http://alqassmiblog.blogspot.com/2012/12/polycom-touch-control-thepolycom-touch.html Polycom® Touch ControlThe Polycom Touch Control is an easy-to-use graphical interfacewith simple navigation which allows distance students start videoconferences quickly without any complications. It does not requiretechnical support. It makes the telepresence more efficient andlets students focus on their meeting and collaborate competently.It can be used for all Polycom HDX™ room telepresence systems.Technical features: High resolution display. Power Over Ethernet (POE) for clutter-free connectivity. Touch control on 7-inch bright screen with three navigation methods: Directory, Place a Call and Show Presentation. Tap and touch control to access call controls and administrative menus. Infrared transmitter. LAN port. Flexible Operating System. Capacitive touch screen. Built-in IR control for third-party devices. Direct API command through network. Multiple USB ports for direct PC connection or USB flash- drive. Polycom Touch Control comes with removable stand [7.25” (W) x 5.5” (D) x1 – 1.75” (H)].
Advantages: Reduced video conferencing learning curve and increased user adoption through a highly intuitive interface. Simplified navigation and menu selection. Easy-to-use and adapt. Allows users to control all aspects of their conference experience, including finding colleagues, placing calls and sharing content. Customizable for organizational applications, workflows and user needs. Improved user experiences through one-touch control of environmental elements like monitors, projectors, and other IR-controlled devices. Improved collaboration through seamless integration with Polycom HDX® Series room telepresence, Polycom RSS streaming solutions and Polycom SoundStructure® systems. Powerful operating system allows for flexibility and portability.Appropriateness to DE institutes: Users connect with each other using a shared address book, on-screen keypad, and calendar entry. Simply select a contact from the address book, integrate a directory, or place a direct call via the IP address. Calendar meetings can be joined with a simple touch. The Polycom Touch Control integrates with Microsoft® Exchange software to provide information about location.
During a meeting, on-screen controls allow users to adjust near- or far-side cameras (pan, tilt, zoom); select preset camera locations; adjust volume, mute, and more. The Polycom Touch Control solution offers multiple options for sharing content. An integrated USB port automatically reads any Microsoft® Office-formatted file directly from an inserted flash drive, allowing users to easily view and share content. A second USB port dedicated to PC connectivity automatically runs Polycom People+Content IP™ content- sharing technology. http://www.ivci.com/videoconferencing-polycom-touch-control.html www.polycom.com/videodocumentation http://www.polycom.com/videodocumentation