Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, collaboration, communications, connections, Tech Trivia, telecommunications, Telepresence, videoconferencing, VoIP
Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is Skype
Skype is an IP telephony service provider that offers free calling between subscribers and low-cost calling to people who don’t use the service. In addition to standard telephone calls, Skype enables file transfers, texting, video chat and videoconferencing.
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Secret Word of the Day
You could use this service to make a friend think it was the White House on the line when you called. What’s the secret word?
A CNG program inserts noise into the silent parts of conversations so you won’t think you’ve lost your connection. What does CNG stand for?
Are communications over a cable modem Internet connection symmetric or asymmetric?
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IT Knowledge Exchange: VoIP Q&A
Browse the collection of questions and answers about VoIP or join ITKE to ask your own questions.
Telepresence and video conferencing: Reaping the benefits
The benefits of video communications technology have yet to be realized in many enterprises, but the right deployment and the right corporate culture can help these companies reap tremendous benefits.