With the skyrocketing costs of fuel everyone is looking to cut travel costs. Across the Nation we are seeing Healthcare institutions, Corporations, Educational Facilities and Government branches implementing video conferencing solutions as a way to cut travel costs and save money.
With the flurry of advancements in video conferencing technology and the widespread availability of broadband connectivity, you can have meetings in your home office, hotel room, coffee shop or even 30,000 feet in the air. Video conferencing is all about flexibility – being able to meet with people who are important to your business activities at any place and any time. Video conferencing greatly reduces travel costs, makes workers more accessible and productive and provides a natural form of communication when you are not able to meet in person. With the added ability to video conference on Apple IOS and Android devices there is no excuse not to embrace the technology and start reaping its benefits.
Common applications are, Telemedicine and Mental Health, Telecommuting, Enterprise Communications, Distance Learning, Company announcements and Town Hall Meetings, Media Relations, virtual meetings along with many other applications.
As the cost of desktop and video conferencing room solutions comes down and the user experience rises, a simple ROI calculation can show video solutions paying for themselves in a very short period of time. By eliminating one $1200 business trip per month for a year, you could implement a turnkey video conferencing solution. As an added bonus, systems are so easy to use that they encourage usage across the whole organization. This reduces travel, boosts morale and encourages collaboration. The latest systems have scalable video and technology that automatically adjusts to available bandwidth making them practical for all types of networks and reducing IT concerns. Lastly, special programs are available that allow you to turn your video conferencing solution into an annual operating expense as opposed to a capital expense. These programs also let you upgrade at any time, allowing you to stay up to date with the latest equipment and product releases.
IDSolutions makes IP Video simple, to learn more on how you can take advantage of these opportunities call on our trusted advisors to help guide you through the video solution maze.