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Telepresence Provider BrightCom Raises the Bar with New Software Features

March 10, 2011 | Kendal Kirby
Thumbnail image for brightcom_logo.pngBrightCom progresses telepresence and video conferencing with new administrative and usability features enhancing its software based integrated video and data conferencing platform.

Huntington Beach, CA - March 8, 2011 - BrightCom, performance leader in integrated telepresence and video conferencing solutions announced today several new features for the BrightCom telepresence and video conferencing infrastructure, the Visual Collaboration System (VCS). The processor-based, software driven, single network appliance that provides HD video, audio, web conferencing, security, NAT firewall traversal, scheduling and administration all in one server, now adds several new features to the usability and administration of its video conference and telepresence meetings.

BrightCom Visual Collaboration Server now includes:

    * Cross connection with MCU based systems
    * Enhanced connections with standard based SIP clients including: Cisco/Tandberg, Polycom
    * Support for international languages in all data sharing and editing
    * New license manager
    * New configuration manager
    * New backup manager
    * Enhanced meeting activity metrics
    * Enhanced native document support for Microsoft Office, Open Office, and Adobe PDF
    * Administration panel enhancements
    * Enhanced pause and mute control
    * Enhanced one touch software upgrades
    * Enhanced directory integration for LDAP and Active Directory
    * Enhanced support for Microsoft Outlook and iCAL scheduling

BrightCom will publish details and benefits on each of these new and exciting features in the BrightCom News Blog.

The BrightCom VCS provides businesses the ability to connect their people and ideas through BrightCom solutions including desktop conferencing, mobile video conferencing carts, video conference rooms; telepresence solutions as well as standards based solutions and web camera endpoints. While VCS allows for 16 displays of participant's video, an unlimited number of participants can participate in a meeting.

The VCS' integrated conferencing technology creates an easy to use meeting environment for participants to not only communicate together in a life-like setting but also to dynamically interact with everyday business materials. Alongside HD video and audio, the VCS provides web conferencing features, allowing people to drag and drop native files from their laptop or desktop PC on to their meeting environment and start to share and cooperatively edit with other participants in real-time. Data sharing, cooperative editing, remote control of participants computers and collaborative whiteboards are just a few of the web conferencing capabilities included.

For more information about telepresence and video conferencing, please contact BrightCom at 877-483-9737 or visit BrightCom online at

About BrightCom
BrightCom video and telepresence conferencing solutions aid businesses in gaining more value with real-time collaboration and natural communication. With unique integrated data and video conferencing solutions, BrightCom offers a wide range of options with Lumina Telepresence and ClearView Video Conferencing to connect people and content from home offices, mobile devices, desktops or conference rooms. To learn more about BrightCom's unique telepresence and video conferencing with in-depth collaboration features but without a costly investment on bandwidth upgrades, call 877-483-9737 or visit

BrightCom Media Contact:
Victoria Sauer
Marketing Communications
[email protected]

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