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Polycom HDX Series named Top-Ranked HD Solution

PLEASANTON, Calif. – Oct. 29, 2007 – Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCM), the world‘s leading provider of unified collaborative communications solutions, today announced the Polycom HDX platform was named the best high definition (HD) video conferencing solution by Wainhouse Research in a head-to-head comparison with competing systems from Tandberg and LifeSize. The Polycom HDX series received top marks in eight out of 10 categories, including video quality, audio quality, and multimedia performance, as well as HD and SD (standard definition) interoperability, camera quality and performance, user interface and content-sharing performance (H.239). more

Polycom Enhances ReadiVoice Conferencing Platform

PLEASANTON, Calif. and BOSTON, VON CONFERENCE & EXPO (booth 629) – Oct. 29, 2007 – Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCM), the world‘s leading provider of unified collaborative communications solutions, today announced the availability of ReadiVoice® 4.0, adding greater scalability, reliability and operational efficiency to the world‘s most widely used solution for on-demand audio conferencing services. Leveraging the new IMS-compliant Polycom Proxias™ application server and development environment, ReadiVoice 4.0 is optimized for the unique technical requirements and operational complexities of on-demand, carrier-grade conferencing services and can help service providers grow and protect audio conferencing revenue and reduce operational costs. The Polycom Proxias platform helps service providers cost-effectively deploy additional highly scalable, revenue-generating rich media conferencing services. more

Sony Unveils High-Definition PTZ Video Camera for Remote Applications

PARK RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 25, 2007 – Sony is expanding its line of high-definition, pan-tilt-zoom cameras with the BRC-Z700 model. This new camera is designed for an array of remote acquisition applications, including point-of-view for live broadcasting, distance learning, image magnification, event videography and others.
The camera can display images onto a large screen in houses of worship, auditoriums, teaching hospitals, corporate boardrooms, and at sporting events, trade shows, and concerts. It can also be used for distance-learning applications in which clear, high-definition images need to be projected onto electronic whiteboards during a presentation, for example. more

CANON U.S.A.‘S REALiS SX6 MULTIMEDIA PROJECTORS GO UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

As a leader in molecular biology studies, the Benaroya Research Institute (BRI) at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle is a place where details are crucial. Studying the microscopic make-up of the immune system for possible causes and cures for devastating diseases, including diabetes, arthritis, heart disease and cancer, requires careful observation. Conveying the findings of that research requires an equally sharp picture and precise color imaging in order to present it for large-screen study. more

CANON’S REALiS SX6 PROJECTOR PROVIDES THE RIGHT EXPOSURE FOR THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW

When the third annual Art of Photography show began on April 14, 2007 in San Diego‘s trendy Gaslamp Quarter, it was the culmination of a selection process that began with 9,867 entries (submitted digitally) from 37 countries. In order for contest curator/producer Steven Churchill to accurately determine which photos should be shown, a high-resolution display technology was needed that was capable of revealing all the subtle details, color gradations, and shading of the original images on a larger scale. The REALiS SX6 Multimedia Projector from Canon U.S.A., Inc. was the obvious choice, as it displayed crisp SXGA+ (1400 X 1050) resolution images with exceptional color, intricate detail, a 1000:1 contrast ratio, and 3500 ANSI lumens of brightness. more

SONY PCM-D1 SURVIVES A BITE FROM THE STRONGEST JAWS ON EARTH

Hyena Finds Sony Digital Field Recorder Too Tough To Swallow

TANZANIA: Globe-trotting DP Jim Kinsey took a Sony PCM-D1 digital field recorder on a recent 21 day African safari. The game plan was to capture high-quality animal sound effects along with footage he was shooting for a stock library. more

Rotech Installs Intelix Audio/Video over Cat 5 Baluns

Middleton, WI–Rotech System Integration, a professional audio/video integrator based in Keyport, New Jersey, recently completed a commercial video installation for a leading pharmaceutical company corporate headquarters using Intelix extension technology. more

Premier Mounts Introduces Flat-Panel TV Solution

New TV pole mount enhances guest experience without sacrificing aesthetics or amenities

ANAHEIM, CALIF. (Oct. 22, 2007) – Addressing the hospitality industry‘s need for improving the guest experience, Premier Mounts has introduced a flat-panel TV pole mount. Designed to help hotels and casinos cost-effectively install flat-panel TVs in the guestrooms, the new pole mount (HM-PDS-100-H) quickly modernizes in-room entertainment. more

YAMAHA COMMERCIAL AUDIO APPOINTS CRAIK, HIRES EISEMAN

BUENA PARK, Calif.–Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. (YCAS) announces the appointment of Dan Craik to the position of House of Worship Marketing Manager. This appointment reinforces the company‘s position within the house of worship market as they continue to dedicate resources to this very important sector. The company has also expanded its sales force with the appointment of Mike Eiseman to District Manager for the Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin sales territory. In his new position, Eiseman will be responsible for all sales activities and the implementation of marketing plans throughout the territory. more

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WIDEBAND SOLUTIONS NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH VISITEC

PLAINVILLE, CT, OCTOBER 22, 2007 – WideBand Solutions, a leading provider of audio conferencing equipment, recently added Visitec Marketing Associates to its line of distributors. Wideband Solutions‘ full line of products, including its SimphoniX and WebCall lines, are now available through Visitec. more

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