Polycom Conference
Phones
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Polycom Conference Phone Overview
• Telephony devices designed for multi-person
communications in a conference room or other meeting
locations
• Today: 73% market share worldwide*
• Broad portfolio of products: analog, digital, VoIP and USB
• Continuous innovation: HD Voice, wireless technology,
video integration, and more
* Source: Frost & Sullivan, Nov. 2011
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The Case For Polycom
Conference Phones
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Increasing Need for Conference Phones
• Conference calls are more important than ever
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Globalization and off-shoring
Geographically-dispersed workgroups
Increasingly collaborative work environments
Remote workers / telecommuters
Reduction in travel
Initiatives to lower carbon emissions
• Clarity during conference calls is critical
− Different accents/cultures
− Quality of other participants phones / phone lines can vary
− Productivity of remote employees must be supported
• Only Polycom conference phones deliver the clarity required for
productive meetings
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But Why Conference Phones?
• Only conference phones provide:
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360° mic pickup so everyone in the room is heard
Expansive mic range to pick up all voices clearly
Loud, omni-directional speaker so everyone can hear
Intelligent mic mixing to reduce background noise
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Upgrading Older Conference Phones
• The newest models deliver:
− HD Voice (on select models) for stunning realism and clarity
− Improved microphone pickup
− Ensure everyone in the room can be heard
− Advanced acoustic technology
− Dynamic Noise Reduction, Intelligent Microphone Mixing
− Seamless VoIP integration
− Advanced IP feature support and broad interoperability
− Flexible deployment options
− Wireless roaming, wireless mics, video integration, multi-unit
connections
− “No More Buzz” to protect against GSM interference
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Polycom Conference
Phones Family Overview
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Polycom Conference Phone Portfolio
Small Room
IP
SoundStation®
IP 5000
USB
SoundStation®
Connect
Lync
SoundStation®
IP 5000
Medium Room
SoundStation® IP
6000
SoundStation®
Duo
Large Room
SoundStation®
IP 7000
CX3000
Analog
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SoundStation®
Duo
SoundStation2™
SoundStation2W™
VoiceStation®
300/500
SoundStation®
Duo
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SoundStation
VTX 1000®
IP Conference Phones
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SoundStation IP 7000
Astounding voice quality and clarity from
the world’s most advanced IP conference phone
• Key Benefits:
- Breakthrough voice quality for more productive conference calls
- Flexible and expandable to meet the needs of nearly any conference
room
- Advanced IP functionality to enable easier and more productive
conference calls
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SoundStation IP 7000: Breakthrough Voice
Quality
• Polycom HD Voice: unparalleled clarity to make your
conference calls more efficient and productive
− First conference phone to support high-fidelity 22 kHz audio for
conference calls that sound as natural as being there.
− 160 Hz provides more natural, richer sounding voices, without
using a subwoofer
− Breakthrough audio today, and investment protection into the
future
• 20 ft / 6.1m mic pickup range to cover larger rooms
• “No More Buzz” from mobile phone interference
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Polycom Video Integration
• Single interface for all voice and video calls
• For video calls:
− Dial, pick up, and hang up (input address directly into phone)
− Add additional microphone pickup for video calls
− Initiate content sharing via conference phone soft keys
• For audio calls:
− Dial SIP audio calls in environments with supported platforms
− Dial audio-only PSTN or ISDN phone calls via the HDX
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SoundStation IP 7000: Flexibility & Expandability
• Multi-unit connectivity
− Daisy-chain up to two SoundStation IP 7000s
− Multiple call control points in the conference room
− Louder volume, additional mic pickup
− Add up to two analog EX mics for even greater mic pickup
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SoundStation IP 6000
Next-generation IP conference phone designed for
small to midsize rooms
• Key Benefits:
- Superior audio performance, driven by HD Voice
- Breakthrough price/performance – advanced IP features for a price
comparable to analog
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SoundStation IP 6000: Superior Audio
Performance
• Polycom HD Voice – 220 Hz to 14 kHz
− 14 kHz at the high end improves clarity and intelligibility
− 220 Hz at the low end provides more natural, richer sounding
voices
− Breakthrough audio today, and investment protection into the
future
• Acoustic Clarity Technology 2
− Automatic gain control, echo cancellation, noise reduction
• 12 ft / 3.3m mic pickup range to cover small to midsize
rooms
• “No More Buzz” from mobile phone interference
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SoundStation IP 5000
• IP conference phone designed for smaller conference
rooms and executive offices
• Exceptional sound quality and HD Voice clarity
• Robust SIP interoperability
• Breakthrough price
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SoundStation IP 5000 – Key Features
• Polycom HD Voice (7 kHz) for stunning clarity
and realism
• Patented Polycom Acoustic Clarity™ technology
- Latest advancements in echo cancellation, full
duplex, noise reduction
• 7-ft mic pickup range
- Ideal for up to 6 participants
• Rich SIP feature set
- Same software as SoundPoint IP
• Integrated Power over Ethernet (PoE)
• Hi-res display with robust multi-language
support
• Breakthrough price
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SoundStation Duo
The most versatile conference phone with dual mode
support for either SIP or analog connections
• Best-in-class investment protection
• Lower cost of deployment and administration (TCO)
• Legendary performance and design
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SoundStation Duo: Key Capabilities
• Full function SIP and circuit switched conference phone
• Full Partner Platform support
• Dual Mode with SIP to CS failover/failback
• Easy installation and administration
• Power over Ethernet (PoE)
• Midsize room performance (10 ft / 3 m mic pick-up)
• Feature parity with SoundStation2 EX
• Expandable w/EX microphones
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Polycom VoIP Interoperability Program (VIP)
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Polycom SoundStation IP Conference Phones
Additional Interoperability Platforms
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SoundStation IP Conference Phones
SoundStation
IP 5000
SoundStation
Duo
SoundStation
IP 6000
SoundStation
IP 7000
7 ft.
10 ft.
12 ft.
20 ft.
Dynamic noise reduction
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Intelligent mic mixing
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Up to 7 kHz
Up to 7 kHZ
Up to 14 KHz
Up to 22 Khz
Hi-res
Hi-res
Hi-res
Large Hi-res
Limited
Limited
Limited
Full
Resists interference from mobile
phones
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Integrated power over ethernet (POE)
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Mic pickup range
Polycom HD Voice technology
Display
Local application support
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Cell phone / computer connectivity
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Multi-unit connectivity
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External speaker support
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Integration with Polycom video
solutions
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Analog Conference Phones
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SoundStation2
Remarkable voice quality
The standard for everyday conferencing
• Solid performance and feature set for
small to midsize conference rooms
− Acoustic Clarity Technology for remarkable
voice quality
− 10-ft microphone coverage, greater with EX
mics
− Large backlit display*
− Connect to mobile phones & PCs*
*Not available on all models
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SoundStation2 User Applications
• Executive offices
• Smaller conference rooms
• Medium conference rooms
• Expandable with optional
mics for larger rooms (EX
model only)
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SoundStation2 Digital
• Direct connection to digital PBX platforms
− Avaya DEFINITY & Nortel Meridian
− Same core features as SoundStation2
− Leverage PBX multi-party bridging
• Models
− SoundStation2 Avaya 2490
− SoundStation2 Direct Connect for Nortel
− Ex Mics available as accessory
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SoundStation2W
Remarkable voice quality with wireless freedom
• Combining the quality of Polycom with wireless flexibility
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Same voice quality as the SoundStation2
150 ft. range, reliable DECT technology
Up to 24 hr. talk time
Secure – voice encryption w/ frequency hopping
Use with a cell phone for the ultimate in mobility
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SoundStation2W Usage Scenarios
• Portable applications outside the conference room
− Sharing a phone between 2-3 personal offices
− Enabling teams to make calls from any work area
− Executive and home offices
• Where the cell phone is the primary or only choice
− Temporary work facilities where is no infrastructure
− Business environments where cell phone is default
mode
− Calls that begin on cell phone and require others
− Professionals outside office – hotels, customer sites
• Clean up the clutter in the conference room
− 24 hour talk time, laptop locking slot, expandability
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SoundStation2W DECT 6.0
Delivers the freedom to conference anywhere team
collaboration is important without concerns about
wireless network interference
• Offers the same great benefits and
performance as the 2.4 GHz SoundStation2W,
but over the 1.9 GHz DECT 6.0 frequencies
• This new model is ideal for customers with
concerns about wireless interference or
restrictions on using products that operate at
2.4 GHz
• Two models
− Basic: 12 hour talk time
− EX: 24 hour talk time, expandable w/EX mics
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SoundStation VTX 1000
Remarkable voice quality and video integration
• Polycom HD Voice technology
• Expansive microphone coverage – up to 20 ft
• Software upgradeable for investment protection
• Integrates with Polycom VSX™ series video conferencing
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SoundStation Analog Conference Phones
SoundStation2
SoundStation
Duo
SoundStation2W
SoundStation
VTX 1000
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20 ft.
Dynamic noise reduction
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Intelligent mic mixing
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Mic pickup range
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Polycom HD Voice technology
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Phonebook with speed dial presets
25 entries
9999 entries
25 entries
99 entries
Cell phone / computer connectivity
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Multi-lingual support
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High-quality backlit Display
Resists interference from mobile
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Software upgradeable
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Secure wireless technology
External speaker support
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Integration with Polycom video
solutions
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VoiceStation 300/500
• Great voice quality for offices and small meeting rooms
− Acoustic Clarity Technology
− Dynamic Noise Reduction
− 7-ft microphone coverage w/ 360 degree coverage
• Compact industrial design
• Easy to use and install
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VoiceStation 500 - Flexible Calling
Capabilities
• High-quality PSTN calls
• Connect to Mobile Phone
− Switch live calls to the VoiceStation
− Use in locations with no phone lines
• Connect to Computer
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− Calls over Skype or other Internet
calling applications
− IP soft phones, PVX
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* All cables are included in the box
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USB Conference Phone
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SoundStation Connect
Audio conferencing solution delivering crystal clear conversations
with any UC softphone on any PC with USB audio support
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SoundStation Connect
For organizations and teams who use computer-based
solutions for their communications and collaboration needs,
SoundStation Connect is a compact, easy-to-use, USB
conference phone that provides great HD Voice quality for
small groups in a simple-to-use, plug-and-play device that’s
compatible with any UC softphone client running on any
computer without requiring software drivers
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SoundStation Connect Attributes
• Exceptional audio quality with Polycom HD Voice™ to 7kHz and
up to 7-foot microphone pickup
• Easy-to-use plug and play with no software drivers required
• Compatible with any UC softphone clients (Microsoft® Lync®,
IBM® Sametime®, Skype™, Polycom® RealPresence® Desktop,
etc.)
• Works with any computer (Windows®, Mac®, Linux®) that
supports USB audio
• For small to mid-size conference rooms with up to 6 people
• Easily transportable for meetings on the go
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Polycom Conference Phones
Summary
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Polycom Conference Phones Summary
• #1 conference phone brand in the world for 20 years
− 70%+ worldwide conference phone market share
• Comprehensive portfolio to meet all your needs
− Small-to-medium-to-large-sized conference rooms
− Even rooms without a PSTN or IP connection available
− Wired or wireless
− PSTN, digital, IP or dual mode
• Integration with Polycom video conferencing products
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