So why Video?
That's an easy one - BANDWIDTH! Of course Cisco is keen to promote the idea of video as a key aspect of future communication. It uses bandwidth and that means tech-refresh and much more capacity. required. Ideal for Cisco to recover margins.
Is video really needed for routine communicaitons? Without doubt, moving and even live video feeds can significantly enhance communications but not for every circumstance. More often than not, a good web conference with voice commincations can provide 90% of what is required with a fraction of the bandwidth consuption.