Financial traders at Chase Manhattan Bank in New York jumped ahead of their competition with a new video communication system from Uni-Data & Communications. The result for Chase was instantaneous point and click high quality video and audio to access information on the network.
Traders and managers use the video for live monitoring of breaking news on broadcast TV, trading floor events observed by video cameras, and market data feeds. This information and the ability to video conference with other traders helps them respond immediately to market changes. The traders multitasking workstations allow them to view video while running other financial applications.