Polycom® VSX™ 5000
Features and Benefits
Audio
G.722.1 Annex C (based on Polycom
Siren™ 14)
Polycom StereoSurround™
SoundStation VTX 1000® Integration*
VSX Microphone Array
Audio Error Concealment
• 14 kHz crystal clear, wideband audio, while only using 24-48
Kbps of bandwidth, depending on the data rate of the call
• Eliminates fatigue associated with straining to hear every word
• Near CD-quality sound for dynamic audio performance
• Superb clarity to hear the subtleties of every word
• Rated the best audio algorithm in the industry; outperforming
MPEG4 in all tests
• Included with every VSX and V-series system
• For more detailed information, see www.polycom.com/siren14
• 2 channels of 14 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
• Use the SoundStation VTX 1000 as the microphone for the video
system, as well as a standalone audio conferencing phone, and
eliminates the VSX tabletop microphone array
• Enables POTS voice-only callers to be added to a video
conference
• Maximize the value of audio and video equipment investments
when used together
• Enhanced voice pickup range compared to other microphone
solutions - you can additionally use the SoundStation VTX 1000
extension microphones for even greater pickup
• Video dial, mute, call hangup and call redial from the
SoundStation VTX 1000 keypad
• Upgrade an audio call between SoundStation VTX 1000s when
integrated with your VSX to video by simply pressing one button
• Supports StereoSurround
• 360° audio pickup
• Padded feet filter out table-top noise
• Sensitive enough to pick up whispers, smart enough to eliminate
unwanted background noise
• Versatile and attractive design for table top, wall or ceiling mount
• Only one VSX microphone array needed to support
StereoSurround
• Gated enhanced stereo pickup
• Reduced audio drop-out on noisy networks
• Smooth, consistent verbal communications without interruptions
• Corrects audio from any system seamlessly
• Activates automatically, only when needed
* SoundStation VTX 1000 integration not available in all territories.
Contact your Polycom representative for availability.
Video
H.264 Video
Pro-Motion™ H.263 – receive only
XGA Monitor Support
Support for 16:9 or 4:3 Format
Video Error Concealment
• Use less bandwidth to conduct video calls of equal quality when
compared to calls using the H.263 standard
• Unparalleled video quality for lower line rate applications
• More bandwidth is available for other business
• Cost savings to any organization
• Supported at data rates from 64Kbps to 768Kbps
• Full-screen, TV-like video quality with fluid, precise motion
handling
• Greater image detail with 50/60 fields per second
• Most natural video communications experience possible
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• Use a XGA display for main display or 2 display
• Clearly see content in XGA resolution
• Flexibility in configuration, allowing users the display of their
choice
• Supports up to 1024 x 768 resolution
• User selectable display format
• 16:9 aspect ratio with Dual Monitor Emulation is perfect for
widescreen displays
• High resolution graphics displays for content presentation
• Option to zoom video to fit the 16:9 display
• Reduced video drop-out on busy IP networks and the Internet
• Smooth, continuous video without interruptions
• Maintain active face-to-face contact
• Accomplish meeting objectives without worrying about the video
integrity
• Activates automatically, only when needed
Content Sharing
People+Content™, H.239
People+Content IP
Adjustable Bandwidth for Content
• Polycom People+Content or standards based H.239 to insure
interoperability
• Dual images allows the far end to see the content and the
speaker at the same time
• Using Polycom's Visual Concert VSX, easily attach a laptop and
display PC content (audio and video) during a video call
• Perfect for outside speakers/visitors to easily add content to a
video conference
• Using a light utility on your PC, simply connect to your V500 and
PC content is shown to all conference participants
• This feature can be used by anyone in the conference, even
remote voice-only participants!
• Choose variable bandwidth allocated to People or Content
• Allows setting quality preference of a 90% / 10% split between
People and Content or sharing bandwidth equally between
People and Content (50% / 50%)
• User adjustable setting can be accessed both during a call and
outside of a call
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User Interface
Support for API Control Commands
Calendar & Call Scheduler
Customizable Home Page
Dual Monitor Emulation
User Selectable Camera Icons
Display Configuration Choices
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• Custom control touch panel integration including AMX or
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Crestron is made easy with extensive support for API command
set
• Integrator’s Reference Manual for VSX 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
• Quick and easy access to a monthly calendar with current date and
time posting
• Schedule individual or repeat meetings to dial automatically
• Create and save multipoint team meetings
• Display only the necessary buttons on the Home Page
• Unique design to meet your organization’s needs
• Simplified graphical interface for novice users
• Easy to understand icon driven menu navigation decreases
learning curve
• Kiosk node allows you to create a look and feel that suits your
application
• Leads to increased use of video
• Use Dual Monitor Emulation for the most efficient use of a single
display
• Makes effective use of 16:9 displays
• View near and far video windows at the same time
• Alternate layout views supporting near end, far end and content
• 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
• Allows you to configure displays for your application
• Single or dual displays
• XGA or NTSC / PAL
• 4x3 or 16x9 formats
• Decide what shows on each display, near end, far end, content and
VCR output
Platform Versatility
Integration with Microsoft® Live
Communications Server (LCS) via SIP
Multiple cameras supported
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Secure FTP, Telnet and Web
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Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)
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Integrates directly with Microsoft collaboration infrastructure
Registers and authenticates with Microsoft LCS 2005
VSX users can be added to Microsoft Communicator
Presence information sent to LCS indicating video buddies'
availability
Use Buddy list to launch calls from the VSX 5000 user interface
Provides flexibility and choice
Second camera can be easily added, and selected in the user
interface
Add document camera, VCR/DVD or any other second video
source to bring another dimension to any video conference
VSX systems are the most secure video conferencing solutions in
the industry
Now, all access to the VSX system can be secured including
accessing the VSX system via web-browser as well as secure
telnet and ftp access via SSH for secure system administration and
application connectivity
Communications are confidential and secure
Authentication by the National Institutes of Standards means it's
credible
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• Built-in, no extra hardware required
H.460 NAT/Firewall Traversal
IP (H.323, SIP or SCCP) or ISDN
Multiple Use RS-232 Port
E-Mail dialing format when dialing across IP
security boundaries
• 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
• H.323 and SIP are standard; choose the H.320 interface best for
your application
• SCCP – integration with Cisco Call Manager (in 128 MB systems)
• 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 interface is a Quad BRI module
• RS-232, DB9 port
• Transparent data pass-thru in H.320 or H.323
• Peripheral options from Polycom Custom Products
• Easy and intuitive E-mail video dialing
• Operates with Polycom's V2IU™ Firewall Traversal Appliance
• Deployable to wide range of customers, suppliers and partners
Interoperability
Part of Polycom’s Unified Collaborative
Communications
Configurable MTU packet size
Standards-based
FIPS 140-2 Certified
Baseline Mode
• Remote management through Global Management System™
• MGC Click & View™ offers a variety of layout templates for a multipoint call right from the system’s handheld remote
• Extended conferencing with Polycom PathNavigator™
• Schedule, invite participants and manage conferences easily with
Polycom Conference Suite
• Expand meeting capabilities by adding voice-only participants
using the SoundStation VTX 1000 conference phone
• Use the Polycom SE200 for management, scheduling and
gatekeeping
• Allows administrators to set the MTU packet size, based on needs
of their network
• Optimizes packet size minimizing overhead and network
congestion
• Default setting is 1260
• Solid, reliable platform
• Qualified by independent test labs
• Interoperates with other vendor's systems
• Easy to install even in a multi-vendor environment
• See technical specifications for full list of standards
• Secure FTP, Telnet and Web
• VSX and V-series systems are the most secure video conferencing
solutions in the industry
• Now, all access to the VSX system can be secured including
accessing the VSX system via web-browser as well as secure
telnet and ftp access via SSH for secure system administration and
application connectivity
• 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 needed
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Polycom and the Polycom logo are registered trademarks of Polycom, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of Polycom, Inc. or their respective companies.