The Faculty of Law deployed Polycom’s RealPresence™ Room Solutions HDX® 8000 and Polycom’s EagleEye™ Director cameras to enhance the collaborative classroom environment with the ability to automatically locate and focus on active speakers. Polycom HDX Ceiling Microphones also deliver superior audio coverage and noise reduction. The complete solution is powered by the Polycom® RealPresence™ Platform, connecting the video classrooms into a seamless video collaboration network around the world.“Polycom’s vision of collaborative education includes bridging teachers, instructors, students and content providers around the world to enhance and improve the learning experience,” said Michael Alp, President, Polycom Asia Pacific. Through our partnership with HKU, students and academics are experiencing greater benefits through real-time visual interactions. I am delighted that Polycom is playing such as a vital role in nurturing talent from the University of Hong Kong’s Faculty of Law for the future good of society.” About The University of Hong Kong Established in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is the territory's oldest institute of higher learning. Over the past century, the University has committed itself to creating knowledge, providing education, and serving society. It has grown with Hong Kong and generations of our graduates have helped shape the city from which the university takes its name. Today, HKU is internationally recognized as a leading research-led comprehensive university, with frontier research endeavors and scholarly achievements that have won it worldwide acclaim. About Polycom Education Solutions With their budgets under strain, administrators are using Polycom video solutions to give students more interactive, immersive, and innovative educational experiences — with a technology that pays for itself by reducing administrative costs and improving staff productivity. All of the top 10 universities worldwide, as well as hundreds of schools, colleges, and universities around the world, are using Polycom to improve all facets of education from teaching to course development to administrative meetings to advanced blended learning applications.
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