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TMCnet Telepresence Week in Review

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August 13, 2011

TMCnet Telepresence Week in Review

By Stefania Viscusi, Assignment Desk Editor

Welcome to the latest edition of TMCnet’s Telepresence (News - Alert) Week in Review where we highlight all the top headlines in high definition video conferencing for this past week.

Blue Jeans Network
announced several new pricing plans for their video conferencing services targeted at businesses and individuals. 

These new prices, according to company officials, address the need for a fixed price for unlimited minutes, as well as for those customers wanting lower cost individual plans supporting just a single virtual meeting room. 

Nefsis, a provider of cloud-based video conferencing provider also made
headlines this week with a “Top 5” advantages of cloud-based video conferencing announcement. 

Company officials noted that using cloud-based services can greatly reduce the need for in-person meetings as well as reduce costs and greenhouse emissions associated with the business travel. 

Also this week, TMCnet
highlighted all the latest trends and benefits in video conferencing technology today and provided an overview of a recent video interview conducted with TMC CEO Rich Tehrani (News - Alert) and Walter Somsel, director of Sales at Conferencing Advisors.  Check out that video below.

Finally, TMCnet contributor David Sims wrote a feature story this week that takes an interesting look at how Telepresence and video technologies are game-changing for mental health providers.

According to the article, non-profit organization Mind Australia which provides mental health services, is using telepresence and video conferencing services to help give their employees direct access to clients and allow them to meet over video conferencing sessions.That’s all for this week, be sure to check back with TMCnet throughout the week for all the latest in Telepresence technology news as it happens. Until next week…

Stefania Viscusi is an assignment editor for TMCnet, covering voice and Voice over IP technologies. She also oversees production of TMCnet's e-Newsletters in the areas of Internet telephony and speech technology. To read more of Stefania's articles, please visit her columnist page.

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