Nov 4 2019
The Poly Studio X series consists of two new video bars designed for small rooms, the Poly Studio X30 and the Poly Studio X50. The Poly Studio X Series are purpose-built appliances that will run the Teams application natively.
The Studio X series supports 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD), advanced noise cancellation and unmatched video production rules to enhance all aspects of the meeting experience. Users can choose to control the Studio X Series with the new Poly TC8 touchscreen.
The award-winning Poly Studio, a plug-and-play USB video bar for small meeting rooms, is now certified for Microsoft Teams. Poly Studio USB Video Bar delivers room-filling sound, 4K HD camera with built-in speaker tracking and framing, plus support for remote cloud management for ongoing updates and setup. The Poly Studio is currently available worldwide.
“When and where people log into Microsoft Teams, we’ll be there to provide the best audio, video and voice endpoints to make the experience even better,” said Joe burton, President and CEO of Poly. “We provide everything you need to move to Teams. “
Ilya Bukshteyn, Partner Director, Teams Devices, Microsoft Corp. said, “We are excited to partner with Poly on a range of Microsoft Teams solutions, from video conferencing and headsets, to desk and conference phones and services. Poly is a stop-shop for Teams users who need to communicate and collaborate from anywhere and with anyone. “
“The Poly Studio X series devices take simplicity to the next level,” said Ira M. Weinstein, managing partner of the analyst firm Recon Research. “These sleek all-in-one devices include mics, speakers, and a camera, and come preloaded with the Microsoft Teams app. No software to load. From the box to a high-quality meeting room video conferencing experience in just a few minutes. It is a job well done.
Introducing end-to-end solutions for teams
Poly will also be showcasing its leading voice, headset and service offerings to support teams at Microsoft Ignite at the Poly booth (# 2349):
- the Poly CCX Series – Poly Native Teams Phones are stylish business desk phones that combine a native Teams solution with superior voice quality. Three models, the CCX 400, CCX 500, and CCX 600, integrate Teams Contact Lists, Calendar, and Meetings. The CCX 400 delivers a cost-effective native Teams experience for the cost-conscious end user, while the higher-end models CCX 500 and CCX 600 maximize productivity with Poly HD Voice, Bluetooth, and intuitive color touchscreens. The CCX 600 has a larger seven-inch display and built-in 802.11 Wi-Fi support. The CCX 500 is available in December 2019 and the CCX 400 and CCX 600 will be available in January 2020.
- the Calisto 3200 Optimized for Teams – Announced today, Poly’s first native Teams personal speakerphone lets you take conference calls anywhere. This plug-and-play portable speaker delivers 360-degree sound for great sound no matter where you work. The push of a button calls up the Teams app on a PC and makes it easy to communicate and collaborate. Available December 2019.
- Voyager Office Series Optimized for Teams – Poly will preview a new version of its popular Voyager 4200 and Voyager 5200 products for mobile professionals in the office looking for versatile connectivity options for a desk phone, smartphone or a computer. Available December 2019.
- Poly Managed Service for Teams – Poly introduced Poly Managed Service for Teams. The hosted service aims to accelerate Teams adoption in businesses around the world with a range of managed services to support businesses along their Teams journey. These services include identifying the most efficient way for customers to migrate from legacy platforms to Teams, provision of endpoints and licenses, end-to-end deployment of Teams, adoption, training and change management, as part of the ongoing managed service. . This managed service can work in conjunction with Microsoft’s calling plan or any direct routing service offering. Available now.
Poly will be presenting a preview of the Studio X series for teams at Microsoft Ignite. Poly Studio X30 and Poly Studio X50 will be priced at $ 2,199 and $ 3,499 respectively, including the Poly TC8. The Poly Studio X series will be available for pre-order in November with general availability in North America, Europe and select countries by December 2019. Native support on Teams will be available in 2020.
The Microsoft booth (# 1515) will also host the following Poly solutions optimized for teams: The Poly Studio X30, Poly Elara 60 Series, Calisto 3200, Voyager 4200, CCX 500 and the Trio 8800.
Plantronics, Inc. (“Poly” – formerly Plantronics and Polycom) (NYSE: PLT) is a global communications company that fosters meaningful human connection and collaboration. Poly combines legendary audio expertise with powerful video and conferencing capabilities to overcome distractions, complexity, and distance that make communication inside and outside the workplace difficult. Poly believes in solutions that make life easier when working together and with the services of our partner. Our headsets, software, desk phones, audio and video conferencing, analytics and services are used around the world and are a premier choice for any type of workspace. For more information, please visit: www.poly.com.
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