ooVoo is fairly cool

As part of our constant effort to think through remote communications at work, we’ve been checking out ooVoo.

ooVoo is a free (so far) video web conference system. You can have up to six people on a video call. The video quality is decent, the voice quality is ok. Here’s Chris and me talking:

oovoo

I’m not even going to comment on his shirt…

A cheap web cam seems to work fine. You need a halfway decent microphone or headset for the audio. We’ve banished Linus from these calls until he gets a better one…

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