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Polycom Open Telepresence Experience

Polycom Open Telepresence Experience (OTX)

06:50 04 June in VC, VC Tips

The Polycom Open Telepresence Experience (OTX) solution brings the productivity benefits of normal immersive telepresence to nearly any type of meeting.  You can use it to collaborate with workgroups, global development teams, and everyday meetings are enhanced by the clarity, rich video, and content details. The unique, multipurpose design delivers incredibly sharp full-size images in a modern, unique setting. But you can also rely on these systems for those regular in-person meetings that do not require video.


Polycom Open Telepresence Experience

Polycom OTX is the ideal environment for visual collaboration, including calling other immersive rooms or any standards-based video system. It also offers native interoperability with leading UC platforms such as Microsoft® Lync®.

Polycom has designed every last detail to make your meetings feel as though you are sitting across the same table – helping you forget about the technology and get down to business. Several sizes are available to meet the needs of different environments or meetings, from three-screen models which seat up to six on video, to one-screen versions ideal for executive offices.

Content monitors arise automatically when you need them (bringing you closer to the content being shared) and stay completely out of the way when not in use.  The optional Complete Experience Kit maximizes the immersive feeling while giving you a consistent, high-quality experience at every location with minimal room modifications.

Polycom Open Telepresence Experience Layout

Technical Overview

  • Vibrant HD quality for up to 50% less bandwidth with H.264 High Profile support
  • HD video up to 1080p, Polycom HD Voice technology, and HD content sharing
  • Quality protected by Polycom Lost Packet Recovery QoS technology that helps ensure great quality even amid network issues
  • One or three 65” (165-cm) LCD displays, showing up to six participants in full size (two per display)
  • 21” (53-cm) content displays built into the table on automated lifts, staying hidden and out of view when not needed and automatically rising from the table when content is shared
  • StereoSurround audio in 22 kHz for superior clarity, with stereo separation ensures you can hear everyone distinctly, even when multiple parties speak at the same time
  • Polycom Touch Control for easy and intuitive access to dialing, volume, mute, and other controls
  • Industry-standard protocols, connecting to millions of standards-based video systems in use today
  • Cisco TelePresence® (CTS) systems connectivity, through support for Telepresence Interoperability Protocol (TIP)
  • Native interoperability with UC environments such as Microsoft® Lync®, Avaya, BroadSoft, and Siemens
  • Optional Complete Experience Kit, which includes specialized lighting and rear wall to enhance video quality, giving every room the same consistent design, and minimizing room modifications
  • One and three screen models, with built-in table and content monitors.  One-screen model is also available in Compact model, with no table or content monitors, allowing you to customize the furniture to your tastes
  • AES software encryption for the voice, video and data streams of the call, keeping critical meetings confidential and secure
  • Optional managed services, which are available for you to fully outsource the call initiation, monitoring and operations of the room for a hands-off, white-glove service

Ready to take the next step? Want to work with our professional team to assist with your project?

We will assist you with:

  • Consultation Services. We will identify the correct solution for your project.
  • Design Services. We are able to quote on a suitable solution for your project due to access to a full range of professional brands from around the world.
  • Project Management Services. We will deal directly with your Interior Designer, Architects, Electricians or Electrical Engineers to ensure a successful project.
  • Installation Services. In addition to South Africa, we also have installation and support teams in Kenya, Mauritius, Namibia, Rwanda and Uganda, making any size Corporate Audio Visual, Video Conferencing and IT project possible throughout Africa.
  • Preventative Maintenance and Service Level Agreements.
  • 3-Year Guarantee on all installation and programming work.

And a whole lot more! Contact us today for a free consultation meeting.