Polycom Unveils New Standard for HD Telepresence
PLEASANTON, Calif. - Apr 06, 2010 : Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), the global leader in telepresence, video, and voice communications solutions, today announced expanded standard capabilities for its entire line of standards-based Polycom HDX room telepresence systems, including 1080p high definition (HD) video at up to 50 percent less bandwidth, to ensure an optimal, UltimateHD user experience.
Unique to Polycom, UltimateHD combines industry-leading high-definition video, voice, and content-sharing capabilities to deliver a life-like collaboration experience that enables people to work across distances as effectively as if they were in the same room, which can improve organizational productivity, accelerate decision making and reduce costs.
"Customers are embracing visual communications faster than ever, extending its use across their organizations, and looking to integrate video into their unified communications environments," said Joe Sigrist, senior vice president and general manager of video communications, Polycom. "To support this growth, the expanding applications, and to ensure the best possible user experience, Polycom is making our industry-leading UltimateHD capabilities standard across all of our Polycom HDX room telepresence systems. This includes support for our Polycom Open Collaboration Network partners, beginning with native integration in Microsoft UC environments."
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Polycom Sets New Standard for Room Telepresence System Capabilities