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Revolve: Robotic telepresence isn't the same old, boring videoconferencing

If traditional telepresence is expensive, difficult to implement and tricky to use, robotic telepresence is meant to be the the opposite. And if companies like Revolve Robotics have their way, robotic telepresence is the wave of the future. Marcus Rosenthal, founder and CEO of Revolve Robotics, recently spoke with FierceEnterpriseCommunications about the emerging robotic telepresence market, as well as his company's Kubi product. And part of what makes robotic telepresence interesting is the more interactive nature of the technology.

3 of Cisco's biggest errors

Cisco has dominated the networking market for decades. But let's face it; nobody's perfect. As we look ahead to a new era of the big networking vendor, let's reflect on some of the biggest, less-than-stellar moments of the company's history. 

There's a patch for Cisco TelePresence vulnerabilities

Enterprises with Cisco TelePresence units deployed may want to grab the latest security patches. Cisco released several patches to address vulnerabilities in a few of its telepresence products.

John Chambers: Cisco wants 40% market share for future WebEx

Reassuring members of the Cisco faithful last week that his company's in the collaboration business as something more than a hobby, the CEO outlined his goals for ending remote conferencing as we know it.

Cisco's idea of '3 screens and a cloud': TelePresence with 3 thinner screens

Ever since science-fiction first envisioned what "telepresence" conferencing would look like, it used multiple thin screens stretched out along one side of a table. Now that vision is finally real.

Dedicated videoconferening system sales decline 26% in Q1, says Infonetics

Worldwide revenue for enterprise videoconferencing and telepresence equipment and software declined 3.5 percent year-over-year and 20 percent sequentially to $661 million in the first quarter, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research.

IDC: Cisco, Polycom post double-digit declines in videoconferencing revenues

Cisco and Polycom posted double-digit declines in enterprise videoconferencing and telepresence equipment revenues in the first quarter of 2013, according to the latest stats from IDC.

Cisco exec predicts 50 billion connected devices by 2020

ORLANDO, Fla.-- There will be 50 billion connected devices by 2020, generating $14.4 trillion in value, said Robert Lloyd, president of development and sales at Cisco, here at Enterprise Connect Orlando 2013.

Cisco and Polycom dominate declining immersive telepresence market, says IDC

Cisco and Polycom are the two dominant vendors in the declining immersive telepresence market, with Huawei, Teleris, Radvision and Vidyo tagged as major players, according to IDC's first MarketScape report on immersive telepresence.

Polycom gets chilly reception in enterprise videoconferencing market

Polycom received a chilly reception in the enterprise videoconferencing and telepresence market in the third quarter, posting a 15.2 percent year-over-year revenue decline, according to the latest data from IDC.