ViewSonic to Utilize Solstice™ Collaboration Software to Simultaneously Share Content from Multiple Devices
Brea, Calif. (Dec. 22, 2015) – ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solution products, announced the company has partnered with Mersive to offer its award-winningSolstice collaboration solution to ViewSonic’s corporate and education customers. Through this partnership, ViewSonic will expand their product line to include Solstice along with their display products, leveraging Solstice’s industry-leading capability for enabling multiple simultaneous users to wirelessly share content from any number of user laptops and mobile devices to in-room displays. This wireless sharing of content quickly and easily creates a collaborative environment that dramatically improves productivity in meeting rooms and classrooms.
“ViewSonic is excited about this partnership with Mersive because it will help provide our customers with new solutions for collaboration and interactivity,” said Mike Holstein, vice president of business development and emerging technologies for ViewSonic Americas. “By partnering with Mersive to offer Solstice collaborative solutions, we can deliver a complete package of hardware and software where customers can share unlimited content, have unrestricted simultaneous users, and ensure a wide range of configurable options and control.”
The Solstice product line includes the Solstice Pod, a turnkey appliance, and Solstice Software, which runs on a Windows host PC. On the client side, Solstice supports iOS, Windows, Android and OSX user devices with a free downloadable client app, allowing users to leverage almost any mobile device in meeting rooms and classrooms. By offering appliance and PC-based versions of the Solstice host, cross platform client support, as well as the Small Group Edition (SGE) and the Unlimited User Edition, customers have complete control over how they want to deploy, manage and support a variety of use cases and budgets.
Solstice is the only solution available with the ability to support any number of connected users and stream an unlimited amount of content while offering numerous host- and client-based options to manage and control how that content is shared. Other category-leading attributes include the Solstice Dashboard which enables centralized management for larger deployments and a variety of different network configuration options on the Solstice Pod.
“Mersive is thrilled to be working with ViewSonic to distribute our Solstice lineup of collaboration solutions,” said Rob Balgley, CEO of Mersive. “ViewSonic is known as the display solutions leader so this is a great way for them to expand their collaboration product offering to the corporate and education markets. ViewSonic saw the need to make BYOD content sharing work in the millions of meeting rooms and classrooms, and their choice of Solstice to meet that need is a huge affirmation for Mersive.”
The Solstice Visual Collaboration Software is available in two configurations:
- Solstice SW-050 Software is designed for unlimited users and is available at an MSRP of $999.00 (USD)
- Solstice SW-051 Software is designed for up to 4 users and is available for an MSRP of $799.00 (USD)
The Solstice Pod hardware is also available in two configurations:
- Solstice NMP-250wU Pod is designed for unlimited simultaneous users and is available at an MSRP of $999.00 (USD)
- Solstice Pod is designed for up to 4 simultaneous users and is available at an MSRP of $799.00 (USD)
Both the Solstice Software and Solstice Pod are available now through Ingram Micro, SYNNEX and CDW.
Founded in California in 1987, ViewSonic is a world leading visual solutions provider. As an innovator and visionary, ViewSonic keeps the world connected with a portfolio of professional level visual solutions that enhance the way we compute, collaborate, communicate and connect. Our products include LED monitors, interactive commercial displays, touch displays, projectors, thin client, zero client and smart displays. To find out more about ViewSonic, visit viewsonic.com.
Mersive is a leading provider of wireless media streaming and collaboration software for corporate, education, and government markets. Mersive Solstice Software allows any number of users to simultaneously stream content from computers, tablets, and phones to any display – wirelessly. By removing the need for video cables and converters, Solstice improves meeting productivity and transforms traditional conference rooms and classrooms into
Mersive is a leading provider of wireless media streaming and collaboration software for corporate, education, and government markets. Mersive Solstice Software allows any number of users to simultaneously stream content from computers, tablets, and phones to any display – wirelessly. By removing the need for video cables and converters, Solstice improves meeting productivity and transforms traditional conference rooms and classrooms into collaborative, multi-user environments. Users can connect, share, and control any display from their own devices using their existing network. In addition, Solstice transforms enterprise displays into an IT-managed pixel-landscape through a centralized console that can be used to manage access, security, and capture analytics. Mersive’s software unlocks display infrastructure to create affordable collaboration environments that foster interaction, facilitate decision-making, and cultivate creativity. Mersive is based in Denver, Colorado. For more information, visit www.mersive.com.
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