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Polycom iPower 9000 Codec

polycom iPower 9000
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  • ITU-T H.320 and H.323 compliant


  • H.261, H.263, H.263+, H.263++, H.264


  • 14 kHz with Siren 14
  • 7 kHz with PT716plus, PT724, G.722.1, G.722
  • 3.4 kHz with G.711, G.723.1, G.728, G.729
  • Integrated Dynamic Echo Cancellation (IDEC™)
  • Automatic Gain Control (AGC)
  • Automatic Noise Suppression (ANS)


  • T.120, Integrated Microsoft NetMeeting
  • H.281 far-end camera control for H.320
  • Annex Q far-end camera control for H.323
  • H.243 multipoint

9000 Codec Content Video Resolution

  • PC input
  • XGA (1024x768)
  • SVGA (800x600)
  • VGA (640x480)
  • S-Video or composite inputs
  • 4CIF (704 x 576 pixels), NTSC, CIF (352 x 288 pixels)

People Video Resolution

  • CIF (352 x 288 pixels)
  • QCIF (176 x 144 pixels)
  • 30 fps at 256 Kbps and above
  • Pro-Motion™ interlaced video (352 x 480 pixels) at 336 Kbps and above
  • NTSC/4 (352 x 240 pixels)

TKO spans the globe, delivering professional and quality video communications service that is so urgent in today's world. - John Roensch, CEO

People+Content™ Features

  • Dual Images (view people and high resolution content simultaneously
  • Synchronized content ("what you see, they see")
  • Persistent previews (video thumbnails)
  • Customizable video source labels
  • Auto-sensing inputs

Video Input

  • Main camera: 4-pin mini DIN DB15 (PTZ) - people
  • Auxiliary: 4-pin mini DIN DB15 (PTZ) - people or content
  • Video content (document camera, etc.): 4-pin mini DIN - content
  • PC/laptop direct input (or ImageShare™ II):15-pin
  • D sub - content VCR (RCA) - content

Audio Input

  • 2 microphone inputs (PowerMic™), daisy-chains up to 8 microphones
  • Line-level (RCA)
  • 1 PC audio input (3.5 mm)
  • 1 VCR input with ducking (RCA, left and right)

Audio Output

  • Main audio left and right (RCA)
  • VCR output (RCA, left and right)

Video Output

  • Main display/content display: SVGA or XGA (15-pin D sub)
  • People display: NTSC or PAL (S-video, composite)
  • VCR output (RCA)

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9000 Codec Quality of Service

  • IP Precedense (ToS) / DiffServ DHCP (CoS)
  • Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)
  • Dynamic bandwidth allocation
  • Proactive network monitoring
  • Packet and jitter control
  • NAT support
  • Asymmetric speed control
  • Fixed firewall supported
  • Lip synchronization

Chassis for the 9000 Codec

  • Pentium III, 256 MB RAM
  • 4 dedicated DSP chips for video conferencing application
  • Windows 2000 Professional
  • DVD drive
  • 40 GB hard disk
  • Ethernet 10/100 interface
  • 2 RS-232, 2 USB ports
  • PCI slot, full length

Network Interface

  • IP (LAN, DSL, cable modem), Ethernet 10/100, up to 4 Mbps
  • ISDN, Quad BRI S/T, up to 512 Kbps
  • V.35/RS-449 with RS-366 dialing, up to 2 Mbps
  • Voice-only and voice-add calls over ISDN and IP
  • Optional wireless IP via USB

Remote Control

  • Infrared remote control including built-in mouse functionality

iPower 9000 Codec Wireless Keyboard

  • Infrared wireless keyboard with trackball for point-and-click
  • functionality and dedicated video conferencing hot keys

Optional iPower 70 Camera

  • Standard camera pan-tilt-zoom camera
  • Tilt range: +15°/-30°, Pan range: +/-100°
  • Horizontal field of view: 66°
  • Total field of view: 266°
  • Horizontal resolution: 430 TV lines
  • Zoom range: 12x
  • Auto focus/brightness/white balance/iris

Optional PowerCam™ Plus Camera

  • Silent, motorized pan-tilt-zoom camera, with Limelight automatic camera pointing including "dialog mode"
  • Tilt range: +2°/-25°, Pan range: +/-100°
  • Horizontal field of view: 65°
  • Total field of view: 265°
  • Horizontal resolution: 460 (PAL) / 470 (NTSC) TV lines
  • Zoom range: 10x
  • Auto focus/brightness/white balance/iris

Optional ImageShare II

  • Laptop/PC connectivity device
  • 15-pin D sub - Video input up to XGA (1024x768 at 60, 70 and 75 Hz)
  • 3.5 mm - Audio stereo input

Optional PowerMic

  • Smart microphone, which electronically locates the person speaking, anywhere within a full 360° radius (one included, up to eight total)

High-Capacity Multipoint Video Conferencing

  • Optional local site plus eleven (11) video sites
  • Same call specifications as below

Optional Internal Multipoint Video Conferencing

  • Multipoint calling over IP (H.323)
  • Local site plus three (3) video sites at 768 Kbps each
  • Full People+Content support
  • Voice-activated or continuous-presence modes
  • H.261, H.263, H.263+
  • G.722, G.723.1, G.711
  • Simultaneous voice-add over ISDN/IP
  • T.120 data collaboration

Optional Meeting Tool Assistant

  • Integrated control of select document cameras, projector and VCR devices
  • Supported devices
  • - VCR: JVC SR-S365U or JVC SR-S388E
  • - Document camera: ELMO EV-2000AF, ELMO EV-2500AF,
  • Canon RE-350
  • - Projector: InFocus 350 and 5XX series, Sony PX/CX family

Optional Digital Video Conference Recording

  • Save entire conference for archiving or transporting
  • Voice switch and view permanent site selection supported
  • Content store as JPEGs
  • Support "On-the-Call" and "Off-the-Call"

People+Content Streaming

  • View conference with content from any LAN with standard Web browser
  • Support up to 5 direct viewings (MS Media player v7.0 and above)
  • Support external Microsoft Media Server for larger participants
  • Voice switch and view permanent site selection supported
  • Content capture as JPEGs
  • Support "On-the-Call" and "Off-the-Call"

Computer Information Sharing of the 9000 Codec

  • Plug in laptop or PC via ImageShare II
  • Show iPower™ Desktop - Share applications running on iPower system
  • Integrated web collaboration -WebOffice™ directly from the iPower system
  • T.120 data sharing and collaboration
  • Customizable shortcut for frequently used applications

Enterprise Systems Management

  • Support for Polycom Global Management System, SNMP and LDAP

9000 Codec System Diagnostics

  • Built-in ISDN bit-error rate tester (BERT) application
  • Board diagnostics
  • Readiness monitoring
  • Compatible with standard PC diagnostic tools

Display Option for the 9000 Codec

  • 34" XGA monitor for content display
  • 34" NTSC/PAL monitor for people display
  • High-end roll-about cart with integrated Bose speaker, enclosed storage compartment and power strip

Browser-Based Management

  • Complete system management via Web browser, including: call control, board diagnostics and usage statistics

iPower Control Protocol

  • RS-232 serial control
  • Application interface (Active-X) for Visual Basic, Visual C++ software development
  • Supports Crestron™ and AMX™ control systems


  • Auto-sensing power supply 110/220 Vac, 50/60 Hz


  • User interface, online help, and documentation available in English, Japanese, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Simplified Chinese


  • Software - 90 days telephone support
  • Hardware - One year parts and labor (return to factory)

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