A Trio of Announcements for Polycom

As Polycom celebrates 25 years since the launch of its first conferencing phone, the company announces a new conferencing phone, upgraded video capabilities and portal speakerphone and conferencing solution for smaller teams.

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Polycom has unveiled the Polycom Trio 8500, the new standard in conference performance for mid-sized conference rooms.

It has also announced upgraded video capabilities to Polycom Trio 8800 improves larger conference room meeting experience and introduced the Polycom VoxBox, a compact and portable speakerphone for team and personal spaces.

The  Polycom Trio 8500, is instantly recognisable as a sharp new interpretation of the well-known three-legged shape and is the perfect communication tool for mid-sized conference rooms. The 8500 is a future-proof solution that delivers all the latest Polycom innovations today, including HD voice audio quality, Polycom NoiseBlock and multi-line registration and will be expandable to include video and content sharing in the future. The 8500 also includes a modern full colour touch screen interface and Microsoft Exchange calendar integration, which makes joining a meeting as easy as one touch.

Polycom also offers new features to the Polycom Trio 8800 conference phone. The 8800 allows participants to connect using Apple AirPlay or Miracast certified devices for wireless flexibility and later this year will also support enterprise-class motorised pan-tilt-zoom (MPTZ) cameras that offer a broader degree of visibility for high-definition collaboration experience in larger conference rooms.

Both Trio solutions will support multi-line registration, allowing businesses to easily migrate between open SIP environments, Skype for Business environments, or both and work with other cloud-based audio and video platforms, including Zoom, BlueJeans, Cisco, Avaya and others.

Polycom is also introducing a new audio solution for team and personal spaces, such as huddle rooms, with the new Polycom VoxBox an ultra-compact speaker phone that allows customers to experience Polycom’s HD Voice technology anywhere, anytime and with any device. The VoxBox will be available in select areas starting in Q4.