Computer students visited a local TV station in the city and noticed that news presenter in studio was communicating in real time with other four reporters through a web cam and a microphone connected to a notebook PC nearby. The live images of the other reporters were projected on a white board mounted in the studio.
Describe this type of communication
Video conference – it is whereby members of a particular group are able to hold meeting/discussions in real time mode though each individual is far apart geographically
State TWO advantages and ONE disadvantage of this type of communication
- It minimizes the travelling cost incurred by members
- It does not require large room for holding meeting (save space)
- Require that each member must have ICT equipment that may be costly.
- There must be constant connection to the net for its effectiveness