While video communication was becoming increasingly popular prior to 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic sharply accelerated the trend. Video has now become embedded in all industries, and, for much of the world, frequent video communications are an expected and standard part of working life.
Remote work is no longer an either/or proposition; the new normal is characterised by a hybrid model where the location of work is increasingly irrelevant. Collaboration between co-workers will occur in person, and remotely, with teams frequently distributed over multiple locations. Transferring from one working environment to another must be near seamless, which requires the correct tools. The post-vaccine return to the office is necessitates extensive investment both in meeting rooms (conference cameras) and for personal solutions (I.e. webcams).
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The effect that COVD-19 has had on the meeting room in 2020 and the effect it will have beyond cannot be understated. For many of us our homes became our meeting rooms, and that brings with it a whole set of new challenges about how to most effectively enable people to communicate and collaborate.
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In 2021 Futuresource published its first Home Working Survey. The COVID-19 pandemic, and associated social distancing measures, had prompted huge changes in the way that people worked.