Amit Chowdry, CEO, PeopleLink Unified Communications Pvt. Ltd.
Is video conferencing transforming the way companies are operating businesses by providing the benefits of a face-to-face meeting even when the participants are miles apart? Are companies becoming more efficient by replacing the traditional conference calls with modernize video conference? Well! The answer is 'Yes'. The emergence of video conferencing has allowed businesses to have closer, more human and connected relationships despite of global presence. This not only saves time, but also money for several companies whilst providing enhanced efficiency and performance report. While way back in 2008, when the video conferencing industry was still at its nascent in India, Amit Chowdry dreamt to make it large in this space and started his company PeopleLink. True to its name, the company links people from across the globe without the need to be physically present across the two sides of the table. Such is the beauty of PeopleLink.
But what could be a better source of explaining the product than demonstrating it live through the product itself.Amit took this differentiated path and showcased his product presentations to his perspective clients over his video conferencing tools. "With no face-to-face meetings with the customers, we were selling our products through video conference. In this technique, we were not only preaching our customers to start using video conferencing but also using it for our own success. We enabled our success through video conferencing itself," says Amit Chowdry, CEO, PeopleLink.
Customized Premise Offerings
According to Gartner, with an explosion in video conferencing industry, by 2015, over 200 million workers globally will run corporate-supplied video conferencing from their desktops. This will result in saving time, increasing productivity, reducing travel cost by working remotely, and sharing presentation, media & data in the wink of an eye.PeopleLink got off the ground at the precise time and is currently providing all the on premise offerings, customized as per the requirement of the end users. Some of the customized API's includes digital white board, document sharing, desktop/application sharing, recording, file transfer, video & desktop sync, lock conference, email scheduling, multiple room creation, public & private chat, support for Android/iOS and many more. With a mission to become world class video conferencing solution company, PeopleLink provides total solutions of multi-screen telepresence endpoints to cater to boardrooms & conference rooms as well as BYOD solutions to seamlessly connect to any device from anywhere at the least bandwidth and conduct Live conference. The Hyderabad headquartered company also has a wide array of AV accessories such as conference microphones, full HD cameras (fixed and PTZ) of various zooms, digital podium, modular customized audio video products and more to choose from.
PeopleLink is the 'Next Generation Telepresence' grade solution provider that combines the advantages of hardware based boardroom conferencing and flexibility of software technology. In other words, it is the most advanced and future ready HD multi-location video conference and telepresence capable solution. Combined with the advanced features and technological updates of web conferencing, video conferencing and MCU into single solution, the company provides a plethora of products including the latest WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication), which is just emerging worldwide. The launch of a new video conferencing product based on WebRTC - a latest technology to complete client less architecture so as to avoid client downloads - was a great success. Therefore, six years down the lane since inception, PeopleLink elbowed out to be top video conferencing Software Company among the top 100 most admired brands of India.
With strong global presence, PeopleLink has redefined the entire video conferencing space with custom build features in several verticals including telemedicine, education, manufacturing and more. For instances, in Telemedicine vertical, the team turned up with the idea of integrating all telemedicine probes and monitors along with several other instruments in its mobile solution carts. The team has also introduced for the first time an inbuilt video mixer that connects multiple video cameras to the video conferencing software in sync. This helped the family of the patients waiting outside the Operation Theater to monitor live operation of their loved ones. While on one side, this provides complete piece of mind to family members, on the other side, these videos can also be used for future references. Likewise, in education sector, the team figured out a complete recoding solution for students to screen offline lectures. They incorporated the similar multi-mixing technology in this sector so that the teachers can deliver high end lectures in classroom environment with multiple display telepresence option thus, creating an immense impact on the education space.
Dynamic and Open Work Culture
With a dynamic team of over 100+ professionals, PeopleLink follows an open and transparent work culture within the organization. The company believes in creating leaders and encourages its employees in brainstorming and out-of-the-box thinking so as to boost their morale to drive high performance culture and make the employee feel empowered. The journey of the organization so far has been incredible with a tremendous growth of 100 percent year-on-year. This incredible team is also looking forward to win some government deals so as to achieve 400-500 percent growth this year. Thus, in the long run, it is planning to establish strong foothold across 180 countries globally.
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