New Scalable Video Coding (SVC) Specification Developed to Ensure Interoperability Among Video Conferencing Solutions – UCI Forum Members and Board Approve H.264 Specification

SAN RAMON, Calif., February  11, 2013 – The Unified Communications Interoperability Forum (UCI Forum) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the Unified Communications Specification for H.264/MPEG-4 Part 10 AVC and SVC Modes Version 1.0. Coupled with a certification program that is currently under development, it will allow customers to deploy mixed-vendor solutions …

Immersive Telepresence Experience – With an iPad

When you say telepresence, most people think of a large, well lit room filled with equipment that’s worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. But a new company is trying to redefine what telepresence is – by going back to basics. Double Robotics, a Mountain View CA startup, created a new product that delivers a somewhat …

Industry News Summary – NTT, NAT and Call For Speakers

NTT’s Telepresence Has Some Tricks Of Its Own The Malaysian Insider wrote an article about NTT Telepresence, and while systems that ‘brings people closers’ are the bread and butter of this blog (and IMTC in general) – The system itself seems rather unique. Instead of plasma screens, the images are projected into a see-through screens …