Tag: traditional video conference systems

Polycom Should Forget Marketing Gimmicks and Buy Vidyo to Survive

Following in the footsteps of Apple retail stores, Polycom will be opening its own retail outlets in high-end malls, as well as some Costco Superstores, says Wainhouse Research. In a marketing scheme designed to cook up some chutzpah for a waning video conferencing product, Polycom will be teaming up with…

Advantages of starting with the desktop and not the conference room

The recent discussions here about how VSee simple desktop video conferencing compares to the traditional, room-based videoconferencing systems (Polycom, Cisco / Tandberg, LifeSize, etc.) got me to thinking about why the older systems are still so complex and difficult to deploy and use. The first videoconferencing systems were sufficiently large, expensive,…