PLEASANTON, CA (June, 2011) - Polycom, www.polycom.com, goes mobile with first enterprise software solution for Apple, Motorola Mobility, and Samsung Tablets that lets users enjoy HD Video Collaboration from anywhere.
Polycom® RealPresence Mobile is a new, free-to-download software solution that extends video collaboration beyond the office and conference room to your Apple iPad 2, Motorola XOOM and Samsung Galaxy Tab.
Now you can use a tablet to connect and collaborate with colleagues, partners, customers, students, patients – anyone, anywhere, anytime with HD audio, video and content-sharing.
· Free yourself from the office and conference room
· Stay connected with a single communication stream
· Make multipoint calls whether you’re within the firewall or roaming
· Take charge by taking video conferencing with you wherever you go
Delivering Polycom video to mobile platforms is a key component of the company's recently announced software strategy to bring secure HD video collaboration to the broadest range of business, video, mobile, and social networking applications.
"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 method of communicating – easily, reliably, and securely – no matter what network, carrier, protocol, application, or device they use," said Andy Miller, president and CEO of Polycom. "I've met with a hundred customers the past few months, and nearly every executive I talk with is looking to embrace mobility and tablets to improve business productivity. Customers who have seen our mobile applications running on Apple, Motorola, and Samsung tablets are truly inspired by the possibilities Polycom is enabling by extending video collaboration beyond the traditional boundaries of the conference room and desktop."
Now, whether in the field or on the road, in an airport lounge or working from home, or wherever business leads, customers can use a tablet to connect and collaborate face-to-face with colleagues, customers, partners, and suppliers. RealPresence Mobile allows customers to leverage Polycom's UC infrastructure to harness the benefits of video collaboration, increase the industry's highest ROI even further, and unleash the powerful network effect of HD video collaboration.
Drivers of the Visual Mobile Society
The network effect is already spreading video to the masses as human culture and technology becomes increasingly visual. The latest generation has been raised on video and social connectedness – 3 billion YouTube videos are streamed daily.1 Within this context, it's not surprising that video conferencing is also on the rise. UC and video collaboration is increasingly recognized as a mission-critical capability for businesses and a solution that pays for itself within months by reducing travel expenses while improving teamwork, collaborative decision making, organizational productivity, and employee and customer engagement.
Polycom is the global leader in standards-based unified communications (UC) solutions for telepresence, video, and voice, powered by the Polycom RealPresence platform. The RealPresence platform interoperates with the broadest range of business, mobile and social applications and devices. More than 400,000 organizations trust Polycom solutions to collaborate and meet face to face from any location for more productive and effective engagement with colleagues, partners, customers and prospects. Polycom, together with its broad partner ecosystem, provides customers with the best TCO, scalability, and security – on-premises, hosted or cloud delivered. Visit www.polycom.com or connect with Polycom on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
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