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Pexip Selects Video Guidance as a Strategic Conferencing Channel Partner

The single file software foundation means that new features and technologies, such as H.265, SVC and WebRTC, will be available

Video Guidance has been chosen by Pexip, a new video conferencing software company headquartered in Oslo, Norway, to become a strategic conferencing channel partner. Launched at InfoComm in June, Pexip Infinity is a cloud-based conferencing solution that provides personal meeting rooms for any number of users on video, voice and mobile.

Pexip’s software platform can be deployed easily and quickly with the flexibility to scale as needed. Conference participants have a consistent interface from which they can control conferences and view presentations, all from their own personal device. Pexip Infinity is scalable across geographies and size and is controlled from a simple user interface.

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“As an independent, strategic visual communications provider, Video Guidance customizes state-of-the-art products, services and solutions from the world’s finest manufacturers,” said Mike Werch, president of Video Guidance. “Pexip Infinity is a great fit for us because it offers a revolutionary, virtual meeting room platform that will meet the demands of the increasingly virtual workforce.”

Unlike traditional hardware architectures, the software-only Pexip Infinity can be quickly deployed remotely at two or more virtual machines. The single file software foundation means that new features and technologies, such as H.265, SVC and WebRTC, will be made available in real-time to a business’s global data center through on-going software upgrades. Its virtualized conferencing platform is able to work on any existing base of business video endpoints as well as with software-based clients like Microsoft Lync.

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In addition, Pexip’s mobile App allows participants to view a list of all the participants on the call. They can also view the presentation on their own personal device -- while still seeing the conference participants on the main screen -- and zoom in on the presentation, among other key features.

“Video Guidance is highly regarded for featuring the next generation of technology in an ever-changing industry,” said Simen Teigre, chief executive officer and co-founder of Pexip. “Its reputation for providing the very best personalized solutions for its clients is why Video Guidance is a perfect partner for Pexip.”

Strategic partners help Video Guidance – through its cloud-based services -- create a more visually collaborative workspace for its customers. In the last decade, Internet, mobile and broadband technologies have redefined our way of life, and visual communication tools have become critical to a business’ efficiencies. And in an era of dispersed teams and reduced travel budgets, enhanced, strategic collaboration and applications are essential to maximizing the benefits of today’s sophisticated technology.

About Video Guidance
Founded in 1999, Video Guidance (www.videoguidance.com) is privately held and headquartered in Bloomington, Minn. Video Guidance is a certified partner of Cisco, Polycom, LifeSize, Acano and Pexip, and maintains strategic alliances with Conference Plus, On Stream Media Corporation and VQ Communications. For six consecutive years, Video Guidance has been named to the "Inc. 5,000" list of the nation's fastest growing private companies, and is one of the top privately held companies in Minnesota and one of the top 150 telecommunications companies in the nation. In addition, Video Guidance has been named by The Business Journal as one of the "50 Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies" in the Twin Cities, and by Minnesota Business magazine as “One of the Best Companies to Work For.”

ATTN MEDIA: October 9 video conferencing seminar in Bloomington features renowned industry leaders

Video Guidance will host a special seminar and panel from 11am-1pm, Wed., Oct. 9. 2013 that will address how new technologies are shaping the way businesses communicate and collaborate. Renowned industry leaders on the panel include:

  • Andrew W. Davis, Senior Partner, Wainhouse Research – panel moderator
  • Hakon Dahle, CTO, Pexip
  • OJ Winge, CEO, Acano
  • Scott Wharton, CEO, Vidtel
  • Jason Albrecht, U of M Amplatz Children’s Hospital

The “Video Conferencing Disruptive Innovations” seminar will be held at Video Guidance, 8000 Norman Center Dr. #250, Bloomington. Media interested in attending the event or speaking to any of the participants, contact Gail Shore 952-925-6102 or [email protected].

 

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