In the manufacturing industry, sections are often widely dispersed, with the development department and factories far apart. As a result, development staff have to make frequent trips to the factories, which is costly and time-consuming.
Each time a problem occurs, the actual item has to be physically sent for analysis, which takes considerable time and slows down the overall response. Detailed parts cannot be viewed with ordinary videoconference systems.
Employees have to travel to the Head Office every time there's an in-company seminar. It would be best to use videoconferences for this, but standard videoconference systems are difficult to hear, so active, 2-way lectures are not possible.