10 July 2009

Video: Green Planet Episode 11 - Telepresence & Virtualisation

10 07 2009 - Travel is often cited as one of the most costly expenses for corporates and organisations. But it is costly for the environment too, with around 40% of travel-related carbon emissions coming from business-related trips.

The use of high-quality telepresence can vastly reduce the need for physical travel, with one US study projecting that changes enabled by broadband networks could save the equivelant of 11% of US oil imports through transportation substition or "virtualisation".

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Source: TelecomTV

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