Tag Archives: telepresence

Vidyo Videoconferencing Virtualization

A Short History Lesson by Mike Back in the old days (1980’s) video conferencing was developed to help people at two locations meet face-to-face without the need to travel.  Wow! One day, someone said “Geee, I need THREE locations to meet face-to-face”.  And the idea of a multipoint controller (MCU) was born.  Now all three locations could dial into a

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Video Conferencing Products & Services Update: Cisco / Tandberg

Cisco/Tandberg Overarching Philosophy (my take) Corporate, high end, “Telepresence” What I Think of When I Think of Cisco / Tandberg Routers / Reliable Video Conferencing Hardware Product Line Tandberg has been around the video conferencing industry….well, forever. Cisco is a late entry that, in my own very humble opinion, was kinda lost in this industry. Then they bought Tandberg which

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LifeSize versus Cisco

Surfing the Internet and I found this interesting article on Bloomberg. A snippet: “LifeSize Communications Inc., a unit of computer-mouse maker Logitech International SA (LOGN), expects revenue to jump as it competes with rivals including Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) to add clients in the videoconference market, set to more than double in the next five years. LifeSize’s sales are forecast to rise two

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