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Videoconferencing to rebound in 2010 – report

| May 30, 2009 | 1 Comment
Videoconferencing to rebound in 2010 – report

A new report forecasts a rebound in the sale of videoconferencing equipment after seven consecutive quarters of declining growth rates. The report by Wainhouse Research, says while 2009 will likely registered flat growth compared to last year, growth rates in the pursuing years will match the high rates of earlier in the decade. The new […]

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Asian plays target Telepresence market

| April 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

New market analysis by Ovum has identified a growing focus by Asian operators and vendors in the telepresence space. According to a comment by Ovum analyst, Lucy Arole, the telepresence landscape is changing in the region as local companies such as China’s CPCNet and Huawei Technolgoies are emerging to challenge traditional players in the telepresence […]

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Telepresence: C&W, Regus go public, Tandberg boasts interoperability

| April 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

Following the launch of public telepresence points by Tata Communications, a host of companies are jumping on the bandwagon with similar offerings and capabilities that bring high definition video communications into the public domain. This week, Cable & Wireless announced that it has joined up with Regus, the business centre operator, to introduce a public […]

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Tandberg's 10 tips to reduce emissions

| April 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

Video communications can reduce the need for travel by 30%, says Tandberg, who has published a list of 10 applications that businesses can implement to reduce their carbon emissions. According to Tandberg, its 1,400 employees conduct more than 75,000 video conferencing and telepresence calls monthly. That’s a staggering 53 calls per employee per month, or […]

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Polycom video end-points tops Frost & Sullivan study

| April 10, 2009 | 0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: Polycom, Inc., the worldwide leader in telepresence, video and voice communications solutions, has been recognised as having the dominant market share in video conferencing endpoints across the Asia Pacific region by consulting company, Frost & Sullivan. In its recently released research, entitled “Asia Pacific Video Conferencing Endpoints Market, 2008”, Frost & Sullivan found […]

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AT&T hooks legacy videoconferencing gear to Telepresence

| April 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

By CommsDay International AT&T has introduced a new feature that will allow companies to connect legacy videoconferencing systems to its Telepresence platform, which uses the latest high definition gear from Cisco. The new Telepresenece Interoperability feature will be available at the end of Q2 this year, and allows companies with H.323-compatible systems to connect to […]

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Tata, PLDT, Cisco install public TelePresence studio in Philippines

| April 1, 2009 | 0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: A collaboration between Cisco, the Philippine Long Distance Telecommunications Co. (PLDT) and Tata Communications will result in the first public TelePresence service in the Philippines. To be operated by PLDT, the Public TelePresence Studio will connect to Tata Communications’ growing global network of public TelePresence rooms, which currently includes Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad […]

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Polycom adds interoperability, security, IPv6 to telepresence

| March 19, 2009 | 0 Comments
Polycom adds interoperability, security, IPv6 to telepresence

Conferencing specialist, Polycom, has enhanced its telepresence solution to meet stringent government demands. The company expanded its visual communications solutions for government applications with the first high-definition telepresence systems featuring Joint Interoperability Certification (JITC), integrated FIPS 140-2 validation and IPv6 network interoperability. With these new certifications, Polycom’s HDX 9000, HDX 8000 and HDX 7000 room […]

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