See Active Speakers Up Close and Personal with SpeakerTrack 60

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SpeakerTrack 60 is a dual-camera system that uses microphone triangulation and facial recognition to automatically track down the active speaker in a meeting room and provide the far end participants a much better view of the speaker. An unparalleled dual-camera approach has one camera trained on the current active speaker while the other camera readies to seek and present the next active speaker, resulting in a smoother, uninterrupted conferencing experience.

Extension Mobility Turns Shared Cisco TelePresence Endpoints into Personal Devices

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With Extension Mobility enabled by Cisco Unified Communications Manager, you can take your preferences, call history, and identity with you even when away from your office and using a shared Cisco TelePresence device. This means you can just log in and have your personal telepresence experience wherever you are.

Share Content on your Mobile Devices with Intelligent Proximity

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Intelligent Proximity allows your Cisco TelePresence endpoint to sync with your cell phone, laptop and tablet when in close proximity to view content on the mobile device and leave the telepresence screen real estate dedicated to video. This is a technology preview, it is not a product you can get from Cisco right now.

Video Enable Every Meeting Room with the Cisco MX300 G2

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Scandinavian simplicity with Californian approachability creates a sleek, new MX300 G2, which brings together aesthetics, functionality, and ease of use. Support for dual display lets users add an additional monitor for content viewing, and optional embedded four-way conferencing that lets users add three additional parties to a call without the need for an MCU.

Tabletops in other finish what maple- or walnut-finish in your TX9000 room?

Can´t you sell TX9000 to you’re customers do to that they don´t like maple- or walnut-finish tables? Does it not match to the client’s interior designer, or their corporate design lines?


I had a customer there was building a completely new HQ building in Copenhagen, and their interior designers only wood choice was oak to all types of interior in the new HQ building.

On the same time they installed TX9000 in the first 3 sites, in a worldwide implementation and of course one of the rooms was in this new HQ building. So the interior designers were all over the worldwide implementation of TX9000 and made a separate design guide for TX9000 room’s whit oak as the only option, for all the rooms worldwide, to get the same field and touch in all rooms.

We used a lot of time to tell that the only option from Cisco is maple- or walnut-finish. If we could not deliver them, they want to have them made specialty from a local contractor so they need some measurements of the Tabletops and they will then install them after the room was finalized from Cisco AS.

We call the BU to get the measurements of the tabletops, they asked of course way we need that information. We told them about the customer, and they suggested us instead to try to contact Cisco´s supplier of the tabletops.

The supplier is Woodtech in Oakland, California and the customer made a connection to med CEO of woodtech and they now buy their tabletops direct form the same supplier as Cisco.

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We got Cisco AS to install new tabletops as part of the installation on the customer sites. But you still have to buy a maple- or walnut-finish tabletop from Cisco but you can just install the new instead or alternative after Cisco AS has finalized the room. And the TX9000 also looks really good, whit an oak tabletop.


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TelePresence Server Conferencing Capacity on Various Platforms

Call Type Description Screen Licenses Required Per Call Maximum Calls by Hardware Type (with Licenses to Provide 100% of Capacity)
Main Video Audio Content 8 core Virtual Machine 10 core Virtual Machine Media 310 or MCU 5310 Media 320 or MCU
7010 MSE 8710 or MCU
MSE 8510
Biggest Appliance Cluster (Two Appliances) Biggest Blade Cluster (Four Blades)
4 Screen Licenses 6 Screen Licenses 5 Screen Licenses 10 Screen Licenses 12 Screen Licenses 12 Screen Licenses 20 Screen Licenses 48 Screen Licenses
Mono 1/52 104* 104* 104* 104* 104* 104* 104* 104*
360p30 Mono In main video 32 48 41 81 97 97 104* 104*
480p30 Mono In main video ¼ 16 24 20 40 48 48 80 104*
480p30 Stereo 720p5 12 18 15 30 36 36 60 104*
720p30 Stereo 720p5 ½ 8 12 10 20 24 24 40 96
720p30 Stereo 720p30 1 4 6 5 10 12 12 20 48
1080p30 Stereo 720p15 1 4 6 5 10 12 12 20 48
720p60 Stereo 720p15 1 4 6 5 10 12 12 20 48
1080p30 Stereo 720p30 1 ½ 2 4 3 6 8 8 12 32
Three-screen720p30 Multichannel 720p5 2 4 3 6 8 8 13 32
Three-screen720p30 Multichannel 720p30 2 2 3 2 5 6 6 10 24
1080p30 Stereo 1080p30 2 2 3 2 4 6 6 8 24
Dual-screen1080p30 Stereo 720p30 2 2 3 2 4 6 6 8 24
Three-screen1080p Multichannel 720p30 3 1 2 1 2 4 4 4 16
Three-screen1080p Multichannel 1080p30 4 1 1 1 2 3 3 4 12
Four-screen1080p Stereo 1080p30 4 1 1 1 2 3 3 4 12


* 104 is the maximum number of calls that is possible on a TelePresence Server.

 The TelePresence Server needs the Third Party Interop feature key to host conferences with multi-screen endpoints that are not third party interoperable. This includes all multi-screen endpoints except the Cisco TelePresence System T3 and TIP-compatible endpoints.

 Requires TelePresence Conductor.

Note: The table above assumes that calls of one type are being used to reach these maximum values. To calculate the total number of licenses required for a variety of concurrent calls, sum the screen licenses required for each concurrent call.

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Placing a Cisco VCS Expressway in a DMZ rather than in the public internet

The benefits of placing a Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server (Cisco VCS) Expressway in a DMZ rather than in the public internet

Operationally a Cisco VCS Expressway can be placed either in a DMZ or in the public internet and it will communicate with a Cisco VCS Control in the Private Network. However, putting the Cisco VCS Expressway in a DMZ has the following benefits:

  • Usually the Cisco VCS Expressway is managed from the Private Network or from a specified IP address or subnet only. By placing the Cisco VCS Expressway in a DMZ, the external firewall can be used to block unwanted IP traffic, including management access requests (for example, http, https, ssh).
  • If the DMZ is such that no direct IP connections are permitted between inside and outside networks, requiring dedicated servers to handle traffic that traverses the DMZ, the Cisco VCS can act as that server for SIP and H.323 video and voice traffic. In this case, you would use the Dual Network Interfaces option which allows the Cisco VCS to have two different IP addresses, one for traffic to and from the external firewall, and one for traffic to and from the internal firewall.

Note that:

  • If the Cisco VCS Expressway is in the DMZ, the outside IP address of the Cisco VCS Expressway must be a public IP address, or if static NAT mode is enabled, the static NAT address must be publicly accessible.
  • LAN 2 should be used as the public interface of the Cisco VCS Expressway (if the Cisco VCS Expressway is ever clustered, LAN 1 must be used for clustering, and the clustering interface must not be mapped through a NAT).
  • The Cisco VCS Expressway may also be used to traverse internal firewalls within an enterprise. In this case the “public” IP address may not be publicly accessible, but is an IP address accessible to other parts of the enterprise.

For more information, see the “Static NAT and Dual Network Interface architectures” section in Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server Basic Configuration (Control with Expressway) Deployment Guide

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