CX8000 for
Microsoft Lync

Dedicated room collaboration solution, purpose-built for Lync 2013 to deliver exceptional visual collaboration capabilities

Familiar Lync experience in a conference room setting

Polycom CX8000 for Microsoft Lync is purpose-built for Lync 2013 and designed to extend the familiar Lync collaboration experience that people love into conference room environment. The Polycom CX8000 combines the powerful Microsoft Lync software and the intuitive touch control system so that anyone can start face-to-face conversation with interactive content sharing in no time. 

Tight integration with Microsoft Outlook and one touch meeting helps users both in the meeting room as well as remote locations to join the conference easily.

Unique 360-Degree Audio and Video Experience

When you choose Polycom CX5100 camera, you get astounding voice quality and entire 360-degree view of the conference room, as well as automatic tracking of the active speaker, making the visual collaboration over distance more engaging.

Control System for Room Automation

Partnering with Crestron's leading room control solution, the CX8000 tabletop console can also control room AV, lighting, climate, and room scheduling from the same touch screen

Polycom CX8000 for Microsoft Lync extends the rich collaboration features of Microsoft Lync that you are familiar with in a conference room environment and offers optimized group meeting experience for near and remote sites.

Product Highlight

  • Powered by Microsoft Lync System software for optimized conference room experience
  • Featuring Crestron's market-leading appliance that includes the table top touch screen that controls the system as well as for a complete room control*1
  • Most engaging Lync Room System experience through Polycom CX5100 for unique 360 degree panoramic video and audio capture*2
  • Choose single or dual monitor configuration from 55", 60", 70", and 80" displays, or no displays to integrate into existing touch displays*3

Features and functionality

  • Rich collaboration applications including virtual whiteboard and annotation on shared documents directly on touch displays
  • Easy access to Lync meetings from the tabletop touch screen
  • Support 1080p30 video
  • Registers to Microsoft Skype for Business Server and Lync Server 2013 for both on-premises server as well as Office 365 hosted environment.
  • Microsoft Exchange Calendar integration and simple calendar view
  • Remote Admin Portal and System Center Operations Manager support for management and monitoring

*1: A Crestron control system can be added for total room control and remote network management

*2: Included in the CX8000 center-of-table camera version

*3: Monitor bundle option is available in North America and EU/EFTA markets only

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Extend your Microsoft Lync experience into the conference room

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