Hosting a video conference and be a pain at times, whether it is a poor connection or faulty equipment. Even after hurdling such obstacles you are left speaking to a group of heads in little boxes on the monitor. According to mashable.com, Polycom thinks it has a better solution with its CX8000 videoconferencing room system. The system has simple interface powered by Microsoft Lync, and it supports an optional 360-degree panoramic video conferencing camera that can see an entire conference room, finally giving a meeting’s “primary” feed the prominence it deserves.
“Video is really ready for the consumerization of the enterprise,” says Laura Marx, senior director of alliances marketing at Polycom. “We’re taking that one-click video experience into the conference room. And the 360-degree camera is really a unique experience. It’s what you would see if you were in the room.”
Polycom CX8000 for Microsoft Lync is purpose-built for Lync 2013 and designed to extend the familiar Lync collaboration experience that people love into conference room environment. The Polycom CX8000 combines the powerful Microsoft Lync software and the intuitive touch control system so that anyone can start face-to-face conversation with interactive content sharing in no time.
Tight integration with Microsoft Outlook and one touch meeting helps users both in the meeting room as well as remote locations to join the conference easily. When you choose Polycom CX5100 camera, you get astounding voice quality and entire 360-degree view of the conference room, as well as automatic tracking of the active speaker, making the visual collaboration over distance more engaging. Plus, the CX8000 tabletop console can also control room AV, lighting, climate, and room scheduling from the same touch screen