Tandberg T1 Telepresence Product Aimed at Smaller Groups
In the process of being bought by Cisco, Tandberg still is growing out its Total Telepresence product line. Tandberg is launching T1, an "immersive" video collaboration product that has all the features of its higher-end T3 brethren but is aimed at smaller groups and regional offices. Cisco announced Oct. 1 its plans to buy Tandberg for $3 billion.Being bought by Cisco Systems isn't keeping Tandberg from growing its Total Telepresence product line. Cisco announced Oct. 1 that it was planning to buy Tandberg for $3 billion to expand its video conferencing capabilities. Tandberg in August unveiled its Telepresence T3 technology, an "immersive" video conferencing offering for enterprises that includes distinctive blue lighting, 65-inch screens and other features to give users the sense that all those at the meeting are actually in the room, according to officials.
While the T3 was designed for large-scale meetings, Tandberg Oct. 14 unveiled its Telepresence T1, a product that offers the same features for smaller groups and such places as regional offices.