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Encyclopedia > Tandberg
Tandberg asa
Type Public (OSE: TAA)
Founded 1933
Headquarters Lysaker, Norway
Key people CEO: Fredrik Halvorsen
Chairman: Jan Christian Opsahl
Industry Communications Equipment
Products Videoconference and telecommunications equipment
Revenue $345.2 million USD (2005) [1]
Employees 772 (Dec '05)
Slogan Be there now.
Website www.tandberg.com

Tandberg (OSE: TAA) is a manufacturer of videoconferencing systems, located in Oslo, Norway (product development, sales and distribution) and New York City, USA (sales and distribution). The company's main competitors are Polycomand Radvision. Other minor competitors are VTEL and Aethra. Image File history File links Tandberg logo for infobox. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Oslo Stock Exchange Oslo Stock Exchange (Norwegian: Oslo Børs) serves as the main market for trading in shares of Norwegian companies. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sections of Lysaker viewed from the bridge over Granfossen, Lysaker Lysaker is a section of and postal code area in the Norwegian municipality of Bærum, just west of Oslo. ... This article or section should be merged with Video teleconference A videoconference is a live connection between people in separate locations for the purpose of communication, usually involving audio and often text as well as video. ... Copy of the original phone of Alexander Graham Bell at the Musée des Arts et Métiers in Paris Telecommunication is the assisted transmission of signals over a distance for the purpose of communication. ... Look up revenue in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... USD redirects here. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about work. ... Look up slogan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Jack Tandberg (1931-1981) cameraman killed while filming The Five of Me Jens Frølich Tandberg, bishop of Oslo Vebjørn Tandberg, engineer and industrialist Carl Frederick Tandberg, bass musician with Frankie Ortega and Shep Fields Ron Tandberg, Australian artist Tandberg - A manufacturer of video conferencing equipment. ... Oslo Stock Exchange Oslo Stock Exchange (Norwegian: Oslo Børs) serves as the main market for trading in shares of Norwegian companies. ... It has been suggested that H.331 be merged into this article or section. ... This article is about the capital of Norway. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Polycom is a company noted for making expensive teleconferencing and videoconferencing equipment. ... Radvision Ltd. ... In Greek mythology, Aethra was a daughter of King Pittheus of Troezena and, with Aegeas, or in some versions, Poseidon, mother of Theseus. ...

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Company history 1989–

Tandberg's first picture telephone for ISDN was developed in 1989, while the fully integrated Vision H.320 picture telephone was launched in 1993. Subsequently, focus moved to higher performance systems - the Grand Vision and the Master Vision series. New desktop endpoints were also added - the Compact Vision and the Vision600. For other uses, see Telephone (disambiguation). ... ISDN redirects here. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... H.320 is a umbrella recommendation by the ITU-T for running Multimedia (Audio/Video/Data) over ISDN based networks. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ...


The first US office opened in 1995 in Connecticut. It was moved to Kansas City for a short period before moving to Reston, Virginia in august 1996. Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport[3] Largest metro area Hartford Metro Area[2] Area  Ranked 48th  - Total 5,543[4] sq mi (14,356 km²)  - Width 70 miles (113 km)  - Length 110 miles (177 km)  - % water 12. ...


In 1997 the company acquired two sales and distribution companies in North America, establishing a firm foothold in the single largest videoconferencing market in the world. It created two large sales and support offices in the US. One in Virginia and the other in Texas. The office in Reston, Virginia remains the largest office in the US to this date. For the band, see 1997 (band). ...


In 1999 the company acquired the Norwegian technology company Internet Technology AS which had developers experienced with the ITU H.323 standard, especially from VoIP-projects like the world's first commercial H.323 VoIP service launched in 1997 with Telenor. In 2000 the company moved into IP based videoconferencing using the maturing H.323 standard, making the entire product line IP capable. Since 2000, the company has expanded its product line greatly, by adding enterprise-class MCU's, Gateways, service-provider class MCUs and H.323 Gatekeepers. In 2001 the company also acquired a consultancy company Delante AS which enabled it to focus more on external software integration and bindings, especially the Microsoft platform. In 2004 Ridgeway Systems and Software, a UK based software house specializing in Firewall and NAT traversal, was acquired. The result of this acquisition was the Tandberg Expressway Firewall Traversal technology, which allows any H.323 video endpoint to place calls through any number of firewalls or NAT devices. This article is about the year. ... This article is about the location. ... H.323 is an umbrella recommendation from the ITU-T, that defines the protocols to provide audio-visual communication sessions on any packet network. ... IP Telephony, also called Internet telephony, is the technology that makes it possible to have a telephone conversation over the Internet or a dedicated Internet Protocol (IP) network instead of dedicated voice transmission lines. ... H.323 is an umbrella recommendation from the ITU-T, that defines the protocols to provide audio-visual communication sessions on any packet network. ... IP Telephony, also called Internet telephony, is the technology that makes it possible to have a telephone conversation over the Internet or a dedicated Internet Protocol (IP) network instead of dedicated voice transmission lines. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Telenor (OSE: TEL, NASDAQ: TELN) is the incumbent telecommunications company in Norway, with headquarters located at Fornebu, close to Oslo. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... H.323 is an umbrella recommendation from the ITU-T, that defines the protocols to provide audio-visual communication sessions on any packet network. ... H.323 is an umbrella recommendation from the ITU-T, that defines the protocols to provide audio-visual communication sessions on any packet network. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Microsoft Corporation, (NASDAQ: MSFT, HKSE: 4338) is a multinational computer technology corporation with global annual revenue of US$44. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the network security device. ... In Computer Networking, the process of Network Address Translation (NAT, also known as Network Masquerading, Native Address Translation or IP Masquerading) involves re-writing the source and/or destination addresses of IP packets as they pass through a Router or firewall. ... H.323 is an umbrella recommendation from the ITU-T, that defines the protocols to provide audio-visual communication sessions on any packet network. ...


In February 2005, the company also released SIP software for all its video endpoints, as well as a major update to its SCCP based video systems. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Look up sip in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Skinny Client Control Protocol, a VoIP terminal control protocol defined by Cisco Systems, Inc. ...


In July 2005 the company acquired IVIGO from TNO Telecom. IVIGO, based in the Netherlands, developed and successfully commercialized circuit switched video solutions for UMTS network operators, vendors and content providers. The IVIGO 3G-to-H.323 video gateway is now used by Tandberg's high-end visual communications systems to connect over video to 3G handheld phones. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 3G is the third generation of mobile phone standards and technology, after 2G. It is based on the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) family of standards under the International Mobile Telecommunications programme, IMT-2000. 3G technologies enable network operators to offer users a wider range of more advanced services while achieving... H.323 is an umbrella recommendation from the ITU-T, that defines the protocols to provide audio-visual communication sessions on any packet network. ... 3G is the third generation of mobile phone standards and technology, after 2G. It is based on the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) family of standards under the International Mobile Telecommunications programme, IMT-2000. 3G technologies enable network operators to offer users a wider range of more advanced services while achieving...


In September 2005, Cisco Systems officially launched the Cisco 7985G, a Cisco-Tandberg co-branded desktop videophone. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... “Cisco” redirects here. ...


In October 2005, the company acquired Ectus Ltd, a New Zealand based software development company specializing in streaming and archiving software. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On December 16th 2005 Andrew Miller was fired from his position as CEO and replaced by the CFO Fredrik Halvorsen. Fredrik Halvorsen was a relatively new hire with a background from McKinsey. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In September 2007, the company acquired Codian, a rival developer of video-conferencing infrastructure products, for $270 million in cash and shares. Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Codian is a supplier of video conferencing products founded in 2002 and based in Langley, Slough. ...


Company origin: the radio factory

The Tandberg company was founded as Tandbergs Radiofabrikk ("Tandberg's Radio Factory") in 1933 by electronics engineer Vebjørn Tandberg, initially producing loudspeakers, receivers (radios with built in amplifiers). From 1952, the first reel-to-reel tape recorder was launched. The company was known world wide for its high end audio systems. When the audiophiles speak of Tandberg audio components, they are referring to products of this company. Even though Tandberg no longer manufactures audio components, such components are in high demand. Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Vebjørn Tandberg, (September 16, 1904–August 30, 1978), an alumnus of the Norwegian Institute of Technology, founded the Tandberg radio factory of Oslo, Norway in 1933, and made it a great success. ... For the Marty Friedman album, see Loudspeaker (album) An inexpensive low fidelity 3. ... For the device which is a tuner (radio) and a amplifier and/or loudspeaker, see receiver (home stereo). ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A reel-to-reel tape recorder (Sony TC-630), typical of those which were once common audiophile objects. ... Sony reel-to-reel tape recorder. ... High end audio refers to audio equipment that is created to be the best, regardless of what it might turn out to cost in terms of price. ... An audiophile, from Latin audire[1] to hear and Greek philos[2] loving, can be generally defined as a person dedicated to achieving high fidelity in the recording and playback of music . ...


In particular, Tandberg cassette decks (such as the 3014) were widely thought to be among the very best. With the decline of cassette tape technology, current audio system manufacturers no longer focus on cassette decks. Given the high quality of construction of the prior Tandberg units, these may be the last decks to survive in working condition as the future unfolds. A typical front loading consumer autoreverse hi-fi cassette deck from lte 1980s (SONY TC-RX55), features full electronic transport, Dolby B, C noise reduction and HXPro dynamic headroom expansion A cassette deck is a type of tape recorder for playing or recording audio compact cassettes. ... Typical 60-minute Compact Cassette. ...


Tandberg was also known for its tuners, whose specifications and sound were among the best known, specifically the 3001A, which some audiophiles consider the finest and most musical tuner ever made. A Sansui TU-X1 stereo FM tuner. ...


Tandberg made a well known, but very small, integrated amplifier, called the "Troll" which received industry acclaim.


Some Tandberg products used a DIN connector rather than the more common RCA connector. 5 pin 180° DIN connector 4 pin Mini-DIN S-Video connector Speaker DIN line socket (left) and plug DIN connectors are multi-pin electrical connectors based on a DIN standard. ... A panel of four RCA jacks, and three RCA (cinch; phono) plugs of various quality RCA jack in PlayStation 2 An RCA jack, also referred to as a phono connector or CINCH/AV connector, is a type of electrical connector which is commonly used in the audio/video market. ...


Companies sharing the name

There are also other companies called Tandberg with roots in the same parent company, although not necessarily with common ownership:

SANAKO is a corporation, based in Finland, that makes language laboratory products for teaching and learning languages. ... Tandberg Data is a manufacturer of data storage products, especially streamers, headquartered in Oslo, Norway. ... Tandberg Storage is a Magnetic Tape data storage manufacturer based in Norway. ... Tandberg Television is a manufacturer of digital television broadcast systems, located in Oslo, Norway. ...

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Coordinates: 59°54′28.83″N, 10°37′8.37″E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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