations Solutions

July 7, 2014

Practically everyone now offers a collaboration solution was the clear take away from my recent visit to InfoComm 2014. From telecons to document sharing; from video calling to video conferencing; solutions in all shapes and sizes could be had. I met with a number of companies at InfoComm and learned about many solutions, but clearly […]

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