Global Visual Communications Leaders Gather for OVCC Member Meeting

San Ramon, California (EastBayDaily) — The world’s leading visual communication and collaboration brands gather this week in New York City to advance Open Visual Communications Consortium activities and plans to grow the overall business use of visual communications through a framework of interconnected service providers.

OVCC members are creating expansive visual and collaborative communication opportunities to deliver video as the new voice.

The first OVCC compliant services are available today and OVCC members are meeting collectively and in technology provider and managed service provider groups and technical and marketing committees Oct. 1-3 to continue OVCC commitment to providing enterprise users a consistent service experience to customers across networks and devices anytime and everywhere.

OVCC members from most of the world’s leading visual communication and collaboration organizations are participating:     AT&T     AVI-SPL     BCS Global Networks Ltd.     Cisco Systems     Deutsche Telekom AG     Glowpoint     IntelePeer Inc.     Masergy     Microsoft     neustar     Oracle/Acme Packet     Orange Business Services     PCCW Global     Polycom     Tata Communications     Telefonica     Teliris     Verizon     XConnect

About OVCC Open Visual Communications Consortium is a group of global video exchange providers, network providers and equipment manufacturers that have united to expand video communications and simplify video calls. OVCC members will create multi-vendor, multi-network specifications offering a technical blueprint and business model to support the full spectrum of video systems, from immersive telepresence and room-based systems, to high definition and standard definition, and from desktop clients to mobile devices. Join the OVCC by visiting us at

Open Visual Communications Consortium is a non-profit organization under Section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code.

OVCC is a trademark or registered trademark of the Open Visual Communications Consortium in the United States, other countries or both. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners.


Alisa Pfeil