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ZelloWork Supports Several Channel Types

December 4, 2017

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: Channels, Push To Talk, ZelloWork Features

Written by Don Roedner

Vice President of Marketing, Zello

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