Category Archive: Facetime

apple videoconferencing functionality, first created on the iPhone4, later ported to the iMAC

Dec 09

Martini Video: Anytime, Anywhere, Any Place and Any Device

Using video conferencing on the mobile devices is creating a wide adoption and is already seeing a big market growth. How do you navigate yourself between the proper technologies and build yourself a roadmap for the coming next years.

Apr 15

IPAD2 revolution in the household

Ordered on the 25th of march and this week I received my IPad2, i’ve got the wifi only version since i can use the public hotspot function on my iphone4. I especially waited for the second generation because i wanted the videoconferencing functionality. Ofcourse perfectly simple to use FaceTime funtionality with my iPhone and another …

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Mar 02

iPad 2 released today by Apple

iPad 2 released today by Apple. An evolution of the revolution. Where other vendors are still playing catch-up with the iPad 2, Apple sets a new mark on the horizon again.

Dec 29

Skype videocalling with mobile coming in 2011?

Unified communications in the consumer world is taking the next step. After Apple making Facetime videocalling available form the iPhone4 and iPod Touch to a Mac computer. Others are responding. Cisco introduced Umi which had a connection capability with Google Video chat. Now  it is spotted by Redmondpie that Skype will introduce Skype Video for …

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Dec 06

Videoconferencing between iPhone4, desktop and video endpoints

One of reasons I was attracted to the iPhone4 was it’s videoconferencing capabilities. In the beginning you were only able to use the Facetime feature with other iPhone4 users and only if you were connected to wifi, not a 3G connection. But the world has been improving. I tested this a couple of times with …

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Sep 05

Apple Facetime – Open Standard?!

With the release of the iPhone4, Apple is trying to move boundaries yet again. This time with the use of Facetime, a video application current only available for iPhone4 users, soon also for the new release of iPod Touch users. It is currently only supported over a Wifi connection and not 3G/EDGE or LTE. Apple …

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Aug 30

Who wants to miss the Cloud? Cisco to buy Skype?

For over a year there has been a clear customer demand for the topic Cloud and SaaS (software as a service).  A big trend these days that companies combine both on-premise solutions with cloud based connectors. Some examples: Cisco acquired Scansafe and combined this with their on-premise acquisition of Ironport Cisco acquires Webex. Solution for …

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Aug 28

Unified Communications: the most open vendor takes it all

It’s been three weeks now that i have writing blogs on Djeek.com and my most inspiration currently comes from UC related topics.  Currently i see a market quickly evolving, takeovers, quickly enhancing product portfolio’s and partnerships. Enterprises today are really struggling with the UC topic. They have invested in different vendors in the past on …

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