Polycom Releases RealPresence® Mobile 2.2 App to Bring the Power and Productivity of Secure HD Video Collaboration, Content

  Polycom Releases RealPresence® Mobile 2.2 App to Bring the Power and
  Productivity of Secure HD Video Collaboration, Content Sharing and
  SmartPairing™ Technology to More Smartphones and Tablets

Mobile World Congress 2013

Business Wire

BARCELONA, Spain & SAN JOSE, Calif. -- February 25, 2013

Mobile World Congress 2013 – Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), the global leader
in open, standards-based unified communications and collaboration (UC&C),
today announced the worldwide availability of Polycom® RealPresence® Mobile
2.2, a software update for the award-winning app that lets customers securely
extend video collaboration beyond the conference room to tablets and
smartphones. The upgrade includes Polycom® SmartPairing™ technology, content
sharing, and SVC support for Android devices, as well as new support for the
Apple iPad mini and Apple iPhone 5.

Polycom RealPresence Mobile 2.2 provides a simple and intuitive video
collaboration experience when users are on-the-go, traveling or working
remotely. The upgrades for the software include:

  *Polycom SmartPairing™ technology with unique ability to control Polycom
    room systems now supports Android tablets –first announced in October
    2012 for Apple tablets running iOS, Polycom SmartPairing technology is a
    unique innovation from Polycom that wirelessly pairs tablets to Polycom’s
    video conferencing systems. Users can control video meeting functions such
    as volume, mute and start/stop with their tablets, and they can walk into
    a conference room while on a live mobile video call and transfer that call
    from tablet to big screen with the swipe of a finger.
  *Radically lower TCO with 3X HD video capacity – Polycom RealPresence
    Mobile, powered by the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform – the most
    interoperable and comprehensive software infrastructure for universal
    video collaboration – supports open standards-based Scalable Video Coding
    (SVC) technology, which delivers 3X the previous capacity for HD
    multipoint video calls for greater scalability, dramatically lower TCO,
    superior performance, and backwards- and forwards-compatibility to protect
    customer investments (see the related press release). SVC support delivers
    affordable scalability for businesses expanding their video networks to
    include more devices such as tablets and smartphones.
  *Content sharing from a tablet during a video conference – Tablet users can
    send content to all other video meeting participants, regardless of
    whether the other users join from a group video conferencing system or
    mobile device.

Polycom offers support across more than a dozen devices including tablets and
smartphones from Apple, Motorola, Samsung, and HTC, among others. Polycom
helps companies embrace the BYOD trend so that employees can experience
high-quality mobile video collaboration solutions on their device of choice
from anywhere without sacrificing quality, security, or reliability.

“When we unveiled RealPresence Mobile in October 2011, we knew we were at the
beginning of a wave of use cases for mobile video. Since then, we’ve seen fast
adoption of RealPresence Mobile among businesses, as well as vertical
industries such as healthcare, education and financial services. When people
travel for work, or are mobile, they still want a secure, HD-quality solution
for connecting face-to-face with their colleagues, partners and customers,”
said A.E. Natarajan, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Engineering, Polycom.
“As a result of the innovation of Polycom’s engineering team, we’re proud to
offer the most interoperable, reliable and secure solution for video
collaboration that supports BYOD in a mobile world and enables dispersed
workers to get business done faster.”

“Polycom video conferencing has significantly changed the way we work by
opening the lines of communication,” said Simon Quintin, Director, Workplace
Services, Smiths Group PLC. “The ability to actually see someone directly
makes the whole communication more personal and efficient, so the adoption of
Polycom video has spread across the company quickly. Right now, about 250 of
our employees are using the RealPresence Mobile app, and it’s proving to be a
great way for us to extend video collaboration beyond the office to virtually

As more organizations around the world adopt video to improve collaboration
and productivity, companies of all sizes and across all industries rely on
Polycom solutions for the highest quality audio, video, and content-sharing
capabilities. Polycom RealPresence Mobile, when powered by the Polycom
RealPresence Platform, lets mobile device users search corporate directories,
share content, and traverse secure firewalls.


The RealPresence Mobile 2.2 software application for smartphones and tablets
is available today as a free download from theApple AppStore™and fromGoogle
Play. Support for Polycom SmartPairing is available for the iPad mini, iPad 2,
iPad with Retina display and Android OS-based tablets, and connects with
Polycom® HDX® systems running software version 3.2 as well as Polycom Group
Series systems running software version 4.0.2. 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.comor call 1-800 POLYCOM.


Polycom will demonstrate Polycom RealPresence Mobile in Hall 5, Meeting Rooms
5MR52 and 5MR14, and at the Ericsson Booth in Hall 2, Stand 2DH140, at Mobile
World Congress from February 25-28, 2013, in Barcelona.

About Polycom

Polycom is the global leader in open, standards-based unified communications
and collaboration (UC&C) solutions for voice and video collaboration, trusted
by more than 415,000 customers around the world. Polycom solutions are powered
by the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform, comprehensive software infrastructure
and rich APIs that interoperate with the broadest set of communication,
business, mobile, and cloud applications and devices to deliver secure
face-to-face video collaboration in any environment. Polycom and its ecosystem
of over 7,000 partners provide truly unified communications solutions that
deliver the best user experience, highest multi-vendor interoperability, and
lowest TCO. Visit www.polycom.com or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and
LinkedIn to learn how we’re pushing the greatness of human collaboration

NOTE: The product plans, specifications, and descriptions herein are provided
for information only and subject to change without notice, and are provided
without warranty of any kind, express or implied. Polycom reserves the right
to modify future product plans at any time. Products and related
specifications referenced herein are not guaranteed and will be delivered on a
when and if available basis.

© 2013 Polycom, Inc. All rights reserved. POLYCOM®, the Polycom logo, and the
names and marks associated with Polycom’s products are trademarks and/or
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