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Tixeo: Secure Videoconferencing Finally on Your Mac

June 24, 2016 | Telepresence Options

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MONTPELLIER, France, June 23, 2016 -- Thanks to more than 10 years of experience and innovation in video conferencing, Tixeo introduces a native Mac client empowered with its new encryption architecture. This Mac app offers a real end-to-end encryption for group videoconferencing with Mac or PC.

R-HUB Communications Announces $795 HD Video Conference Servers

June 23, 2016 | Telepresence Options

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SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--R-HUB Communications, Inc., a leading provider of video conferencing and web conferencing and remote support server technologies, today announced new HD video conferencing servers starting at $795

The new TVC family of servers provides HD Video Conferencing along with Web Conferencing, Webinar, and IM features. The TVC server supports 1080p HD video quality with up to 30 webcams in a meeting and the telepresence feature, which powers up to 8 monitors at an end point. All models come with an enterprise-level free landline based audio conferencing service featuring dial-in numbers in up to 28 countries.

Yorktel's Univago platform brings WebRTC to Microsoft Edge users, Active Directory integration

June 15, 2016 | Telepresence Options

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EATONTOWN, NJ (June 15, 2016) - Yorktel (@yorktelcorp, the worldwide leader in cloud, UC&C and video managed services today announced new features and enhancements for Univago [2], its business-grade, cloud video communications platform as-a-service.

Innovative Imaging Technologies obtains $4 million in funding to accelerate commercialization of its Reacts platform

June 13, 2016 | Telepresence Options

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MONTREAL, June 13, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Innovative Imaging Technologies Inc. (IIT), which develops Reacts - an interactive, integrated and secure video-collaboration platform designed for the healthcare sector, among other industries - has just received $4 million in funding from 10 new investors.

Desjardins-Innovatech s.e.c.; Claridge Inc., Investissements W3; the Fonds de solidarité des travailleurs du Québec (F.T.Q.); the Fonds de solidarité FTQ Investissements croissance II, s.e.c.; Hacking Health Accelerator and four other private investors are investing in IIT to help expand Reacts across Canada and abroad.

Grandstream Partners with StarLeaf to Support UC OpenCloud

June 13, 2016 | Telepresence Options

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BOSTON & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--StarLeaf, the leading cloud video conferencing and calling provider, and Grandstream Networks, connecting the world since 2002 with award-winning SIP unified communications solutions, today announced a joint partnership. Under this partnership, Grandstream's GVC3200 and GVC3202 Video Conferencing endpoints are compliant with and supported by StarLeaf's new UC OpenCloud communications platform. UC OpenCloud is a brand-neutral version of StarLeaf's advanced communications platform that is exclusively available to third-party solution providers and video endpoint manufacturers. Compatibility allows Grandstream to extend their GVC series of video conferencing endpoints to customers with StarLeaf's UC OpenCloud platform to offer a complete Video Conferencing as a Service (VCaaS) solution.

To learn more about the partnership and to see the solution in-action, visit Grandstream and StarLeaf at InfoComm 2016, June 8-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Grandstream will be in the StarLeaf booth, N1239, with a working demonstration of the GVC series running UC OpenCloud.

Whitlock Celebrates 60 Years of Video Collaboration at InfoComm 2016

June 8, 2016 | Telepresence Options

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RICHMOND, Va., June 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Whitlock, a video collaboration company, is excited to announce its 60-year anniversary at InfoComm, the largest international conference for audio, video and unified communications solutions. Their plans include a unique presence on the show floor with Pexip (booth N2437), as well as a happy hour and other celebrations with top customers and partners.

Whitlock will have a Microsoft Surface Hub on display to demonstrate to InfoComm attendees how this unique device is helping transform business.

Zoom Designs New Capability for the Intel® Unite™ Solution

June 8, 2016 | Telepresence Options

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SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - June 07, 2016) - Zoom Video Communications, Inc. announced today that it has developed a plug-in for the Intel Unite Solution -- a solution designed to modernize meetings spaces for an easy and intuitive way to collaborate -- with Zoom's world-class video conferencing capabilities.

Zoom has worked with Intel to develop a plug-in for the Intel Unite solution. The Zoom plug-in extends the Intel Unite solution collaboration capabilities with video conferencing, as well as supporting users outside of the conference room and enabling end-to-end collaboration between the in-room participants and remote users who join on Zoom.

StarLeaf's New Skype for Business Huddle Room Solution Is Set to Take the Market by Storm

June 8, 2016 | Telepresence Options

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LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--StarLeaf, the leading video conferencing and calling provider, announces the StarLeaf GTm 5140 Huddle, a meeting room solution that works directly with Microsoft Skype for Business, and which delivers reliable, easy to use and great quality video conferencing, ideal for collaboration in small meeting spaces.

Registering directly to a Microsoft Skype for Business server or Microsoft Office 365, the StarLeaf GTm 5140 Huddle provides businesses with the perfect video conferencing solution for all of their small meeting rooms and spaces. It is small and very stylish, and is packed with a rich feature set including bi-directional content sharing, one touch dialing, and a simple 'one button to push' to join scheduled conferences. It comes complete with a StarLeaf touchscreen controller, USB camera and USB microphone. It joins the StarLeaf range of native Skype for Business meeting room solutions, all deployed, monitored and managed from a centralized management platform, that allows businesses to connect desktop users to meeting rooms and vice versa.

Fuze Joins Logitech Collaboration Program as a Cloud Video Conferencing Integration Partner

June 8, 2016 | Telepresence Options

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fuze (formerly ThinkingPhones), the leader in global voice, video, and collaboration, today announced it has joined the Logitech Collaboration Program (LCP) as an Integration partner in the program's Cloud track. The LCP provides a unique framework for delivering high-quality video collaboration experiences across customer environments.

Through the Logitech Collaboration Program, Fuze delivers an integrated, exceptional user experience, as validated by the Logitech Software Reference Kit (SRK). Customers who purchase Logitech collaboration products, along with a product or service from Fuze, will receive a solution that is optimized for groups to collaborate anytime and anywhere.

Nureva announces the HDL300 audio conferencing system

June 8, 2016 | Rena Malai

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Calgary, Alberta --- June 1, 2016 --- Nureva Inc., an award-winning collaboration-solutions company, announces the Nureva HDL300 audio conferencing system for small to mid-sized rooms. This integrated wall-mounted microphone and speaker system uses Nureva's patent-pending audio processing technology to provide remote participants with a natural, near-in-room experience. Nureva's unique processor is 15 times more powerful than conventional systems, which enables the HDL300 system to simultaneously create and process sound from more than 8,000 virtual microphones. Each virtual microphone picks up sound from a precise location in the room, focusing on the intended voices while retaining the natural ambient sounds. The result is that remote participants feel like they're in the same location, so they're more engaged and the overall meeting is more productive.

Yealink and TrueConf Establish Videoconferencing Partnership and Announce Solution Compatibility

June 8, 2016 | Telepresence Options

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Xiamen, China - June 7, 2016 - Yealink, the global leading unified communication (UC) terminal solution provider and TrueConf have announced the completion of joint interoperability testing and the successful certification of Yealink video conferencing terminals that are compatible with TrueConf videoconferencing software and the UC&C platform TrueConf Server.

Engineers from both companies worked together to ensure the compatibility and certification of Yealink video conferencing hardware endpoints (including the VC400, VC120 and VC110 room systems for different-sized meeting spaces and the T49G video phone for desktop video) with TrueConf Server, a complete unified communications software solution.

Matrox Unveils Mura IPX 4K IP Decode and Display Card at InfoComm 2016

June 8, 2016 | Telepresence Options

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MONTREAL -- June 6, 2016 -- Matrox® Graphics Inc. today announced the new Matrox Mura™ IPX 4K IP decode and display card. The latest addition to the Mura IPX Series family line, the new card offers H.264 decoding of one 8K, up to two 4Kp60, four 4Kp30, eight 1080p60, sixteen 1080p30 or many more SD streams. Additionally, four DisplayPort™ outputs making it a cost-effective, easy-to-integrate multiviewer for control rooms and AV presentation systems in security, corporate, defense, aerospace, utilities, government, medical and education environments. Matrox Mura IPX will be demonstrated at InfoComm 2016 (Las Vegas, June 8-10) in booth N2047.

Collaboration Squared Launches Its Cisco Spark Offering with a Deep Integration to Cloud Acano Video Conferencing Service Ubiety

June 8, 2016 | Telepresence Options

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New York, New York, June. 7, 2016 - Collaboration Squared, a global collaboration and video conferencing service provider and winner of the 2015 Infocomm and Enterprise Connect Innovation showcases, today announced the launch of its Cisco Spark offering, including a deep integration to their cloud Acano service Ubiety.

Cisco Spark is the next generation cloud collaboration platform that unifies messaging, meeting and calling; optionally paired with best in class Cisco deskphones, video phones and meeting room video collaboration endpoints. All managed via a free customer management portal with extensive reporting, user provisioning automation, SSO and proactive device trouble ticket alerts. Plans start from just $9.50 - per month, per user.

Worldwide Enterprise Videoconferencing and Telepresence Equipment Market Showed Mixed Results in First Quarter of 2016, According to IDC

June 5, 2016 | Telepresence Options

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FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Enterprise Videoconferencing and Telepresence Equipment QView showed mixed results in the first quarter of 2016 (1Q16), with overall videoconferencing equipment revenue decreasing 21.1% quarter over quarter, but increasing 2.3% year over year. Total worldwide enterprise video equipment revenue in 1Q16 was over $495 million, down from about $628 million in 4Q15. The total number of videoconferencing units sold in 1Q16 (101,391) decreased 8.0% quarter over quarter, but increased 9.9% compared to 1Q15.

Yealink and UK Video Conferencing Integrator VideoCentric announce partnership to benefit Small Businesses in the UK

May 12, 2016 | Telepresence Options

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Reading, UK and Xiamen, China - May 10 2016 - Yealink, the global Unified Communications terminal solutions provider, and VideoCentric, the UK experts in Video integration solutions, have today announced a strategic partnership that will provide simple all-in-one video collaboration for small and growing businesses in the UK.

Yealink's Video Conferencing endpoints range from room systems for various-sized meeting rooms to video phones for desktop video. The products enable access to high-quality video collaboration with remarkable ease and bring multiple advanced hardware features, such as 1080P Full HD video and content sharing, dual-screen support, one-button USB call-recording, at no extra cost for customers.

GL Enhances Testing Solutions For Video Conferencing Quality

May 12, 2016 | Telepresence Options

Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - May 09, 2016 - GL Communications Inc., announced today enhanced Video Quality Testing Solutions.

GL_Communications_Videoconferencing_Testing.jpgSpeaking to press, Mr. Robert Bichefsky, a Senior Manager for Product Development of the company said, "GL provides various methodologies for Video Quality Testing, one of which is End-to-End Video Conference testing, using VQuad™ with Video Application Controller(VAC), providing both Video and Voice MOS between two VAC Agents (one end could be an Android device). The other one is Bulk Video Call Simulation using GL's MAPS™ SIP and real-time Video Call Analysis using GL's PacketScan™ application."

Vidyo and ViTel Net Partner to Deliver Cloud-Based Integrated Telehealth Solutions Across the Care Continuum

May 11, 2016 | Telepresence Options

ATA -MINNEAPOLIS, May 11, 2016 - Vidyo Inc., a leader in video communication and collaboration, and ViTel Net, a leading international provider of innovative telehealth solutions for 25 years, today announced that ViTel Net has launched its Vidyo-enabled, adaptable telehealth platform supporting customer-specific workflows. The Vidyo solution integrates seamlessly with ViTel Net's MedVizer Runtime Platform covering the telehealth continuum of care. The combined solutions include environment-specific endpoints with integration of telemetry peripherals, scheduling, rapidly customizable workflows, PACS imaging and EHR integration for continuity of patient records to real-time audio/video/content via Vidyo. ViTel Net delivers the integrated solution as a private cloud hosted offering. The solution will be on display in both the ViTel Net booth #1603 and in the Vidyo booth #1927 during ATA 2016, May 14-17 in Minneapolis, MN.

AMD Global Telemedicine Announces the Patient Assessment Terminal to Improve Telemedicine Workflow

May 9, 2016 | Telepresence Options

AMD Global Telemedicine Inc. (AMD), the world's leading supplier of clinical Telemedicine Encounter Management Solutions (TEMS)®, introduces PAT, the Patient Assessment Terminal. PAT is a fully integrated telemedicine wall mount system developed to improve workflow, while reducing the telemedicine workstation footprint within an exam room.

PAT is the industry's first wall station that allows you to have the telemedicine devices connected continuously. Having the medical devices remain connected significantly reduces the steps required for a patient encounter and facilitates the acceptance of new technology among staff. Examples of connected medical devices include the new Welch Allyn Connex Spot VSM, Multipurpose Examination Cameras, Digital Stethoscopes, Ultrasound Probes, and more. Exam rooms where space is limited, such as rural clinics, pharmacies, or clinic kiosks are the perfect fit for PAT.

Highfive and Dolby Bring Stunning Audio Quality to the Meeting Room and Video Conferencing Experience

May 9, 2016 | Telepresence Options

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SAN FRANCISCO & REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--()--Highfive, provider of the world's most usable in-room video conferencing solution, and Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB), maker of the Dolby® Conference Phone and Dolby Voice®, announced today a collaboration to bring their technologies together and deliver a new meeting-room system offering exceptional quality and simplicity.

"The Highfive solution is magic. By adding in Dolby, the audio is unbelievable--our team meetings are productive and more enjoyable"

Yealink's VC110 and T49G Video Conferencing Endpoints Now Interoperable With Blue Jeans' Cloud Service

April 27, 2016 | Telepresence Options

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Xiamen, China - April 27, 2016 - Yealink, the global leading unified communication (UC) terminal solution provider, announced today that its two new video conferencing (VC) endpoints, the VC110 for huddle rooms and the T49G for desktops, have achieved interoperability with BlueJeans' cloud-based video communications service. The new endpoints join Yealink's VC400 and VC120 solutions as the latest in the company's lineup of BlueJeans compatible products.

BlueJeans' user-friendly, online video communications software is trusted by some of the world's most respected companies, including Facebook, ADP and Viacom. BlueJeans provides organizations with powerful, enterprise-grade features such as screen sharing, recording, meeting analytics and integrations with messaging applications and calendar tools. BlueJeans delivers HD video forany combination of conference room systems, mobile devices, phones and computers with consistent network performance through private, dedicated connections.

VisiInc PLC to Acquire VIA3

September 29, 2011 | Hogan Keyser

In the deep

August 19, 2011 | William Zimmerman