Video Conferencing

Videoconferencing enables people located at different places to communicate visually at the same time. Technical solutions are used to transmit voice and video communications simultaneously – thereby eliminating distance as a barrier to effective and highly interactive collaboration.

Videoconferencing solutions provide a number of benefits to users:

  • Reduces time, travel and environmental costs associated with travelling.
  • Enables meetings to be conducted more rapidly or on a more regular basis, thereby increasing the speed of decision making.
  • Connects educational facilities together to enable the delivery of distance education in a highly interactive distributed  classroom environment.
  • Activities/sessions can be easily recorded and accessed on demand – thereby becoming enduring materials versus one-time events.

Ways in which HSIMS’ clients use videoconferencing:

  • Education: To extend the audience reach of educational programming – both in real time by delivering programming to      various locations and asynchronously by recording events that can be viewed on demand.
  • Health: To facilitate remote diagnosis, health professional consultations and home care.
  • Legal: To conduct arraignments, depositions, and testimony via video.
  • Business: To hold meetings with stakeholders and interviews with candidates without the requirement to travel.