If you’ve been following the net neutrality debate you know that the FCC is currently reviewing over 3 million comments from the public to find out how they feel about the current Open Internet standard that we’re used to.

So far, public opinion is less than 1% against net neutrality. Most people, it seems, believe that all internet traffic was created equal.

Can the voice of the people be enough to sway the FCC or will service providers be allowed to monetize priority internet traffic?

We’ll have to wait. In the meantime, if you’ve wondered how this will affect your Voice over IP, here’s a helpful infographic from Visually:

VoIP, Net Neutrality, and the FCC

 

Via NPR  | Visually | Gryffin Media

ACTi announced their Standalone NVRs ENR-1100, ENR-1200, and ENR-2000 as End of Life and replaced each with the the ENR-120, ENR-130, and ENR-140.

ACTi NVRs are popular components to any ACTi system. It’s sad to see a few of their models go, but the replacements are making the parting of ways a little sweeter.

ENR-120 ENR-130

ACTi ENR-120

  • 2-Bays
  • 9-Channels / Supports 9 IP Cameras or Video Encoders
  • Live view for up to 9 displays
  • Recording Frame Rate: Max 270 fps in total; Max 30 fps per camera
  • Max Recording Throughput: 36 Mbps
  • Record video; Play alert beep; Activate external device through digital output; E-mail notification with snapshots; Enlarge; video loss; Go to PTZ preset point

ACTi ENR-130

  • 2-Bays
  • 16-Channels / Supports 16 IP

How would you rather spend your time online if you had a health concern; searching WebMD or speaking with a real doctor through video conferencing?

MobiHealthNews writer Jonah Comstock posted an article today, Five Reasons Virtual Doctor Visits Might Be Better Than In-Person Ones, showing how video conferencing is growing in popularity for healthcare uses:

  1. Convenient for both patient and doctor
  2. A virtual waiting room is better than the physical one
  3. Increased patient engagement thanks to screensharing
  4. More convenient, automatic record-keeping
  5. Patients feel like doctors pay better attention to them during virtual visits

Virtual Checkups Save Time, More Comfortable

Video conferencing used to be expensive but now it can easily be done via your laptop, tablet, and even smartphones.

The benefits of virtual doctor …