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Zoom lifts 40-minute limit on free accounts for the holidays
"COVID-19 has changed how we live, work, and celebrate in 2020, and like everything else this year, the holiday season doesn’t look the same.'
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Private Cloud
Pexip launches private cloud option for video conference platform
A release from the company claims that it is a ‘unique’ offering in the market and not available on any other cloud-based video conferencing solution.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
New Linius solution enables search and assembly of video meeting clips
The new product, “WHIZZARD”, will soon be available to Zoom, Webex and Microsoft Teams users.
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Artificial Intelligence
IDTechEx: the role of emerging tech in fighting COVID-19
2020 will go down in history for the year of the global pandemic, but also for the rise of innovative digital technologies.
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DTEN's Zoom Rooms range brings 4K-quality meetings to every business
Many organisations will understand the difficulty of sourcing products during COVID-19, largely due to shipping issues and global stock shortages. 
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Grandstream Networks adds camera endpoint to IPVideoTalk platform
The GVC3212 is an HD videoconferencing endpoint that mounts to any television and provides up to 720p video through the camera’s one-megapixel CMOS sensor with a 60-degree field-of-view.
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Collaboration
Huawei launches video conferencing solution in APAC
Huawei APAC president of cloud and AI, Daniel Zhou, says that the company continues to invest in core audio and video capabilities for collaboration.
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Collaboration
Avaya turns to NVIDIA AI to enhance video communication platform
Avaya’s cloud collaboration and communication suite Avaya Spaces now has an added touch of NVIDIA’s cloud artificial intelligence (AI) solutions.
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Microsoft Teams
BlueJeans adds cloud video interop for Microsoft Teams
With increased support for the hybrid workforce, the latest updates are designed to help organisations plan back-to-office strategies.
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Video conference
McAfee finds vulnerabilities in 'temi' the videoconferencing robot
Temi is commonly used in environments including businesses, healthcare, retail, hospitality, and other environments including the home.
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Remote Working
Google & Lenovo launch first meeting room kits for Google Meet
Google Meet Series One meeting room kits are engineered for hybrid working environments, such as those in the office and in remote locations
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Remote Working
No slowing for collab-tech as Kiwis embrace hybrid working
Technology investment and adoption is a top focus for New Zealand firms post-COVID-19, new Poly research reveals.
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Aussie firm Chironix brings Zoom to Google Glass Enterprise Edition
Chironix says that many industries that take a hands-on approach to their work need to use video conferencing tools, but they are difficult to use and stop them from getting work done.
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Remote Working
Video conferencing, network usage surge in lockdown 2.0 - Vodafone
Phone and internet network usage continued sustained increases during Auckland's second lockdown, according to Vodafone NZ. 
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Cisco's Webex will soon drown out distracting background noise
Cisco will acquire US company BabbleLabs with the aim of improving its video meeting software Webex.
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Zoom teams up with Facebook, Amazon and Google to expand to smart displays
The company says the expansion brings Zoom to widely-used devices and broadens their capabilities to the work environment. 
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Remote Working
Facebook adds new video conferencing apps to Workplace
Facebook has announced a series of updates for organisations using Workplace and Portal to collaborate with colleagues. 
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Remote Working
Zoom unveils new features to liven up meetings
"We believe that people connect better on video, but feeling connected when working from home is still challenging."
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Business Intelligence / BI
Minglr chat tool aims to bring 'watercooler' talk back to remote work
In the age of remote work, some people are sorely missing the so-called ‘watercooler talk’ and hallway conversations.
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Remote work leads to 'transformative' growth for virtual meeting solutions
According to Frost & Sullivan, the number of remote workers post-COVID-19 will be up to 500% greater than pre-pandemic, creating a huge demand for online meeting platforms.
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Zoom launches Zoom for Home hardware for remote workers
"The Zoom from Home category is a powerful way for the company to reach a work-from-home audience that craves tools to help with engagement, connection and collaboration.”
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Cloud
Microsoft spruces up Teams platform with several new features
A new set of features to help virtual interactions become more engaging as the world pivots towards a stronger combination of remote and in-office working.
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Microsoft
Video: The channel partners’ guide to AV installation for Teams
Cloud collaboration is here to stay. Microsoft partner development manager details how to provide the right AV solution for every Teams customer.
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Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 now compatible with Zoom
According to Sennheiser, Zoom’s video communication tool has become an ‘indispensable’ resource for businesses digitally transforming their workplaces.