Video conferencing in today’s world has become an hour of the day for every organization. It makes easy to connect with clients and business partners around the world. We’ve all heard the saying ” ITS’ NICE TO PUT A FACE TO THE NAME “, and it seems so true in this world of digital business. Modern forms of communication such as telephone, email and instant messaging have completely eliminated face-to-face contact. In many ways this has resulted in team, customer or partner relationships are impersonal and cold.
However, there is technology that allows instant communication regardless of physical location.
Video conferencing technology allows individuals or groups to see who they are interacting with, providing a personalized experience for any communication.
Additionally, enterprises are adopting video configurations with enhanced capabilities at an unprecedented rate.
Speaking of the current situation, many organizations have adopted a hybrid telecommuting model, and most of us have at least two workplaces (home and office). Therefore, it is even more necessary to ensure smooth transitions between workplaces.
When it comes to choosing the right video conferencing equipment, there are several factors to consider. Here are some of the key considerations:
Purpose– What do you plan to use the equipment for? Is it for a personal use, business use such as virtual meeting with the client or colleagues?
Number of Attendees– The equipment to be picked up according to the number of participants and should cover the entire conference room or the board room.
Quality– Consider the quality of the video and audio output of the equipment. You want to ensure that the video and audio are clear and of good quality, so that your meetings and conversations are not disrupted by technical issues.
Compatibility– Ensure that the equipment you choose is compatible with your computer, phone or tablet, and with the video conferencing platform you plan to use. This can prevent frustrating compatibility issues that can waste valuable meeting time.
Ease of use: The equipment should be user-friendly and easy to set up and use. It should not require extensive technical knowledge to operate every time a meeting is done
Need for Later Playback– with the right platform, you can simply record the entire video conference, providing you with a perfectly accurate record that can be archived, viewed again, shared with the other attendees, or even posted to YouTube or your website.
Price– Finally, consider the price of the equipment, and ensure that it fits within your budget. Compare prices and features of different brands and models before making a decision.