Barco and Vidyo Demonstrate High-End 4K Immersive Video Conferencing and Collaboration System

Jun 13, 2012

InfoComm, Las Vegas – June 13, 2012Vidyo, Inc., the first company to deliver personal telepresence, and Barco, a pioneer in visualization technology, today announced that a joint effort to integrate Vidyo’s award-winning software-based video communications platform with Barco’s innovative imaging solutions is on display at InfoComm 2012.

This week, the companies are unveiling a technology demonstration which conveys the integration of these two platforms: the first 4K immersive video conferencing and collaboration system. The integrated solution offers unprecedented flexibility, multi-modal content display capabilities, with richmulti-pointHDvideo communications. The system enables flexible layouts on a single screen and displays up to 16 high quality streams totaling 8 mega pixels – including ultra-high resolution data sharing up to 3 megapixels . Barco’s complete 140” virtual canvas offers this unlimited layout flexibility at the highest resolution for participants, content or both on the same screen. The demonstration will take place at InfoComm 2012 in Las Vegas, June 13 – 16, Booth # N2721.

Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops enterprise visualization solutions that optimize productivity, encourage team collaboration and enhance business efficiency. “Barco prides itself in having the best display and presentation technologies and has always believed that networked video collaboration capabilities would add huge value to our platform,” said Hans Dekeyser, Barco’s Vice President Enterprise Visualization North America.

“The demonstration of the Vidyo and Barco platforms at InfoComm is a unique opportunity to see what is possible when ‘best of breed’ innovations come together,” said Amir Shaked, Vidyo’s SVP of Product Management.  “Currently the choice is between hugely expensive telepresence systems or lesser-quality, hard-to-use video conference rooms. We are setting a new standard in terms of telepresence quality, flexibility and price point that create new markets unaddressable by legacy technologies.


The Vidyo Difference

The Vidyo communication and collaboration platform is software-based, highly flexible and can be easily customized for individual enterprise and vertical market video conferencing needs. The patented VidyoRouter™ architecture introduces Adaptive Video Layering™, which dynamically optimizes the video for each endpoint leveraging H.264 Scalable Video Coding (SVC)-based compression technology and Vidyo’s IP. Adaptive Video Layering eliminates the MCU and offers unprecedented error resiliency and low latency rate matching, thus enabling natural, affordable, high-quality video to work over the Internet, LTE and 4G networks. The platform allows users to quickly leverage the latest hardware innovations and new consumer devices, making it uniquely attractive to partners. Vidyo has been active driving H.264 SVC and SIP videoconferencing interoperability in various standards bodies since 2005.

About Barco

Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops visualization products for a variety of selected professional markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe,North America and Asia Pacific. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with more than 3,500 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.041 billion euro in 2011.

About Vidyo, Inc.

Vidyo, Inc. pioneered personal telepresence enabling natural, HD multi-point video conferencing on tablets and smartphones, PCs and Macs, room systems, gateways that interoperate with H.323 and SIP endpoints, telepresence solutions and affordable cloud-based broadcast solutions. Request a free trial of Vidyo and learn more at, on the Blog or follow @vidyo on Twitter.


The VIDYO logo is a registered trademark of Vidyo, Inc., VIDYO and the trademarks of the VIDYO family of products are trademarks of Vidyo, Inc. and the other trademarks referenced herein are the property of their respective owners.

Vidyo Contact: 

Kerry Ogata

+1 (301) 717-4224 

Barco Contact:

Annette Davis

+1 (678) 475 8183

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