To conduct meeting with key members of the company, who are not physically present, video conferencing system can be used. This has tremendously evolved in the recent years. There are many meeting maker software that help you to conduct the meeting online. Good quality webcams, speakers, display screen, high definition codec unit and higher bandwidth internet connection are needed to conduct the meeting effectively. The codec unit?s prices start from $60,000 onwards to $300,000. Two kinds of teleconferencing systems are available out there. One is portable and the other being in the same room. Conferencing systems that do not have the feature of portability are used in offices and schools. Set top video system is portable and small in size. This system is used when there is a need to move the monitor to other location in the same room. This type of systems is inexpensive and can be afforded by anyone. Desktop conferencing system is used in homes to have contact with friends and family members. But if don?t want to spend a single penny for doing a video call, then you can switch for Yahoo! or Skype application. Skype is a video conferencing application that allows you to perform video calls from anywhere in the world at free of cost. Here, you will require a webcam that has built-in microphone.
To do a professional meeting, you can opt for other video conferencing software. GoToMeeting.com is a website that has the teleconferencing software available at free of cost for 30 days. Anyhow, if you want the full version, then you have to download it. Microsoft?s product, Live Meeting will enable one to participate the meeting online using audio and video techniques. Installing the software is done automatically only if you are using the recently updated version of Microsoft Office. The process of live meeting download is simple or else you can search for other alternative way on the internet to activate this application. The login procedure of this application will enable you to start the meeting. Importing PowerPoint, Windows media player and Macromedia Flash files can be made easily with this software. If a webcam is attached to the computer, then you can be able to view the persons to whom you are conferencing. Before you download the application, you can use the trial pack for 30 days at free of cost. During this trial period, you can do video conferencing free to check the features of the software. You can buy the full version by paying out some money.