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ZelloWork Supports Several Channel Types

Posted by Don Roedner on Dec 4, 2017 8:24:07 AM

 

In my last post I pointed out that push-to-talk radios and push-to-talk apps are very different animals. Apps are software, which frees them from many of the limitations of a dedicated hardware device.

 

One important advance that apps like ZelloWork offer is in the support they provide for group communications. 

 

Work groups are not uniform. They vary in industry, size, geographical distribution, work environment, composition, roles and responsibilities.

 

Obviously, a one-dimensional approach to connecting work group members has no chance of meeting the needs of sll groups. But rather than offer a sub-optimal compromise, we outfitted ZelloWork with a variety of group communication channel types, and made each type configurable. The result is a push-to-talk app that you can tailor to your unique requirements.

 

ZelloWork Console Channel Types.png

 

Today, ZeloWork supports three formal channel types, and one informal channel type. I'll talk about these in detail in the coming weeks, but I'll give you a taste of what's to come:

 

Team Channels. This channel type is for groups that routinely talk among themselves in both one-on-one and on-to-many conversations.compromise, we outfitted ZelloWork

 

Dynamic Channels. These channels work great when occasional cross-group interaction is a priority.

 

Hidden Channels. This type of channel is ideal for groups whose members always connect one-to-one. 

 

Ad Hoc Channels. This is for when people need to set up their own temporary channels on the fly.

 

Next time I'll get deeper into Team Channels.

 

As always, leave your thoughts or questions in the comments section. below. 

Topics: ZelloWork Features, Channels, Push To Talk

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ZelloWork is a push to talk (PTT) communication app for work teams. ZelloWork runs on both Wi-Fi and carrier data networks, is compatible with all major off-the-shelf smartphones and pairs with a range of PTT accessories, ensuring your people always have the right tools for the job. Learn more.


 

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