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Polycom HDX 8000 Series

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Please note: The Polycom HDX 8000 and the entire HDX Series has now been made end-of-life. Please get in touch with VideoCentric to discuss new solutions available from Polycom, and to understand how this will effect your maintenance contract. This page is for reference only and will no longer be updated.


 End of an Era for HDX

 Poly: Plantronics and Polycom, combined 

For organisations migrating to High Definition (HD) video and audio communication, the Polycom HDX 8000 Series provides a flexible and robust solution ideally suited for applications such as distance education, remote medical diagnosis, on demand project collaboration, and more.

Precisely Engineered for Superior Clarity
The clarity of Polycom HDX 8000 systems enable users to interact over video freely and naturally, and with the HDX 8000 system’s embedded multipoint and content sharing capabilities, remote team members can quickly and easily be brought together collaborate on projects visually. Designed to High Definition (HD) standards, the HDX 8000 solution utilizes Polycom HD Voice™ technology to convey voices and sounds free from distortion, and Polycom StereoSurround™ audio technology to separate room sounds into left and right channels, giving an immediate sense of the physical location of opposite-end participants.

Rich Media Presentations Made Easy
For media-rich group presentations, the HDX 8000 system enables users to easily display rich media content and data to enhance collaboration and audience participation. And utilizing the HDX 8000 system in tandem with Polycom’s unique People On Content™ collaboration technology, presenters can insert their video image into the projected content to explain key elements more clearly.

Make Great Things Happen With the Polycom HDX 8000 Series
In today’s Internet driven world, the ability to conduct real time communication and collaboration has
become critical to an organization’s survival. As the market leader in voice, video, data and Web solutions, our award-winning conference technology makes it easy for people to interact and maximize productivity – over any network, in just about any environment, anywhere around the globe. That’s why more organizations worldwide use and prefer Polycom conferencing solutions. Because when people work together, great things happen. See how you too, can achieve great things with the Polycom HDX 8000 series.


  • High definition video
    Advanced HD video technology, offers smooth, natural motion and sharp clear images for outstanding video in 4CIF, 720p or 1080p (Polycom HDX 8006 system)
  • High definition voice
    Incredible audio quality with Polycom’s Siren™ 22, which provides true high-fidelity stereo sound
  • High definition content
    Share multimedia content from video to slide presentations with clarity and ease, in crisp high definition
  • Room-filling, powerful audio
    Polycom’s StereoSurround along with Siren 22 offers the best audio performance in today’s marketplace
  • Embedded multipoint
    An optional 4-way embedded multipoint bridge allows for greater flexibility for larger conferences
  • Content sharing versatility
    Share content using the standards based H.239, Polycom’s People+Content™, and the optional People On Content which allows participants to become part of their presentations
  • Flexible connectivity
    Optional network interfaces allow for easy access to your BRI, PRI or V.35 network
  • Polycom UltimateHD™ solution
    The HDX 8000 combines seamlessly with other Polycom UltimateHD solutions, including the Polycom RMX 2000™ platform for video bridging, Polycom RSS™ 2000 server for recording and streaming, Polycom Video Media Center™ 1000 solution for content management and multi-casting, and the Polycom ReadiManager®SE200 application for management and administration

The Polycom HDX Series

In today’s fast-paced world, it is more critical than ever for organizations to adapt quickly and communicate seamlessly both internally and externally. Whether negotiating complex business agreements or helping employee tiger teams to speed their decision making, what frequently separates winning organizations from the pack is their ability to deliver tools that maximize productivity.

With Polycom HDX solutions, connecting and collaborating visually with anyone across your organization is as easy as making a phone call. The Polycom HDX Series connects your people and enhances their collaboration. Whether you are holding a simple interview across campus or staging a large project team meeting with members dispersed across the globe, there are HDX solutions that fit the bill.

Polycom HDX Solutions deliver:

  • Flexible, cost-effective, high-definition communications from low bandwidths using standards-based H.264 High Profile technology
  • Polycom UltimateHD technology: HD voice, HD video, and HD content for exceptional performance
  • Natural whiteboarding collaboration with Polycom VisualBoard Technology that is embedded into many HDX systems
  • Breakthrough voice locating technology with the optional EagleEye Director allows users to have a truly in-person experience in any size conference room
  • Increased usability and simplicity, with the optional Polycom Touch Control giving users total control at their fingertips
  • Patent-pending Polycom SmartPairing™ technology makes it simple to use your own tablet to start and manage video calls
  • Polycom’s Packaged Solutions offer a single part number for the entire package for monitors, audio equipment and video system

Why VideoCentric?

VideoCentric’s partnership with Polycom is built on a very strong and well established relationship built over many years of sales, integration, solution development & infrastructure support. VideoCentric are fully accredited with Polycom and hold certifications including Video Conferencing Solutions, RealPresence Infrastructure and Video Border Proxy (security). VideoCentric have specialists fully trained in Polycom Sales and Technical tracks, Polycom RealPresence and Polycom Video Networking. VideoCentric have scooped top Polycom awards for their extensive support and services offered to customers.

Polycom Certified Partner in Video and Infrastructure

VideoCentric have a full suite of Polycom Video Conferencing Endpoints and Infrastructure Components for customers to see in action at their comprehensive Video Conferencing Demonstration Facilities in Wokingham, Berkshire. VideoCentric can also bring Polycom video solutions to your premise for demonstration from our experts, or organise a live remote demonstration session with multiple locations around the globe.  Many Polycom solutions can also be hired, leased or trialled on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.

Contact VideoCentric today to find out more about the Polycom HDX 7000, or to organise a demonstration at your premises.


Package Includes:
Polycom EagleEyeâ„¢ or EagleEye 1080 camera, Polycom HD 8000 codec, HDX Microphone Array, 6 Mbps point-to-point, People+Contentâ„¢, People+Content IP, People on Contentâ„¢, cables and remote control

Video Standards and Protocols
H.264, H.264 High Profile, H.263++, H.261
H.239 / Polycom People+Content
H.263 & H.264 Video error concealment

Video Input
2 x EagleEye HD camera
1 x S-Video
1 x DVI-I

Video Out
2 x DVI-I HD video out
1 x S-Video

People Video Resolution
720p, 30 fps from 512 Kbps
720p, 60 fps from 832 Kbps
1080p, 30 fps from 1024 Kbps
4SIF/4CIF, 30 fps from 128 Kbps
4SIF/4CIF, 60 fps from 512 Kbps
SIF (352 x 240), CIF (352 x 288)
QSIF (176 x 120), QCIF (176 x 144)

Content Video Resolution
Input: WSXGA+ (1680 x 1050), SXGA (1280 x 1024), HD (1280 x 720), XGA (1024 x 768), SVGA (800 x 600), VGA (640 x 480)
Output: 720p (1280 x 720), 1080 (1920 x 1080), XGA (1024 x 768), SVGA (800 x 600)
Content Frame Rate: 30 fps
Content Sharing: People+Contentâ„¢, People on Contentâ„¢ and People+Content IP

Polycom EagleEye camera
1280 x 720p CCD imager
12X optical zoom
72° FOV minv Polycom EagleEye 1080 Camera
1920 x 1080 CMOS imager
10X optical zoom
70° FOV min

Audio Input
3 HDX microphone arrays supported
1x Line-level stereo in (RCA)
1 x 3.5mm stereo mini (PC Audio)
1 x VCR / DVD stereo audio-in (RCA)

Audio Standards and Protocols
Polycom StereoSurroundâ„¢
22 kHz bandwidth with Polycom Sirenâ„¢ 22
14 kHz bandwidth with Polycom Siren 14, G.722.1 Annex C
7 kHz bandwidth with G.722, G.722.1
3.4 kHz bandwidth with G.711, G.728, G.729A
Automatic gain control
Automatic noise suppression
Keyboard noise reduction
Live music mode
Instant adaptation echo cancellation
Audio error concealment

Other ITU-Supported Standards
H.221, H224/H.281, H.323 Annex Q, H.225, H.245, H.241, H.331, H.239, H.231, H.243, H.460, BONDING, Mode 1
Polycom iPriorityâ„¢ for QoS
2-port 10/100 auto NIC switch (RJ45)
H.323 and/or SIP up to 6 Mbps
Polycom Lost Packet Recoveryâ„¢ (LPRâ„¢)
Reconfigurable MTU size (IP only)
Camera control
Data pass-through
Audio mixer control
Full serial API support
H.320 (optional)
ISDN Quad BRI, PRI T1 or E1
Serial (RS449, V.35 RS530 with RS366 dialing)
Auto SPID detection and line number configuration
1 x Analog phone interface (POTS)
Microsoft® Office Communications Server 2007 integration

User Interface
Directory services
System management
Polycom Converged Mangement Applicationâ„¢ (CMAâ„¢)
International languages (17)
Wildcard language tool
USB software update

Secure Web
Security mode
AES FIPS 197, H.235V3 and H.233/234
FIPS 140-2 Validation Certificate (#918)
Secure password authentication

Polycom EagleEye View camera
MPPlus software for up to 4 sites (HDCP)
Network interfaces modules
IP 7000 speakerphone integration
Polycom HDX Media Center options
Polycom SoundStructureâ„¢

Auto sensing power supply
Typical operating voltage/power
189VA @ 115V @ 60 Hz @ .67 PF
192VA @ 230V @ 60 Hz @ .66 PF
196VA @ 230V @ 50 Hz @ .65 PF

Environmental Specification
Operating temperature: 0—40°C
Operating humidity: 10—80%
Non-operating temperature: -40°—70°C
Non-operating humidity
(non-condensing): 10—90%
Maximum altitude: 10,000 feet

Physical Characteristics
HDX 8000 base box with removable stand
13.9" x 5.1" x 11" (H/W/D standing)

One-year return to factory parts and labor
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