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"Global Telepresence Product Of The Year Award" - 3D Holographic Meetings Unveiled to Public at

February 28, 2010 | Howard Lichtman

Irvine, CA - (March 1, 2010) Digital Video Enterprises, Inc. (DVE) today unveiled to the
public the much anticipated DVE Immersion RoomTM and also announced the Room has
won the Frost & Sullivan 2009 Global Conferencing Telepresence Product of The Year
Award. This amazing meeting experience displays HD 3D holographic appearing images
of people for the ultimate in ultra-realistic videoconferencing. DVE has videotaped the
DVE Immersion Room TM during a live conference so that the public can now share in this
amazing experience. The video can be seen at
The DVE Immersion Room  has been a highly guarded secret during development and
has only been seen by industry insiders until today's public unveiling. It is several
generations of technology beyond common telepresence videoconferencing that uses
one or more TV screens with cameras on top offered by firms such as Cisco, Tandberg,
and Polycom.

"The Award was determined after a thorough review of the competing telepresence
solutions and the DVE Immersion Room  clearly has set a new standard for the
potential realism of telepresence communication," said Paul Waadevig, Principal
Consultant at Frost and Sullivan. "The whole point of telepresence is to simulate a
meeting where people forget about technology and get down to business. The
Immersion Room is a breakthrough in simulating face-to-face meetings that, literally,
makes the users forget they are not all in the same room."

According to a recent report by Frost & Sullivan, the Telepresence market is predicted to
reach revenues of 4.7 billion worldwide by 2014. The DVE Immersion Room  is now
the recognized leader in providing the ultimate telepresence experience in this market.
The DVE Immersion Room  enables life-size images of people seen standing and
walking about in the 3D physical space of the meeting room. Further, the Room displays
9-foot wide volumetric 3D images appearing to float in mid-air. The effect does not
require special glasses to be worn.

The DVE Immersion Room  is based on an extensive patent portfolio of augmented
reality telepresence that places real-time images of people inside the middle of the room.
Also of note is the inclusion of hidden cameras that aim through the image for natural
eye contact. "Consumer and legacy business telepresence mounts cameras above the
display so people appear to look down while conferencing. DVE's product line, from the
desktop to the DVE Immersion Room, ingeniously hides the camera behind the image
for real eye contact," stated Jeff Machtig, DVE co-founder.

About DVE

Digital Video Enterprises, Inc. is the world's leader in real telepresence meetings.
Legacy telepresence and videoconferencing mount cameras above displays so people
appear to look down while conversing. DVE's product line truly simulates being there in
person with embedded cameras hidden behind images for true eye contact.


Digital Video Enterprises, Inc.
Andy Vivanco, Director, Public Relations
info at

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