8961 Phone And Video?

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Mar 23rd, 2010

Any one know how or if the new 8961 will handle video?  

Doesn't appear to be a USB port for the new camera like the 9951/9971.  The documentation I've reviewed does not mention video for the 8961.  VT Advantage 2.2 data sheet mentions the 6900 series phone, but not the 8961.

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William Bell Tue, 03/23/2010 - 15:16

From my understanding, the 8961 will do video streaming but not video conferencing (or point-to-point video calls).

HTH.


Regards,
Bill

stephen.himebau... Wed, 03/24/2010 - 06:51

If that's true that 8961 does not do video calls, I have to question the thinking of Cisco.  There's little chance of my buying a phone that does not do video calls. How difficult is it to have a phone at least work with VT Advantage?

I wonder what their thinking was.  We will be staying with the 796x series for standard users.

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