This video is impressive on several levels. Cisco CEO John Chambers is in India live and has an on-stage conversation with a life-size representation of Cisco SVP Marthin De Beer who presented to the assembled crowd from San Jose. He was clearly visible, easy to hear and the two were able to interact. I’m curious what it was like on the other end for Marthin De Beer in San Jose. I would assume he at least had video. It opens up exciting new possibilities for teleconferencing.
WebWorkerDaily dismissed the idea, saying it’s not as advanced as it seems. Just because it’s a work in progress is no reason to toss the entire idea out. New technologies often start out rough and improve over multiple iterations.