The need for high quality collaboration
solutions throughout enterprise markets is increasing rapidly. This is
seen through an increasing adoption of Video Conferencing and
Telepresence as well as web based collaboration solutions. Pixavi has
brought innovative mobile collaboration products to the market since
1999. With the recent launch of the Xcaster The ST5000
HD communication device, Pixavi redefined mobile collaboration with the
introduction of High Definition video conferencing live from virtually
By Introducing the Xcaster EX 5000, a Zone 1
certified version of the Xcaster 5000 series, we are bringing this
unique technology to customers within chemical plants, oil and gas,
shipyards, mines and other environments requiring strictly certified
Featuring HD video capabilities and Laser
collaboration technology as well as state of the art video conferencing
and streaming technology, the device operates on standard WiFi networks
and requires no extra software on the receiving side to operate.
Pixavi CEO/CTO, Christian Rokseth states: “The
high end imaging features of the Xcaster makes the product quite
unique. Featuring HD video quality and 5 megapixel image capture, the
Device stands out from any solution in the market. Another strong point
is our comprehensive protocol support, including SIP and H.323 support as well as the ISMA
PC streaming standard. This means that our customers can connect the
device to any video conferencing endpoint, MCU or PC media player
utilizing open standards, without the need for expensive and or
proprietary software solutions. Most of the video conferencing
endpoints in the corporate environments are still operating on h.323.
Pixavi has recognized this fact and is offering H.323 HD support in the
device software. At the same time, we have a comprehensive SIP
offering. the user can swap between SIP and H.323 seamlessly ".
Pixavi Sales Director, Thomas Zaubi explains: Zone 1
certification provides optimum flexibility for our customers. Other
solutions available are limited to Zone 2 which causes restrictions in
usage. Combined with the HD video and the multi megapixel photos, we
got a superior offering.
Pixavi has successfully tested interoperability with HD endpoints from
leading vendors like Tandberg, Polycom, Lifesize, Sony, Cisco and
Radvision. The Xcaster can also stream live video to PC endpoints and
players like VLC media player, Windows media player and Quicktime,
hence requiring no extra software on your computer to receive the live
HD video stream from the Xcaster.
The Xcaster has been certified according to both ATEX and IECEx for Zone 1, Gas group IIC.
Pricing & Availability:
is available today, with a start price tag of USD 13950,-. In addition,
Pixavi is offering 3 levels of service, depending on the customer
needs, including hosted and managed services like Go Live 2.0, SIP
services and hosted video conferencing software solutions.