Polycom HDX Wins Video Conferencing Solution

The Polycom HDX platform was named the best high definition (HD) video conferencing solution by Wainhouse Research in a head-to-head comparison with competing systems from Tandberg and LifeSize. The Polycom HDX series received top marks in eight out of 10 categories, including video quality, audio quality, and multimedia performance, as well as HD and SD (standard definition) interoperability, camera quality and performance, user interface and content-sharing performance (H.239).

“In our comparative review of three industry-leading HD video conferencing endpoints, Wainhouse Research named the Polycom HDX platform as our number one choice,” said Andrew W. Davis, managing partner, Wainhouse Research. “Our extensive, hands-on competitive analysis shows that the Polycom HDX series received top scores in 8 out of 10 evaluation categories. Besides great video quality, the HDX series provides outstanding, leading-edge audio performance and unparalleled multimedia capabilities.”

Polycom HDX video conferencing systems are the only video conferencing endpoints on the market to deliver the value of UltimateHD, which includes HD video, HD voice and simultaneous HD multimedia content-sharing capabilities.

“The Wainhouse Research evaluation reinforces what Polycom customers have already experienced: that Polycom HDX solutions are the best video conferencing choice across applications and use scenarios,” said Joe Sigrist, senior vice president and general manager of video solutions at Polycom. “Polycom believes that delivering the best user experience is about more than just video resolution, it is also about voice quality, the ability to share content in HD, the user interface, camera performance and more. It is also about giving customers a complete integrated solution for HD video conferencing that makes the technology reliable and easy to deploy, manage and use.”