Why The Recent Zoom Crash Is Evidence Of A Remote Technology Boom

Simple, slick and easy-to-implement, Zoom was primed to fill the gap and urgent needs of emerging remote demands. The video conferencing tool has since exploded in popularity, leading the pack of IT tools adopted in the pandemic and becoming an integral part of businesses, schools and conferences.

Despite it’s fast rise to the top, hardly a day passes without at least one mention of Zoom in the news. The company has faced security issues, including having meetings hijacked in attacks called “Zoom-bombings.” More recently, Zoom made headlines because of a sustained outage that caused massive disruption for its users. On the morning of August 24th, 2020, students, teachers and professors around the world were unable to connect for their first day of remote classes, derailed by a Zoom outage that lasted nearly four hours. The incident caused serious headaches and raised serious red flags from users Zoom technology

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Nvidia’s New Video-Conferencing Boasts Mind-Blowing Features: Zoom Doesn’t Come Close

If you’re tired of video meetings, squinting at low-quality video with nobody making virtual eye contact, maybe you should be turning to Nvidia and its new AI software, called Maxine.

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Announced in a press release, Nvidia said that the “GPU-Accelerated AI Platform, Nvidia Maxine, enables video-conference providers to vastly improve streaming quality and offer AI-powered features.”

Maxine is a cloud-native platform, which means that the heavy lifting is done on Nvidia’s servers.

Video compression saves bandwidth

Video-compression technology based, as so much of the company’s product claims to be, on AI, means that the video bandwidth consumption is massively reduced. This makes for much smoother video, even with internet speeds that leave much to be desired.

Gaze correction and face alignment

That

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Leaker: iPhone 12 Lineup to Feature Faster Face ID, Improved Zoom, and Longer Battery Life

Leaker Max Weinbach has today shared new “finalized and revised” information about the upcoming iPhone 12 via his Twitter account @PineLeaks.

Weinbach states that the “most important things” about the new iPhones were already revealed by Chinese Weibo user “Kang” via an extensive leak on Friday, but he does offer some specific new information.

Apple is reportedly still intending to ship the “dynamic zoning algorithm” feature, which could allow for faster Face ID. The notch may only be reduced in width on the 5.4-inch ‌iPhone 12‌ mini due to its smaller size. This would be achieved by arranging the components of the TrueDepth camera system more “tightly,” but at the cost of increasing its height. Alleged images of the ‌iPhone 12‌ mini’s screen emerged in July, which seemed to show a smaller notch.

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Zoom Video Rises as Mizuho Sees ‘Best of Breed’ Tool

Shares of Zoom Video Communications  (ZM) – Get Report rose after Mizuho analysts initiated coverage of the videoconferencing company with a buy rating and a price target of $550 a share. 

The target represents 15% potential upside from the stock’s Thursday closing price. Zoom shares at last check rose 2% to $487.92. 

“Zoom’s meteoric rise during covid-19 has been driven by uptake of its best-of-breed videoconferencing tool, which became a global sensation almost overnight,” analyst Siti Panigrahi said.  

Year to date Zoom shares have jumped by more than a factor of seven as the work-from-home trend that had begun prior to this year accelerated because of the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns.

Zoom “can continue to deliver outsized revenue growth due to its position as a market leader, its global recognition, cross-sell opportunities, and its position in a growing and underpenetrated long-tail market,” the analyst wrote. 

With

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Zoom looks for post-pandemic, APAC growth

To say 2020 has been a significant year for Zoom Video Communications would be an understatement, but the video conferencing company is looking for continued growth beyond the pandemic as workplaces take on a new definition. It also is keen to expand its footprint in Asia-Pacific, where it has a data centre in Singapore and has seen accelerated growth. 

The year indeed had been “hyper accelerated” and “dramatic” for Zoom, which clocked 200 million meeting participants a day worldwide in March during the height of the pandemic, said Abe Smith, Zoom’s head of international. In comparison, this figure was at 10 million just a couple of months earlier in December 2019. By April, the number of daily meeting participants had climbed to 300 million, Smith said in a video interview with ZDNet. 

Zoom reached 370,200 paying enterprise customers with at least 10 employees in its second quarter, up 458% from

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154-Foot NEO To Zoom Past Earth At 14,000 Kmph

KEY POINTS

  • Asteroid 2020RR2 is set to pass by the Earth on Oct. 6, at 10:55 a.m. EDT
  • The NEO will be as tall as the Chicago Water Tower and half as tall as the Statue of Liberty
  • 2020RR2’s close approach will occur on the same day as Mars’ close approach to Earth

An asteroid about as tall as the Chicago Water Tower will zip past Earth this Tuesday, NASA’s Center for Near Earth Object Studies data reveals. 

Towering at a height of 154 feet, this Near-Earth Object (NEO) will make its approach on Oct. 6, at exactly 10:55 a.m. EDT. Named 2020RR2, it will fly by the planet at about 4.08 kms or 14,000 kmph (8,699 mph). This NEO will be about half as tall as the Statue of Liberty in New York.

Along the course of its approach, 2020RR2 can get as close as 6 million kilometers from

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Microsoft Teams Confirms Superb New Updates And Features To Beat Zoom

Microsoft’s Teams had a very busy September adding a host of new features. Now, the firm is looking to improve the performance of its Teams service as it continues in the battle to beat Zoom in the video conferencing space.

In an update detailing the features added in September, Microsoft explained how it was trying to improve Teams’ performance as a large proportion of the workforce continue to work from home.

Microsoft says it’s working to ensure businesses and schools “have a high-performance experience that scales across their devices and levels of internet connectivity.”

Performance improvements in Teams 

For times when there is

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This Action Camera Might Be The Best Webcam For Zoom And Microsoft Teams

GoPro garnered attention earlier this year when it made a webcam tool for its Hero 8 Black and, now, Hero 9 Black cameras. But there’s a better option out there.

Insta360 recently updated the firmware of its One R with what might just be the best application to date of a webcam feature in an action camera.

This is a pleasant surprise, as Insta360 has a reputation for releasing software features that aren’t quite ready for prime time.

What makes the Insta360 One R webcam mode so special? There are three notable aspects here.

Simplicity is the first. To use a GoPro as a webcam you need to install a piece of software on your Mac or Windows PC. It acts as a bridge between camera and OS, and GoPro’s focus is MacOS, meaning there’s

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Bright Prospects of Zoom and WIMI’s Real-Time Hologram AR Technology in Remote Video Conferencing

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Sep 28, 2020 (AB Digital via COMTEX) —
Video conferencing software developer Zoom was undoubtedly the big winner during the COVID-19 epidemic. Its share price has risen by 569% this year, and its market value has risen to $129 billion. This means that the market value of the company which has only been established for only nine years, has surpassed that of IBM, the veteran tech giant, and twice as much as VMware, the cloud software developer.

Not long ago, Zoom demonstrated its new augmented reality features. Users can now join the 3D virtual scenes and view the virtual scenes without special hardware, but the presenter must wear an AR HMD. The Zoom augmented reality function will only support Meta at first and will support more devices in the future.

As 5G technology pave the way for

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CCTV Telephoto Zoom Lens Market : Rising Trends with Top Countries Data, Technology and Business Outlook 2020 to 2026

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Sep 28, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
CCTV Telephoto Zoom Lens Market” is valued at 91 million USD in 2020 is expected to reach 94 million USD by the end of 2026, growing at a CAGR of 0.4% during 2021-2026, According to New Research Study. 360 Research Reports provides key analysis on the global market in a report, titled “CCTV Telephoto Zoom Lens Market by Types (Cs Mount, C Mount), Applications (Military surveillance, Surveillance in public areas, Commercial areas surveillance, Other surveillance) and Region – Global Forecast to 2026” Browse Market data Tables and Figures spread through 123 Pages and in-depth TOC on CCTV Telephoto Zoom Lens Market.

COVID-19 can affect the global economy in three main ways: by directly affecting production and demand, by creating supply chain and market disruption, and by its financial impact on

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