Category Archive: Skype

Skype is a peer-to-peer voice and video service provider based on proprietary protocols, with a massive installed base, mainly on consumers for it's free capabilities

Feb 05

Skype4Business, upcoming voice (OPUS) codec. Will it be in there? No, not in initial release

All Unified Communications vendors talk SIP nowadays, but the SIP standards leaves so much room for vendor additions that different SIP implementations do not automatically talk to each other. That’s why often a Session Border Controller is need for voice or video to make sure things are made compatible. Let’s talk a about codecs currently used …

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Feb 05

Lync 2013 and Skype4Business End-user Devices Selection for Enterprise Voice

Choosing the right end-user devices (EUD) for your Lync solution is crucial for the adoption of your unified communications solution and thus for realizing your business case of lowering telecom cost and greater agility in doing business internally and with your partners and customers. When you have setup your on premise or partner hosted Lync 2013 …

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Jan 23

Lync 2013 and Skype Connectivity – Business and Consumer UC combined

Microsoft Lync 2013 and Skype connectivity brings business and consumer closer to together via chat, audio and soon via video

Dec 20

Global Microsoft Lync 2013 roll-out and conferencing

Global Microsoft Lync 2013 roll-out and conferencing. Explanation on what is needed and a stepped approach on what to do. Benefits are explained and cost savings can be achieved

Dec 14

Lync 2013 – compelling reasons to upgrade

This blog contains description of new Microsoft Lync 2013 feature and resources. It will go into the new video capabilities like h.264.svc, Gallery View and the Lync Room System, Skype interoperability and Lync 2013 mobile clients.

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.

Dec 30

Skype Mobile Video on iPhone released

Yesterday I was writing about that Skype was about to release video support on their Skype iPhone client in 2011. Actually today it was already released.  Take a look here to find the details at the Skype for iPhone page. I tried it out with two accounts, take a look here at some screenshots below: …

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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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