The internet is humming around the clock with meetings of all kinds. The connections are alive with individual chats, webinars, class sessions and video conferencing.
A Special Form of Telecommunications
Generally, two or more people will join a video conference, which is an audio-visual telecommunications call, for a meeting. For many established and new companies, schools, organizations and other groups, video conferencing is a key tool to conduct business remotely.
Basic equipment and resources needed for video conferencing include access to the internet, a computer and a display device, such as a laptop or desktop computer monitor or a television screen, and software.
A video conference may be conducted among computer-users, or a session may be a more complex production involving a meeting room supplied with cameras, microphones, writing screens and other equipment. The extra equipment may be appropriate for larger, instructional meetings with people speaking and interacting …