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May 11, 2013

TMCnet Conferencing Week in Review

By Ashley Caputo
TMCnet Web Editor

This week, the Conferencing Community has seen how video conferencing technology is constantly being updated to offer new innovations in the industry, along with ways to help users around the world. This new virtual workplace has expanded the horizon of opportunities for businesses, advertisers, marketers, educators and even the average user. Here are a few of the top stories from this week:

Industry Related News

Zultys (News - Alert), a provider of unified communications solutions, has released the MX Release 8.0 for its MX Unified Communications platform and the MXoutbound, an integrated outbound dialer solution ideal for implementing appointment reminder services, outbound marketing campaigns, disaster notification systems and automated customer surveys. The MX Release 8.0 introduces automatic cross-site failover for IP phones, MXIE UC clients, and call groups/contact centers. It also includes enhancements to the MXcluster N+1 redundancy architecture, delivering an increased level of reliability and resiliency for sites ranging in size from 20 to 1,000 users.

Digital Video Enterprises (DVE), a provider of telepresence and video conferencing solutions to businesses, was selected to design and implement an immersive telepresence solution for the DOE CASL Innovation Hub for leading scientists and engineers from around the U.S. "VOCC allows three or 300 people to meet, interact, and collaborate in a way that can only be enhanced through face-to-face meetings,” says April Lewis, CASL's Collaboration and Ideation officer. “VOCC gives me scalability with just the right amount of security.”


Grupo Salinas is hosting Miami Dade College's Freedom Tower at 10:30 a.m. and Grupo Salinas will offer a live streaming service at an Azteca America/Zocalo Public Square Town Hall meeting on immigration called, “What Would Immigration Reform Mean for Miami.” The event is supposed to help people who want to immigrate to Miami, and provide a customized multi-platform advertising solution for clients who want to reach a specific consumer group in the country.


Reportlinker’s new market research titled, “Global Video Conferencing Services Industry,” which analyzes various aspects of the worldwide markets for Video Conferencing Services and offers approximate evaluation of each market, is now available. The report offers separate analytics of the video conferencing market in some of the world’s largest economies, including the U.S., Canada and Japan.

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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.

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