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6001 America Center Drive

San Jose, CA 95002

United States

Phone: 408-586-6000

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Polycom, Inc. provides collaboration solutions that enable enterprise, government, education, and healthcare customers worldwide to collaborate over distance, time zones and organizational boundaries. The company’s solutions are built on architectures that enable unified video, voice and content communications. Approximately 400,000 companies and institutions worldwide defy distance with secure video, voice and content solutions from the company. Together with its global partner ecosystem, the company provides collaboration solutions for any environment that deliver a user experience, a multi-vendor interoperability and investment protection. The company offers open, standards-based unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) solutions for voice, video and content sharing, and a line of support and service solutions to ensure customer success. The company’s solutions are powered by the Polycom RealPresence Platform, an infrastructure offering with various application programming interfaces (APIs) that could be deployed through software and/or hardware, on-premises or in the cloud, or in hybrid implementations. The RealPresence Platform interoperates with a set of communication, business, mobile, cloud applications and devices to deliver face-to-face collaboration across different environments. The company sells its solutions worldwide through a high-touch sales model that leverages its network of channel partners, including distributors, value-added resellers, direct market resellers, system integrators, major communications services providers, and retailers. Products and Services The company’s video, voice and content-management and content-sharing solutions include applications for mobile devices, browser-based video collaboration, cloud-delivered services, conference room systems, home/work office solutions and immersive telepresence, as well as industry-specific solutions, such as specialized video carts and solutions for healthcare, education and manufacturing. The company also provides the infrastructure platform that powers these solutions and the services to support them, spanning evaluation to deployment and adoption to ongoing operations. The company’s products and solutions are categorized as follows: UC Group Systems The company’s UC group systems include group video, group voice and immersive telepresence systems. The company’s UC group systems offer customers a unified communication capability that enables geographically dispersed individuals to communicate as naturally as if they were in the same room. The RealPresence Group Series solution, Polycom HDX personal and room-based video solutions, RealPresence Centro, RealPresence Immersive Studio and RealPresence OTX Studio, comprise a portfolio of room and immersive telepresence video conferencing systems. Customers have multiple options to incorporate high definition (HD) data sharing and collaboration into a video conference. The Polycom People+Content family of peripherals, including Polycom Concierge allows users of RealPresence Centro, RealPresence Group Series, HDX, RealPresence Desktop, and RealPresence Mobile products to incorporate content, documents, and audiovisual effects into their video conferencing sessions. Polycom Concierge, which is deployable across a range of the company’s devices, also provides one-touch dialing to scheduled calls and basic call control (mute calls, volume control, drop callers, etc.). The user experience for any of the company’s customer is improved when users choose to deploy intelligent accessories, including the Polycom EagleEye Director camera, which changes the face of group video communications by enabling close-up views of every speaker in a video conference, regardless of their location or the number of people in the room, with automated and directed camera pan, tilt and zoom; the Polycom EagleEye Producer technology, which frames all participants in the meeting and reports data on the quantity of participants in each room; the Polycom UC Board and Polycom VisualBoard technologies, which integrates white boarding into any video collaboration meeting; and RealPresence Touch device

 

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