Telecon West 2000 Exhibitor Profiles
Listed below are profiles from Telecon West exhibitors. These profiles and additional exhibitor news releases and advisories can be found online at http://www.tradeshownews.com.
Company: American Medical Development
Booth: 357, 454
Contact: Josh Abrams
American Medical Development is the leading supplier of medical
devices and data peripherals to telemedicine programs and solutions
providers worldwide. AMD products support a wide range of medical
specialties and are installed in over 1700 telemedicine sites in more
than 40 countries. AMD products are supported by complete
installation, training, technical, and repair services.
Participation with hundreds of telemedicine operations in
virtually every clinical and physical environment has allowed AMD to
develop extensive telemedicine expertise, which we share with our
customers. AMD provides the devices you need, the telemedicine
expertise you rely on, the performance you demand and a commitment to
Company: American VideoPhone Corp.
Contact: Jim Cope
American VideoPhone invites you to make a videophone call or dial
up a movie on the RoseTel Communications Network (RCN) anywhere across
the nation. RCN, the world’s first and only fully switched broadband
network offering “OnLive” videophone and data services. The OnLive
quality of service (QOS) delivered by RoseTel means perfect lip-sync
video, at a fixed 30fps, with no perceptible latency that is full
screen/ color/ motion and totally duplex ( bi-directional). Easy: like
making an everyday telephone call. Migrates to the desktop at
amazingly low cost without sacrificing QOS. Multipoint video
conferencing. Point to multipoint broadcasting. Multipoint to single
Company: Array Microsystems
Contact: Michelle Valdes
Visit Array’s booth and see the new $399 Conferencer and learn
about our FREE video camera offer! Conferencer is the world’s first
sub-$400 PC-based solution that provides business-quality video
conferencing. Conferencer accelerates Microsoft’s NetMeeting video
conferencing and visual collaboration application software, raising
the quality of NetMeeting video conferences to that of expensive
room-based video conferencing systems. Array Microsystems is a leading
supplier of enhanced digital video solutions for conferencing,
recording, surveillance, and streaming. Don’t forget to ask about our
FREE video camera offer!
Contact: Robyn Roberts
Avaya. We’re the new kids on the block — well– sort of. Avaya,
the enterprise networks group spun off from Lucent Technologies on
Oct. 2, will hold TeleCon 2000 demos December 6-8, at the Anaheim
Convention Center, booth 639. Avaya will have conferencing subject
matter experts on hand to give update on the company’s latest
conferencing products. Avaya, a leader in the conferencing industry,
will be demoing several state-of-the-art conferencing products,
including its soon to be released 7.1 MultiPoint Conferencing Unit
with IP capabilities. We offer voice, converged voice and data,
customer relationship management, messaging, multi-service networking,
conferencing and structured cabling products and services.
Conferencing products include: the Avaya MultiPoint Conferencing Unit,
the Avaya Audio Conferencing System and iCosm(tm) Collaborative Video.
Company: Biamp Systems
Contact: Norma Lauzon
Founded in 1976, Biamp Systems is a global leader in providing
audio solutions for applications as diverse as boardrooms, courtrooms,
churches, schools, and legislative halls. For 24 years Biamp has
engineered and manufactured innovative and quality audio equipment
designed for installation by professional system integrators. Our
ADVANTAGE® brand products, including the VOICECRAFTER(tm), and the
newly-released SPM723, are superior in craftsmanship and are used in
Biamp specializes in equipment designed for teleconferencing,
videoconferencing, and distance learning applications. Our combination
of traditional craftsmanship and modern technology has earned us a
global reputation for quality, integrity, and service.
Company: Centrinity Inc.
Contact: Monica Salvo
Centrinity’s FirstClass UM system allows users to communicate
efficiently and securely, regardless of location, communications
device, or the connection path used. FirstClass UM provides one
mailbox for all messaging and online collaboration. All users, whether
mobile or in the office, can access voice mail, email, and even fax
messages in one location with their device of choice. With text to
voice capability, the FirstClass UM mailbox even allows users to
listen to, reply and forward email messages over the telephone.
Available now in North America, FirstClass UM was created for
telecommunications companies, systems integrators, application service
providers (ASPs) and enterprises.
Compunetix builds world-class audioconferencing bridges, designing
the most reliable and feature-rich bridges in the industry. The
company develops a line of multimedia teleconferencing Multipoint
Control Units (MCUs) to telephone companies, PTTs, private service
bureaus, distance learning organizations, and corporations.
Compunetix has been involved in the manufacturing and development
of complex processing systems for over 30 years. With 100,000 ports
installed worldwide, the company has the industry’s largest worldwide
deployment of digital teleconferencing systems.
The company is recognized as the leader in conferencing
technology. For the second consecutive year, the Frost & Sullivan
Report named Compunetix market leader in the audioconferencing bridge
Company: Convergent Media Systems
Contact: Sandy Schlenk
Convergent Media Systems pioneered the satellite delivery of
corporate television in 1980. A full service provider, Convergent is
the leading integrator of business television and interactive distance
learning networks, meeting the needs of major corporations, agencies
of the federal government and state education organizations.
Convergent recently broadened its focus to include Internet protocol
technologies, applying them to extend the reach of satellite
television networks to small offices, home offices and the desktop. In
fact, Convergent’s mission is to become a leading applications service
provider of satellite-delivered Internet Protocol (IP) video,
broadband and interactive e-learning solutions.
Company: CUseeMe Networks
Contact: Tanya Prather
CUseeMe Networks, the leading provider of voice and visual
communications solutions for the Internet, will be announcing the
latest version of its award-winning H.323 MCU under a new name.
MeetingPoint will now be called the CUseeMe Conference Server, v5,
consistent with branding for the company’s complete line of
Also on hand at Telecon will be a demonstration of how the
Conference Server has been embedded into the Microsoft Exchange
platform. This integration allows standards-based conferencing to be
scheduled and accessed directly through the Outlook email system.
Company: Extron Electronics
Contact: Jeff Gibson
Phone: 714-491-1500 or 800-633-9876
Located in Anaheim, California, Extron Electronics produces scan
converters, scalers, and signal converters to facilitate and enhance
videoconferencing and distance learning applications. Extron is a
leading manufacturer of computer-video interfaces, switchers,
distribution amplifiers, signal processors, and high resolution cable.
Extron’s equipment is used to integrate video and audio into
presentation displays for today’s high-tech boardrooms,
presentation/training centers, university lecture halls, and other
Company: Frost & Sullivan
Contact: Kristi Grier
Frost & Sullivan is an International strategic market consulting,
training and research company. Headquartered in the heart of Silicon
Valley, Frost & Sullivan has offices world wide. With this global
exposure, Frost & Sullivan has positioned themselves as a major market
contender in the Communications and Information Technologies spectrum.
To learn more about Frost & Sullivan please visit their website at
Areas of focus in the Telecommunications market are the
Audioconferencing and Videoconferencing sectors. Frost & Sullivan has
designed these market analyses as a way to arm our clients with
competitive information, expert analyst opinions and strategic
Company: General DataComm-Multimedia Division
Contact: Valerie Bohbot
Phone: 514-335 3015
GDC’s Multimedia Division delivers integrated, scalable and
service-provider class MPEG-2 solutions for distance learning,
telemedicine and video conferencing over broadband wide area ATM and
next generation Internet networks.
GDC’s flagship multimedia product, the MAC 500, recently received
the 2000 Market Engineering Award for Technology Innovation from Frost
& Sullivan. That innovation continues with the announcements of new
IMA and IP capabilities (please see the releases in our press kit).
The MAC 500 is being widely deployed by educational and financial
institutions, hospitals and clinics, and government agencies. MAC 500
users include Verizon, Goldman Sachs and the University of Quebec.
Company: Global Scheduling Solutions
Contact: Tom Bigliani
The Global Scheduling System (GSS) is a Web-based resource
scheduling system designed to centralize the scheduling of conference
rooms throughout any size organization: local, national or global. The
GSS was created to simplify and streamline the process of allowing
end-users to reserve a conference room anywhere within a company’s
The product was designed with all levels of PC users in mind; from
the high-end system administrator to the most technically-challenged
executives, everyone can use the GSS to reserve a conference room or
other resource within their organization.
Company: InnovaCom, Inc.
Contact: Frank Alioto
InnovaCom, Inc., is a leading manufacturer of high quality MPEG
video transmission solutions and DVD authoring systems. Demonstrations
at the Expo will feature systems and solutions from InnovaCom’s
TransPEG and MediaWEB families, teamed with Marconi Communications
networks and switches. Distance Learning, videoconferencing, IP video
streaming will be highlighted applications over ATM, IP networks and
T1 video networks.
Historically, users with existing IP networks have experienced
challenges due to bandwidth limitations, quality of service (QoS) and
cost issues. InnovaCom’s MediaWEB Live Streaming Transmission system’s
Streaming File Server (MediaWEB SFS) and the TransPEG Distance
Learning Terminal (TDLT), are collaborative solutions that allow users
to take advantage of real-time, high quality video.
Company: Instruction Set, Inc.
Contact: Monique Spence or Stephen Gentile
Phone: 508-651-9085 x6812 or 617-803-2643 (cell)
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Instruction Set is a leading Education Solutions Provider(ESP),
offering a comprehensive suite of training products and services,
including web-based and instructor-led training, course development,
education consulting services and complete outsourced solutions.
At Instruction Set, IT training starts with listening. It’s
finding the best way to get knowledge not just between the walls of a
company, but between the ears of the people who work there.
Company: Latitude Communications
Contact: Larry Stein
Latitude is the leading provider of e-conferencing solutions for
enterprises. Latitude’s award-winning MeetingPlace Conference Server
delivers enterprise-wide voice and web conferencing to improve the
ability of employees, partners, and customers to meet and work.
e-Conferencing is the ability to talk and share electronic information
in real-time over any enterprise network (voice, data or Internet).
MeetingPlace integrates with Lotus Notes or Microsoft Exchange
allowing users to set-up and attend e-conferences from their familiar
desktop application. Companies such as Cisco, Andersen Consulting and
Merrill Lynch have standardized on MeetingPlace speed decision making
among highly mobile and geographically dispersed workers.
Contact: Brenda Kelly
Phone: 781-839-8300 (office) or 781-424-0868 (mobile)
MetraTech accelerates profitability for business service providers
with the first web services billing and revenue growth solution.
MetraTech’s native XML-based billing platform enables business model
agility, mass customization, revenue realization, and strategic
differentiation in a fiercely competitive market. The MetraTech
billing platform seamlessly integrates with existing infrastructure,
allowing customers to utilize the entire billing solution or choose
selected parts of the billing process as needed. Available through
licensing or hosted via the Internet, application and business service
providers (ASPs/BSPs), enhanced communication service providers, and
digital marketplaces benefit from MetraTech’s solution. For additional
information, visit www.metratech.com or call 781-839-8300.
Company: Motion Media
Contact: Trudi Scantlebury, PR Manager
Motion Media Technology (www.motion-media.com) is a world leader
in the design of video communications products for business,
government, and healthcare organisations around the world. The company
provides a range of low cost, easy to use products with outstanding
video quality, including desktop videophones, group videoconferencing
systems, remote surveillance systems, and a variety of board-level
codecs suitable for incorporation into other products.
Primary markets served are videoconferencing, surveillance,
telemedicine (including healthcare), and video-enabled services. All
are high growth markets now that low cost, standards-based video
communications technology is becoming available.
The Motion Media mm225 videophone is suitable for home and office
use, its advanced design provides an integral camera and 5″ colour
screen and key features include a 100 entry phonebook, handsfree
operation and an on-screen graphical interface. It also offers data
sharing by a connection to a PC, far end camera control, rapid one
touch dialling of pre-stored numbers, missed call notification and
still image transfer. It can also be connected to a TV for small group
Company: Octave Communications, Inc.
Contact: Gina Tziavas
Octave Communications, Inc. is delivering the next-generation
audio and multimedia conferencing platform designed for use by service
bureaus, carriers, competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs),
Internet telephony service providers (ITSPs), application service
providers (ASPs) and enterprise customers. The company provides
systems that are designed to support voice and data conferencing over
both circuit-switched and IP networks. On Monday, December 4, 2000,
Octave and British Telecommunications entered into a two-year $20
million contract to purchase Octave’s OCI 1000 conferencing systems.
Company: Optivision, Inc.
Contact: Rebekah Donaldson
Optivision, Inc., leading provider of networked streaming video
products, will demonstrate LivePlayer 1.2 at TeleCon, Booth 1311.
LivePlayer 1.2 – the industry’s first software-only live streaming
playback system enables enterprises to receive, play and record live,
multi-cast and stored video content meets MPEG-1/MPEG-2 standards.
LivePlayer 1.2 scheduled announced date is December 11, 2000.
Optivision CEO Michael Liccardo will present “Unlocking the
Potential of Broadband Enterprise Networks With Streaming Video”,
Thursday, December 7th, 12:30pm – 1:45pm, Room 210B, track entitled:
Streaming Media – Creating and Managing Streaming Media Content.
Company: PictureTel Corporation
Booth: 701 and in the Telemedicine Pavilion, booths 463 and 660
Contact: Betsy Parkins
PictureTel Corporation is the world leader in integrated
collaboration. PictureTel is demonstrating its revolutionary,
next-generation integrated collaboration technology, the PictureTel
900 Series. This multi-purpose computing and interaction solution
combines the most important business communication tools:
videoconferencing, the PC, and the Internet, to enable real-life,
content rich integrated collaboration. Simple to use and highly
reliable, the PictureTel 900 Series removes geographic and technical
barriers to productivity.
Featured speakers include Chairman and CEO, Dr. Norman Gaut in a
keynote address of the “Executive Roundtable,” and Michelle Waugh,
Vice President, Product Management, presenting “The Evolution of
Videoconferencing Systems from Appliances to Multimedia Collaboration
Company: Presenter.com, Inc.
Contact: Eric Vidal
Presenter.com is an Internet application service provider (ASP)
for business communications. Presenter.com offers services that enable
companies, organizations, and individuals to distribute information
through streaming, high-quality, media-rich presentations. The company
provides a fast, easy, and inexpensive way to produce, host, and
distribute online presentations. Presenter.com’s on-demand
presentations can be created in an instant and viewed by a global
audience anytime, anywhere.
Founded in 1998, Presenter.com has raised over $20M of venture
capital. The company’s major investors include the Japanese media
conglomerate Softbank Corporation, Trans Cosmos, the Sculley Brothers,
WK Technology Fund, WI Harper Group, Fortunetech Partners LLC, and
Contact: Karen Gurwitz
RADVision (NASDAQ: RVSN – news), the leading provider of award-winning,
industry-standard products and technology for real-time voice and
video communication over IP, will be showcasing its new chassis-based
viaIP multi-service platform with endpoints from industry-leading
partners, in its booth 1447. RADVision’s new viaIP all-in-one-solution
integrates multimedia gateway, multipoint conferencing, data
collaboration, and gatekeeper intelligence into a single,
standards-based platform. The viaIP sets a new price/performance
standard for high-capacity multipoint/gateway platforms, and supports
the greatest number of concurrent users, conferences, and
participants. The viaIP is the most powerful, cost-effective
multipoint conferencing solution available today.
Company: Second Opinion Software, LLC
Contact: Charlene Apel
Second Opinion(tm) is a family of telehealth applications that
allow medical practitioners to capture color or grayscale images along
with specialty specific data and send them over a TCP/IP Network, a
T-120 data channel, or via email to a remote location. The program
runs under Microsoft Windows® and features include integrated
security measures, sophisticated annotation tools, fully customizable
database plug-ins. Second Opinion(tm) Standard was developed to
operate point-to-point over low bandwidth phone lines. Second
Opinion(tm) Professional is designed to do multi-point document
management, and it is a full automation server with a programmer’s
tool kit available for custom solutions.
Company: SMART Technologies Inc.
Contact: Jody Robbins
SMART Roomware(tm) products facilitate group information sharing,
whether you’re in the same office or located around the world. By
pressing the touch-sensitive surface of the SMART Board(tm), Rear
Projection SMART Board(tm) or SMART Matisse(tm), you can control
projected software applications and other multimedia. You can write
over top of any application and then save, print or e-mail your notes.
With Hawkeye(tm), an optical whiteboard capture system, you can take
digitally enhanced photos of notes on your existing whiteboard. And
with SMART Expression(tm), a mobile multimedia cabinet, you can
integrate your choice of presentation tools in one secure location.
For more information, visit www.smarttech.com.
Company: THINQ Learning Solutions
Contact: Tracy Purcell
THINQ’s powerful enterprise-wide learning solution helps
corporations create a learning agenda mapped to business objectives,
supported by technology and services that ensure organizational
success. THINQ’s corporate learning solutions combine organizational
development strategy, a flexible and scalable Web-based learning
management infrastructure, and proven change management services that
drive learners to improve performance. THINQ TrainingServer Learning
Management System (LMS), THINQ Learning Consulting (TLC), THINQ
Learning Center and THINQ RFP Exchange help enterprises procure,
manage and administer in-house, custom and off-the-shelf learning
solutions. THINQ is headquartered in Billerica, Mass., with offices
located throughout North America and the U.K.
Company: TODD Video Network Management, Inc.
TODD Video Network Management, Inc. develops, sells and supports
TC Reliance Video Manager. TC Reliance Video Manager is a suite of
software products including network administration, web-accessed
reservation management and automated connection control. TC Reliance
Video Manager’s technology-neutral software manages any-size video
network using any combination of video transport technologies. TODD’s
newest release of TC Reliance Video Manager features support of Secure
Socket Layers (SSL) for enhanced security, advanced network
configuration tools to simplify operations and easy-to-use reservation
management for non-technical users making it the ideal choice for
distance learning, telemedicine, broadcasting, security, corporate and
government video networks.
Company: Voyant Technologies, Inc.
Contact: Candace Flynn
Voyant Technologies delivers innovative and collaborative enhanced
voice solutions for switched and IP networks. The company’s
ground-breaking technologies enable a suite of reliable and scalable
voice applications including conferencing capabilities, click-to-talk,
and other e-communication services for CASPs, ASPs, service providers
and next-gen carriers. In addition, Voyant’s open APIs encourage
developers to create differentiating voice and enriched multi-media
applications that meet the needs of diverse vertical markets. A
successful start-up with over 225 customers in 22 different countries,
Voyant has a true global vision. See the TeleCon show guide for
presentations that include members of the Voyant team.
Contact: Mark Evans or Joshua Cartagenova
E-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
V-SPAN will participate in two conference sessions. Ken Hayward,
president and founder, will take part in The Future of Conferencing
Service Providers on December 7th at 3:30 pm – room 208A. Robert
Mason, VP of business development, will take part in The Rise of the
Broadband Service Provider on December 6th at 12:30pm – room 210C.
At Booth (1515) V-SPAN will demonstrate streaming, Reservationless IP Conferencing
featuring Polycom ViaVideo, Webconferencing and the Conferencing
portal via the VR Card.
Reservationless IP Conferencing featuring Polycom ViaVideo
V-SPAN will hold real-time IP conferencing demonstrations each
half hour that will illustrate live IP conference calls at 384 Kbps
with four different locations.
V-SPAN will demonstrate the latest streaming technologies and how
organizations can use this cost effective conferencing tool for
large-scale meetings, events and training.
Conferencing Portal via the VR Card
V-SPAN will demonstrate our conferencing portal technology via the
VR Card. The VR Card enables organizations to conduct real-time IP
Come to the booth to register to win a $500 streaming event, $400
Webconference or a $750 multipoint videoconference. V-SPAN provides
virtual global communication solutions over traditional and next
generation networks to corporations, carriers, and ISPs. V-SPAN’s
suite of applications and back office network connectivity services
enable on-demand multimedia conferencing and streaming for meetings,
events and training.
Company: WebEx Communications Inc.
Contact: Colin Smith
Phone: 415- 977-1912
Subrah Iyar, chairman, CEO and co-founder of WebEx Communications
and one of the Internet’s leading communications visionaries will be a
keynote speaker at Telecon West 2000. Mr. Iyar will be speaking about
the transformation of the Web into an interactive communications
environment and the beginning of what is being termed the “Real-Time
Revolution”. WebEx’s communications platform, the power behind
real-time meetings on the Web, allows users to hold highly interactive
meetings with fully integrated data, voice, video and telephony. At
Telecon West, WebEx will be announcing several new global
telecommunications and audioconferencing providers that are
integrating WebExs real-time communications platform into their
Company: Wooksung Electronics, Inc.
Contact: Kyoung Sun Min
Our videophone, TelePhoSee, is developed according to H.320
protocol standards, which operates over ISDN international standards.
Moreover, interchangeability between other videophones is tested by
accurate inspection. TelePhoSee supports multiple functions and it is
easy to use and set up. TelePhoSee can also be configured a variety of
ways to fit the varied needs of different users. Now, you can talk &
visually connect with others by TelePhoSee.
TeleStar is a highly efficient videoconferencing system that
enables to setup the videoconferencing system in any computer by
installing WMC1000 board & videoconferencing software. It is possible
to operate the multi-point videoconferencing system without a MCU. It
supports collaborated computing, video/audio editing and four windows
simultaneously and processes multimedia data quick and easily. It can
be applied in various fields such as government, public offices,
schools, companies, banks and hospitals. It is one of the best
videoconferencing systems that anyone can simply learn and apply.
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