Glowpoint launches Virtual Video Room 2.0 for HD video conferencing

Glowpoint, a
global provider of cloud managed video services, announced the launch of
Virtual Video Room (VVR) 2.0, the next generation of the company’s cloud hosted
‘meet-me’ service for HD video conferencing.

The users of
Glowpoint’s VVR are logging over 110,000 minutes of usage to date.  VVR
2.0 builds on this market success by adding meeting control features, more
robust content sharing, and increased interoperability.

VVR 2.0
includes a web based moderator portal that allows the meeting host to optimize
the video experience for all meeting participants, including adjusting the
screen layout for multipoint meetings in continuous or voice switched mode.

moderator portal also allows the meeting host to add or drop meeting
participants during the meeting, mute video and/or audio for individual
participants, and view the connection quality of individual participants.
International customers can choose between seven different language options for
the portal, including English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese and

VVR 2.0, we are delivering a more flexible, personal user experience, which we
firmly believe will further drive usage,” said Anil Balani, senior vice
president of Product Development for Glowpoint.

Customers of
the VVR 2.0 cloud service will be able to add Microsoft Lync and OCS users to
meetings via a Cisco Video Communication Server (VCS) installed on the
customer’s network and managed from Glowpoint’s OpenVideo cloud. VVR 2.0 also
adds more robust content sharing by including support for SIP based endpoints
utilizing BFCP.

VVR 2.0 will
be available from Glowpoint and through qualified OEM partners and resellers in

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