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View Poll Results: Would you find Video Calling/Conferencing on BB Useful?
My business would be able to leverage this & thus it would be useful. 1 16.67%
My business hardly uses Video Conferencing. 1 16.67%
I think it would be useful for personal use. 0 0%
I have no use for Video Conferencing on my BlackBerry. 4 66.67%
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Old 12-11-2009, 06:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all,

This may have been talked about, briefly before (forgive me if it was indepth), but I'm very curious.

Considering MS Exchange 2010, Cisco VoIP office integration (along with Lucent/Avaya) and BlackBerry offering a tie in server platform to route office line calls to the BB & back again, would this not be the next logical step?

RIM has made some serious in-roads into the mobile corporate/business office, almost so much that the company owned laptop may no longer be necessary (unless your in IT & support desktops/code apps).

I'm thinking with Unified Communications almost becoming fully integrated in 2010/2011 with everything we do (Emails, Calls - inter-office incl, SAP databases, SSH clients, corporate IM, etc) I think the only thing missing is video conferencing.

Would this be useful for corporate meetings to those in hotels, and otherwise mobile without a Polycomm setup? Would this not be efficient when needed??
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Old 12-11-2009, 07:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I can't see the BB replacing the laptop or PC just yet, or anytime soon for that matter. If you just use the laptop for email, then yes it can. However the small screen really prevents me from doing much more than that or some surfing.

I can see where video conferencing might be useful, but bandwidth would be an issue. And I would think the handheld device would have be much more powerful with more memory than we have today.
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Old 12-11-2009, 08:33 PM   #3 (permalink)
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At this point in time I do not see video conferencing as a benefit on a blackberry, especially where the camera is on the back.

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