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SmartPairing Technology

Wireless pairing of your iPad and Polycom video systems


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SmartPairing Technology

Business-quality video calls can take place anywhere using Polycom RealPresence Mobile on the iPad or RealPresence Desktop on a PC or Mac. Start a video call at your desk, walking across campus or even standing outside of a conference room waiting for the room to clear. As you enter the conference room, SmartPairing technology automatically pairs your device with the Polycom video system to easily transfer the call to the room or share content.

SmartPairing technology includes an audio beacon that is transmitted from the RealPresence Group system. RealPresence Mobile or Desktop is listening for this beacon and begins communicating with the room video system through the in-house wireless network. Once pairing is established, a new control panel opens, letting you control video meetings with your own device (including volume control, starting/ending video calls) and share content wirelessly without needing to connect a cable.


SmartPairing Patent Number 8,340,271

A conferencing system for an enterprise is disclosed. The conferencing system allows a user conducting a communication session on a personal communication device to transfer the communication session to a local conferencing device. The conferencing system prompts the personal communication device with an option to transfer the communication session to the conferencing device. The system obtains contact information for a multimedia endpoint associated with the remote communication device and initiates a connection between the local conferencing device and the remote multimedia endpoint. The system can also transfer a communication session from a local conferencing device to a portable communication device.

SmartPairing Patent Number 8,340,272

A conferencing system for an enterprise is disclosed. The conferencing system determines the location of a portable communication device within a premises and sends a prompt to the portable communication device announcing an option to initiate a communication session using local conferencing devices. In response to a request from the portable communication device, the system determines connection information for a remote endpoint and initiates a communication session between the local conferencing device and the remote endpoint.

Tech Highlight: Smart Pairing