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Vidyo's Services and Solutions Now Available in Vietnam
Vidyo has been offering complete HD video conferencing portfolio for universal visual collaboration and communications from consumer devices like smartphones, tablets, laptops, desktops and multiscreen solutions. The company's products power new workflow applications in areas such as Government, Healthcare, Finance and Education that close information gaps and boost productivity.

NEC Technology Brings New Zealand and Japanese Schools Together to Engage in Online Cultural Exchange
The shift from public switched ISDN networks to video conferencing over IP has made this tool far more usable and far more integrated into the enterprise workflow. Telepresence, the next generation of video conferencing, is transforming the workplace; is restoring the face-to-face connection often lost in business relationships; is establishing online communication; and is boosting morale and employee productivity.

Cisco Launches Video Conferencing Solution for the Hearing Impaired in Oman
A new video conferencing service in the Middle Eastern country of Oman will help connect residents with hearing issues to government services. Volunteers using sign language will represent different government entities and communicate will callers via video, providing a new avenue for the hearing impaired to receive vital information and services at no cost.

Cold but Connected: Videoconferencing Aids Education, Mental Health in Arctic Circle
Video conferencing companies are helping to reach out to students in the Arctic that are missing educational and healthcare services.

Conferencing Week in Review
It's been yet another exciting week in the world of conferencing. Here are some of the top stories we've been following this week.

Prodcut Showcase


Web Conferencing Microphone Speaker
The PJP-10UR is light weight, durable, and specifically designed to support the web conferencing needs of a professional business traveler. The sleek designed device has a sturdy aluminum body and weighs 7.4 oz.


Web Conferencing Microphone Speaker
The PJP-20UR wide bandwidth microphone speaker provides HD (from 300Hz to 20kHz) clarity, delivering exceptional sound performance. Each device is built with three unidirectional microphones and one 85dB speaker.


Microphone Speaker
The PJP-50USB is a conference microphone speaker with a built-in high performance echo canceller. When connected to a PC with a USB or audio cable, the PJP-50USB enhances your softphone or web conferencing system for a multi-person response that is as smooth as video conferencing.


Echo Canceller
Yamaha has taken their vast knowledge and technical expertise of music, sound and electronic equipment to develop the PJP-EC200 conference room and lecture hall echo cancelling and sound management device.

Featured Ebook

The Conference Room in 2012
and Beyond

The Conference Room in 2012 and Beyond

An in-depth look at how cutting-edge conferencing solutions are overhauling the collaboration experience.

Featured Podcast

With 35 years of experience in the communications industry and a true understanding of the ever-changing advancements in technology, Fontel is positioned to deliver its customers cutting-edge solutions that carry them into the future. With a specialized focus on conferencing, Fontel has partnered with major manufacturers to offer revolutionary voice and data communication products and services. Our discussion today will highlight Fontel and its affiliation with Yamaha and focus on Yamaha's Projectphones, a series of arrayed microphones that feature an acoustically-engineered structural design, as well as its echo canceller, a technology that eliminates audio cut-out and echo for smooth performance.