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[vid-ee-oh-kon-fer-uh n-sing, -fruh n-] /ˈvɪd i oʊˌkɒn fər ən sɪŋ, -frən-/
the holding of videoconferences.
Origin of videoconferencing
1975-80; videoconference + -ing1 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for video conferencing

video conferencing

a facility enabling participants in distant locations to take part in a conference by means of electronic sound and video communication
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video conferencing in Technology

A discussion between two or more groups of people who are in different places but can see and hear each other using electronic communications. Pictures and sound are carried by the telecommunication network and such conferences can take place across the world.
To overcome the bandwidth and latency limitations of current networks (especially the PSTN), some form of video compression is often used.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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