RealPresence Centro

The first visual collaboration solution purpose-built to put people at the center of collaboration

RealPresence Centro changes the way we meet and collaborate so that the technology is no longer a distraction to engagement and interaction but rather an enabler for seamless, empowering experiences that defy distance. We believe it’s time that technology fades into the background and not our teammates on the screen.

Designed for work groups, classrooms and teams that want more engaged collaboration, RealPresence Centro embraces natural human instincts and advanced technology to draw people together into a powerful, collaborative circle, giving everyone equality of contribution regardless of where they are located. It serves as a collaboration and content sharing hub.


Our innovative approach to room layout allows everyone to easily see and be seen no matter where they are in the space.

  • Intelligent 360° camera captures everyone in the room
  • Optimized monitor placement allows everyone to sit in comfort and maintain in visual connection with everyone near and far with a simple glance
  • Sit, stand, walk around the room without ever worrying if you’re still ‘on camera’
  • Common, intuitive touch interface can be used by even the most infrequent users with no training
  • Tight integration with Microsoft Outlook allows anyone to start collaborating with a single touch of the invite prompt
  • Patent-pending production algorithms show active speakers and 360° contextual views to everyone near and far
  • Integrated touch monitors can be seen clearly from any seat creating an equal view for all users
  • Integrated proximity sensors enable responsive intelligence and preserve intimacy


RealPresence Centro leverages Polycom’s legendary audio quality in a single form factor.

  • Centro’s integrated microphones capture even the most soft-spoken people from anywhere in the room even when multiple parties speak simultaneously
  • Powered speakers reproduce Polycom-quality audio so that every inflection is heard clearly
  • Polycom NoiseBlock technology removes distracting keyboard typing, paper rustling, and similar interruptions
  • Lost Packet Recovery protects audio and video quality in even the most challenging network conditions – up to 80% packet loss


RealPresence Centro gives equal access to everyone near and far to share, annotate, and save content.

  • Share content up to 1080p resolution at 60 frames per second - video clips, CAD animations, medical diagrams, etc. 
  • Polycom SmartPairing technology allows users to connect, share and save multi-media content directly from their BYO device
  • Polycom VisualBoard technology lets you mark up documents, drawings, or anything else you share during a call. Simply connect a touch display, a mouse, or the Polycom UC Board accessory to RealPresence Centro to instantly transform simple content sharing into a more interactive and collaborative experience
  • Use the People+Content IP application to wirelessly share from a PC or Mac


RealPresence Centro’s thoughtful design adds a level of convenience that will keep users come back to engage over and over – improving ROI.

  • Always on and ready - 4X USB ports for BYO device charging
  • Elegant LCD showing microphone status, time-in-call, time elapsed
  • Built-in casters for moving the system with ease
  • Users easily know system, call, and mute status with a glance at 360° LCD
  • Video privacy is a simple touch to hide the camera
  • Easily start, stop, and playback session recordings from your personal device

RealPresence Centro supports open, standards-based interoperability, giving you the freedom to connect to anyone, anywhere. We’re compatible with both current communication technology investments and with new and emerging systems to deliver the best investment protection.  

  • Native interoperability with Microsoft Lync extends the benefits of your UC platform investment while simplifying the experience for users
  • ZTP, Zero Touch Provisioning reduces installation time when registered to RealPresence Platform
  • Built-in investment protection with H.323 and SIP protocol support allows backwards and forwards interoperability
  • 360° camera with 5 sensors capture everyone in the room for TV-production style output
  • Optional support for external Content touch-enabled display


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