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The Courts Today Magazine cover story is about video conferencing in courts,
prisons and remote district offices. It covers the e/pop video arraignment
application at the 14th Judicial District, Louisiana. Please see
June/July 2007 issue. Print only.
Fanshawe Connects to the World Through WiredRed [e/pop] Technology. This
article covers the distance learning, administrative and satellite campus goals
of its e/pop installation. Links to another story cover Fanshawe’s use of e/pop
as a live back-channel for Internet radio broadcasting. “With the aid of
WiredRed technology, the college is able to offer high quality, easy-to-use
video conferencing to anyone with access to a computer and an internet browser.”
Getting a Bigger Picture. This article reviews several university video
conferencing installations, including e/pop at Minnesota State University,
Mankato. "I do everything that I would in person, says Loretta DeLong, associate
professor in the Leadership Program. Her experience is really the goal of all
video conferencing and web conferencing solutions.” (article)
Talking Virtual Reality - HD Tools, Desktop Software Take Conferencing by
Storm. The Utah Department of Natural Resources has been using the hosted
version of e/pop at 10 of its 12 widely dispersed offices since August of last
year to avoid travel costs, according to public affairs spokesman Jason Curry.
Article includes industry round-up. (article)
Real ROI: A discount vacation firm finds training heaven on the Web.
Cruise.com knows the value of the web when it comes to conducting business. With
agents spread across the United States, the decision was made to incorporate web
conferencing as the means by which to hold new agent training classes. e/pop had
all the features required for efficient training purposes, including application
and desktop sharing, remote control, and VoIP audio.
In the loop: The best collaboration comes in integrated packages. The
National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration’s Environmental Compliance
Office, for example, uses the e/pop hosted web conferencing services from
WiredRed Software of San Diego to help develop geographic information software.
Increase Efficiency With Web and Video Conferencing. The ability to utilize
standard web browsers, off-the-shelf web cameras and existing network
infrastructure has accelerated the popularity and growth of web and video
Louisiana courts chooses lower-cost videoconferencing option. A Louisiana
state court has replaced a hardware-based videoconferencing system with a
software solution that uses workaday PCs. The 14th Judicial District Court
installed WiredRed’s e/pop Video Conferencing software for video arraignment and
The 14th Judicial District and Lake Charles City Court in Lake Charles, LA
recently has come up with a new, efficient way to conduct arraignments. The
Court recently began using WiredRed’s e/pop web and video conferencing
software, which essentially links it to local jails for video arraignments.
Why travel when you can attend a web conference? Traveling nowadays is a
real bummer. Packed planes, long delays and carry-on limitations can make every
travel day a bad day. So why bother to travel at all? An increasing number of
engineers have turned to general purpose Web conferencing tools to meet online
and replace at least some visits to far-flung design and manufacturing teams.
... Engineers at Ryobi Die Casting have likewise decided to use Web
conferencing, in this case the e/pop system from WiredRed Software.
Videoconferencing aids Hawaii in emergency preparedness. The Hawaii
Department of Defense, Civil Division, recently began using a video
conferencing system from WiredRed to aid public information officers in
effectively communicating in a crisis. (Print edition only, for full text,
please refer to Government Video, September 2006, Vol. 17, #10).
University taps web conferencing software. The Department of Education at
Minnesota State University Mankato has integrated WiredRed’s e/pop Web
Conferencing into its administrator and initial licensure programs to reduce
time and cost needed for travel. (article)
Cruise.com: Using Web Conferencing Technology for Training. For Cruise.com, the
business continuity and the cost-savings benefits of bringing their Web
conferencing application in-house was the right decision.
In the eye of the storm - Videoconferencing via the Web aids Hawaii disaster
response. With e/pop, other PIOs [Public Information Officers] can see who’s
logged on and set up an instant teleconference. Using inexpensive Web cams,
they’re able to see each other, engage in conversation and collaborate on press
releases, talking points for agency officials, PowerPoint presentations and
Meeting Business Communications Challenges Head-On. What, approximately 10
years ago, could be accomplished in a hardware-based video conferencing system,
costing between $20,000 and $50,000, has now made it to the desktop. With equal,
if not better video and sound quality, boardroom-quality video and Web
conferences can now be conducted utilizing a standard desktop PC and any Web
Video Transformation. More contractors are turning to Web-based conferencing
technology to help reduce the costs and other challenges associated with
gathering personnel from around the country for a meeting. … We chose
(technology from WiredRed) because it met all of our needs, including
ease-of-use, low cost of ownership, easy deployment and management, and it fits
nicely with our corporate culture of team involvement. Now, anyone in the
company or customers for that matter, are just a mouse click away.
Spanning Spaces at Hawaii Pacific University. We determined that it was more
viable to purchase, install, and manage our own Web conferencing software rather
than depend on a managed service, so we sought a solution that was affordable,
easy to install, and easy to use....HPU’s costs have been reduced 50 percent for
just remote control and, since we own the e/pop application, we now offer its
entire feature set to other departments.
Training Made Easy. John Smith, an IT training specialist for Florida Rock
Industries, says web conferencing has pretty much eliminated the need for him to
travel for short training sessions. “Why fly or drive for hours for a one-hour
training session,” he asks.
e/pop Web Conferencing Gets Cast in Concrete at Tindall. Video adds to the
richness of e/pop Web Conferencing and the interactive meeting environment.
We always have video running to see the other meeting attendees; it just sets a
more interactive tone to the meetings. We feel like we're closer together, and
everyone who contributes to the meeting can go away assured that they were
Instant Messaging: Solving the Security Problem. IM offers real-time
communication between partners and their receptionists, a back-channel during
teleconferences plus many other benefits for attorneys. But what about security?
One approach is to use an internal, secure IM system with the server behind the
Overall, we found WiredRed's e/pop straightforward, elegant and easy to use.
WiredRed is more effective as a collaborative tool with multipoint video and
VOIP than other products that are focused on one-to-many presentations.
Real-time communications vendor Wiredred last week integrated its web and
videoconferencing software with Microsoft's Office applications. . . . WiredRed
is ahead of the game when it comes to multipoint capabilities integrated with
Office and totally ahead if you want to run that application behind your
Web Conferencing Made Easy. The new version of
e/pop will allow users to launch Web conferences from within Microsoft Corp.'s
suite of Office applications. Mark Epstein, director of IT for the Neighborhood
Assistance Corporation of America, said that integration with Microsoft Office
applications could make the Web conferencing tool "more convenient" to launch
meetings, but he added that "it's already pretty darn easy to use." The company,
based in Jamaica Plain, Mass., uses the tool to conduct regular meetings with
its employees, who are dispersed across 30 offices. (article)
Concrete Company Trades Travel for Web
Meetings Tindall Corp. needed to reduce travel time and expenses while still
encouraging employee collaboration. The solution: e/pop Web Conferencing, which
promises to save the company tons. (article)
From a business perspective, the management features of e/pop are its
strength. The two standout areas are user management and security.
The Ministry of the Attorney General opted for a secure, one-way, real-time
alert messaging tool from the e/pop product line of WiredRed Software Corp. of
San Diego. . . . Mufti is impressed with WiredRed's one-way messaging system,
which was chosen following a two-month search. After testing each demo, he
discovered e/pop had the smallest footprint in the OS, the slightest memory
usage, the least disruption to users and the quickest updates. (article)
For instance, Barr Management uses WiredRed's e/pop enterprise IM product to broadcast alerts
on network outages, new company procedures – in essence, information that must
be distributed quickly to hundreds of employees. It is particularly useful in
sales organizations such as brokerages and energy firms, where reacting quickly
to rapid price fluctuations can mean a profit or loss for the companies
involved. But these environments also require a secure system, and e/pop's
private, secure architecture was a big selling point to Jon Klein, a vice
president and general manager at the Chicago, IL, check cashing firm with 48
e/pop Professional v3.0 wins CMP Network Computing Magazine's 2005 Well
Connected Award for Enterprise Instant Messaging at Networld+InterOp ceremony.
e/pop scored the win against competing products by Sun and Microsoft. “The
Well-Connected Awards are the only industry awards given by technologists based
on real-world product testing and evaluation. These awards take the pulse of the
technology industry and reflect the best of what IT has to offer,” said Fritz
Nelson, VP and Group Publisher of Network Computing. (article)
Employee interest in the technology also resulted in the implementation of an
internal IM application at Golf Savings Bank, which operates eight branch
offices throughout Washington. ... Fortier [Jane Fortier, Golf's vice president
of IT] conducted her own research and testing and found that San Diego-based
WiredRed's e/pop solution met her requirements for scalability, speed,
performance and security. Golf began a trial at a single branch in March 2003
and rolled out the solution enterprise wide the following June with very little
Vice President and General Manager Jon Klein decided that Web conferencing would
greatly enhance the company’s ability to train affiliates, customers and vendors
located around the country. The software’s real-time routing platform delivers
the entire conference session over a single port and TCP/IP connection. This
allows Barr to secure the entire rich-media experience of all Web conferencing
features combined without a reduction in performance. (article)
Oxford Global Resources Chooses WiredRed's e/pop Web Conferencing to Cut Costs
on Employee Training, Sales Meetings and Company Orientations. "e/pop Web
Conferencing enables our training staff to work with all of our remote offices,
yet it brings a true interactive learning environment to the training session."
Florida Rock employed the simple technology of instant messaging (IM) in
order to push vital information in front of its dispatchers. Yet, using a public
IM service wouldn't suffice because there was the possibility of exposing vital
order and customer information over the public server. Instead, the company
deployed an application called e/pop from communication technology vendor
WiredRed, www.wiredred-epop.com, which helps dispatchers receive change orders in
After about a week of implementation time in October 2003, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service's Administration for Children and Families was up and running with WiredRed's e/pop Alert software. "We bought it for emergency-type messages," he [IT Specialist Kevin Fine] said. "With it, we can instantly broadcast a message to all our PCs. Think of it as an electronic PA system."
After putting our seven contestants through the
wringer, we awarded our Editor's Choice to WiredRed's e/pop Professional for its
superior security capabilities, user interface, reporting and features.
to “start simple” with the like of an alert or chat session and then escalate
the encounter to a fully interactive conference—with multi-point and
bandwidth-friendly data, audio, video and web conferencing—is of significant
benefit to the end user and the organization as a whole. (article)
After evaluating various enterprise IM options, Golf Savings Bank selected
WiredRed's e/pop, especially because of its ability to work via Frame Relay,
which the bank uses to connect all of its offices' LANs. One side benefit of an
enterprise IM system, besides the ability to secure and log all messages, is it
can maintain internal communications even when e-mail is down.
Web conferencing software provider WiredRed has released an XML-based SDK
WiredRed Software...now offering an XML-based web services
software interface for its e/pop Web Conferencing software. (story)
Another strong contender is WiredRed Software Corp. WiredRed
offers e/pop Secure Instant Messaging. This is a corporate-only IM product. I
give it high marks for both security and ease of administration. If your
customer wants an IM approach that's confined with the corporate LAN, WiredRed
deserves your consideration.
"R U Ready? Presence Management In Today's IP-Based World," By
Allen Drennan, WiredRed CTO, and David Coleman, Chief, Analyst,
e/pop makes Gartner Web Conferencing
Magic Quadrant, May 2004. WiredRed is a forward looking hybrid of
presence based IM and Web conferencing -- a direction that is
becoming a trend.
technology proficient, innovative, and nimble; their customer list
is impressive. Wainhouse Research, Rich Media Conferencing
May 4, 2004
A Virtual Room of One's Own.
April 19, 2004
Network Computing names e/pop Professional to 2004 Well
Connected Awards Finalists. WiredRed Software, Sun Microsystems
and IBM Lotus vie for Corporate Instant Messaging Solution,
March 5, 2004
Cool Looking Product: WiredRed Software's e/pop Web
Conferencing. A significant product came to the enterprise
conferencing market in December. WiredRed's (www.wiredred-epop.com)
e/pop Web Conferencing with multi-party video is feature-laden,
but its nicest feature may be the upfront, flat-fee pricing
February 20, 2004
Enter WiredRed's e/pop IM system, which let Bond Street Capital
establish a private and secure IM network behind its firewall.
The IM network could also be extended to lender banks... "It took 15 minutes to load the WiredRed server," Forman says.
Forman says IM has largely displaced e-mail, and now comprises
the majority of the company's electronic communications.
One firm that is using IM internally is direct-access trader
Terra Nova Trading. Terry Regas, manager of the business
development group at the Chicago-based firm, is using the e/pop
system from WiredRed of San Diego, Calif. Regas says, "It's used
across the organization to communicate sensitive information. As
a result, if something is happening in the markets or there's an
event taking place that could impact the markets, the
information can be disseminated quickly."
Another firm using that system is Davenport & Company, a
Richmond, Va.-based broker-dealer, which has been using IM for
four years. Noting that the firm uses the medium strictly
internally, Mike Eckler, vice president of information services,
says, "We have it set up so the IT department can IM the entire
company in seconds." It is used to notify personnel when an
application is down or if there is a network outage. He adds
that it prevents the call center from getting swamped with
inquiries. Sales assistants also use it to send messages to
their bosses when they are on the phone, to advise them of
another call or pending meeting. As well, receptionists can use
it to see who is in or out of the office.
An audit and reporting feature allows the firm to record and
archive IMs to achieve compliance with U.S. securities