Say you’re a businesswoman and you needed to check in on some employees across the country, or perhaps you are a student conducting interviews for a research project overseas. Ten years ago that may have meant taking a long and expensive trip – but now video streaming and conferencing technologies make everything easier.
“Bandwidth has improved, we all hopefully have faster internet in our homes and businesses, so the idea of video streaming – the whole idea of video calling, the Jetsons thing of being able to see someone – that’s all doable now,” Gallaga says.
What you’ll hear in this segment:
– How some companies use video conferencing to create camaraderie
– How SharedStudios, a video conference art installation, inspired Gallaga to look into these new technologies
– Where video streaming technology is headed in the future (hint: virtual reality is involved)