Meetings are indispensable in the process of enterprise development, and remote meetings are indispensable activities for enterprises and institutions to expand the market and manage personnel. It can not only greatly save the travel expenses of the enterprise, but also improve the efficiency of enterprise decision-making. . At present, the main ways to realize remote conferences in the market are teleconferences and video conferences.
Nowadays, generally speaking, network video conference refers to software video conference. The display device is on the computer or projection screen, relying on the network IP line transmission. Video conference refers to a meeting in which people located in two or more locations conduct face-to-face conversations through communication devices (PCs, conference terminals, mobile phones, etc.) and the Internet to achieve real-time audio and video communication. Video conferencing, such as all-in-one video conferencing, has many meeting auxiliary functions, real-time document sharing, meeting recording, etc. Display devices are generally LCD TVs or projectors, and most of them are transmitted via network IP.
Teleconferences appeared earlier than video conferences. In layman's terms, teleconferences use the telephone (mobile phone) as a tool, the telephone line as the carrier, using the conference table speakerphone, and the auxiliary equipment as the conference call bridge to convene two or more parties. Teleconferences are basically pure voice communication. Advanced teleconferences can see the video display of one or two parties, and have a simple voice recording function. Because it relies on telephones to hold meetings, it is called a telephone conference.
The equipment required for a teleconference is a telephone and a mobile phone; the equipment required for a video conference is a conference terminal, a PC host, a mobile phone, a tablet, a video box, etc. In terms of conference functions, teleconferences only have voice calls, while video conferences can also be video calls in addition to voice, including document sharing, screen sharing, text communication, meeting voting, meeting recording, meeting sign-in, electronic whiteboard and other functions. For conference purposes, the teleconference function is single, and generally can only be used for basic daily meetings, while the video conference system can be extended to staff training, distance education, telemedicine consultation, customer service system, financial training and other applications.