Category: VideoConferencing

  • Polycom PVX Update

    Polycom PVX Update

      I had been hearing news (rumors) of the demise of the Polycom PVX H.323 desktop videoconferencing application. And I was disappointed (see my review of the PVX here). I finally took the time to talk to someone from Polycom, Terri Gott, Senior Systems Engineer at Polycom and in the following email exchange learned some […]

  • Tandberg Experia Telepresence

    OK, this was an interesting day. I took a trip to Pleasanton, CA (after all the traffic was gone) and met with an old friend, Mark. He showed me Tandberg’s “Experia” Telepresence videoconferencing system. Now….you may know my feelings about Telepresence, and you may be surprised to read this about Experia: Wow! As you can […]

  • Review of Mirial Softphone

    Review of Mirial Softphone

    History….ahhh, the memories of a bygone era.  🙂 ++++++++ Rating: 4 WaterTowers Mirial Softphone came to my attention a little over a month ago. At that time, I grabbed a 1 month free demo license and ran it through some initial tests. I encountered some system glitches with that version. These problems did not cause […]

  • Telepresence

    There is a lot of talk and hoopla about “telepresence”. To most, the current definition of telepresence has evolved to mean: A very expensive room-based super-high-quality videoconferencing capability. And you need to buy two. Many years ago (starting in 1992) we developed a concept called “Personal Telepresence” .   This was based on your personal […]