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					Polycom® RSS 2000™
Video Recording, Playback, and Streaming
Product Overview


 Software version 1.0 / 13Jun06
    RSS Product Overview Agenda
      Polycom ReadiSeries suite of products
      Business value propositions
      Features overview
      End-user scenarios
      System capacities
      Competitive differentiators



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    Polycom ReadiSeries…
    A Complete Conferencing Solution
ReadiConvene (MGC+)
 Conference Bridges



                                    V2IU Firewall / NAT
                                        Solutions


   ReadiManager SE200
Management and Scheduling
                      ReadiRecording & Streaming Server
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    RSS – Business Value Propositions
      Record training sessions and corporate
      communications to complement other content
      sources
      Provide content for later viewing by absent
      participants
      Ability to reach individuals during a live call who don’t
      have access to a video endpoint
      Record sessions for legal purposes (record keeping,
      xyz compliance, etc.)

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    RSS – Business Value Propositions (cont’d)
       On-demand recording (record-at-will with minimal
       set-up, configuration)
       Use a video endpoint to pre-record a presentation,
       training session, or corporate message for later
       viewing (i.e., video mail equivalent)




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    RSS 2000 Functionality
      Multiple Recording Scenarios
          Single Endpoint
          Point-to-Point
          Multipoint
      Multiple Playback Methods
          Live playback via Web-browser
          Archive file playback via Web-browser
          Archive file playback via H323 video endpoint
      Web Browser Support
          No applications or plug-ins to download
          Standard .ASF file format – compatible with Windows Media
           Player, RealPlayer, and others
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    RSS 2000 Functionality (cont’d)
       Management
           Permissions-based user access & control
             – E.g., Limit certain users to accessing only live streaming
               and/or archive file playback
           Email links
             – Easy to email links to recorded content
           Archiving Capabilities
             – Auto FTP back-up to an external media server
               (immediate, scheduled, manually)
           Tight integration with the MGC
             – Pre-configure auto-start / -stop of recording
             – Audio (voice) recording notifications
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    RSS 2000 Functionality (cont’d)
       End-User Control
           DTMF control for Start / Pause / Stop of the
            recording
           Far End Camera Control – for Rewind, Pause,
            Fast-Forward
       Video and Content Capabilities
           H.264 - 128kbps up to 2Mbps, including High
            Definition
           H.239 for content


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RSS End-User Scenarios
     End-User Scenario - Point-to-Point Recording


                                     H323

     •RSS Point-to-point recording – Both of the sites will call to the RSS and meet
     in a recorded conference on the RSS




                     H323


     •Multipoint call on the EPs – Expand the point-to-point call to a multipoint
     (using the EP’s embedded MP functionality)

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     End-User Scenario – Multipoint Call Recording
       H320
               H323       SIP




                    H323
                Recording Link



     •One of the participants in the call will dial to the Recording system (Via H323)

     •All the control will be done from the MGC Manager – Users will not need to
     access the RSS UI for additional configuration (Initial configuration may be done
     by the administrator)

     •Start / Stop / Pause of recording is controlled by the Conference Chairperson
     via DTMF commands relayed though the MGC


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     End-User Scenario – Multipoint Live Streaming

           H320
                   H323     SIP                       Streaming
                                                     Connections




                       H323
                   Recording Link


      •Stream a live conference or Endpoint (one to many)

      •Users are able to access the RSS website and view the live streaming using a
      .ASF compatible media player (e.g., Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, etc.)

      •A recorded conference name on the RSS will have the same name as the
      original conference on the Polycom MGC with a date & time stamp appended

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     End-User Scenario – Recording Archive Access




     •Users are able to review the recorded meeting immediately following its completion

     •Users access the RSS website and select the desired conference for playback

     • A recorded conference name on the RSS will have the same name as the original
     conference on the Polycom MGC with a date & time stamp appended

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     User Scenarios – H323 Playback



                      H323



                    H323




          Playback of the selected recorded conference
          from the RSS to an H323 Endpoint
          Up to 10 simultaneous H323 viewers




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RSS Capacities
     RSS Capacities
      Scenario           Description             Capacity          System       Recording         Benchmark
                                                                  Disk Size      Capacity           Format
     Conference       How many                2 conferences or
     Recording        conferences can be      2 EPs dialing-in    250 Gb      Approx. 600 hrs.   H.264 @ 768K
                      recorded at one time?   at the same time
                                              --
                      With content sharing?   1 recording using
                                              H.239 content
     Point-to-Point   How many point-to-
     Recording        point calls can be              1
                      recorded at any one
                      time?
     H323             How many
     Playback         conferences can be
                      played back                    10
                      simultaneously
                      via H323 EPs?
     Archive          How many unicast
     View             streaming sessions
                      can be viewed based            60
                      on the RSS’ web
                      server capacity?




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Competitive Differentiators
     Top Five Competitive Differentiators
        High Definition video support (H.264 up to 2Mbps)
        Password security for data / content protection
        Integration with the industry-leading MGC
        Ability to record both reserved and Ad-hoc / On-
        Demand conferences
        Flexibility in playback controls (DTMF, from
        Endpoint, via web-browser)




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Availability & Pricing
     Availability
           Open for ordering beginning June 1st
           General Availability - mid-August
           Available for shipments worldwide*

     Pricing
            $15,000 (U.S. List Price)




      * Currently excludes Argentina, Brazil, Korea, Mexico, Russia, and Taiwan




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Polycom® RSS 2000™ v1.0
Video Recording, Playback, and Streaming

				
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