The Bank of America is planning to install Cisco Telepresence videoconferencing technology in 200 rooms around the world in what will be the largest installation of its kind.
on 03/30/2010 – Made popular on 03/30/2010
Cisco Systems‘ (NASDAQ: CSCO) Q4 2012 earnings, announced yesterday, confirmed booming data center sales but revealed serious weakness in the TelePresence (high definition video conferencing) market. The VAR Guy is starting to wonder if big, expensive TelePresence conference rooms are a passing fad, crushed by free, personal video conferencing software like Skype.
Technology allowing NAB’s wholesale bank employees to collaborate with one another around the world using collaboration tools and videoconferencing paid for itself in less than three months, leaving the bank poised to offer a range of video based services to customers.
When Polycom, one of the best-known names in video conferencing and telepresence, warned of weak quarterly earnings yesterday, it raised a red flag for The VAR Guy. Has Polycom (NASDAQ: PLCM) hit a temporary bump, or is there a bigger industry issue here involving soft demand for video conferencing and telepresence solutions?
Another day, another iOS-based telepresence rig. The Helios is a tiny little two-wheeled car that drives around with your iPhone or Touch in the passenger seat, allowing you to move around a scene and interact with remote subjects through the magic of telepresence.
They are raising money through Kickstarter.
Telepresence is a hard nut to crack.
The Federal Government has detailed the productivity gains it estimates have been achieved from the 36 location telepresence system installed in 2009 under what was initially a $13.8m contract awarded to Telstra and Cisco.