With traveling expenses rapidly approaching the absurd, companies are looking for alternatives to the “actually being there” type of meeting. That’s where telepresence comes in. Telepresence is a suite of technologies that allow people to interact virtually, with an emphasis on being as realistic as possible. Earlier this year, TechRepublic contributor Deb Shinder wrote an overview of this technology in the post “Telepresence: The next best thing to being there.”Cisco’s version of virtual meetingsI’d like to shed some light on Cisco’s version of this amazing technology, having just completed training on TelePresence (Cisco uses a capital P). I’ve been in San Jose this past week under the careful tutelage of Roger McLain, of McLain Consulting, and Casie Lantz, of Ascolta Training (Cisco partner), learning how to install and maintain a TelePresence meeting room. Throughout the class it was easy to get excited about the technology, and it didn’t take much imagination to visualize everyone using some form of telepresence in the not-too-distant future.To prove my point, I’d like you to watch the Cisco video “Next Steps in Global Business.” Or for the CSI:NY fans out there, a Cisco TelePresence suite was used in “Episode 415 of the fourth season.” My… Read full this story
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