Virtual Conferences Group 12
Virtual Conferences • A virtual conference is any part of a “live” conference that is made available via Web for attendees around the world to view live or on-demand
Types of Virtual Conferences • Skype • Oovoo • iVisit • FaceTime • Cisco • Polycom • Go ToMeetings
Benefits of a Virtual Conference • The benefit of a Virtual Conference is to offer the convenience of your desktop without the inconvenience or cost of travel • These conferences can increase efficiency and productivity by limiting travel costs and making it much easier to gather people regardless of their location • Virtual Conferences use TurnTool to store 3D files and make them available on the internet. TurnTool is also used to develop and power virtual conferences • They can recreate any landmark, building, or environment anywhere in the world, and give the user a true life experience of actually being there.
Limitations of a Virtual Conferences • The major limitation of a Virtual Conference is the lack of face-to-face meeting opportunities. • Technical difficulties associated with smooth transmissions that could result from software, hardware or network failure is also a huge disadvantage of virtual conferences.
Components of a Video Conference • Webcasts • Networking • Video • Exhibitors • Audio • Archives
Uses of a Video Conference • Exhibition halls • Auditoriums • Lounges • Stadiums • Many more
Example of a Virtual Conference • Go ToMeeting Commercial