Ricoh, Vidyo partner to bring HD video conferencing to new UC&C platform.

by VoipPlanet.com Staff

UC solution is being developed to support Ricoh's portable IP communications device, to be released later this year.

TOKYO AND HACKENSACK, NJ, February 7, 2011 – Ricoh Company, Ltd., a worldwide leader in digital office equipment and advanced document management solutions and services, and Vidyo® Inc., the first company to deliver personal telepresence, today announced a partnership under which Ricoh will integrate Vidyo’s innovative, high definition, multiparty video conferencing platform into Ricoh’s new unified communications framework. As a result of this partnership, Ricoh will deliver two groundbreaking Unified Communications (UC) solutions later this year based on Vidyo’s award-winning platform.

Ricoh’s new unified communications environment will enable users to collaborate using audio and video communications while sharing graphics, text and even handwritten documents. Ricoh expects the revenues from its UC business, the company’s first foray into video and audio communications, to reach $1.25B by 2015. The first two Vidyo-based Ricoh UC products to be launched this year will be a portable Unified Communications device and a similarly featured room system.

Follow the link below to read the full press release:
Ricoh Selects Vidyo for Strategic Partnership to Bring High Quality Video Conferencing to New Unified Communications and Collaboration Platform

This article was originally published on Monday Feb 7th 2011
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