Various Types Of Teleconferencing

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Are you familiar with the term teleconferencing? If yes, then do you know what it is? This article will give you information about variations of teleconference. Before I proceed with the different types, let me tell you what it is actually.

You can say that this is a type of meeting held through the telephone or network connection set up between you and the people you want to communicate with, located in different cities, states and countries. Many people believe that teleconferencing is only a phone conference. So, let me explain you the variations in the specified conferencing system.

Teleconferencing is one of the widely used technology in today's world. This technology has made it easy to reach people at any time anywhere, without bearing the hassle of traveling distances. Under this technology you will find :

Audio teleconference - It will help you to communicate through voice only and no video facility is available. It is commonly known as conference calling too. People, regardless of distance and time zone differences, are connected by audio bridge to conduct a meeting. The required documents and other necessary items are already circulated amongst the group to refer during the meeting (if required).

Audiographics Teleconference - This require few devices like freeze-frame video terminals, electronic tablets/boards, electronic tablets/boards etc. Using some lower-band telecommunication channels it usually transmit visual information, video pictures, alpha numeric etc.

Computer Teleconference - It is one of the most wonderful platform for distant learning. Here the students can receive learning materials that is usually shared by the teacher in a common area accessible for students. Most of the time these are in the form of files that the students can download like syllabi, grades, text study materials etc. On the other hand the students after downloading the files can complete their assignment and then upload it in the same common area.

Video Teleconference - It is not only beneficial for distant learning but also for business organizations that mostly conduct their transactions and process over the Internet. This facility will allow businessmen to call for urgent meeting at their convenient time. From time to time, they can also arrange webinars, which is just like having a face to face meeting. Through this you can not only share files, images, desktops but also see each other.

Additionally students can avail their tutorial classes just from their home without having to travel. The students can have in person tuition, group tuition, or tuition classes just with their friends. There will be board for the teacher to write and explain the task.

You can avail the teleconferencing services from the conference call providers. Make a list of your requirement and contact the provider to find something that will best suit your need. It will save your time and money that you generally used to spend on your traveling to get to a certain place. You can also use this for your home for contacting your near and dear ones who must have gone far away from you in search of better opportunity.

Teleconferencing is one of the most useful innovation of modern technology that has helped us communicate with the people living abroad or offshore.

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