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Polycom HDX 8000 Series Features
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Flexible high definition video, voice, and content communication

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Polycom HDX 8000 Series Audio

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Polycom 22 kHz StereoSurround™

  • 2 channels of 22 kHz crystal clear audio
  • Superb clarity to hear the subtleties of every word
  • Easily decipher multiple, simultaneous conversations
  • Distinguish which side of the room people are talking from, just like in a real meeting

Audio Error Concealment

  • Eliminates audio drop-outs on noisy networks
  • Smooth, consistent verbal communications without interruptions
  • Corrects audio from any system seamlessly
  • Activates automatically, only when needed

Multiple Audio Inputs

  • Audio inputs for aux video, PC or VCR/DVD
  • Allows far end to hear audio from PC

Multiple Microphones Arrays

  • Supports medium to large rooms with up to 3 HDX microphone arrays

Polycom HDX 8000 Series Video

True High Definition Video

  • Natural high definition during video call and superb video at any data rate
  • Reduce the technology barriers by seeing people and content in HD resolution
  • 720p (1- 4 Mbps)
  • 480p (256 - 768 kbps)

Polycom EagleEye HD Camera™

  • 60 fps video capture
  • 16:9 aspect ratio
  • 72 degree field of view
  • 270+ degree panning radius

Lost Packet Recover (LPR)

  • Communications remain intact even on disruptive networks
  • Smooth, continuous video without interruptions
  • Maintain active face-to-face contact
  • Accomplish meeting objectives without worrying about the video integrity of public or private networks
  • Activates automatically, only when needed

Dual Monitor Emulation

  • Most efficient use of a single display
  • View near and far video windows at the same time
  • Alternate layout views supporting near end, far end and content in native aspect ratio and resolutions

Dedicated DVD/VCR Connection

  • Ability to use line level inputs for other devices
  • Easily play DVD/VCR movies/images during a video conference
  • Adds another dimension to the conference, making it like "being there"
  • By setting it to "content" input see both the speaker and the DVD/VCR image

Additional HD Capable Video Source

  • Secondary HD video input allows for another HD camera, document camera, or other HD device to be included in any video conference as a "People" or "Content" source. This source is also HD capable

Polycom HDX 8000 Series Content Sharing

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People+Content™, H.239

  • People and Content both shared in High Definition
  • Polycom People+Content or standards based H.239 ensures fully interoperability
  • Dual images allows far end to see presentation and speaker at the same time
  • One touch sharing directly from keypad
  • People+Content Receive (included)
  • People+Content Send (optional) People On Content™
  • Unique feature allows users to become part of their presentations
  • Using chroma key technology, users can place themselves in front of the PC video input source.
  • Perfect for distance education and training
  • Retain attention, increase productivity Adjustable Bandwidth for Content
  • Flexibility to choose the amount of bandwidth to dedicate to Content or People based upon what is being shown
  • Options include 90% Content/ 10% People; 50% Content/ 50% People; 10% Content/ 90% People
  • System will automatically adjust bandwidth allocation when sharing content based upon content being shown
  • Very powerful for users who share a wide range of content during a video call
  • User adjustable setting can be accessed both during a call and outside of a call

Polycom HDX 8000 Series User Interface

Support for API Control Commands

  • Custom control touch panel integration including AMX® or Crestron® is made easy with extensive support for API command set
  • Integrator's Reference Manual for HDX Series details over 200 commands for special applications
  • Sample control templates are available for touch panel integration that provides basic functionality right out of the box

User Selectable Camera Icons

  • Use icons that represent your industry
  • Intuitive icons match the input device
  • Custom name gives the icon clear meaning
  • Selection - 5 libraries to choose from
  • Decreases learning curve

Polycom HDX 8000 Series Platform Versatility

Internal Multipoint Software

  • Optional upgrade easily done with a software key
  • Conduct meetings beyond just point-to-point
  • Increase productivity by including key people on the call
  • Adding sites during a call can lead to quick decision making
  • Supports up to 4 video calls in a single conference

Secure FTP, Telnet and Web

  • Polycom video systems are the most secure video conferencing solutions in the industry
  • All access to the HDX system can be secured including accessing the HDX system via web-browser as well as secure telnet and ftp access via SSH for secure system administration and application connectivity

Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

  • Communications are confidential and secure
  • Authentication by the National Institutes of Standards means it's credible
  • Built-in, no extra hardware required

H.460 NAT/Firewall Traversal

  • Standards compliance for traversing NATs and Firewalls
  • Session border controller (V2IU) is only needed at the central location and all VSX systems with H.460 can communicate through the single V2IU
  • Uses H.460.18 for signaling traversal and call establishment and H.460.19 for media traversal

IP (H.323, SIP or SCCP), ISDN or Serial Connectivity

  • IP is standard and you choose the H.320 interface best for your application
  • Choose the right option for your specific network connection
  • Supports UPnP and NAT for automatic setup of conferences conducted through firewalls
  • Wide range of IP QoS services to insure call quality and integrity
  • Optional H.320 interfaces include Quad BRI, PRI, V.35, RS-449 and RS-530

Multiple Use RS-232 Port

  • RS-232 port
  • Integrate easily with control panels
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Polycom HDX 8000 Series Interoperability

Part of Polycom's Unified Collaborative Communications

  • Remote management through Global Management System™
  • RMX Click & View™ offers a variety of layout templates for multipoint call right from the system's handheld remote
  • Play, stop, record, rewind and fast forward video recordings with the RSS 2000 using the HDX remote control
  • Expand the audience over audio and video with an RMX™ bridge
  • Extended conferencing with Polycom PathNavigator™
  • Schedule, invite participants and manage conferences easily with Polycom Conference Suite
  • Video recording, streaming and archiving with the Polycom RSS 2000™.
  • Use the Polycom SE200 for management, scheduling and gatekeeping


  • Solid, reliable platform
  • Qualified by independent test labs
  • Interoperates with other standards-based systems in the industry
  • Easy to install even in a multi-vendor environment

Baseline Mode

  • Set your system to baseline mode, H.261 and G.711, for maximum interoperability with legacy video conferencing systems
  • Accessible via web, FTP or on-screen UI for easy access by the network administrator
  • Can be turned on and off as neededt.

Polycom HDX 8000 Series Technical Documentation

Award Winning Documentation

  • Documentation set includes information about setting up, maintaining, and using the system
  • Available at
  • Searchable PDFs with colorful illustrations
  • Administrators Guide, User's Guide, and Quick Tips available in most supported languages

Setup Sheets

  • Easy-to-follow graphical instructions for setting up the system and peripherals
  • Illustrations show both minimal and optional system configurations
  • Shipped with the system for easy access

Administrator's Guide

  • Comprehensive information for configuring system, including an explanation of each administrator setting
  • Descriptions of system features and capabilities
  • Back panel diagrams of all systems with explanations of each connector
  • Instructions for using the web interface

User Documents

  • Quick Tips one-page document provides quick and easy reference for video conferencing tasks
  • User's Guide covers everything you need to know about using the system in a video conference
  • Customizable User's Guide allows you to include your help desk information specific to your environment

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