Wonderful uses of video communication technology always excites us at VideoCentric and further afield in the video conferencing & telepresence industry. With applications including saving lives on oil rigs, to video attended weddings and everything in between, Video Conferencing solutions are regularly in the news as a way to connect teams, families, experts and communities in a way that has never been possible before.
This week, researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have shared their insight into how they are exploring the ocean floor with sensors, sonar and HD video communication, sharing real-time data with scientists on shore, and amateur explorers, via the internet, across the world.
In addition to creating baseline maps, the HD video feeds enable the scientists – just two onboard the vessel – to have immediate interaction with 8-35 scientists on shore, and get real-time expertise on unexpected discoveries on the ocean floor.
Find out more about this wonderful use of telepresence technology by reading the full story here.