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Title Date Author
Cisco Supporting Video "From the Browser to the Boardroom" 5/20/2014 DSM
Immersive Hologram Technology Brings Michael Jackson to Life 5/19/2014 DSM
An Unexpected Answer to the SMB Videoconferencing Challenge 5/8/2014 DSM
Sage Research and Consulting - A New Kind of VC Disruptor 4/28/2014 DSM

TPO News Pro Tip: Using Cloud VC for Team Presentations
4/23/2014 DSM

Videoconferencing with Swiss Quality and Precision
4/21/2014 DSM

Behind the Scenes at AVI-SPL (The Goliath With The David Attitude)
4/10/2014 DSM
Interop Expo Las Vegas: Emerging Video Technologies (Session Overview / Review) 4/8/2014 DSM
ConFuzed about the New Fuze? TPO Talks to CEO David Obrand 4/2/2014 DSM
The TPO News Enterprise Connect 2014 Wrap Up (Part 2) 3/28/2014 DSM

The TPO News Enterprise Connect 2014 Wrap Up (Part 1)
3/25/2014 DSM
Cisco Announcements: Updated and New Telepresence and Collaboration Solutions 3/12/2014 DSM

Innovations in Visual Collaboration: Your Preview Guide to Enterprise Connect 2014
3/12/2014 DSM

Cisco Announcements: Updated and New Telepresence and Collaboration Solutions

3/11/2014 CG
Sneak Peak at the New Phoenix Spider IP Speakerphone to be Debuted at Enterprise Connect 3/10/2014 DSM
FuzeBox Offers Solution to Increase Productivity in the Workplace 3/7/2014 AP
PetChatz Lets You Videoconference with Your Pets from Work 3/3/2014 CG
TPO Feature Interview: Magor's Ken Davison on Industry Trends and Aerus 2/25/2014 DSM
Vu Telepresence: New Endpoint Hits the Price / Performance Sweet Spot 2/24/2014 DSM
New TPO Service Chart: Unified Communications 2/19/2014 DSM
Correction: Polycom's Immersive Studio - The World's Newest $425,999+ Telepresence Environment 2/13/2014 HSL
Telepresence and Videoconferencing Managed and Cloud Services Provider Teliris Partners with Polycom
2/11/2014 HSL
Vidyo H20: Interop for G+ Hangouts (Google Goes Back to the Vidyo Technology Well) 2/6/2014 DSM
Able-HD Offers Dual Monitor Productivity, On the Go 2/4/2014 CG & DSM
ITEXPO: TPO News Takes a Look at the IP Communications Tradeshow 1/28/2014 DSM
WebChair: A Ruggedized, Simple, Affordable, All-In-One Videoconferencing Solution 1/26/2014 DSM
Naughty Visual Collaboration: A Look at the NSFW Side of VC 1/22/2014 DSM
The Beam+ Telepresence Robot: A Fresh New Look and Much Lower Price 1/17/2014 DSM
DVE Completes the Microsoft Lync Pervasive Video Environment with Eye Contact Telepresence and Holographic Presentation Room 1/15/2014 DSM
Five Tips For Dealing With VC Camera "Hacks" 1/12/2014 DSM
TPO Video Review: Personify Live 1/6/2014 DSM
TPO Video Review: Logitech Mobile Speakerphone P710e 12/17/2013 DSM
Vidyo Flexibility Allows for New Uses (Rounds and ETIAM Partnerships) 12/17/2013 DSM
Catching Up With Tely Labs: Flexing Their Partnership with Blue Jeans Network 12/15/2013 DSM
What Is On Your Interop Wish List? Speak Your Mind Here And Now! 12/11/2013 DSM
The Mezzanine "Infopresence" Room - New, Improved, and Available from AVI-SPL 12/4/2013 DSM
Telepresence Options and TMCNet's Rolling WebRTC Conference & Expo Coverage 11/20/2013 DSM
Videxio CEO Talks to TPO About New WebRTC Support 11/18/2013 DSM
Sonus Enhances Video Support: Provides a Complete SBC Powered UC Experience 11/5/2013 DSM
Vaddio's GroupSTATION Transforms Your Meeting Room into a Smart Meeting Room 10/31/2013 DSM
The Age of Attending Trade Shows Using Telepresence Robots Has Arrived! 10/31/2013 DSM
The Age of Attending Trade Shows Using Telepresence Robots Has Arrived! 10/31/2013 HSL &DSM
UC Comparison Chart: Coming Soon With Your Help! 10/21/2013 DSM
Sharp Transforms a Luxury Workstation Into A New Telehealth Concept 10/10/2013 DSM
Infographic: WebRTC Reality Check 10/6/2013 DSM
Is WebRTC Ready Yet? See For Yourself With "talky" 10/3/2013 DSM
Acano: Visual Collaboration with CONTEXT 9/22/2013 DSM
Blue Jeans Network Raises $50MM "D" Round - What Does It Mean? 9/18/2013 DSM
Blue Jeans Network Raises $50MM "D" Round - What Does It Mean? 9/18/2013 HSL & DSM
A Quick Look at PGi's Acquisition of ACT Conferencing 9/17/2013 DSM
Rimage Becomes Qumu: Fully Committing to Video Communications 9/16/2013 DSM
Easymeeting TWS: A New Videoconferencing System from an Unexpected Source 9/8/2013 DSM
The Google and Vidyo Partnership Enters a New Phase: Scalable WebRTC 8/28/2013 DSM
Avizia Educator: Videoconferencing and Complete Room Control 8/26/2013 DSM
New Sony Endpoint? What Would Be The Point? 8/23/2013 DSM
Logitech's New UC Portfolio: Plug and Play Business Class Communications at Your Workstation 7/29/2013 DSM
Why did Polycom Burn CEO Andy Miller Publicly for "Expense Account Irregularities"? - A Theory 7/25/2013 HSL
Business Class Videoconferencing Gets More Affordable with AVer's New Sub-$1,000 Solution 7/24/2013 DSM
Polycom Reinvents the Microsoft RoundTable 360 Degree Videoconferencing Camera 7/9/2013 DSM
The Zoom Version 2.0 Cloud VC Service Sets a New Bar 7/4/2013 DSM
Checking In With LifeSize CEO Colin Buechler 6/30/2013 DSM
Ricoh and Vidyo Team Up To Create a $2,200 VC Endpoint 6/27/2013 DSM
Telepresence and Visual Collaboration @ InfoComm 2013 - The Telepresence Options "Best of Show" Awards 6/19/2013 DSM
Vidyo 3.0 Delivers a New User Experience, Deeper Lync Integration and More 6/17/2013 DSM
Dimension Data: Embracing the Shift From AV to UC 6/8/2013 DSM
New Tech Alert: Prysm's Videowalls for Meeting Rooms 5/30/2013 DSM
Microsoft Unveils 3rd Generation Xbox One: Another Step Towards Videoconferencing in Every Living Room 5/21/2013 DSM
Is That A Display, Or An Actual Window? The Answer Is Yes! 5/15/2013 DSM
G2J's MyEasyVision: Next Generation Videoconferencing Management 5/13/2013 DSM
Blue Jeans New Pricing Plans: Business Class VC Interop at Consumer Prices 5/7/2013 DSM
Cisco and Hershey Working Together: Telepresence Candy? 5/6/2013 DSM
The VCI-Group Launches The Visual Collaboration Industry Sourcebook: Powered By The TPO Catalog 4/23/2013 DSM
Internet2 Partnering with Vidyo: Potentially Creating the World's Largest HD Videoconferencing Deployment 4/18/2013 DSM
VCIG Live! Presents: Review of 2013 Products and Services - What You Should be Watching For This Year 4/11/2013 DSM
Enterprise Connect 2013: The Exhibit Hall Crawl Part 2 4/1/2013 DSM
Enterprise Connect 2013: The Exhibit Hall Crawl Part 1 3/28/2013 DSM
Enterprise Connect 2013: The Conference Sessions Of a Cautiously Positive Industry 3/25/2013 DSM
New TPO Videoconferencing Interoperability Cloud Service Comparison Chart 3/18/2013 DSM
TPO Interview: Vidyo CEO Ofer Shapiro Talks About Momentum 3/14/2013 DSM
The Mezzanine Conference Room: An Advanced Collaboration Environment for Presentations, Meetings, and Working Groups 3/10/2013 DSM
The Ever Expanding TPO Catalog: 7 New Visual Collaboration Listings With More To Come 3/5/2013 DSM
The TeleSpan 2013 Future of Conferencing Workshop: Let's Profit Together (March 7-8, Las Vegas) 2/25/2013 DSM
VCIG Live! presents: WebRTC - The Game Changer in Videoconferencing and Collaboration 2/18/2013 DSM
Vpod: An Entire Videoconferencing Experience Wrapped Up In A Modular (Podular?) Package 2/14/2013 DSM
The Phoenix Quattro3 Adds Business Class Audio To Your Mobile Videoconferencing Solution 2/7/2013 DSM
Avaya's UC Platform Keeps Improving: Now Offering the World's Only 1080p60 MCU 1/29/2013 DSM
LifeSize Releases New Icon Series: High Power, Low Price, And A Completely New User Interface 1/28/2013 DSM
Zoom's Full Featured UME Videoconferencing Platform Exceeds Expectations 1/27/2013 DSM
The OVCC: Taking the B2B Videoconferencing Bull By The Horns 1/24/2013 DSM
The Logitech UC Solution: A Perfect Bundle For A Cisco Jabber Workstation 1/17/2013 DSM
AT&T & Polycom Partner on Telepresence and Videoconferencing - What does it mean for Customers and Cisco? 1/16/13 DSM
The All New 2013 Telepresence and Videoconferencing Catalog Is Live Online! 1/14/13 DSM
PanaCast: The Next Generation of Full Room Video Coverage 1/7/13 DSM
Arkadin Acquires Novasight as Acquisitions of Videoconferencing Managed Service Providers Continue 1/1/13 DSM
TPO Interview: Theo Economides - Videoconferencing Adoption 12/27/12 DSM
ZTE Launches a Videoconferencing Endpoint with a Firewall 12/20/2012 HSL
The Future of Telepresence: UNC's Augmented Reality Research 12/18/12 DSM
WISE TIVI Vision Turns Your TV Into an Android Powered Videoconferencing Solution 12/16/12 DSM
Swivl Joins The Pan/Tilt Tablet Videoconferencing Arena 12/12/12 DSM
The New Kubi Offers Greater Presence For Tablet Videoconferencing 12/6/12 DSM
Teledining: Then and Now 12/5/12 DSM
Vidtel's WebRTC Support Eliminates Key Barriers To VC Adoption 11/30/12 DSM
Telepresence is Dead! Long Live Telepresence! 11/27/2012 HSL
ProtoSphere Virtual Environments for Lync Users 11/26/12 DSM
The New "Nintendo Wii U" Supports VidyoConferencing 11/19/12 DSM
LifeSize Releases Two New "Unity Series" Systems 11/15/12 DSM
Personify Live: Green Screen Effects For Your Desktop Video Meetings 11/13/12 DSM
VideoCentric's New "VideoCloud" Available For Partners and Resellers 11/12/12 DSM
LifeSize Continues To Expand Its UVC Platform 11/7/12 DSM
Moore's Law and The 48 Core Smartphone / Tablet Video Endpoint of 2017 11/6/12 DSM
Cloud Office Manager: A New Model for Customer Service using Videoconferencing 11/4/12 DSM
Vidyo Shares Its Vision: A Price/Performance War with Polycom 10/28/12 DSM
Providea Conferencing Becomes the Latest Video Managed Service Provider Acquisition - Who's Left? 10/24/2012 HSL
Cisco's Cloud Service is Neither Cloud Nor Service 10/17/12 DSM
The Impending Explosion of Telepresence and Video Applications 10/15/12 DSM
Polycom's Big Announcement: A Shotgun Blast Of Videoconferencing Advances 10/8/12 DSM
H.265 (HEVC) Gets The Vidyo Scalability Treatment 10/4/12 DSM
Video Calling Options: Dialing H.323/SIP From Your Desktop 10/1/12 DSM
BYOD and Mobile Videoconferencing: Hype and Reality 9/27/12 DSM
VC Users, Vendors, and Analysts Come Together at VCI-Group Annual Conference: October 22-24, 2012, Monterey, CA 9/24/12 DSM
Video Interoperability in Lync 2013 9/20/12 DSM
SightDeck: A Stealth Broadcast Studio In Your Meeting Room 9/16/12 DSM
iPhone 5 with 720p FaceTime Camera May Bump Mobile Video Growth 9/12/12 DSM
Breaking Down LifeSize's New Video Bridging Offerings 9/9/12 DSM
AT&T's Questionable Restriction for FaceTime over 3G 9/6/12 DSM
MantaroBot's Telepresence Robot: New Cloud Service Allows Your Choice of VC Client 9/4/12 DSM
The Logitech TV Cam HD: "No-Brainer" Living Room VC 8/27/12 DSM
Logitech ConferenceCam Evaluation And A New DIY Videoconferencing Solution 8/1/12 DSM
Telepresence and Visual Collaboration @ InfoComm 2012 - Best of Show Awards 7/25/2012 H&D
Vidyo Provides Cloud-based Video Interop for Free - Why it's Revolutionary and How the Others Stack Up 7/23/2012 H&D
AvayaLive Engage: World of BusinessCraft 7/5/12 DSM
Telepresence and Visual Collaboration @ InfoComm 2012 - Best of Show Awards 6/25/12 DSM
Microsoft Surface Takes On The iPad - Our Take on Which is a Better Videoconferencing Machine 6/19/12 DSM
Airtime: The Creators of Napster Take On Social Videoconferencing 6/7/12 DSM
Videoconferencing Kiosks: Finally Ready for Prime-Time? 5/22/12 DSM
LifeSize's Unity Solutions: High-Quality Plug and Play Videoconferencing 5/15/12 DSM
Zen and the Future of Videoconferencing Hardware 5/14/12 DSM
Microsoft MirageTable Takes Augmented Reality to the Next Level 5/11/12 DSM
Can Tabletop USB Video Cameras Rescue Today's Small Working Teams? 5/7/12 DSM
Teletouch Creates a Futuristic Combination of Telepresence and Collaboration 4/30/12 DSM
Mercedes-Benz Viano Vision Diamond is Ready to Videoconference in Style 4/23/12 DSM
First Look: AVI-SPL Cameleon Single Screen Version 4/10/2012 HSL
Telepresence Options Wraps Up Enterprise Connect 2012 4/3/12 DSM
Cisco Upgrades TelePresence and Unified Communications 3/28/2012 HSL
Vidyo Releases Virtualized Router and a New Reseller Program to Pump It Into the Market 3/26/2012 HSL
The New Blue Jeans "MCU Killer" Offers Cloud-Based Video Bridging with Port-Based Pricing 3/22/12 DSM
Avaya Acquiring Radvision to Create a Complete UC Solution 3/15/12 DSM
My First MPLS over Satellite Videoconferencing Call 3/13/2012 HSL
Microsoft's Telepresence Prototype Using Wedge Optics 3/12/2012 HSL
The new iPad Looks Great for Mobile Videoconferencing 3/7/12 DSM
Microsoft Research Shows Off Its Next Generation Telepresence Technology 3/1/2012 HSL
ScienceLogic's Comprehensive IT Management System Now Covers Videoconferencing and Telepresence 2/28/12 DSM
Five Things to Like About LifeSize Connections 2/8/12 DSM
Viral Video Follow-up: A Day Made of Glass 2 2/6/12 DSM
XConnect and IPV: Working Together to Make Video Calls as Easy as Voice 1/31/12 DSM
ClearOne Acquires VCON for a Powerful Combination of Audio and Video Expertise 1/30/12 DSM
AVI-SPL Acquires Iformata - Goal: Industry Domination 1/26/2012 HSL
How to Defend Your Boardroom Against "Videoconferencing Hackers" and Other Mythical Creatures 1/24/12 DSM
The DVE 3D CreateSpace: Science Fiction or Your New Immersive Collaboration System 1/23/12 DSM
How to Crash CES With A VGo Telepresence Robot 1/19/12 DSM
CES 2012: Transparent Samsung Smart Window 1/13/2012 HSL
Cisco Kills Umi: Home Telepresence is an Open Field 1/4/12 DSM
Google+ Hangout for Videoconferencing Professionals Hosted by Telepresence Options 12/20/11 DSM
Turn Your Phone or Tablet Into a Telepresence Robot with MantaroBot TeleMe 12/16/11 DSM
New Cisco Telepresence SX20 Quick Set Turns Flat Panel Displays Into Powerful 1080p60 Room Systems 12/12/11 DSM
Microsoft Lync Users Enjoy New Videoconferencing Options 12/5/11 DSM
Furniture Companies Begin to Integrate Telepresence and Visual Collaboration 12/2/11 DSM
Teliris Lentaris: Cloudbased Interop Rounds Out the Teliris Lineup 11/30/11 DSM
Telepresence Options Now On Google+ and Ready to Hangout 11/14/11 DSM
Highly Immersive Telepresence - The Keys to Creating Immersion 11/14/2011 HSL
Vidyo Announces Virtualized Infrastructure: Hardware-Free Solution Provides Unmatched Scalability 11/8/11 DSM
New Cisco Offerings for SMBs - Taking Telepresence From the Boardroom to Everyroom 10/26/11 DSM
Telepresence Options Brief - Taking the MantaroBot TelePresence Robot Out For a Spin 10/23/11 DSM
Teliris Telepresence - Low Cost End-Points and Multi-Vendor Managed Services 10/20/11 DSM
EMC announces HD Connect: On Demand VC over Satellite connected to AT&T Business Exchange 10/14/11 DSM
Telepresence Options Brief - Vidyo HD Multipoint Mobile Videoconferencing Available for iOS 10/6/11 DSM
Telepresence Options Brief - LifeSize Connections Has a Lot to Smile About 10/4/11 DSM
Telepresence Options Brief - AMD Global Telemedicine 9/28/11 DSM
Vidyo Raises $22.5MM Series D - Total Investment Now $97MM 9/22/2011 HSL
Telepresence at Tata, An Update With the Head of the Americas, Dave Ryan 9/21/2011 HSL
Blue Jeans Network Launches with Multi-Party, Multi-Vendor, and Multi-Device Video Calling 8/15/2011 HSL
LifeSize Launches LifeSize Connection - Cloud Based Videoconferencing Infrastructure Solution 7/20/11 DSM
StarLeaf Looks to Replace Voice-Centric PBXs With Their Video Centric Model 7/14/11 DSM
Telepresence and Visual Collaboration @ InfoComm 2011 - Best of Show Awards 7/6/2011 HSL
Interactive Telepresence Content - Interactive Motion Studios launches 7/4/2011 HSL
Logitech Partners with Jabra to create "One-Stop-Shop" for Unified Communications Gear 6/21/11 DSM
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