This feature is especially important in many vertical market applications such as healthcare, for more in-depth patient consultations; educational settings, for panning the classroom or zooming in on a speaker or presentation; and manufacturing plants, to closely examine the products on the factory floor. In addition, Polycom announced enhancements to the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform, the infrastructure that powers RealPresence Mobile (see related enterprise and service provider press releases), to boost scalability 100 percent to support up to 10,000 devices simultaneously and make it easier for IT administrators to manage video collaboration networks.
Polycom RealPresence Mobile easily connects with other standards-based video environments virtually anywhere in the world, including immersive video theaters, conference rooms, desktop systems, laptops, and other mobile devices.
Visual Mobile Society Fueling the Demand for Scalable, Secure Video Collaboration in the Enterprise
Smartphone and tablet proliferation continues to grow rapidly. In just the last 12 months, smartphone penetration has gone up 34 percent and tablet adoption up 400 percent.1 Today, hundreds of millions of smartphones and tablets are sold annually, 92 percent of Fortune 500 companies are testing or deploying iPads,2 and there are more than 1 billion mobile workers worldwide.3 With the proliferation of these devices and increasing demand to cost-effectively communicate face-to-face from anywhere, Polycom is uniquely addressing the challenge with a highly secure mobile video solution that runs across multiple tablets and smartphones.
Video Enabling Faster Decision Making and Application Flexibility across Vertical Industries
Enterprises as well as vertical market segments such as healthcare, education, government, manufacturing, and finance, are using Polycom RealPresence Mobile to connect through video for faster decision making at home, in remote locations, and on the go. For IT administrators and users, the enterprise-grade quality, security, scalability, and features of Polycom RealPresence Mobile can make all the difference – from a professor teaching students around the world, to medical practitioners who trust Polycom for the highest quality video for remote patient care, to enterprises mobilizing their sales force.
The intuitive user interface of RealPresence Mobile also allows users to simultaneously view content, such as presentations, in high-quality during video sessions. Upgrades to the Polycom RealPresence Platform provide improved security for mobile devices without the complexity of firewall traversal or networking configurations.
The RealPresence Mobile 1.3 software application will be available as a free download by July 27 from the Apple AppStore™ for the new iPad, iPad® 2, and iPhone® 4S; and from Google Play for the HTC One S, HTC One X, and HTC Jetstream; the Motorola XOOM™ and the DROID XYBOARD by Motorola; and the Samsung Galaxy Tab™ 8.9 and 10.1. All components of the Polycom RealPresence Platform are available through Polycom’s certified channel partners. For more information on RealPresence Mobile or the RealPresence Platform, visit polycom.com or call 1-800 POLYCOM.