This word describes the convergent technology that has arisen from computer based communications and conventional cable and radio telecommunications.
It describes a technology that allows high quality face to face interaction to occur between people located at great distances. Other words that have a similar context but do not infer the underlying technology are Immersion and Tele-presence.
Hypercommunications is likely to permit a paradigm shift in the way that urban development and expansion occurs in the future. Hypercommunications can allow business enterprise to fragment and disperse so as to allow more efficient and economic operations with geographically separated components.