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Teliris Brings Touch to Telepresence with Introduction of Immersive Collaboration

June 19, 2008 | Chris Payatagool
teliris_160x42px.jpgCompany Pioneers First Multi-Touch Surface Collaboration Environment for Telepresence

, Las Vegas , N.V. - June 18, 2008 - Teliris, the leading provider of immersive telepresence solutions, announced today the first-ever multi-touch surface computing based collaboration solution and interactive virtual flip chart and whiteboard for telepresence, designed specifically for immersive collaboration business use.

Teliris COO Steven Gage slides a virtual document to Telepresence Options publisher Howard Lichtman

The revolutionary Teliris InterACT TouchTable(TM) and Teliris InterACT TouchWall(TM), allows for documents, video, audio, presentations and a wide range of other content to be instantaneously shared and manipulated across any number of locations, naturally and easily, as if participants are in the same room. Additionally, the Teliris InterACT Easel(TM) enables users to create, share and edit content in real-time on a virtual flipchart/whiteboard, extending the natural experience of face-to-face collaboration to any number of locations and users.

Additionally, the Teliris InterACT Easel(TM) enables users to create, share and edit content in real-time on a virtual flipchart/whiteboard, extending the natural experience of face-to-face collaboration to any number of locations and users.

Teliris CEO/CTO Marc Trachtenberg demonstrates the InterACT TouchTable

The two new multi-touch offerings, which are the first to provide the collaboration tools necessary to extend the telepresence experience beyond the audio and visual senses, features a unique gesture recognition algorithm that allows users to interact naturally with intuitive motions and that requires no user training.

"This is collaboration without boundaries, a complete departure from the current tools that exist. It's a completely new approach to collaboration that sets the stage for how companies will continue to use telepresence to naturally and effectively meet across any distance," said Marc Trachtenberg, Teliris CEO and co-founder. "This level of innovation further solidifies Teliris as the thought leader ahead of Cisco, HP, Polycom and Tandberg."

Marc Trachtenberg stands in front of the InterACT Easel

Telepresence delivers a truly immersive environment with video and audio - now Teliris delivers the collaboration tools to fully replicate the true dynamics of a face-to-face meeting," continues Trachtenberg. "This will change the way people think about what telepresence can deliver and multiplies the value they can realize by deploying this solution.

Teliris' expanded fifth generation portfolio, including its newly introduced Teliris Personal Telepresence and the Teliris Express Telepresence products, is built on the core of Teliris' world-renowned VirtuaLive telepresence technology that provides the most natural, immersive, and intimate meeting environment available. The solutions are packaged with a fully managed service including a 99-plus percent reliability guarantee.

The Teliris InterACT TouchTable is available in multiple, two-person multi-touch segments that are fully integrated into Teliris Telepresence conference tables. Teliris InterACT TouchWall(TM) is available as a 110" diagonal large format vertical multi-touch segment wall. Customers can assemble any number of segments together to form larger tables or walls.

Teliris InterACT TouchTable(TM), Teliris InterACT TouchWall(TM) and Teliris InterACT Easel(TM) are available for order immediately.

About Teliris:

Founded in 2001, Teliris implements the world's most widely deployed fully managed telepresence solutions, realistically replicating the human dynamics of an in-person meeting. Teliris has deployments in over 26 countries with the largest installed base of Global 1000 companies, including Lazard, Pearson plc, GlaxoSmithKline, Qualcomm and Royal Bank of Scotland , XChanging and Merck among others. Headquartered in New York and London , the company delivers the most immersive and natural virtual meeting experience with end-to-end integration and an unparalleled 99%+ availability guarantee. For further information regarding Teliris, visit the company's web site at or email Teliris at [email protected].


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