Computer peripherals maker Logitech has unveiled a desktop webcam designed for the enterprise videoconferencing market.
Avaya's Radvision has launched its software-based Scopia Elite 6000 Series multipoint control unit (MCU) for videoconferencing and video network monitoring tools. Radvision can enable remote participation through its Scopia Desktop and Scopia Mobile platforms, which the new MCU supports.
MIAMI--WebRTC is a "completely disruptive" technology that will eliminate barriers to the use of video in enterprise, predicted Scott Wharton, CEO of cloud-based video-conferencing firm Vidtel.
Logitech is taking a $211 million accounting charge against its fiscal year 2013 third quarter earnings due to a slowdown in its videoconferencing business, particularly the LifeSize unit, the company said in a statement.
AT&T is teaming with Polycom to offer cloud-based videoconferencing services, the firms said Tuesday.
Polycom has finalized the sale of its enterprise wireless communications unit to private investment firm Sun Capital Partners for $110 million as part of a refocus on its core UC, videoconferencing businesses.
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.
Orlando, Fla.-- Vidyo unveiled here this week a number of new videoconferencing products aimed at taking on big players such as Polycom and Cisco.
The videoconferencing market is moving away from expensive telepresence systems and toward mobile applications, judged Andrew Davis, senior partner at Wainhouse Research, at the firm's CSP Summit in Boston on Tuesday.
A price war over telepresence equipment could be in the offing after Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies threw down the gauntlet this week to Cisco.