HD Video Conferencing for the price of a Business Trip in the LTE Era
Tuesday March 20, 2012 TIME: 2:00 PM ET/ 11:00 AM PT

With the wide deployment LTE networks, and bandwidth availability, SMB’s can finally enjoy High Definition video conferencing that will dramatically reduce their travel expenses and increase productivity and customer satisfaction. Employees are bringing a variety of smart phones and tablets with front facing cameras to work and the “Bring Your Own Device” phenomena is paving the way to introduce video conferencing into the small and medium sized businesses without the need for expensive traditional video room systems.

We will discuss the technology trends and network aspects of providing high “Quality of Experience” (QoE) and affordable video conferencing to any device without the need of a room system.

What Attendees will learn:
  • LTE voice and video communication trends.
  • Video Conferencing trends, standards and outlooks
  • How to easily upgrade a voice system to a video conferencing solution.

Who should attend:
  • IT managers evaluating the move to video communication
  • Manufacturers of PBX’s seeking to easily upgrade their offering to video support.
  • System Integrators and Value Added Resellers

Avi Fisher
CTO, SURF Communication Solutions

Avi Fisher co-founded SURF in 1996. Since then, he held the roles of CTO, VP R&D and VP Marketing of SURF and is a member of the current Board of Directors. An industry veteran, Avi has a rich experienced with multimedia networks and protocols. Avi's expertise is in Digital Signal Processing, Embedded Software and System Architecture. He issued several patents and was the first contributor to the ITU V.150 standard for the relay of modem signals over the IP.

Niv Kagan
VP Marketing, SURF Communication Solutions

Niv Kagan is responsible for Product Management and Marketing at SURF Communication Solutions. With a rich knowledge of multimedia communication networks, Niv has been involved in the design, implementation and deployment of multimedia projects and products including Next-Generation voice systems, IMS multimedia services, and Session Border Controller.

Peter Bernstein
Senior Editor, TMCnet

Peter Bernstein is a seasoned writer and professional with deep experience in the communications and IT industries. As a top-level industry analyst, Peter has keynoted major technology events and has been cited numerous times by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, Business Week, Fortune Magazine, ComputerWorld, NetworkWorld, Communications Week, among other publications.

Bernstein has authored or co-authored market research studies, CEO speeches, white papers, articles, and other content for major companies in the technology markets. His experience includes work with Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, Equant, France Telecom, HP, Siemens, Verizon, Nortel, Wave Systems, and many more. He held the position of director of global marketing and communications at Telcordia.