In this week’s summary of digital meetings, events, learning and community, FuzeBox released new application which turns ipads into a videoconferencing host; UBM Studios announced the winners of Digital Event & Environment Awards.; PGi sweeps Frost & Sullivan’s 2011 Product Line Strategy Award; and VEI and TechConnect are working together to help produce a hybrid event featuring Bill Clinton and Bill Gates.
|FuzeBox’s New App Turns iPad into a Videoconferencing Host
A new app which turns ipads into full-featured telepresence devices has been launched, the FuzeBox, Inc., has announced.
The new app for iPads will give people a quick and easy way to start and host telepresence-compatible meetings. It is packed with features such as easy user-interface, document sharing, meeting recording, premium audio quality, and dynamic camera control.
The company’s CEO, Jeff Cavins, said: “Businesses are adopting iPads at an unparalleled rate, and are becoming an ideal platform for mobile video conferencing, collaboration and extending the capabilities of dedicated telepresence systems. Our new version of Fuze Meeting is monumental for enterprises that rely on telepresence and real-time collaboration to drive their businesses forward.”
|UBM Studios Announced the Winners of Digital Event & Environment Awards
The winners of the Digital Event & Environment Awards have been announced by UBM Studios.
The in-house competition featured the groundbreaking and successful virtual environments built by UBM in 2011.
Here are the winners for 2011’s Digital Event & Environment Awards:
Most Innovative Use of a Digital Environment
PR Newswire RetailInvestorConferences.com
Best User Experience
UBM Channel COMDEXvirtual
Best Single Sponsor Environment
UBM TechWeb HDI Webcast Theater
Best Digital Environment in Conjunction with a Live Event (Hybrid)
UBM TechWeb Blackhat Uplink USA 2011
Best Use of Sales & Marketing
UBM Canon Plastics Today
Best Career & Recruitment Environment
UBM Studios Milicruit Veterans Career Fair
|PGi Sweeps Frost & Sullivan’s 2011 Product Line Strategy Award
Global provider of conferencing and collaboration solutions PGiswept the prestigious Frost & Sullivan’s 2011 Product Line Strategy Award in CSP (Conferencing Service Provider) Videoconferencing Services.
Frost & Sullivan’s selection of PGi as the winner of this award based on: the breadth of its product line and markets served; PGi’s market share and addressable customer base; and the impact its product strategy has on providing customer value.
The company’s founder, chairman and CEO, Boland T. Jones, said: “We are thrilled and honored that Frost & Sullivan recognized PGi for creating cloud-based virtual meeting solutions that are simple, personal and mobile, and that deliver superior value to enterprise customers of all sizes.”
|VEI and TechConnect are Working Together to Help Produce a Hybrid Event Featuring Bill Clinton and Bill Gates
Virtual Edge Institute has teamed up with TechConnect to stream ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summitlive from the Gaylord Convention Center just outside Washington, D.C.
ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summitwill help researchers, entrepreneurs and technology developers to gain strategic insights into ARPA-E existing and future program priorities.
Keynote speakers include Bill Clinton, former President of USA; Bill Gates, founder and chairman of Microsoft; Fred Smith, chairman, president and CEO of FedEx; and Lee Scott, former CEO of Wal-Mart.ARPA-E Energy Innovation Virtual Summit will provide a great opportunity for attendees to view sessions, chat with other attendees and submit questions to the presenters.
For more information about ARPA-E Energy Innovation Virtual Summit, please visit: http://www.prolibraries.com/arpa/registration/event