Barco receives Polycom Technology Partner Innovation award

clickshare CSC set_s jpgRancho Cordova, Ca. USA – 19 February 2015 – Barco, a global leader in visualization technology, has been honored by Polycom with a Technology Partner Innovation Award during TEAM Polycom 2015, the company’s annual partner conference, held in Orlando, Florida, USA, Feb. 9-11, 2015. Polycom recognizes Barco for excellence in innovation and customer success with its ClickShare meeting presentation and collaboration solution.

Honorees leveraged Polycom’s open application programming interfaces (APIs) and software development kits (SDKs) to test, create, and ultimately deliver new software applications and solutions that integrate with Polycom® RealPresence® Platform software. Polycom recognized partners in several categories for demonstrating unique and innovative approaches to implementing those APIs to extend the value of the Polycom RealPresence Platform and software components.

“Technology partners are a key component of Polycom’s partner ecosystem. Every day our joint efforts are making video collaboration accessible for a wider array of organizations across leading industries, vertical markets and business functions.” said Ted Colton, Polycom Group Vice President, Strategic Alliances.

Fueling global collaboration
As an interoperable “Polycom Ready” solution, ClickShare enables high-quality screen sharing and remote collaboration, regardless of where users are located, to facilitate decision-making in distributed work environments. ClickShare seamlessly leverages Polycom’s Video Teleconferencing functionality to expand its presentation and collaboration capabilities across the globe.

“ClickShare is vastly improving the way companies collaborate within their organizations by eliminating the technical barriers to sharing content on-screen. Now, by harnessing the power of PolyCom’s video teleconferencing solutions, ClickShare’s wireless presentation capabilities extend beyond the meeting room to encompass remote locations, enabling true global collaboration,” said Patrick Lee, VP Entertainment & Corporate for Barco.

Strength in numbers
Barco is part of the Polycom Partner Network. The nearly 7,000 members embrace and extend Polycom’s open standards-based video collaboration solutions to deliver comprehensive voice, video and content collaboration solutions for the enterprise, as well as applications to support a growing number of use cases across vertical industries such as healthcare, education, government, manufacturing, financial services, media and entertainment and across business functions such as human resources, facilities, engineering and sales. As part of the Polycom Partner Network, technology providers, ISVs, solution advisors, integrators, service providers, and other companies can work with Polycom and each other to deliver tailored solutions for the multi-faceted needs of today’s organizations.