HP | Poly Strengthens Hybrid Ecosystem with AI-Powered Experiences at InfoComm 2023

Poly Delivers Video, Voice, and AI-based Software Solutions to Enhance the Collaboration Experience

ORLANDO, FL - June 14, 2023 - Today at InfoComm 2023, Poly, an HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) company, unveiled new pro-grade audio and video solutions with AI-driven software to bring meetings to life.

"HP is committed to delivering solutions that eliminate the barriers inside and outside the room so you can look and sound your best," said Andy Rhodes, Division President of Hybrid Systems, HP. "We are thrilled to offer the next generation of audio and video technology, enhanced with innovative AI capabilities that help bring the meeting to life so everyone can be seen and heard with total clarity."

Be Seen 

As more people return to the office, the Poly Studio X52 video bar enhances virtual meeting experiences in mid-sized meeting spaces. This all-in-one video bar maximizes the experience with Poly DirectorAI smart camera technology, offering automated camera framing modes like group, speaker, and people framing. The 4K, 20MP camera ensures clear visibility of every participant, reaching even the farthest corners of the conference room without any image distortion. Updates to the AI-driven software for group and speaker framing capabilities include the new Poly DirectorAI Perimeter feature and other audio enhancements. The Poly Studio X52 is certified for Google Meet, Microsoft Teams and Zoom, with pending certification for native support for BlueJeans by Verizon, GoTo, and RingCentral.

The Poly Video OS provides a unified experience across all Poly video conferencing devices. With its latest update, Poly Video OS 4.1 delivers new features and improvements to keep meetings focused on the conversation and the people involved:

  • For better meeting room experiences with glass walls, Poly DirectorAI Perimeter technology ensures precise participant framing. IT administrators can input room dimensions, allowing AI-powered technology to accurately define parameters and avoid prevent capturing faces beyond glass walls or windows. Additionally, audio clarity enhancements minimize reverberations and echoes caused by glass and hard surfaces in meeting spaces.
  • For more flexibility in meeting spaces, the Poly Studio E70 smart camera can now connect directly to the Poly G7500 modular video conferencing system using a standard Ethernet cable. The Ethernet cable can power the Studio E70 camera and be extended to up to 100 meters for a cost-effective, flexible room configuration with easier installation.
  • The Poly TC10 touch control panel now supports meeting control for Microsoft Teams Rooms on Android. Additionally, it offers the functionality of a room scheduling panel for Microsoft Teams, allowing better visibility into room availability and on-the-spot room reservations. The TC10 control panel is now certified for Microsoft Teams.

Poly Solutions for Large Rooms

  • The Poly G7500 Modular Video Conferencing System and the Shure Microflex Large Room Bundles have been jointly certified for Microsoft Teams Rooms on Android to deliver a seamless multi-vendor solution for large meeting spaces. Customers now have the option of a tested and certified multi-vendor solution that integrates video, compute, and DSP audio solutions, ensuring an optimal Microsoft Teams Rooms experience.
  • The Poly Studio E70 and HP Mini Conferencing PC have been Zoom-certified for large meeting rooms, offering customers a complete intelligent solution for Zoom Rooms on Windows. The powerful combination of dual camera sensors and 12th generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor enable Zoom Room features, including a Zoom-verified Intelligent Director experience, to deliver more equitable meetings for in-person and remote participants.

Be Heard 

With the new Poly Voyager Surround 80, employees can work where they want and sound their best with immersive rich audio and adaptive ANC. It is the first boomless headset certified for Microsoft Teams Open Office due to its outstanding performance in noisy environments. The Bluetooth enterprise headset offers a sleek design for complete comfort, featuring soft ear cushions and an adjustable headband for an ultralight fit. Users can stay in command with up to 21 hours of talk time, convenient on-ear controls, and smart sensors for automatic call answering.

IT Management – Poly Lens 

With companies striving to enhance the in-office experience and adapt workspaces to evolving utilization trends, the Poly Lens remote device management provides enhanced visibility and insights across company workspaces. IT professionals can remotely monitor, troubleshoot Poly devices, and streamline device management under one platform.

Poly has expanded its API integration partners to include Ubiquisense and Vyopta, offering valuable insights for customers leveraging Poly Lens on the Poly Studio X30 and Studio X50 video bars.

  • Ubiquisense provides rich, actionable insights into room occupancy, usage patterns, and footfall across office floors, meeting rooms, open spaces, and shared desks.
  • Vyopta provides insights on space utilization, UC device monitoring, troubleshooting, and meeting experience analytics.

“Organizations seeking to bridge the gap between on-site, remote, and flexible workers will need tools and technologies designed to meet the challenge," said Amy Loomis, Research VP Future of Work, IDC. "HP | Poly has extensive experience deploying their suite of AI enabled audio and video solutions which offer an immersive collaboration experience for end users."

Pricing and Availability  

  • The Poly Studio X52 is expected to be available worldwide in late Summer for a starting price of $4,300.
  • The Poly Video OS 4.1 is expected to be available worldwide across the Poly Studio X Series of video bars and the Poly G7500 modular video conferencing systems in late Summer.
  • The Poly Studio E70 featuring Zoom’s Intelligent Director on Windows is expected to be available worldwide in October 2023.
  • The Poly Voyager Surround 80 is expected to be available worldwide in August for a starting price of $449.95.
  • Poly Lens is currently available worldwide.

About HP  

HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) is a global technology leader and creator of solutions that enable people to bring their ideas to life and connect to the things that matter most. Operating in more than 170 countries, HP delivers a wide range of innovative and sustainable devices, services and subscriptions for personal computing, printing, 3D printing, hybrid work, gaming, and more. For more information, please visit: http://www.hp.com.

About Poly  

Part of HP's portfolio of hybrid work solutions, Poly creates premium audio and video products so you can have your best meeting – anywhere, anytime, every time. With Poly, you'll do more than just show up, you'll stand out. For more information, please visit: www.Poly.com.

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