LCD Powerhouse Turns PC LCD Monitor into a multipoint Video Telephony Terminal by embedding RADVISION technology and integrating the SCOPIATM MCU
CeBIT Exhibition, HANNOVER, Germany, and TEL AVIV, March 15, 2007 -- RADVISION (Nasdaq:RVSN), a leading provider of video network infrastructure and developer tools for unified visual communications over IP, 3G, and emerging next-generation networks, today announced that the Company’s joint effort with Samsung Electronics has resulted in the birth of Samsung’s innovative and groundbreaking video terminal for the enterprise desktop.
Samsung’s SYNCON LCD video telephony terminal is a unified, light desktop client terminal, which serves as a PC LCD monitor and multimedia communications terminal. With a 22” screen and stunning 4-CIF video resolution, the SYNCON reduces desktop clutter by merging a PC, LCD monitor, video terminal, IP Phone and Instant Messaging into a single, fully functional integrated device.
RADVISION leveraged both its networking and technology expertise in order to support this innovative product. The SYNCON LCD video telephony terminal combines Samsung’s industry leading LCD Video Display technology with RADVISION’s innovative SIP Multimedia Terminal Framework. RADVISION’s SCOPIA™ Multipoint Conferencing Unit (MCU) is integrated with SYNCON to enable multiparty conferencing. And through the SCOPIA platform, SYNCON is able to communicate with standard video conference endpoints, including H.323, SIP, ISDN, and WCDMA 3G video telephony.
VP Kim, Seog-Gi from Samsung commented, “SYNCON is Samsung’s Unified Communications product. In partnership with RADVISION, we are going to bring to market a pioneering communications terminal that will clear away desktop clutter, and deliver an uncompromising video and audio experience – all packaged into high quality LCD monitor. We believe the SYNCON sets a new standard, as a single integrated desktop communications station for the modern enterprise workplace.”
Boaz Raviv, RADVISION’s CEO said, “We are breaking new ground as a company by bringing video conferencing solutions to the desktop through our Technology Business Unit, which leverages our industry leading video conferencing expertise, and with our SCOPIA platform from the Networking Business Unit. We are grateful that Samsung put their trust in us and we are proud to have delivered on this trend-setting product.”
Samsung’s SYNCON is being shown at the CeBIT exhibition, Hannover, Germany, Hall #1, March 15th through 21st, 2007.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2006 parent company sales of US$63.4 billion and net income of US$8.5 billion. Employing approximately 138,000 people in 124 offices in 56 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business, Telecommunication Network Business and Digital Appliance Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit http://www.samsung.com/
RADVISION LTD. (Nasdaq: RVSN) is the industry’s leading provider of high quality, scalable and easy-to-use products and technologies for videoconferencing, video telephony, and the development of converged voice, video and data over IP and 3G networks. For more information please visit our website at http://www.radvision.com/.
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