Tag: video conferencing

Even travel agents are turning to Telepresence for clients

| November 6, 2009 | 2 Comments
Even travel agents are turning to Telepresence for clients

You know a product or service is hitting the sweet spot when companies who previously provided competing services are embracing it as one of their own. That seems to be what is happening with Telepresence. While hotels were one of the first industries to set up Telepresence for their clients, that move was quite understandable […]

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CPCNet launches Vidyo HD-based video communications service

| August 18, 2009 | 1 Comment
CPCNet launches Vidyo HD-based video communications service

Hong Kong-based CPCNet, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-listed CITIC 1616, has launched its VC2 (VC-squared) service, a high definition-enabled video conferencing service based on a platform from US vendor, Vidyo. “Enterprises affected by the economic turmoil are seeking to control budgets, and are refocusing resources on their core businesses,” said Stephen Ho, CEO of CPCNet. […]

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Telx launches Video Xchange to enable inter-company telepresence

| June 30, 2009 | 0 Comments
Telx launches Video Xchange to enable inter-company telepresence

US based data centre and telecoms exchange operator, Telx, has launched a new video optimized interconnection platform that will let enterprises hook up their video conferencing systems with each other. Branded as the Telx Video Xchange, the new interexchange service basically offers enterprises a carrier neutral loation to interconnect their video conferencing and Telepresence equipment […]

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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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Telstra launches sustainability whitepaper via videoconference

| April 24, 2009 | 0 Comments
Telstra launches sustainability whitepaper via videoconference

By Petroc Wiltom, Communications Day Telstra is aiming to lead by example on environmental sustainability, joining with the World Wildlife Fund Australia to launch a whitepaper on the subject via videoconference across five cities. Participants in the conference included Minister for Climate Change and Water Penny Wong, who welcomed the paper’s objectives: to highlight how […]

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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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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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Polycom sponsors massive video conferencing project for schools

| February 27, 2009 | 0 Comments
Polycom sponsors massive video conferencing project for schools

Polycom and TWICE (Two-Way Interactive Connections in Education) are sponsoring the Read Around the Planet 2009 project, which will link up more than 1,750 classrooms and some 52,000 students from five countries with video conferencing sessions. A fourth-grader in Berrien Springs, Michigan shares artwork and a story with fourth graders in Carthage, New York over […]

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Gartner: Video conferencing to carve US$3.5b a year from travel by 2012

| February 9, 2009 | 2 Comments

By Petroc Wilton, Communications Day Video telepresence could be stinging the travel industry for US$3.5 billion every year by 2012, replacing 2.1 million airline seats annually – if new forecasts from Gartner prove to be accurate. Analysts for the firm laid out its top ten predictions for 2009 and onwards at a briefing in Sydney, […]

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