Fallacy of Telepresence When it Comes to Video Conferencing

May 22, 2012

Washington Business Journal | Simon Dudley

Telepresence is another word for the notion of transparency in communications. When you sit in a telepresence room for a video conference, you are indeed seeing through the technology to be part of a meeting. Almost by definition, it is as though you are looking through a window. In that way, you have captured one of the most important parts of video conferencing: the technology has to give users a window to another place.