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Vidyo App for Samsung Galaxy S6 to Enhance Enterprise Productivity with Visual Communications

March 2, 2015 | Telepresence Options


MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS-BARCELONA - March 1, 2015 - Vidyo, Inc., announced today that its mobile video conferencing solution was selected to be featured for the highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone. The VidyoMobileTM app delivers one-touch HD multipoint video conferencing over Wi-Fi, 3G or 4G wireless networks. VidyoMobile scales to leverage the enhanced resolution of new devices such as the Galaxy S6, which has a 2560 x1440 pixel QHD display, enabling the first ever QHD resolution video conferencing on a mobile device. With VidyoMobile, Samsung Galaxy S6 users can take full advantage of the QHD display to bring details to life for a rich in-conference experience anytime, anywhere.

Lifesize Unveils New Customer Community

February 27, 2015 | Telepresence Options


New Online Resource Offers Place for Customer Collaboration, Advocacy and Industry Insights

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb 26, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lifesize, a division of Logitech, LOGI, -1.60% (six:LOGN), today announced its Lifesize Community, a customer platform for advice, collaboration, advocacy and industry insights.

The Lifesize Community provides a public forum for customers to share tips and ideas, engage with others who use video conferencing to drive collaboration and productivity within their organization, and provide product feedback to Lifesize executives, engineers and support teams.

Affordable Microsoft Lync with Voice Now Available to Small-Medium Enterprise

February 25, 2015 | Telepresence Options



SEATTLE, WA (Feb 25, 2015) - G12 Communications (a cloud-based provider of unified communication services) and CCG Telecom (a Microsoft Unified Communications integration partner) today announced an exclusive partnership to bring affordable Microsoft Lync deployments with Enterprise Voice to businesses running Microsoft Office 365. Through the partnership, CCG Telecom will integrate Audiocodes One Box 365 on premise with G12's Lync Certified SIP Trunking solution, reducing

Vuzix Partners with Pristine to Optimize Smart Glasses Technology for Enterprise

February 25, 2015 | Telepresence Options


ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation VUZI, -1.99% ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of video eyewear and smart glasses products in the consumer, commercial and entertainment markets, today announced a partnership to utilize Vuzix M100 Smart Glasses for Pristine's Eyesight platform for the enterprise market.

The alliance brings together industry-leading hardware and software to offer one of the best telepresence solutions on the market empowering enterprises to dramatically improve how teams remotely collaborate for hands-on activities.

Defense Information Systems Agency's Global Video Service, Based on Vidyo Technology, Reaches Full Operational Capability

February 24, 2015 | Telepresence Options


HACKENSACK, N.J. - February 24, 2015 - The Global Video Service (GVS) of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), which is based upon commercial technology provided by Vidyo, has reached Full Operational Capability (FOC). This milestone is the culmination of a process that began in 2012 when Vidyo first received Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) certification for its video conferencing portfolio making it part of the approved product list for the Department of Defense (DoD). Since that time, DISA has built a customized solution on top of the VidyoWorksTM platform. In June of 2014, DISA announced Initial Operational Capability (IOC) for GVS, taking the first step to move DoD enterprise Video Teleconferencing (VTC) capability from the Defense Information Systems Network (DISN) Video Services - Global (DVS-G) ISDN services to GVS' IP services. The GVS solution is now installed and operational in DISA's Defense Enterprise Computing Centers (DECCs) and has the capacity to scale to support nearly half a billion conferencing minutes a year.

VisionsConnected Acquires Global Videoconferencing Player Eyenetwork

February 24, 2015 | Telepresence Options



Amsterdam, 23 February 2015 - VisionsConnected, the provider of cloud-based videoconferencing and Unified Communications, has announced its acquisition of Eyenetwork, one of largest players in the world in the field of public videoconferencing spaces and services. The company has a sizeable international network of loyal customers and partners. Eyenetwork has over 3,500 locations in more than 110 countries where organisations can hire professional videoconferencing or telepresence rooms. The company has been active in this market for over 18 years now. Over this period, its multilingual team of operators have facilitated over 120,000 video meetings. VisionsConnected will finance the acquisition with its own funds. No details about the acquisition price have been disclosed.

Video Conferencing Innovator Delivers Industry-First Capabilities for Unique Robotic Telepresence Platform

February 24, 2015 | Telepresence Options


Revolve Robotics, a leading innovator in robotic telepresence, today announced KUBI Video 2.0, the latest version of its video collaboration app for its flagship KUBI telepresence platform. Japanese for neck, KUBI is a robotic cradle plus app for tablets that delivers an easy-to-use telepresence solution that nails the most important part of presence - the ability to interact and engage. The result is telepresence affordable enough to put anywhere and easy enough for anyone to use.

Glowpoint Bridges the Gap Between Managed and Self-Service Video Conferencing

February 23, 2015 | Telepresence Options


DENVER, Feb. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Glowpoint, Inc. (NYSE MKT:GLOW), a leading provider of cloud-based video collaboration and support services, today announced the release of its innovative Hybrid Videoconferencing service. Customers can now easily accommodate a variety of video meeting scenarios that were previously unavailable through a self-service virtual meeting room (VMR) solution. By taking advantage of VMR technologies' "self-service" capabilities and coupling that with an automated managed service experience (AMSE), business users increase their reach and participation, and ensure that everyone and every endpoint connects to the VMR meeting securely, easily, and reliably.

Company Seeks Funding, Technology Immerses Users in Adult Movies

February 21, 2015 | Telepresence Options


HOUSTON, TEXAS, FEBRUARY 20, 2015 - Adults looking for a way to spice up their sex life have an exciting new and upcoming option. xSync Technologies has announced a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for a new subscription service that syncs adult massagers with adult movies.

The company recognizes that the adult entertainment industry is a nearly $13 billion industry, and the team at xSync believes that their brand-new technology has the potential to completely change the way consumers interact with adult videos. To use xSync, users need only connect xO, xSync's wireless adapter, to their compatible LELO vibrator. xO then syncs the vibrator and movie. This creates an experience that is immersive and interactive, allowing the user to feel sensations based on what's going on in the movie.

e-con Systems Launches Ultra HD 13 Megapixel Camera

February 20, 2015 | Telepresence Options


e-con Systems Inc., a leading embedded design services company specializing in the development of advanced camera solutions announces the launch of the See3CAM_CU130, part of the See3CAM family of USB3.0 UVC-compliant cameras. The See3CAM_CU130 is based on AR1820HS CMOS Image sensor from Aptina Imaging and is provided with the S-mount (M12) lens mount that enables customers to choose a lens of their choice. The See3CAM_CU130 houses a high-performance Image Signal Processor chip that provides best-in-class images and video along with optional MJPEG compression. The ISP also performs auto exposure, auto white balance, etc. In addition, this USB 3.0 camera supports Ultra HD (3840x2160) video streaming at 30fps in MJPEG over USB3.0 interface. The still image capture is supported at full 13MP resolution in both uncompressed BMP and compressed JPEG format. This UVC compliant camera is plug-and-play in both Windows and Linux. In Windows, the camera is exposed as a DirectShow device and in Linux, as a V4L2 capture source.

AGT Upgrades iOS and Android Mobile Video Application, Elevates User Experience

February 20, 2015 | Telepresence Options


Kennesaw, Ga. (February 19, 2015) - Applied Global Technologies (AGT), a proven provider of managed and visual collaboration solutions, today announces the latest release of its mobile video conferencing application, EncoreB2B, which enables seamless business-to-business video collaboration and content sharing on mobile devices. EncoreB2B works on any iOS and Android mobile device and connects to desktops, web browsers and standards-based HD video conferencing systems. The latest release includes several feature enhancements, such as an updated user interface compatible with iOS 7, iOS 8 and Android 5.0 - as well as improved conference controls.

Blue Jeans Network Partners With Derek Jeter and The Players' Tribune

February 20, 2015 | Telepresence Options


February 19, 2015 - Mountain View, CA & New York, NY - Blue Jeans Network, the global leader in cloud-based video collaboration and interactive event services, today announced a strategic partnership with The Players' Tribune, and its founder Derek Jeter, enabling athletes and fans to engage with one another in a whole new way.

As part of the strategic partnership, Blue Jeans Primetime technology will be integrated into The Players' Tribune media platform to provide interactive video events and experiences for athletes, readers, and fans on the site,

Kramer VIA Solution Features iOS Mirroring and Multi-Lingual Support

February 18, 2015 | Telepresence Options


Jerusalem, Israel, 18 February 2015 - Kramer Electronics introduces firmware v1.6 for the VIA Collage enabling iOS mirroring. With an integrated Airplay receiver, the award-winning wireless presentation andcollaboration solution now lets users show content from any iOS device on amain display.

"Everything you do on your Apple iOS device is wirelessly mirrored on the main display.It's that simple. No complicated set up, no need for additional adaptors," said Neta Lempert, VP Digital Business Development at Kramer Electronics.

The Global Presence Alliance Breaks a Billion

February 17, 2015 | Telepresence Options


The Global Presence Alliance, the organization which provides global audiovisual and unified communications solutions and services to multinational corporations through a unique partner network, has broken through the Billion dollar barrier for combined annual sales revenues, making it the largest provider of AV integration services in the World.

Kramer Welcomes Michael Baker as Collaborative Solutions Consultant

February 17, 2015 | Telepresence Options


Kramer Electronics is pleased to announce Michael Baker has been appointed as a consultant for Kramer's Collaborative Solutions Group, headed by Michael DiBella, Director of Collaborative Solutions. Baker will help provide strategic insight and direction for Kramer's new VIA family of wireless collaboration products.

Baker will be instrumental in the promotion of VIA products by offering his knowledge and previous collaborative products experience within the ProAV and IT industries. Specifically, Baker will be key in developing brand awareness for VIA within vertical markets including corporate and education segments, with both end��'users and integrators.

Compass Business Solutions Exclusively Launches New Cisco CCNA Collaboration Certification with Access to DX70 and Other New Cisco Products

February 17, 2015 | Telepresence Options


Compass Business Solutions, the leading authorized provider of training for Cisco's Video Communication and TelePresence product lines, gives students access to courses and labs that prepare them for job responsibilities. Compass will exclusively be providing these courses using Cisco's new DX70 desktop collaboration devices as well as offering access to video infrastructure not available elsewhere.

Global telehealth market to grow at a CAGR of 18.88 percent over the period 2014-2019

February 16, 2015 | Telepresence Options


Telehealth is a medium of communication between patients and doctors. Telehealth enables doctors to stay in touch with their patients, monitor their health, and provide consultation if need arises.

It includes the use of telecommunication technology in providing medical services to patients especially in remote areas. It is very helpful for the patients who earlier had to travel miles to visit doctors for even minor health issues.

AT&T Rolls out 1 Gigabit Per Second Broadband in Kansas City

February 16, 2015 | Telepresence Options


OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 16, 2015 /NEWS.GNOM.ES/ -- Imagine downloading 25 songs in less than one second or before you can even crank up the volume. Imagine loading your favorite HD movie in less than 36 seconds, a fraction of the time it takes to pick which movie to watch.

It's now a reality for qualifying residents and small businesses with today's launch of U-verse with AT&T* GigaPower in parts of Kansas City, Mo., parts of Leawood, Lenexa, Olathe, Overland Park, Kan. and in surrounding communities located throughout the metro area. Additionally, AT&T has plans to expand the service to Independence, Mo. and Shawnee, Kan.**

Polycom Names Dimension Data As Its System Integration Partner For Fourth Consecutive Year

February 13, 2015 | Telepresence Options



Fleet, Hants, UK - 12 February 2015 - Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), the global leader in video, voice and content collaboration solutions, has named Dimension Data as its global System Integration Partner for the fourth consecutive year for delivering collaborative solutions to enterprise clients around the world. This was announced last night at Polycom's annual partner event held in Orlando, Florida.

The partnership between Polycom and Dimension Data has stood the test of time. In the past 12 months alone, the two companies have concluded a number of significant contracts including a USD 4 million immersive and infrastructure deal, and a USD 12 million Microsoft Lync deployment for a global pharmaceutical company.

TrueConf Showcases 3D Video Conferencing at Integrated Systems Europe 2015

February 11, 2015 | Telepresence Options


TrueConf booth at Integrated Systems Europe featured a demonstration of a prototype technology for conducting 3D video conferencing sessions. The prototype uses regular polarized 3D glasses, the kind found in movie theaters. The solution combines special software from TrueConf with the Cinema 3D display from LG. This new technology allows users to capture, compress, record, and transmit stereoscopic HD quality images via regular IP networks, including the Internet.

All it takes to organize a 3D video conference is a stereoscopic screen and a 3D camera connected to TrueConf video conferencing endpoint. The system is able to reproduce stereoscopic images using currently developed methods: polarization, eclipse, or anaglyph. The demo utilized an LG polarized screen and a Magicam SD 30 stereoscopic camera by AEE.

VisiInc PLC to Acquire VIA3

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In the deep

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