Polycom Communicator Jim Kruger VP, Voice Marketing April 25, 2006
Polycom Communicator Personal USB speakerphone device for business-quality, full-duplex Skype voice and video calls Cobalt...
By the WW Leader in Conference Phones SoundStation VTX 1000 TM SoundStation2 SoundStation2W VoiceStation TM 100 Good Bett...
Polycom Communicator - Features High-Fidelity Speaker Dual Stereo Microphones LED Light Ring Finger Tip Call Control Stere...
Why is it unique? Business Quality - Only Skype-certified speakerphone that delivers business-class, high-fidelity per...
Who is it for? <ul><li>30% of Skype users who primarily use it for business calls ~30M+ users WW. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sk...
Simple Set-Up & Use <ul><li>USB powered </li></ul><ul><li>Cable provided and stores in device </li></ul><ul><li>No batter...
Skype/Polycom Relationship <ul><li>Strategic relationship with multiple offerings </li></ul><ul><li>Polycom Communicator i...
Go To Market Overview <ul><li>Launch: May 1, 2006, worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>General Availability: by July 1 2006 </li><...
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Polycom Communicator briefing for Skype Journal

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  • 1. Polycom Communicator Jim Kruger VP, Voice Marketing April 25, 2006
  • 2. Polycom Communicator Personal USB speakerphone device for business-quality, full-duplex Skype voice and video calls Cobalt Blue Charcoal Gray
  • 3. By the WW Leader in Conference Phones SoundStation VTX 1000 TM SoundStation2 SoundStation2W VoiceStation TM 100 Good Better Best Small Room Medium Room Large Room SoundStation IP4000 <ul><li>Polycom is the category brand </li></ul><ul><li>2MM+ Conference Phones Sold </li></ul><ul><li>90%+ Market Share </li></ul>
  • 4. Polycom Communicator - Features High-Fidelity Speaker Dual Stereo Microphones LED Light Ring Finger Tip Call Control Stereo Headphone Jack <ul><li>Up to 22 KHz Wideband </li></ul><ul><li>5+ ft. Mic Range </li></ul><ul><li>Self-contained USB cable </li></ul>PDA size - approx. 5” x 3” x .85”; 5 - 6 oz.
  • 5. Why is it unique? Business Quality - Only Skype-certified speakerphone that delivers business-class, high-fidelity performance with echo cancellation and full-duplex Wideband – Supports full range of Skype voice quality (16 kHz for Skype-to-Skype calls) Superior Skype Integration - Optimized Skype voice quality; API-level integration with convenient buttons to launch Skype, pick-up/hang-up calls, control volume, etc. without using mouse Sleek, Smart, Portable Design – PDA-size; USB cable powers device and stores stores inside High Quality Components - Includes two stereo microphones for individual or group calls (up to 5 foot range), and high-fidelity speaker (22 kHz) that can also play CD-quality music or presentation audio (stereo capable)
  • 6. Who is it for? <ul><li>30% of Skype users who primarily use it for business calls ~30M+ users WW. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skype key benefit – presence capabilities, ease of use, text chat, voice quality, cost effectiveness </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Skype users who do not want to be tethered to a headset to achieve good quality. </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile workers who need business quality portable device to use with a laptop in a broad range of usage environments. </li></ul><ul><li>Users who need a business-class device for individual and group Skype calls </li></ul>
  • 7. Simple Set-Up & Use <ul><li>USB powered </li></ul><ul><li>Cable provided and stores in device </li></ul><ul><li>No batteries to charge </li></ul><ul><li>Buttons on device enable users to launch Skype, pick up/hang up calls, control volume, etc. w.o. relying on mouse. </li></ul>
  • 8. Skype/Polycom Relationship <ul><li>Strategic relationship with multiple offerings </li></ul><ul><li>Polycom Communicator is co-branded with “Skype Certified” </li></ul><ul><li>Sell through Skype store and Polycom channels </li></ul><ul><li>Co-marketing </li></ul>Computer Calling Kit for SS2 & SS2W $39 Communicator $129
  • 9. Go To Market Overview <ul><li>Launch: May 1, 2006, worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>General Availability: by July 1 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>List price: $129 USD </li></ul><ul><li>Channels: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Retail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DMRs/Catalogs/Online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skype Store (online) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Packaging available in multiple languages for North America, CALA, EMEA and APAC </li></ul>
  • 10. Thank You

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