Today we talk with or message nearly anyone at any time. Smartphoneshave freed us from fixed locations and bulky computers. The Internet, highbandwidthnetworks and thousands of applications promise to enhance ourinteractions and improve productivity. But, despite these milestones, mostconversations remain substantially unchanged.How do we take conversations to the next level? How do we make them morepersonal and meaningful? And how do we discern the nuances and subtletieswe experience in face-to-face conversations?We meet these challenges by enlivening conversations with video. Networksare capable of optimal video delivery, people are increasingly receptive tovideo technologies and powerful video-capable devices abound. The timeis right to engage in a new conversation enlivened by video.