When was the last time you used a dedicated video conferencing room over a video call on Skype, Slack, or FaceTime?
This realization has seemingly hit Cisco Systems, which is pushing a new “smart” whiteboard to the market.
It’s basically a giant iPad mounted on the wall. But it makes sense.
Over the years, Cisco and its competitors have struggled to push deluxe video conferencing gear as widely as they hoped.
By Cisco’s estimates, only 1 percent of small firms have dedicated video call equipment, like high-definition screens with microphones. That figure is 5 percent and 15 percent, respectively, at medium and large firms. >continue reading