Today at about 9am Cisco issued a patch for the 7x train of VCS Software vera 7.2.3 for admins that do not want to deploy version 8 yet
Cisco previously issued a patched version of the 8x software train on April 10th to version 8.1.1
Remember the old active Speaker tracking Technologies by Polycom and such where the camera would move and show half of the speaker’s face? This is not that. Using dual cameras with audio and face-tracking together looks pretty cool on this new Cisco Camera setup that can be uses with some of the existing endpoints out there including the C Series.
List pricing starts at $17,900
Here is a link to the Data Sheet
Cisco has released a new version of their Solution Reference Network Design Guide for version 10 of their Collaboration Software. For those not in the know, This is the bible for Cisco unified communications. This version now includes Cisco VCS best practices. At 26mb and over 1200 pages , It is everything you need to know about CallManager and VCS design.
I recommend you download the SRND to an E-reader or iPad to be able to easily follow the multitude of hyperlinks in the document.
Rowan Trollope SVP at Cisco getting room-sized systems down to mobile phone size.