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The new Suitable technologies BeamPro PTZ+L telepresence robot for the healthcare industry has a laser

April 20, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Suitable Technologies®, Inc., creator of the Beam® and BeamProTM presence systems that are used by more than 40% of the Fortune 50 companies, today introduced two new models to the BeamPro family: the BeamPro PTZ and BeamPro PTZ+L, providing a more professional videoconferencing solution for the healthcare industry.

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World's Major Showcase of Human-Computer Interaction Research Opens May 6

April 20, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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New York, NY, April 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Association for Computing Machinery's (ACM) Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction (SIGCHI) presents the premier international conference on human-computer interaction, CHI 2017, which takes place in Denver, Colorado May 6-11, 2017. CHI 2017 addresses the use of technology in all areas of life, and brings together people from multiple disciplines and diverse cultures to explore new ways to practice, develop and improve methods and systems in human-computer interaction.

"With the dramatic changes this past year, we decided to hold events at the conference to discuss and plan how we could continue our commitment to inclusion," said Gloria Mark, CHI 2017 Co-chair. "The conference includes organized panels and special interest group meetings to discuss impacts of current political events on civil liberties in science. Additionally, to provide access to all who study human-technology and human-computer interaction, we are offering telepresence options for remote participants who would otherwise be unable to attend due to mobility impairments, chronic health issues, temporary travel limitations, or visa issues."

Atlona Brings New HDR-Compatible 4K AV Devices to Market

April 20, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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SAN JOSE, Calif., April 20, 2017 - Atlona's aggressive strategy to address emerging 4K and HDR requirements in AV systems marches forward with the availability of its JunoX Series switcher and Rondo Series video distribution amplifiers. Now shipping and available worldwide, all three products support 4K/UHD video @ 60 Hz with 4:4:4 chroma sampling, and HDMI data rates up to 18 Gbps.

The JunoX™ Series (AT-JUNO-451) is a 4x1 HDMI switcher ideal for applications requiring the latest generation of 4K/UHD and HDR sources and displays. It is compatible with all video resolutions, audio formats, and color space formats supported in the HDMI 2.0a specification, and passes metadata for HDR content.

Orange Business Services Creates Virtual Fitting Room Service for Melon Fashion Group to Improve Global Apparel Manufacturing

April 19, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Melon Fashion Group has chosen Orange Business Services for a virtual fitting room solution using immersive video conferencing. Designers for its three brands, Zarina, Love Republic and befree, are now able to easily collaborate with manufacturing teams all along the design and production process of clothes.

Melon Fashion Group's design teams are based in its Saint Petersburg's head offices, while its manufacturing facilities are located in China. The company was losing several weeks from its production schedule, because it had to ship specimens from the factory back to the designers for each internal product quality evaluation. The Orange solution helps Melon Fashion Group recover this time and eliminate unnecessary transport costs. Now interim fabric and material changes can be made instantly, reducing the risk of poor-quality products - although the final decision will still be made on-site.

AMD Global Telemedicine Announces New, Major Release and Enhancements to AGNES Interactive

April 14, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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AMD Global Telemedicine Inc. (AMD), the pioneer of clinical Telemedicine Encounter Management Solutions (TEMS) ®, announces their latest and sixth major enhancement release of AGNES Interactive software. The new release provides users with dramatically enhanced features and additional functionality that deepens third party integrations and expands collaboration between patients and healthcare providers.

AGNES Interactive is web-based telemedicine software that aggregates medical device data and shares it in real time with the remote physician(s). New features of AGNES Interactive include; integrated third-party video conferencing - utilizing Vidyo as its first use case; significantly enhanced system Utilization Reporting; and a universal mechanism for capturing and integrating all telemedicine encounter data with EMR systems.

OhmniLabs launched its telepresence robot: Ohmni

April 12, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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Santa Clara, California -- April 12, 2017 -- OhmniLabs, a Silicon Valley-based robotics startup, today announces the launch of Ohmni, a home robot that lets families connect in a more natural and engaging way than any video chat. During the crowdfunding campaign, the robot will be available for an introductory price of $1,395. This price is $500 off the MSRP.

Ohmni is a fresh approach to telepresence that's designed specifically for homes and families. Ohmni makes it natural and effortless to join in and share experiences like cooking with mom, family dinner, movie night or game day with dad -- across any distance. The team at OhmniLabs studied families around the world and found that these "shared experiences" were what people missed most since standard video chat was too cumbersome to enable these richer interactions.

Tixeo Enhances Secure Videoconferencing Interoperability

April 5, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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Montpellier, France (PRWEB) April 05, 2017

An easier integration with the H.323 / SIP world

Having a powerful and secure videoconferencing service thanks to the Tixeo client software is fine. Granting these services to the H.323 / SIP users is even better.

This is what the TixeoGateway offers in its latest version: it already allowed an H.323 / SIP system to join a Tixeo meeting through an incoming call. Now, a Tixeo user can as well call any legacy videoconferencing system within a single click, making H.323 / SIP outgoing call.

Fully automatic Recording&Streaming Solution for smart lecturing classroom solution from XANXUS VISION

April 5, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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li>With fully auto-tracking camera for teacher and students tracking
  • With interactive blackboard for sharing
  • StarLeaf Breaks Through to Lead the Way with a FREE Skype Meeting Interop Service

    April 4, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--StarLeaf, the leading cloud video conferencing and calling provider, has announced a range of services, that allow traditional video meeting room systems, such as Cisco, Polycom etc., to join a scheduled Skype for Business meeting. StarLeaf is the first to market with a solution that ranges from a free connectivity service - StarLeaf Medley - through to full integration services.

    Available now, Medley can be accessed by any Skype Meeting organizer, who in one simple step can invite any number of internal or external third-party video systems to join their meeting. This is the first time video equipment from Cisco, Lifesize or Polycom, etc., can be invited and connected directly into a Skype Meeting.

    Atlona Now Shipping OmniStream Family of AV over IP Products

    April 4, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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    SAN JOSE, Calif., April 4, 2017 -Representing a leap forward in AV and IT convergence, Atlona announces that OmniStream™, its first line of AV over IP products, is now shipping and available for orders through authorized OmniStream partners.

    The OmniStream family consists of five distinct products to integrate and distribute 4K/UHD video, audio, and RS-232 control over Gigabit Ethernet networks, employing off-the-shelf network switches. The OmniStream line offers several industry-first features, including high density, dual-channel encoding and decoding; redundant AV networks and streams; encrypted content distribution; network error resilience; broadcast-quality 4K video compression with extremely low latency; and the ability to convey 4K video and Dante audio simultaneously over the same network.

    eyeson, A Revolutionary Video Conferencing Tool, Celebrates Launch on Product Hunt

    April 4, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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    GRAZ, Austria--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To showcase a technology solution portfolio such as eyeson within the Product Hunt spotlight of game changers in the industry is an incredible opportunity. Let's call it the Big Dream! So we are really thrilled that eyeson has been hunted on Product Hunt.

    <"We've been waiting in excitement for a launch on Product Hunt and are looking forward to receiving valuable feedback from the Product Hunt community," states Andreas Kröpfl, CEO and founder of eyeson. /p>

    eyeson is a smart conferencing platform providing teams with online meeting rooms. Team members can meet in real-time and collaborate face-to-face, via screencasts, presentation or chat.

    Magewell to Launch 4K USB Video Capture Devices at NAB Show

    April 3, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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    NANJING, China, April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Magewell will unveil new 4K models in its USB Capture Plus series of plug-and-play, external video capture devices at the upcoming 2017 NAB Show, where the company will exhibit in booth SU12813. The new devices combine the highly-regarded quality, feature-richness and ease-of-use of the USB Capture Plus family with full-resolution 4K capture capabilities.

    Like existing Magewell USB video ingest solutions, the newest USB Capture Plus models enable all types of computers including laptops to capture professional video and audio signals through a standard USB 3.0 interface, with no additional power source required. Available with SDI or HDMI inputs, the 4K USB Capture Plus devices capture resolutions up to 4096x2160, including 3840x2160 Ultra HD.

    Kaptivo to Deliver Visual Live Whiteboard Sharing for BlueJeans Video Meetings

    March 31, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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    Kaptivo Inc, the company that develops advanced collaboration products in the corporate and education industries, today announced it will be integrating its flagship product with video communications pioneer, Blue Jeans Network. Kaptivo is a new enterprise IoT device that transforms any standard dry-erase whiteboard into an online collaboration system. BlueJeans has become one of Kaptivo's initial partners to further enhance meeting experiences.

    "BlueJeans is dedicated to creating superior video meeting experiences so that employees, customers, and partners can easily collaborate from anywhere," said Mark Strassman, Chief Product Officer at Blue Jeans Network. "Whiteboarding is an essential collaboration tool for meetings, but virtual whiteboards have failed to deliver for remote meeting attendees. Kaptivo makes it easy for BlueJeans meeting participants to collaborate using the physical whiteboard that's already in all conference rooms, making any standard whiteboard a part of their digital meeting workflow."

    Here's Overture - The knock-out A/V Control solution for meeting rooms

    March 30, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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    A/V Control systems are great. They allow you to manage all audiovisual equipment, lights, curtains, and even ambient temperature from a single control unit. However, conventional A/V Control solutions are typically closed, hardware-based systems, which makes them cumbersome and inflexible. Setting up such a system requires a lot of programming and installation effort. With Barco's Overture solution, this is all a thing of the past.

    An IP-based software solution, Overture can be connected to the company's standard IP network. To add a network-enabled device (projector, display, audio system, blinds, retractable projector screen, ...), simply connect it to the network and configure Overture with a web-based interface. That's it. Overture can work with any device from any brand (as long as the protocol is available). Furthermore, the software follows a natural and logical way of working, which means that every IT or facility staff member can handle system set-up and maintenance.

    Crystal Display Systems Launches their New Range of Premium Touch Tables

    March 30, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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    Touch Tables are a growing trend in the modern world of today and can be used in a varied multitude of applications such as stores, exhibitions, schools, museums, reception areas and meeting rooms to name a few.

    CDS have launched an impressive range; industrial grade commercial touch tables which use a premium quality robust design, perfect for optimum performance in the most demanding applications.

    Cyviz to Showcase Latest Cyviz Easy Software Platform for Visual Collaboration and Digital Meeting Rooms at Enterprise Connect

    March 29, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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    ARLINGTON, Va.-March 28, 2017-Cyviz, a global technology provider of visual collaboration solutions, will be showcasing its newest release of the Cyviz Easy Platform for meeting spaces at Enterprise Connect 2017.

    Cyviz Easy is an upgradeable and configurable control and management platform for the digital workplace. By using a standardized IT approach, Cyviz has eliminated the need for custom programming. Cyviz Easy provides a complete platform for collaboration spaces that is easy to deploy, intuitive to operate, and simple to support.

    OpenExchange, Inc. and FinTech Studios Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement to Integrate Video and News Content

    March 29, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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    OpenExchange Inc. and FinTech Studios announced a strategic partnership to integrate their product offerings and provide distribution of each other's solutions to existing clients. This unique partnership enables financial market participants to access both FinTech Studios' financial content and big data analytics, and OpenExchange's videoconference capabilities, through a single sign-on process.

    Under the agreement, FinTech Studios users can access OpenExchange's patented videoconference technology, currently being used by many of the largest, global financial institutions. FinTech Studios users can seamlessly navigate from its advanced AI-based research and market analytics application to OpenExchange's video platform making financial information more actionable than ever before. Users can engage in video calls securely with participants inside and outside the combined companies' user bases. The partnership also helps streamline the process of joining Virtual Group Meetings that are being organized at a growing rate by the sell-side around the globe.

    Onboarding services. Now for Cisco Spark!

    March 29, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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    Starting a Cisco Spark implementation? Not sure how you're going to get all of your users to adopt it? Worried about how to define the User Experience? No worries. UC Interlink offers Onboarding Adoption Services to help get your Users on board and trained with workflows customized to fit your User Experience business goals. Our proven methodologies ensure full adoption from top to bottom.

    Changing User Behaviors can be hard. Using the latest best practices in training and End User Awareness Services, along with our Adoption Analytics™ usage metrics reporting tool, ensures a complete transition to Spark in the least amount of time. Our Cisco Collaboration Adoption Experts will get you prepared and ready to implement quickly!

    Zoom Innovations Bring Enhanced Video Collaboration to Conference Rooms

    March 28, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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    SAN JOSE, CA - March 27, 2017 - Zoom Video Communications, the leading provider of enterprise video and web communications technology, today announced that it has enhanced its room-based video conferencing system Zoom Rooms with new features: Zoom Rooms Scheduling Display and innovations on Zoom Rooms for Touch.

    Zoom Rooms is Zoom's software-based conference room system for wireless content sharing, integrated audio, and high quality video that seamlessly connects to participants on mobile, on desktop, and in other rooms. Zoom Rooms use off-the-shelf, business-grade hardware for cameras, speakers, and monitors, making it a flexible video solution for any space - conference rooms, training rooms, huddle rooms, and executive offices.

    VBrick® Showcases New Rev® Features at Enterprise Connect

    March 28, 2017 | Telepresence Options

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    VBrick, the leader in enterprise video, will showcase new innovations in its Rev platform at Enterprise Connect that further simplify and democratize the ability for organizations to create, webcast, publish, deliver and share video as a routine part of the work day.

    VBrick unveiled a new, browser-based video editing that makes it simple for content creators to edit recordings within the Rev interface without requiring plugins or file downloads.

    VisiInc PLC to Acquire VIA3

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    In the deep

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