If you have not yet experienced it, try our web conferencing service the next time you are unable to travel to your deposition. This service allows attorneys to conduct depositions from the convenience of a laptop, desktop, or a mobile device.
The court reporter will set up a web conferencing connection via a communication app. The witness is located at the same location as the court reporter, allowing attorneys to remain at their offices while conducting the deposition.
• Improved law firm efficiency due to time saved
• Significant cost savings on travel and equipment
• Great ease of use; special equipment is not required
Videoconferencing vs. Web Conferencing
Fortunately, attorneys have options when it comes to deciding the best way to make a deposition accessible and efficient for all parties involved. Videoconferencing and web conferencing are two great options for achieving these goals, albeit with stark differences.
Key Differences Between Videoconferencing and Web Conferencing
Videoconferencing is a court reporting service that conducts a deposition in a room specially designed for videoconferencing purposes, complete with a large wall screen and a reliable, hard-wired connection. Effectively, videoconferencing is capable of providing real-time, two-way audio/video communication between two or more locations. As such, specialized equipment is provided on both or multiple ends in order to establish a successful connection.
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