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Vidyo CEO, Ofer Shapiro, to Deliver Keynote Speech at VCI-Group Annual Event in Monterey October 22-24th

September 14, 2012 | Telepresence Options
Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) September 13, 2012

ofer_shapiro.pngThe Visual Communications Industry Group, (VCI-Group) announced today that Ofer Shapiro, CEO and co - founder of Vidyo, the first company to deliver personal telepresence, will deliver a keynote address at the VCI-Group Annual Conference in Monterey California October 22-24.

"It is exciting to know that our membership will hear from one of the fastest growing video conferencing companies in the industry at our annual event. The analysts tell us that Vidyo is growing at four times the growth rate of our industry, and our industry growth is estimated between 16-21% right now," said J D Vaughn, chairman of the VCI-Group Advisory Council. "Of course, other industry manufacturing leaders such as Polycom and AVI-SPL will be represented at our event as well. It is only fitting that the fastest growing company in the industry deliver one of the keynote addresses to the fastest growing visual communications users group."

Ofer Shapiro will deliver his keynote address on Wednesday morning October 24th, to kick off the final day of the conference and will also be a panelist at the event, helping industry analysts and leaders evaluate and debate a variety of relevant issues. In addition, Ray Glynn, Vidyo's VP of Strategic Relationships will share his insight during the Bring Your Own Device, (BYOD) session on how to plan for the rapid growth in the demand from mobile users.

The VCI-Group is the knowledge-sharing community that shapes the Visual Communications Industry and is a community comprised of 450+ end-users and vendors focused on videoconferencing, telepresence, Unified Communications and/or collaboration technology. Membership consists of individuals from organizations that make visual communications purchasing decisions or recommendations and create implementation strategies, and/or support the technology.

VCI-Group focuses on facilitating educational and peer networking in the conferencing and collaboration industry. In addition to providing access to education, training, learning programs and "hot-off-the-press" news and information, VCI-Group's driving force is to keep the membership very well informed and connected to their network of member professionals.

The Visual Communications Industry Group (VCI-Group) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to working to influence the development of Industry-based standards for multimedia collaboration technologies and applications, to improve industry products and services, and to facilitate the exchange of information among its members.

The VCI-Group 2012 Annual Conference will be held in Monterey, California on October 22-24, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa. For more information on membership and the 2012 VCI-Group Annual Conference visit

About Vidyo
Vidyo, Inc pioneered Personal Telepresence enabling natural, HD multi-point videoconferences on tablets and smart phones, PCs and Macs, room systems, gateways that interoperate with H.323 and SIP endpoints, telepresence solutions and affordable cloud-based broadcast solutions. Learn more at

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