Video Conferencing Abilities

What Is It?

Video conferencing is an online telephone conversation allowing participants to speak face-to-face with one another when not in the same location. Video conferencing can be used for communication between two individuals, called “point-to-point,” and consists of two-way audio and video. Video conferencing can also be used in a lecture-hall format, called “one-to-many,” whereby one video feed can be viewed and listened to by many users over the internet. A third option is “many-to-many” videoconferencing. a service that can be used to provide live audio and video connections between two or more sites between two or more individuals or even between individuals in a conference room with another individual or conference room.


By reducing the need to travel, video conferencing saves businesses money by decreasing travel-associated costs while simultaneously minimizing carbon emissions from airplanes and other potential vehicles. Video conferences may also be stored and replayed when needed, increasing employees access to information, training sessions, etc.

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Challenge Participants Currently Adopting This Practice

  • A Better City
  • Au Bon Pain
  • BioMed Realty Trust
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Boston Housing Authority
  • Boston Private Bank
  • Dana-Farber
  • ERG
  • Federal Reserve
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • Gillette
  • HNTB
  • John Hancock/Manulife Financial
  • Meister Consultants
  • New England Aquarium
  • Nixon Peabody
  • Nutter, McClennen & Fish, LLP
  • Peabody Office Furniture
  • Putnam Investments
  • TRO Jung|Brannen
  • Tsoi/Kobus & Associates
  • Turner Construction
  • Veolia
  • WilmerHale
  • Zoo New England

Financing Options, Incentives, And Rebates

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