Tag Archives: videoconferencing

GENBAND, Polycom Expand DoD Unified Comms Offerings

GENBAND and Polycom have expanded their unified communications offerings with Defense Department-approved voice and video communications platforms. GENBAND said Tuesday its Application Server was added to the DoD Information Network’s Approved Products List as an Enterprise Session Controller, which authorizes the platform to support enterprise-wide DoD deployments in the cloud. Polycom also added …

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Treasury’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service Awards Unified Comms BPA to VSGi

Visual Systems Group Inc. has received a five-year, $10 million blanket purchase agreement to provide unified communications services and technology to the Bureau of the Fiscal Service within the Treasury Department. The company said Thursday it will design, install and maintain communications and collaboration equipment at the bureau and support standardized video teleconferencing …

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Hughes, Airbus Eye User Mobility With Satellite Terminal; Rick Lober Comments

Airbus‘ defense and space business has partnered with Hughes Network Systems to develop an X-band satellite terminal for a new service that works to provide video, voice and data services for military operations. Hughes said Monday it will integrate its modem and waveform solutions with Airbus’ Skynet military communications satellite system to deliver a …

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Cisco, iRobot Unveil New Telepresence Bot

Cisco and iRobot have unveiled the enterprise-grade Ava 500 videoconferencing robot designed for autonomous mobility solutions, TechNewsWorld reported Monday. Richard Adhikari writes that the two companies, which demonstrated the 5 foot-5 inch product at the ongoing InfoComm 2013, expect a product rollout by early 2014. The Ava 500, developed to …

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Avaya Solutions Spur Cancer Research Collaboration

The Canary Foundation, a non-profit focusing on early cancer identification, is using Avaya’s Video Conferencing Solutions to facilitate research collaboration across disciplines and institutions. Both the Canary Foundation and Stanford University School of Medicine utilize Avaya videoconferencing endpoints powered by Avaya Aura unified communications core platform. Research team members are …

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Siemens Delivers Video Embedded into Unified Communications Desktop

Siemens Enterprise Communications introduced OpenScape Desktop Videoconferencing as part of the updated OpenScape UC Suite including new security and management updates making it more affordable to deploy videoconferencing to every desktop. OpenScape Desktop Videoconferencing is a software based, multi-party enterprise capability within the new version of OpenScape UC Suite. OpenScape’s open, software-based …

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