Polycom to Showcase Polycom® RealPresence® Video Collaboration Solutions at Educause Annual Conferen

Polycom to Showcase Polycom® RealPresence® Video Collaboration Solutions at Educause Annual Conference 2013

With Polycom video collaboration solutions, universities are bringing courses to students around the world and enhancing the educational experience with face-to-face access to experts and other students

--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Polycom, Inc. (NAS: PLCM)

Where/When:   Educause Annual Conference - Polycom Booth #1369

Anaheim Convention Center

Anaheim, California

Exhibits: October 16-17, 2013


At the Educause Annual Conference 2013, Polycom, Inc. (NAS: PLCM) , the global leader in open, standards-based unified communications and collaboration (UC&C), will demonstrate Polycom® RealPresence® video collaboration solutions in education environments, showing how educational institutions are video-enabling classes, delivering lectures on demand, and connecting students, faculty and administrators locally and around the globe.


Educational institutions face major changes in addressing global opportunities, challenges and needs. They must develop students as global citizens, while helping their organizations operate more efficiently and delivering programs that attract student and faculty talent. Polycom provides rich, interactive visual solutions that improve all facets of education and workforce development—from student administration to course development to curriculum delivery to content management. The top 10 universities worldwide, and the top 10 in the U.S., use Polycom® RealPresence® voice and video solutions to give professors the tools to engage students with more interactive and innovative educational experiences, even with the most challenged budgets.


Polycom education industry experts available for press interviews:

  • Elaine Shuck - Director for Education (Americas), USDLA Board Member


To see the Polycom RealPresence solutions, please visit the Polycom booth #1369 in the exhibits.

  • Polycom® RealPresence® Group 500 - a video collaboration solution ideal for large group meeting areas, such as lecture halls or classrooms, that delivers the highest quality video and content (up to 1080p60 resolution for incredibly sharp images and vivid full-motion video), with crystal-clear audio for more productive and lifelike interactions with colleagues, professors and students.
  • Polycom® RealPresence® CloudAXIS™ Suite - extends secure, reliable and high-quality enterprise-grade video collaboration to anyone with a browser and Web camera. A global, presence-aware directory allows users to add contacts from Skype®, GoogleTalk™, Facebook® or a business e-mail address book. Video collaboration is a highly effective way both to include local communities in educational offerings, as well as to tap experts, partners, and professionals from every culture, community, and geography to teach students.
  • Polycom Video Content Management - lets universities capture lectures for live streaming webcasts, or create recordings for on-demand playback, with delivery to any Web-enabled device. Recorded videos become searchable and useful with new speech-to-keyword analytics technology.
  • Polycom® RealPresence® Mobile - an award-winning software application that extends Polycom's legendary HD video collaboration technology to tablets and smartphones. In education, meetings such as parent-teacher conferences or tutoring sessions can take place wherever the participants are located.

About Polycom

Polycom is the global leader in open, standards-based unified communications (UC) solutions for voice and video collaboration, trusted by more than 415,000 customers around the world. Polycom solutions are powered by the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform, comprehensive software infrastructure and rich APIs that interoperate with the broadest set of communication, business, mobile and cloud applications and devices to deliver secure face-to-face video collaboration in any environment. Polycom and its ecosystem of over 7,000 partners provide truly unified communications solutions that deliver the best user experience, highest multi-vendor interoperability, and lowest TCO. Visit www.polycom.com or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to learn how we're pushing the greatness of human collaboration forward.

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