Very interesting release from Radvison which involves Microsoft's upcoming intergrated communications client code named Instanbul as well as Microsoft's Live Communications Server...
RADVISION BRINGS 3G VIDEO TO
MICROSOFT’S DESKTOP MULTIMEDIA COMMUNICATIONS OFFERING AT 3GSM WORLD CONGRESS
RADVISION 3G Video Telephony Gateway and iVIEW Desktop Conferencing Platform Bridge PC Desktops and 3G Video Phones into Seamless Multimedia Communications Architecture
3GSM World Congress, Cannes, France (Hall 2, Stand E23) and Fair Lawn, New Jersey, February 14, 2005 -- RADVISION (Nasdaq: RVSN) today announced that it is publicly debuting its powerful 3G video services solution for the Microsoft desktop multimedia communications architecture in a live demo in the Microsoft stand in Hall 1 at the 3GSM World Congress.
This integrated RADVISION/Microsoft demonstration will feature real-time video calling between 3G video handsets and PCs running Microsoft’s upcoming integrated communications client, code named
“Whether they are at their desks, on the road, or in the home, business professionals today need to stay in touch,” said Marc Sanders, Senior Product Manager, Real-Time Collaboration, at Microsoft. “Microsoft’s real-time collaboration architecture for the desktop, featuring Live Communications Server 2005 and
“Over the past year we have seen huge interest both by the enterprise IT manager for personal desktop multimedia communications and from the 3G operator for real-time 3G video calling,” said
Bringing Video Telephony to Broadband
The RADVISION SCOPIA 3G Video Gateway, which enables visual communication between IP and 3G devices, enables PCs with the Istanbul desktop client to connect to 3G handsets. The RADVISION 3G gateway seamlessly bridges video calls between 3G‑324M enabled mobile video phones and PDAs with IP-based video answering machines and other IP (SIP and H.323) and ISDN-based videoconferencing end points. The platform also enables mobile videophones to utilize additional resources on the IP network including
About RADVISION iVIEW Desktop for the Microsoft Environment
Additionally, because RADVISION’s iVIEW Desktop tightly integrates into Microsoft’s presence-based Live Communications Server 2005 environment, a video call between wireline and mobile devices can now be initiated simply by clicking on an icon. The Microsoft Live Communications Server then transparently communicates with the RADVISION device which then initiates and supports the video call between the IP and 3G devices.
iVIEW Desktop also provides the resource management and integration of RADVISION’s award-winning multimedia communications platform into a Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 infrastructure, including the soon to be released
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