Tag Archive: tandberg

Dec 09

Martini Video: Anytime, Anywhere, Any Place and Any Device

Using video conferencing on the mobile devices is creating a wide adoption and is already seeing a big market growth. How do you navigate yourself between the proper technologies and build yourself a roadmap for the coming next years.

Dec 06

Videoconferencing between iPhone4, desktop and video endpoints

One of reasons I was attracted to the iPhone4 was it’s videoconferencing capabilities. In the beginning you were only able to use the Facetime feature with other iPhone4 users and only if you were connected to wifi, not a 3G connection. But the world has been improving. I tested this a couple of times with …

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Oct 06

The Phone is dead. Even consumers will use Videoconferencing. Cisco Umi breakthrough or not?

Consumer video now made easy via Cisco Umi, your home telepresence solution

Aug 30

Who wants to miss the Cloud? Cisco to buy Skype?

For over a year there has been a clear customer demand for the topic Cloud and SaaS (software as a service).  A big trend these days that companies combine both on-premise solutions with cloud based connectors. Some examples: Cisco acquired Scansafe and combined this with their on-premise acquisition of Ironport Cisco acquires Webex. Solution for …

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Aug 23

Where Microsoft OCS meets Standards based Video (SIP/H.323)

Microsoft a known player in the UC space for a while, started in the consumer area with MSN messenger, which they turned into a corporate product with LCS 2005 (Live Communications Server), which later involved into Office Communications Server. OCS had a couple of benefits, one of them being voice (well-known) but video is also …

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Aug 16

x-ways to make Telepresence Succesful

the relationship between your Unified Communications project and Telepresence. Think before you choose

Aug 02

Video between Apple and the standards based world

A while ago (about 4 months ago), Tandberg R&D made attached videoclip, showing how it would look like how to experience video on the iPhone3. Of course this version did not have a front facing camera. Now Apple has released the iPhone4 with the video application called Facetime. Sadly this only works when someone is …

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Aug 02

Connecting the different corporate islands and services

Most of the corporate enterprise I visit talk a lot about Unified Communications, but that’s because they are definitely not. Typical case is:  The enterprise usually has an old PBX, has an audioconfering bridge or provider and has some legacy (5+ years old) video units. The corporation is thinking about rolling solutions for presence, desktop …

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