Telepresence: The Experience of Natural Interactions

The 1996 hit movie Jerry Maguire, starring Tom Cruise and Renee Zellweger, has long since reached cult status. Memorable quotes from the movie have become an integral part of day to day language. One quote that has entered the public lexicon is “show me the money!” Nowadays, Telepresence is “showing the money” in the corporate …

Telepresence on the Big Screen

In 1902, Georges Méliès, a French magician and filmmaker produced and directed the world’s first science fiction film titled A Trip to the Moon. Since then, science fiction has evolved into one of the most popular and successful genres on both the big and small screen. In addition to being a beloved genre, science fiction …

Contextual Awareness- Is This What 2025 Will Look Like?

On June 26, 2012, IMTC held its bi-annual 2025 Virtual Conference. The main issue discussed in the conference was how will technology impact our lives and operate in 2025? Nowadays, video communication has reached a point of maturation as TV’s support Skype video conferencing and smartphones are capable of delivering HD quality videos. These are …

Immersive Telepresence Experience – With an iPad

When you say telepresence, most people think of a large, well lit room filled with equipment that’s worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. But a new company is trying to redefine what telepresence is – by going back to basics. Double Robotics, a Mountain View CA startup, created a new product that delivers a somewhat …

“Skype is in our future” – Video Conferencing at Pfizer

In March 2011, IMTC has conducted the first CTO roundtable – a firs generic cialis onlinee t of it’s kind event with participants from both the vendor, the service provider and the clients end. Mirril McMullen, the director of connectivity solutions architecture at Pfizer Pharmaceuticals has joined the event to talk about video-conferencing in Pfizer. …