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Over the past several years, we have witnessed an evolution in the classroom. Some would call it a revolution. The traditional instructor-led lecture is slowly giving way to a more active model. Students are being asked to learn in a more collaborative environment. This small group collaborative interaction motivates students to be more engaged. As […]
Some of the best moments we have are when we spend time communicating with our colleagues and brainstorming exciting new ideas. The advent of video communications has allowed for this kind of thing to happen instantly with groups of people that live entire oceans apart. It has been no easy feat to bring about this […]
We frequently meet customers whose entire livelihood relies on interacting with their clients via Zoom. In many cases, they are reaching out to people who would otherwise have had no access to their services. In other cases, our customers reach out remotely in order to avoid the stress and expense involved in business travel. There […]
“Lights, camera, action!” These words are spoken as a cue to the film crew at the beginning of a take. They represent the order in which things must progress just before the filming happens. Notice the first word: “Lights.” This word is at the beginning of the cue because before the camera rolls, the scene […]
Periodically we here at Zoom like to spotlight one of our features, giving you a full breakdown on why the feature matters and how you can use it to make better meetings for yourself and your participants. Today we’re spotlighting how to call in and out of your conference rooms. There are a few scenarios […]
Check out our newest case study: Mascus Coordinates Its Online Multinational Machinery Marketplace Using Zoom. This case focuses on Mascus, an online markeplace where people can buy and sell heavy machinery such as excavators, trucks, combine harvesters, and forklifts. In addition to running its own operations in the Netherlands, Scandinavia, the US, France, and the […]
To Our Loyal Customers, Today we’re announcing that Zoom has raised $30 million in Series C funding, lead by Emergence Capital, with participation from Zoom’s existing investors Li Ka-shing’s Horizons Ventures, former Yahoo! CEO and co-founder Jerry Yang, Qualcomm Ventures, and medical entrepreneur Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong. In addition to this funding announcement, we’re excited to share our […]
How To Teach Online Lessons with Zoom A couple of years ago, my business partner (James) and I (Kris) launched an online English as a Second Language (ESL) school in Turkey. An integral part of any online lesson is which videoconferencing software you use. Skype is popular with independent online teachers, but it lacks a […]
Baby, it’s cold outside! More than that, it’s snowing and windy up and down the Eastern seaboard, making for some dangerous traveling weather. Even your daily commute could become a nightmare in weather like this. It’s best to stay home, turn up the heat, pull our your laptop, tablet, or smartphone, and get to work. […]