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Beginning January 1st 2014, TrueConf will be the first developer of video conferencing solutions to accept Bitcoin (BTC), the decentralized digital currency.
Bitcoin is a completely decentralized digital currency, the market value of which is determined by its own open architecture and not the actions of a national or international economic authority. It is completely anonymous, and all transactions are secure.
Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 -- Zoom, the cloud meeting company, today begins the transformation of real-time collaboration by delivering Version 2.5 (V2.5) to help customers reduce their total cost of ownership by over 80% compared to current solutions and enable greater business mobility. Zoom is the first cloud meeting service that unifies mobile collaboration, cloud video conferencing and simple online meetings together as one easy-to-use platform.
Face To Face Live™ Aligns with Video Collaboration Leader, Blue Jeans Network to Launch Enhanced Videoconferencing Platform
Face To Face Live Partners with Blue Jeans with powerful new, cloud-based video collaboration solution that breaks down barriers to multi-device interoperability - changing how companies leverage mobile connectivity to communicate with employees, clients and partners.
December 18, 2013 - BLOOMINGTON, Ind., and OSLO, Norway -- Indiana University announced it will partner with Norwegian company Pexip Inc. to deliver expanded videoconference services to its eight campuses and 135,000 students, faculty and staff. The new service, Pexip Infinity, is a software platform that provides personal meeting rooms for users on video, voice and mobile. IU will deploy Infinity in spring 2014. With guidance and consulting from SKC Communications, IU and Pexip are creating the most scalable video infrastructure in higher education.
MONROEVILLE, Pa., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chorus Call, Inc., the world leader in high quality conferencing services, is pleased to announce a partnership initiative to offer a complete array of bundled collaboration solutions that include conference room video endpoints along with voice and video services. Chorus Call, AVer, an award winning provider of visual collaboration solutions, and Logitech, a world leader in products that connect people to the digital experiences they care about, are at the core of the bundled offerings. The bundles are unique to the market in that they offer a complete customizable entry to collaborative conferencing for businesses and enterprises including webcams, a Virtual Multipoint Collaboration Unit (VMCU), a conference control dashboard, and the new AVer EVC 100 room system, all for a monthly fee.
The new Chorus Call Virtual MCU Video Collaboration Bundle is the quickest way to add and extend video conferencing to businesses, enabling communication in the cloud and beyond. This is the most complete and integrated video collaboration solution on the market that springboards from the specialized expertise of the partner companies, offering best-of-breed components for a superior experience. The per-port flexibility, unlimited availability, single source security, and specialized support bring peace of mind to the task of introducing visual collaboration to the business environment.
ALBUQUERQUE, NM--(Marketwired - Dec 17, 2013) - Net Medical Xpress Solutions, Inc., an emerging leader in the rapidly growing telemedicine industry, said today the company's new RTC Conference Switch for the iPad has now been released on the Apple App Store and is ready for general use.
The company's WebRTC (Real Time Communications) Telemedicine video conferencing tool allows organizations to set up users, groups and subgroups with crystal clear, real time, face-to-face web-based connections significantly facilitating doctor-patient and hospital communications. Although designed specifically for the healthcare industry, other types of companies and organizations can also use the system.
Sony patents VR headset with object avoidance system and detection of body posture, pupil movement, blinking
December 12th, 2013 -- A new patent filed by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. suggests the company is moving ever closer to completing its long-rumored virtual reality headset technology.
The latest features, spotted in the patent by NeoGAF user Rösti, describes an "object avoidance apparatus" that detects obstacles in an image of the real-world, calculates their distance from you, and replaces them with different, virtual objects.
Kennesaw, Ga. (December 17, 2013) - Applied Global Technologies (AGT), a leader in managed and cloud video conferencing solutions for service providers, today announces a partnership with ECOTECH Solutions Group, a provider of UC, voice, video and data applications. Through the partnership, ECOTECH will use AGT's Video-as-a-Service platform to add cloud-based video services to its existing portfolio. The new video conferencing service, named Ecoprezens, connects standard high definition conference room systems with a wide variety of desktops, web browsers, tablets and smartphones. Ecoprezens will showcase the company's brand identity and will be available in the form of a desktop video client, web browser client and mobile video application.
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - December 16, 2013) - IOCOM, a leading worldwide provider of universal video conferencing solutions, announced a comprehensive solution enabling application providers, service providers and communications platforms the ability to integrate into its award-winning Visimeet software platform. The new offering provides multiple, simple application programming interfaces (APIs) for integration from the technology side and teams it with IOCOM's flexible and aggressive pricing partner model on the commercial side.
Arkadin Wins Frost & Sullivan 2013 Growth Leadership Award for Best Performance in European Conferencing Services Industry
PARIS, FRANCE--(Marketwired - Dec 17, 2013) - Arkadin, one of the world's largest and fastest growing Collaboration Services Providers, with a full suite of conferencing and unified communications (UC) services, today announced it has been awarded the 2013 Frost & Sullivan European Conferencing Services Growth Leadership Award. In conferring the award, Frost & Sullivan cited Arkadin for excellence in having the highest annual compound growth rate in the highly competitive conferencing industry over a three-year period.
Rounds and Vidyo Announce a Strategic Relationship to Bring Mass Scaling HD Video Conferencing to Rounds' Popular Interactive Entertainment App
Tel Aviv and Hackensack, New Jersey - Dec. 17, 2013 - Rounds and Vidyo Inc. today announced a strategic agreement to integrate Vidyo's award-winning technology into the Rounds platform.. The Vidyo-integrated Rounds solution will be platform-agnostic, combining shared entertainment with multi-party HD video conferencing, mass scaling capabilities, and the market's best video quality. The integration will allow Rounds to offer a next-level video experience that brings real life social interactions back online - an exciting addition to the social communication market.
17 December 2013, Shenzhen, China -- ZTE Corporation, a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, was ranked among the world's top-3 vendors of video-conferencing systems in the latest report by Wainhouse Research, as ZTE's commitment to technology innovation delivers market-leading products and services to customers.
According to the SpotCheck Group Video Conferencing Q3-2013 report by Wainhouse Research, a leading research firm in the industry, ZTE achieved a 12% market share in endpoint units, the third-highest among all vendors globally. In the Asia Pacific region, ZTE was the leading video-conferencing vendor with 27% market share in infrastructure revenue, according to Wainhouse Research.
Dubai, UAE, United Arab Emirates, (newswire) December 15, 2013 -- Optimus, a leading & award winning Value Added Distributor (VAD) in the region, launched its cloud based managed video as a service product in the MENA region.
Maelys is an extremely scalable and powerful video as a service solution and based on the needs of the local market for better collaboration. Initially being offered to only a few selected partners and customers; Optimus's foray into business development has changed the face of distribution in the regional market.
REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. - December 16, 2013 -Tely Labs, the leader in simple, secure and affordable videoconferencing systems, today announced that communications distributor NETXUSA has added the telyHD platform to its VoIP and videoconferencing portfolio. The move further extends Tely Labs's channel reach and enables NETXUSA's network of more than 5,000 telecommunications service providers and resellers to offer economical videoconferencing to their customers as a hosted service.
Kennesaw, Ga. (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 -- Applied Global Technologies (AGT), a leading provider of managed and cloud video conferencing solutions, today announces the company has re-established its Kennesaw, Ga. office as headquarters. Founded in 1993 by two Georgia Tech Research Institute engineers, AGT was originally headquartered in metro-Atlanta before opening a second office in Rockledge, Fla. and subsequently naming it headquarters in 1996. Today's announcement follows several notable milestones for AGT in 2013, including a new CEO appointment, a refined brand and partner strategy, significant technology advances and the company's 20th year in business.
Leading Eastern European Video Conferencing Vendor TrueConf Will Showcase at Integrated Systems Europe 2014
TrueConf, a leading manufacturer of video conferencing solutions from Eastern Europe, will participate in the world's best-attended tradeshow for the professional AV and electronic systems industry -- Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2014 in Amsterdam.
Zoom Joins Centrify Alliance Partner Program to Bring Centrify Web and Mobile Single Sign-On to Zoom's Leading Video Conferencing Service
SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 11, 2013) - Centrify Corporation, the leader in Unified Identity Services across data center, cloud and mobile, today announced a partnership with Zoom Video Communications, the cloud meeting company, to bring enhanced security with Active Directory- and cloud-based access controls and Single Sign-on (SSO) to customers, enabling them to securely share and collaborate while meeting enterprise compliance requirements.
Zoom has pioneered the category of cloud meetings that unify cloud video conferencing, simple web meetings and mobile collaboration into one easy-to-use platform. Today Zoom has more than 5,000 businesses and 6 million participants from nearly every country around the world that use its secure meeting platform for video, audio and screen sharing. Its dramatic growth has been driven by increased demand among businesses for an affordable, high-quality video meeting experience.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 -- LiveDeposition.com, a leading provider of local and web-based streaming deposition and video conferencing solutions, has released a new application for the Amazon Appstore that will allow users to participate in realtime depositions from their Kindle Fire device.
Prior to this current release, LiveDeposition.coms mobile app was previously accessible by Android Devices through Google Play and by iOS Mobile Devices through Apple iTunes. Having an application available for Amazon Kindle Fire users as well will help expand the use of LiveDeposition.com and make it easier for legal teams to attend and participate in legal proceedings.
Glowpoint Releases New Business-class Support Packages to Meet Growing Demand for Secure, Business-class Video Collaboration
MURRAY HILL, N.J., December 11, 2013 - Glowpoint, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based video collaboration, network and support services, today released packaged support services that meet growing customer demand for secure, enterprise-grade video collaboration.
REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. - December 11, 2013 - Blue Jeans Network, the global leader in interoperable video collaboration services, and Tely Labs, the leader in simple, secure and affordable videoconferencing systems, have joined forces to create a compelling appliance and services bundle. Now through February 28, buyers of the telyHD Pro videoconferencing appliance are eligible to receive 60 days of Blue Jeans Network conferencing service for free.
The exclusive offer provides the full benefits of Blue Jeans Network service, including scheduling, screen sharing and interoperable videoconferencing for room-based systems, tablets, smartphones and personal computers and telephones.