Airline Fares Killing Profits? Telepresence for Every Budget

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    Jessica Davis

    | Posted 2008-07-16

Polycom RPX HD

The Polycom RPX HD (RealPresence Experience High Definition) series offers a complete room—everything from seamless cinematic video walls to high-definition video and audio, plus integrated content-sharing capabilities.

It supports up to 28 people on camera in each location for corporate meetings, interactive training applications or even telemedicine studios. The Polycom RPX HD 400 series supports 8 to 28 people, while the RPX 200 HD series supports 4 to 18 people.

Cost: $598,000 for two top-of-the-line setups.

Channel Insider Trip Avoidance Rating: You've got to cancel 478 trips to pay for Polycom's top-of-the-line system.

Jessica Davis covers the channel for eWeek and Channel Insider. Her technology journalism career began well before anyone heard of the World Wide Web and has included stints at Infoworld, Electronic News/EDN, and the Philadelphia Business Journal. Her work has also appeared on CNN and Forbes.com. She has covered hardware, software and networking, as well as the business side of technology. She has won several journalism awards, including a national ASBPE award for best staff-written column, and was named Marketing Computers hardest working tech journalist on their inaugural list of top tech journalists. Jessica can be reached at jessica.davis@ziffdavisenterprise.com

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