NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- From the floor of the Legaltech tradeshow, ReadyTalk, a leading provider of conferencing and webinar services, today announced ReadyTalk Desktop, a new application meant to make audio conferencing even easier for professionals that host and attend a significant number of calls every week.
ReadyTalk Desktop pairs with an existing ReadyTalk customer's conference line and calendar scheduler, but eliminates the need to set reminders, open a browser window or remember dial-in numbers and passcodes. When a conference organizer's meeting is about to begin, they receive a notification on their computer desktop, make two clicks and start their meeting. Attendees using ReadyTalk Desktop have the same simple process to join.
"When you do the math on the amount of time that's wasted launching and getting all participants into an audio meeting, it's astonishing," said Stephen Deckrow, product manager, ReadyTalk. "With ReadyTalk Desktop, we're aiming to further simplify that process and ultimately make meetings more productive."
The service is free to all existing ReadyTalk customers, but is especially valuable to professionals in the legal, financial and healthcare markets, who tend to have a high volume of audio conference commitments. ReadyTalk conferencing customers can download Desktop today at: https://www.readytalk.com/products-services/integrations/productivity/readytalk-desktop.
ReadyTalk Desktop does not have to be adopted by all users at a given company; the decision to use the app is based upon individual preference for how to most easily manage and join conference calls. The application directly calls a leader or attendee wherever they are, on the phone or other prescribed device they're currently using, to join the conference. It also allows organizers to see who is in a conference, identify who is talking, mute individuals, mute everyone to minimize interruptions, and escalate an audio call by presenting or sharing content via a simultaneous web meeting.
"I've really benefitted from ReadyTalk Desktop," said Kent Wilson, director of Assureon Architecture Solutions, Nexsan. "It makes hosting a meeting or joining someone else's meeting seamless. A reminder of my next call pops up; I click to join. For those of us that often have lots of back-to-back calls, it's an incredible time-saving tool."
ReadyTalk delivers audio and web conferencing services that inspire collaboration and enable the Future of Work for today's increasingly digital and mobile workforce. By combining intuitive, innovative technology with unmatched customer service, ReadyTalk provides a seamless collaboration experience for anyone, across any device, platform or location. Everything you need, anywhere you are, for before, during and after your online event. ReadyTalk is headquartered in Denver, CO and was founded in 2001.
Aaron Motsinger for ReadyTalk