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TED Talk: 5 ways to listen better

Listen to this! In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, “We are losing our listening.” In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure shares five ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening — to other people and the world around you. See it here.

 

 

 

Back to basic boxes – good for the environment

Konftel is introducing new product packaging as part of a holistic approach to reduce our impact on the environment.

“We are delighted to be able to present fresh, new and simplified packaging for our entire portfolio of conference telephones and sound units. Of course, they look good! But the fact that the new design will help […]

Skype for web in worldwide beta

Skype announced a couple of days ago that it’s web based service now is available as a beta worldwide and supports a wide range of languages, see list below. This means that you can call via Skype without downloading a client for your device and that using Skype on public machines will become far more practical than before.

Konftel phones have supports use […]

Chinese students’ first impressions of Sweden – through Konftel

With an iPad and a Konftel 55, six students from Shanghai who have been officially accepted to attend Swedish universities for the 2015-2016 academic year, took part in a conference call with staff from the University of Gothenburg. The students took the opportunity to ask questions over the Skype connection – which had excellent sound quality.

 

They all appreciated the […]

UC Expo 2015 – No Size Fits All

Conferencing is converging. OK, but what does that really mean? From a technology perspective we see that traditional phone and video conferencing is merging with mobile in flexible software and cloud-based solutions. Users experience that the borders are blurring as specific classifications for audio, video and web conferencing are becoming less relevant.

Despite this there is […]

Enterprise Connect Day 3: Wireless IP heating up and the threat of a “VoIPmageddon”

This is the last report from Enterprise Connect 2015 in Orlando and it feels natural to keep it around a theme of wireless and IP.
If we start with the impressions from customer meetings in the Konftel booth, clearly the SIP solutions for 300Wx scored high. The concept of using stable and secure HD wireless through […]

Enterprise Connect Day 2: To keep up with the accelerating speed in business life

Two important keynote sessions this morning: Ciscos Rowan Trollope and Avayas Gary Barnett. Both of them started by noting that the business climate and requirements to be successful is changing rapidly. The speed of change itself is one of the major challenges.

So, what should be the answer to that? It is about speeding up decision […]

Enterprise Connect Day 1: Intense discussions on UCC

25 Years as a hub in the business communications industry. The conference and trade show Enterprise Connect, former Voicecon, is celebrating this year with all the big end customers, and sponsoring manufacturers and vendors in Orlando, Florida.

It all kicked off with an intense full day conference agenda. Hot topics were real time web communications – […]