Latest communication tools help IFRC stay ahead of the Zika virus

GENEVA, 26 February 2016 – Last Thursday, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) convened a global teleconference for its member National Societies to discuss the Zika virus outbreak. The rapid spread of the virus and the potential for health impacts makes this virus an urgent matter. The meeting was held […]

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New Feature: Recurring Conferences

Many organizations gather the same group for routine calls on a repeating basis. ZipDX offers two ways you can schedule these calls to take advantage of our unique security and convenience features, including assuring only the people invited to the meeting can attend, and calling participants automatically at meeting time. 1. Using Your Electronic Calendar […]

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Extending Break-Out Rooms with Group Assignments

Remember the last time you attended a typical industry conference or trade show? There’s usually a lot going on at such events. The keynote speeches are given in a large central room, with other presentations on various subjects presented in smaller rooms located around the host venue. There can be a lot of moving from room-to-room over […]

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ZipDX Multilingual Presentation to IMUG408 at Adobe HQ

The January 2016 gathering of the International Multilingual User Group (IMUG408) was hosted by Adobe at their Silicon Valley headquarters in San Jose, CA. On this particular occasion the group enjoyed a presentation on “Simultaneous Interpretation for Virtual Meetings” given by David Frankel and Professor Barry Slaughter-Olsen of ZipDX. The presentation introduced the audience of […]

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Advanced Conference Calling Features Available to Savvy Market Researchers

Focus groups are a core part of market research. Moving beyond the limits of physical gatherings, market research companies often use conference calls as a means to hold virtual focus groups. The ubiquity of the telephone network allows a research team to assemble the perfect mix of participants, delivering the optimal set of insights to […]

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Conference Calls: Etiquette 101 – Who is speaking please?

As you might well imagine, I attend my fair share of conference calls. I recently joined a call announcing my arrival in standard fashion, “Hello everyone, this is Michael.” That would have been fine, except that on this particular call, there were in fact three people named Michael! This had the potential to create considerable […]

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Dashboard Magic #1: How to bring someone into a conference

The ZipDX dashboard is a web-based tool that provides a powerful suite of features to manage a conference in progress. These tools let conference organizers moderate their own conferences, achieving all the benefits of operator assisted conferencing, but without the cost or intrusion of a live operator. While the dashboard can do many things, this […]

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Product Review: The Jabra BIZ 2400 Duo USB Headset

Introduction Jabra is a well-established name in the realm of professional headsets. Based in Scandinavia, you’ll find Jabra products deployed in offices and call centers around the globe. The Jabra BIZ 2400 Duo headset is a model that connects to a computer via USB, and also has a Bluetooth radio, allowing it’s use with a […]

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A Primer on Interpretation Over-The-Phone

A Primer on Interpretation Over-The-Phone

Everything is going global. Interaction among governments, trade organizations, educational institutions, and even multi-national businesses, increasingly occur in the international sphere, where language barriers can be a problem. Interpretation solves this problem. Interpreters are skilled professionals who allow people speaking different languages to interact. Interpreters have been around for decades and are growing in importance […]

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Recommending Headsets for Interpreters Using ZipDX Multilingual

We routinely conduct introductory training for conference interpreters starting to use ZipDX. Before they can join a live training call they must first verify that their computer, headsets and internet access are appropriate for the task. Our online Starting Guide For Interpreters is offered to help them prepare. While many interpreters already have the required […]

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