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Six most distracting sounds in the remote meeting

Don’t you hate it when you are in a phone meeting and someone is nervously tapping their pen on the table? According to our customers in a recent survey, sound is the single most important factor in a remote meeting. Read about it here. There are some really distracting sounds out there. The question is, […]

Sounds important – a customer survey

We recently asked around sixty of our customers what they value the most when it comes to a remote meeting.

And yes, sound is really that important. A comment in the survey was “Sound is the basis of every meeting. The other things can be worked around but if you cannot clearly hear the meeting is over.” We […]

And the winner is…

…Erik Flournoy living in Honolulu, Hawaii! Erik managed to get all the right answers in our Phone Plug Quiz and wins a Konftel 55W! You find the right answers at the bottom of this post.

Congratulations Erik, who are you and what do you do?
I am a passionate solution provider that strives to make every customer smile. I believe there is a solution […]

How to look smart in a meeting…

The funny Sarah Cooper writes on her satirical blog about How to look smart in a Video Conference Call. Read the blog post here and your meeting technique will forever be changed.

Another tip, that’s not in Sarahs funny blog post, is to skip the video and just have a meeting with really good sound – it makes you focus more on the […]

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 […]