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First Responder training using video

Posted by Chris Townsend

30-Oct-2014 11:30:00

During public emergencies, we rely on the ability of our First Responders to provide a coordinated and effective response. To ensure that First Responders get the best training possible requires extensive planning and coordination among agencies. They need access to high-quality training at all certification levels in an environment that encourages leadership development and peer mentoring. Our ability to deliver a focused, interactive training program empowers our First Responders to keep our communities safe. BCS Global have looked into the benefits of using Video Conferencing for first responders. 

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Info Sheet - ADA Compliance for the Deaf

Posted by Chris Townsend

29-Oct-2014 13:00:00

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), any state or local service, program or offering, any hospital, hotel, motel, place of public accommodation or business with more than 15 employees must provide effective means of communication for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Often, the best means of communication is through American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters. However, ASL interpreters may not be needed frequently or for a long enough time to make it economically feasible to have a full-time interpreter onsite. BCS Global have looked into the benefits of using Video Conferencing for people with Disabilities

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Cloudmedia Race Car Wins The Fiesta Championship

Posted by Chris Townsend

27-Oct-2014 11:35:00

We would like hand our congratulations to David Ellesley for finishing top of the Fiesta championship with the BCS Global sponsored Cloudmedia race car.

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Video Conferencing for Student Recruitment

Posted by Chris Townsend

27-Oct-2014 09:30:00

In modern society, the need for students to pursue higher education is greater than ever. However, high-quality but lesser known schools may not be on students’ radar. Or their tuition fees or distance from students’ hometowns may create a perception that they are out of reach. At the same time, many students struggle to navigate the sometimes complex steps and requirements to find and apply to schools best-suited to their academic goals and financial resources. BCS Global have looked into the benefits of using Video Conferencing for Student recruitment. 

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Industry - Behavioural and Mental Health

Posted by Chris Townsend

24-Oct-2014 14:30:00

Behavioural and Mental Health is as important as traditional health care and is extremely well suited for video conferencing. E-Therapy and tele-mental health are both terms that refer to this type of healthcare. BCS Global have looked into the benefits of using Video Conferencing within Mental Health. 

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Industry - Foreign Language instruction

Posted by Chris Townsend

23-Oct-2014 10:30:00

Continued globalization puts foreign language skills at a premium. Yet schools are struggling to provide adequate foreign language instruction for their students due to budget cuts, staffing and other considerations. BCS Global have looked into the benefits of using Video Conferencing within Language Education. 

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Industry - Early Education

Posted by Chris Townsend

21-Oct-2014 15:19:00

A quality education begins at birth. Children enrolled in learning programs as early as age 2 can benefit from content delivered over interactive video. Parents of young children can benefit from workshops and access to services that make them active participants in a successful early learning process. BCS Global have looked into the benefits of using Video Conferencing within Early Education. 

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Video Conferencing: Top tips for closing sales.

Posted by Chris Townsend

17-Oct-2014 10:00:00

We all have our preferred method of pitching a solution or product to a potential customer; some of us prefer to get up close and personal, show them all the bells and whistles. Others like to keep a long correspondence of jumbled emails, and the rest of us simply pick up the phone in the hope of catching customers at the right time. What about video? Let's take a look at what video meetings could do for your sales force.

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Topics: Video Conferencing

Cloudmedia: Pictures that paint a few thousand words.

Posted by Chris Townsend

15-Oct-2014 14:30:00

Did you know that 40% of people respond better to an image than plain text? In fact, 90% of the information transmitted to our brains is visual, and images are processed 60,000 times faster than text.

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Topics: Digital Signage and In-Store Experience

Cloudmedia: Strength in Hardware.

Posted by Chris Townsend

14-Oct-2014 12:30:00

Cloudmedia is a fully managed end-to-end visual communications service enabling media-rich digital content, without the need for significant capital expenditure or specialist know-how. This cloud-based service provides a reliable, scalable and cost-effective platform for all types of organisations.

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Topics: Cloudmedia, Digital Signage, Products, Digital Signage and In-Store Experience

    

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