Polycom® VVX™ 1500
Business Media Phone
The first business media phone combining advanced IP telephony, one-touch
video, and business applications into a seamless, life-like experience
The Polycom VVX 1500 unifies voice, video and applications capabilities
into a simple-to-use business media phone. With its unique touch screen
interface, the VVX 1500 makes video calls as simple as using a phone.
Its large display and ease of use make the VVX 1500 an ideal all-in-one
productivity tool for today’s busy executives and professionals, whether they
are in office, retail, professional services, or healthcare environments.
imple and Fast OneTouch Calls
Access voice, video,
applications and Web content
with a single touch
Feature-Rich Phone with Polycom HD Voice™
The Polycom VVX 1500 is equipped with all of the capabilities of a full
featured Polycom SoundPoint® IP phone including: six lines, Polycom
HD Voice, a Gigabit Ethernet switch that supports PoE, and a host of rich
telephony functions. These features can be accessed via the buttons on the
front of the phone or by simply touching the large color display.
uick Payback
­­Lower travel expenses.
Empower each employee for
the cost of one business trip
One-Touch Personal Video Device
The Polycom VVX 1500 includes an integrated camera and delivers
business-grade video calling with a simple touch of the screen. The
phone has multiple adjustable elements including camera tilt, base height
and screen angle to suit the environment and a user’s preferences for
personalized eye-to-eye visual communications.
Business Information At-a-Glance
The Polycom VVX 1500 features an open API and WebKit-based browser
that enable third-party applications developers to integrate the VVX 1500
with business applications such as unified communications, customer
relationship management (CRM), and appointment management systems.
The touch-screen user interface of the VVX 1500 includes a menu screen
on which developers can place icons for users to touch and launch their
The VVX 1500 comes bundled with several applications including the
Polycom Productivity Suite, which enables users to initiate and control audio
conference calls right from the touch screen of the VVX 1500 as well as
record audio calls locally using a flash drive in the phone’s USB port. The VVX
1500 also features a Web service called Polycom My Info Portal, through
which customers can select to receive content such as local weather reports
and other personalized information on the screen when the phone is not in a
voice or video call.
ighly Customizable
Polycom’s API enables
third-party applications
for horizontal and vertical
nhanced Productivity
­­Integrate communications
into business processes
delivering faster decision
educed Carbon Footprint
Require less than half the
power of similar products.
Designed for lower power
consumption using energysaving PoE and smart motion
detection technology.
Polycom® VVX™ 1500 Features and Specifications
User Interface Features
• Resistive touch screen interface works with both
finger or stylus (not provided)
• 7 in TFT LCD display with adjustable screen angle
• 16:9 wide screen aspect ratio
• Screen saver and digital picture frame mode
• On-screen virtual keyboard
• Voicemail and videomail support2
• USB port for applications
• WebKit-based Browser
• Adjustable base height
• Unicode UTF-8 character support. Multilingual
user interface including Chinese, Danish, Dutch,
English (Canada/US/UK), French, German, Italian,
Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese,
Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, and Swedish
Audio Features
• Polycom HD Voice technology delivers life-like
voice quality for each audio path-handset, the
hands-free speakerphone, and the optional
• Polycom Acoustic Clarity™ technology providing
full-duplex conversations, acoustic echo
cancellation and background noise suppression
--Type 1 compliant (IEEE 1329 full duplex)
• Frequency response – 100 Hz – 20 kHz for
handset, optional headset and hands-free
speakerphone modes
• Codecs: G.711 (A-law and μ-law), G.719,
G.729AB, G.722, G.722.1, G.722.1C
• Individual volume settings with visual feedback for
each audio path
• Voice activity detection
• Comfort noise generation
• DTMF tone generation (RFC 2833 and in-band)
• Low-delay audio packet transmission
• Adaptive jitter buffers
• Packet loss concealment
Headset and Handset Compatibility
• Dedicated RJ-9 headset port
• Hearing aid compatibility
• Compliant with ADA Section 508 Subpart B
1194.23 (all)
• Hearing aid compatible (HAC) handset for
magnetic coupling to hearing aids
• Compatible with commercially-available TTY
adapter equipment
Call Handling Features2
• 6 lines (registrations)
• Shared call/bridged line appearance
• Busy Lamp Field (BLF)
• Flexible line appearance (one or more line keys can
be assigned for each line extension)
• Distinctive incoming call treatment/call waiting
• Call timer and call waiting
• Call transfer, hold, divert (forward), pickup
• Called, calling, connected party information
• Local three-way audio conferencing
• One-touch speed dial, redial
• Remote missed call notification
• Do not disturb function
• Electronic hook switch capable
Video Standards and Protocols
• H.261, H.263, H.263+ (1998), and H.264
• CIF(352x288) or SIF(352x240) resolution
transmit and receive video up to 30 fps
• 2 mega pixel camera
• 30 cm to infinity fixed focus
• Privacy Shutter
• Picture in Picture for near end camera
• Full screen or window for far end camera
Open Application Platform
• WebKit enabled full browser that supports HTML,
CSS, SSL security, and JavaScript
• Supports Polycom Apps SDK and API for thirdparty business and personal applications
• Bundled with Polycom Productivity Suite:
--Corporate Directory Access using LDAP
--Local Voice Call Recording on USB flash drive
--Visual Conference Management
Network and Provisioning
• SIP Protocol Support
• IETF SIP (RFC 3261 and companion RFCs)
• ITU H.323 support can be enabled via an H.323
Permanent Individual Phone License for the VVX
1500 (P/N 5150-16826-001)
• Two-port Gigabit Ethernet switch
--10/100/1000Base-TX across LAN and PC
--Conforms to IEEE802.3-2005 (Clause 40) for
Physical Media Attachment
--Conforms to IEEE802.3-2002 (Clause 28) for
Link Partner Auto-Negotiation
• Manual or dynamic host configuration protocol
(DHCP) network setup
• Time and date synchronization using SNTP
• FTP/TFTP/HTTP/HTTPS4 server-based central
provisioning for mass deployments
• Provisioning and call server redundancy supported2
• QoS Support – IEEE 802.1p/Q tagging (VLAN),
Layer 3 TOS, and DSCP
• Network Address Translation (NAT) – support for
static configuration and “Keep-Alive” SIP signaling
• RTCP and RTP support
• Event logging
• Syslog
• Local configurable digit map/dial plan
• Hardware diagnostics
• Status and statistics reporting
• IPv4
• CIF video up to 768 kbps plus network overhead
• Customizable video call bit rates
• Media encryption via SRTP
• Transport Layer Security (TLS)3
• Encrypted configuration files3
• Digest authentication
• Password login
• Support for URL syntax with password for boot
server address3
• HTTPS secure provisioning3
• Support for signed software executables3
• Built-in auto sensing IEEE 802.3af Power over
Ethernet (Class 0)
• Energy-saving smart motion detector enables the
screen to go into power-save mode when no one
is in the office.
• Power efficient; consumes less than 11W when
fully active , 8W average, and 6W when in power
save mode with the LCD off
• External Universal AC Adaptor (optional, 48V
380mA DC)
• FCC Part 15 (CFR 47) Class B
• ICES-003 Class B
• EN55022 Class B
• CISPR22 Class B
• AS/NZS CISPR 22 Class B
• VCCI Class B
• EN55024
• EN61000-3-2; EN61000-3-3
• NZ Telepermit
• Korea KCC
• China CCC
• ROHS compliant
• UL 60950-1
• CE Mark
• CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1-03
• EN 60950-1
• IEC 60950-1
• AS/NZS 60950-1
Operating Conditions
• Temperature: 0 to 40°C (+32 to 104°F)
• Relative Humidity: 5% to 95%, noncondensing
Storage Temperature
• -40 to +70°C (-40 to +160°F)
Polycom VVX 1500 Comes With:
• VVX 1500 console
• Handset with handset cord
• Network (LAN) cable
• Quick Start Guide
• Product registration card
• 10 x 15 x 8.3 in (25 x 38 x 21 cm) (W x H x D)
Part Numbers
• 2200-18061-025 – WW PoE
• Unit weight: 5.4 lbs (2.5 kg)
Unit Box Dimensions / Weight
• 14 x 16 x 6 in
• 8.0 lbs (3.7 kg)
Master Carton Quantity
• Two
Country of Origin
• Thailand
• 1 year
1. To enjoy all the benefits of Polycom HD Voice
when using the phone in the headset mode, you
must use a wideband headset.
2. Most software-enabled features and capabilities
must be supported by the server. Please contact
your IP PBX/Softswitch vendor or service provider
for a list of supported features.
3. Requires SIP version 3.2.2 or higher.
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