"You get a great ethnographic snapshot of each person in their own house," she said."If I'm talking to women in their kitchens, they'll do things like walk over and get products or appliances to show me. You are moving into their turf, so you get a little snapshot of what it really is." That's also the idea behind video-based focus-group alternative Qual Vu, which has conducted far-flung research for Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Kraft, Microsoft and Kimberly-Clark.Users can rate profiles and find potential hook-ups via GPS location tracking. The good news is, this app pulls information from user’s Facebook profiles, so it is more authenticated than other apps.Problem: It is easy for adults and minors to find one another.Problem: It is the #1 app used for sexting, mostly because people think it is the safer way to sext.However, the “snaps” can easily be recovered and the receiver can take a screen shot and share it with others.ICUII Video Chat is a useful, trial version software only available for Windows, being part of the category Communication software with subcategory Instant Messaging (more specifically ICQ).View full description ICUII Video Chat is a useful, trial version software only available for Windows, being part of the category Communication software with subcategory Instant Messaging (more specifically ICQ).
The program version is 8.0 and it has been updated on 7/5/2007.
ICUII comes complete with a handy a Quick Message function that can send audio, text, and/or a video image to any user on the directory, or to your Pal list.
Other tools within the program include visual caller ID, a 'do not disturb' option, a buddy list, picture e-mail, user profiles with pictures, a 320x240-pixel viewing screen, content filters, and global listings, and Instant Message forwarding of new and saved Instant messages.
What better way to do it than put a live person in front of them? She saw her 13-year-old daughter using video chat on a vacation out West, talking with her friends back East, and decided she had to apply it to market research. Geltman, who uses Oo Voo, which allows recording as well as up to six people on camera at one time, believes people are more comfortable and honest, as well as more accessible, in video-chat market research.
Time-crunched professionals, a desirable demographic for marketers, are more likely to video chat than drive to a focus-group location, for instance, and she can combine people from across the country into one group.