“We pride ourselves on high levels of collaboration and communication with our global customer and supply chain base. This simply would not be possible without effective dialogue with our customers and partners. Video conferencing really helps us to embrace a collaborative approach and to understand needs and requirements,” said Hughes.Fast-tracking Technology Development Video conferencing has become indispensable for the engineering team to communicate on technologically advanced and high-precision parts. Teams collaborate, clearly articulating problems and viewing documents in real-time rather than sending pictures, drawings or videos via the internet. The engineers are using the platform to collaborate on the delivery of technology road maps for innovative fuel cell technology projects including the recently launched Upp TM, a pioneering personal energy device for consumer electronics, powered by Intelligent Energy’s hydrogen fuel cells. The company is developing its technology for a wide range of applications. Recent successes include deployment as distributed power units for the telecom sector in India, and with partner Suzuki Motor Corporation, the development of the FC Burgman, the world’s first ever fuel cell vehicle to achieve European Union Whole Vehicle Type Approval (WVTA). About Polycom Polycom is the global leader in open, standards-based unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) solutions for voice and video collaboration, trusted by more than 415,000 customers around the world. Polycom solutions are powered by the Polycom ® RealPresence ® Platform, comprehensive software infrastructure and rich APIs that interoperate with the broadest set of communication, business, mobile and cloud applications and devices to deliver secure face-to-face video collaboration in any environment. Polycom and its ecosystem of over 7,000 partners provide truly unified communications solutions that deliver the best user experience, highest multi-vendor interoperability, and lowest TCO. Visit www.polycom.com or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to learn how we’re pushing the greatness of human collaboration forward. About Intelligent Energy Intelligent Energy delivers efficient and clean energy technology for the global consumer electronics, automotive and stationary power markets – from compact energy packs for mobile devices, to power-trains for zero-emission vehicles, and stationary power units for the always-on infrastructure. Our unique technology architecture is used by global blue chip companies to create differentiated, cost-efficient fuel cell power systems for mass market applications. It enables Intelligent Energy and our industry partners to solve the challenges of continuous power and productivity, by creating convenient everyday energy solutions to power your life.
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