Features H.264 Scalable Video Coding to provide error resiliency over the public internet
Radvision, a provider of video network infrastructure and developer tools for unified visual communications over IP, 3G and IMS networks, has unveiled SCOPIA Desktop video conferencing client for Apple’s Mac OS X platform.
The company said that SCOPIA Desktop, a web-based desktop conferencing client , allows users to share full voice, video and data, with traditional room systems, telepresence systems, mobile devices and PC desktops all in one conference.
According to the company, other key features of SCOPIA Desktop for Mac OS X include interoperability with standards-based telepresence and HD video conferencing room systems and other PC desktop clients and HD Video that allows users to receive and send 720p video by using a standard USB web camera.
In addition it also includes H.239 Data Collaboration to deliver video conferencing room system compatible HD data sharing, H.264 Scalable Video Coding (SVC) to provide error resiliency over the public internet , and Automatic Integrated Firewall and NAT Traversal to ensure connectivity beyond corporate firewalls while maintaining the security.
Roberto Giamagli, general manager of networking business unit of Radvision, said: “Extending the SCOPIA desktop conferencing solution to the Mac platform provides our customers with even greater opportunities to allow desktop and mobile users to communicate with HD video anytime, anywhere. This new capability also allows Radvision to further penetrate vertical markets that have a higher presence of Mac users, including education, media and graphic design.”