Polycom has announced that by June, Polycom HDX, Polycom RealPresence Group and the RealPresence Platform will be interoperable with Microsoft Lync 2013. This interoperability extends to standards-based Scalable Video Coding (SVC) and H.264 AVC. These software updates are designed to make it easier to launch video conferencing sessions from the familiar Lync interface. Read the full Polycom announcement. >
Coinciding with this announcement is the release of a report authored by Wainhouse Research and Polycom, “The Real Benefits of Video.” Among the highlights:
- 64% of over 4,700 survey respondents use video conferencing at least once a week
- 94% cited increased efficiency/productivity as the number one benefit of video conferencing
Download the full “The Real Benefits of Video” survey. Be sure to visit our Video Collaboration page to learn about AVI-SPL’s approach as an integrator, for an overview of the technology currently in use and to read case stories about some of our notable projects.