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Polycom is working to spread its RealPresence video collaboration platform far and wide, and it now has Lenovo as a compatriot. Lenovo will soon be offering Polycom’s RealPresence HD Video and HD Voice on some of its laptops and tablets. Polycom’s RealPresence products deliver HD video and voice collaboration tools to the enterprise. The company has already been expanding the reach of its RealPresence products with products such as RealPresence Mobile for tablets, and partnering to offer Polycom-ready products will certainly maintain that trajectory. Look for RealPresence on some laptops... Read more...
Polycom is putting its money where its mouth is in terms of attempting to deliver the best possible video communications solutions. The company has now acquired ViVu, Inc. for an undisclosed cash sum. The deal closed on Friday, and Polycom expects that its earnings won’t be affected either way in the wake of the deal. ViVu made software that could be easily embedded into Web applications in order to enable instant HD video collaboration. The software is device-agnostic and can be deployed in virtually any enterprise Web application, making everything from customer service to health care easier... Read more...
Polycom announced Polycom RealPresence Mobile, an enterprise HD video collaboration tool specifically designed for tablets. Now, employees and consultants can join desktop or conference room video meetings on a tablet, in HD. Supported tablets include the iPad 2, Motorola Xoom, and Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1, although more tablets will be added at some point, as well. Users can download the software for free from the App Store or Android Market. "RealPresence Mobile is a significant step toward achieving our vision to make it possible for millions of people to use video collaboration as their preferred... Read more...
Some fairly interesting news this week in the enterprise space, but it's news that could easily bleed over and make an impact on consumers in the near future. Polycom has announced that they will be acquiring HP's Visual Collaboration Business while also becoming an "exclusive partner" to HP for their teleprescence needs, not to mention certain video unified communications needs. You may have been oblivious to the fact that HP even owned a videoconferencing unit, but either way, Polycom will reportedly pay $89 million for that segment of the company. That's a straight cash buy, with reports suggesting... Read more...