State and Local Agencies Extend Citizen Services with Telepresence Via Video Tech

There is a growing trend in government municipalities to use video technology, in various ways, to improve the services they deliver to their citizens. These uses include, but are not limited to, telepresence services, live video streaming and 24×7 monitoring of key assets or locations for security purposes.

Many state and local agencies are starting to understand this. By employing these solutions governments can reduce travel and other costs through telepresence, monitor live events with drone video streaming and provide added security to building assets and locations with video surveillance and potentially save lives.

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Telepresence Technology Makes It Like Being There

There’s a misnomer that telepresence includes all uses of video solutions. Actually. Telepresence provides one-to-one or one-to-many people to collaborate together via a videoconferencing network. The uses are numerous.

Around the country, state health organizations like the

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