Video phones in telemedicine

By Mariette Johnson Wharton, VP of Marketing Remote patient care is a wonderful application of video phone technology.  For the last three months, Northshore Medical Center in North Miami has had in place an innovative method for treating stroke victims: teleneurology.  North Miami reportedly has one of the highest per capita instances of stroke in […]

Video Calling: Why Now?

By Mariette Johnson Wharton, VP of Marketing The History For at least a century and probably millenia, people have imagined a technology for seeing and talking to others miles away. A video calling vision from 1910. The challenge, of course, has been matching reality to the dream. For decades, attempts at making video calling appealing […]

Video Calling: What Has Changed?

By Mariette Johnson Wharton, VP of Marketing Everything. Video phone calling services are no longer choppy, expensive and awkward. Consider the barriers from earlier video calling attempts: Quality, Cost, and Convenience. Quality Today, we don’t have to suffer from slow connection speeds. High-speed broadband connections (e.g., DSL and cable) are ubiquitous in many areas. Vidtel’s […]