5 Reasons for a New Video Conferencing Tool

By Kevin Glass - April 27, 2017

It seems to us here at CafeX that there has been a sudden rise in the number of video conferencing tools being released. It’s a good sign in most ways, as it validates the industry’s recognition that video communications still has room to grow and develop. It also means that customers have a choice, which is always good for innovation.

So, why is it we are seeing more and more analysts reports entitled things like, “Yet another video conferencing application” (here and here )? We think the reason is that, while we are getting more tools and more companies involved, we’re not getting different tools. We’re not addressing what causes issues today and we’re not bringing anything new to the table.

What is it we want to change? Well, here are a few of the many things we’ve thought about:

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In CafeX Meetings we’ve addressed these and many other issues to try and change the way we think about video conferencing as a whole. Of course that’s not the end of the story; with Meetings comes the ability to embed the technology in other applications. Video conferencing is a great standalone tool but it’s even more powerful as part of a complete objective driven workflow.