Savings to be made through video conferencing

As mentioned in the previous blog, the savings to be made with video conferencing are huge. The costs with video conferencing and the return on investment dwarf alternative solutions. With a phone provider for instance you could pay €350 for an IP phone with a video screen on your desk to €4,500 for an executive desktop system, €15,000 for a meeting room or €250,000 for an immersive room.

The average spend on Video conferencing system is between €3,000 and €5000 while the most popular systems costs €10,000. Most Telepresence set-ups involve room based systems with cameras, microphones, speakers and big screens that together can convey a more real life presence of people in locations that might be hundreds or thousands of miles away.

A business person who travels from Dublin to London twice a month, to attend meetings for two hours in one day, could save over €6,300, 260 hours and 2,800kg in CO2 emissions per year. Two colleagues who travel from Galway to Cork by car twice a month to attend meetings for two hours in one day, could jointly save over €10,200, 300 hours and over 5,400kg in CO2 emissions per year.

These are some interesting statistics to take into consideration when contemplating having a Video Conferencing system installed in your place of business.

By |2013-03-06T11:45:40+00:00March 6th, 2013|