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A commercial app that offers a free 21-day trial to test drive.This is a fully-featured cross-platform videoconferencing program the Apple and PC platform has - in most aspects - what i Chat could have been.
Camfrog - now at version 2.9.x works behind all firewalls, routers, and wireless networks avoiding some of the 'gotcha's' that can cause videoconferencing connection problems in homes or business.Skype is the kingpin of the videoconferencing world.It has almost joined Kleenex and Google as a term you use that has come to mean more than the brand.The camera can focus on the person who is sitting in front of the device and reduces background noise for clearer conversations.Color quality from the camera looks outstanding compared to a laptop webcam. View Sonic VG2437Sm 24-inch LED Monitor ($270) The beauty of using this LED monitor from Viewsonic for video chats is that you can see the person in your chat on a 24-inch high-definition screen.It's lack of compatibility with Windows or Andriod OS is unfortunate - but Face Time is a global success regardless.
i Chat was preinstalled on every Mac giving it a large installed userbase.
But with AOL's AIM cross-platform compatibility, there's still a HUGE user-base of AOL Instant Messenger folks to chat with. Full support of text, voice, video and and now - file and screen-sharing with the latest OSX Leopard i Chat HD version.
[FYI: If you get errors trying to do video chat, especially with with PC users, it's often because of Router, Firewall or Internet Security Blocking software far more common on the PC end.
The monitor has a 2-megapixel webcam built in, and you can use an app like Google Hangouts for the video conference.
Unlike other monitors, there are ports for both microphone and headphones and built-in speakers. Dell Chromebox for Meetings (Varies) This small dedicated videoconferencing computer removes Microsoft and Skype from the equation altogether.
There are several competing technologies and hardware products that can make a video call much smoother for everyone involved. Highfive ($1,199 per room) This cloud-based video conferencing software uses an HD camera that sits on top of a monitor.