Do You Know These Characteristics of Teleconference ?

Move Information – Not People

Electronic delivery is more efficient than physically moving people to a site, whether it is a faculty member or administrator.

Save Time: Content presented by one or many sources is received in many places simultaneously and instantly. Travel is reduced resulting in more productive time. Communication is improved and meetings are more efficient. It adds a competitive edge that face-to-face meetings do not.

Lower Costs: Costs (travel, meals, lodging) are reduced by keeping employees in the office, speeding up product development cycles, improving performance through frequent meetings with timely information.

Accessible: Through any origination site in the world. Larger Audiences: More people can attend. The larger the audience, the lower the cost per person.

Larger Audiences: More people can attend. The larger the audience, the lower cost per person.

Adaptable: Useful for business, associations, hospitals, and institutions to discuss, inform, train, educate or present.

Flexible: With a remote receive or transmit truck, a transmit or receive site can be located anywhere.

Security: Signals can be encrypted (scrambled) when it is necessary. Encryption prevents outside viewers.

Unity: Provides a shared sense of identity. People feel more a part of the group…more often. Individuals or groups at multiple locations can be linked frequently.

Timely: For time-critical information, sites can be linked quickly. An audio or point-to-point teleconference can be convened in three minutes.

Interactive: Dynamic; requires the user’s active participation. It enhances personal communication. When used well for learning, the interactivity will enhance the learning and the teaching experience.