Conferencing Week in Review: Cisco, CDW, Jenne Inc.
What a week it's been in the conferencing sector! As businesses catch on that there's an easy way to not only save money on business travel expenses but also gain more opportunity by better connecting the elements of the internal operation, conferencing makes huge strides. When you're making huge strides, though, it can be easy to get turned around, so with the coming of a weekend, it's time to settle in with one of the best roadmaps around, our Week in Review coverage!
Cisco Developing Video Compression Alternative to HEVC
According to video industry site 4k.com, Cisco is working on a new video compression technology codenamed 'Thor'. The new codec is being promoted as an alternative to the royalty fees that come with high-efficiency video coding (HEVC) technology, which are 16 times more expensive than its predecessor.
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How often have you had a teleconference where—because of audio-related issues—you had difficulty in conducting an important meeting? Or in some cases, not even being able to make a clear connection at all? Curtiss Singleton, Director of Sales for the Americas at Revolabs, Inc., discusses conferencing solutions that not only provide unmatched audio quality, but ones that also “cut the cord”—giving you the freedom to move around the workspace.
Doug Green, Publisher of Telecom Reseller, speaks with JP Carney, President and CEO of Revolabs, about the company, the importance of audio quality in UC, the compatibility of their products with various UC platforms, and their acquisition by Yamaha after one year. They discuss how clear audio for teleconferencing is the core element of true collaboration.