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Tely Labs Promises Affordable, Easy-To-Use Videoconferencing

Tely Labs, Redwood City, Calif., developed the telyHD Appliance videoconferencing platform that the company touts as simpler and more affordable than videoconferencing equipment from established vendors. The company offers versions of the system targeted at SMB, enterprise and healthcare industry customers.

Tely Labs was founded in 2010 by President and CEO Sreekanth Ravi (pictured) and CTO Sudhakar Ravi. Tely Labs received $13 million in venture funding from Comcast Ventures and Rogers Venture Partners in September 2012. The Ravi brothers previously founded SonicWall, the network security technology company now owned by Dell, and Code Green Networks.

The company recently made a play for customers of Cisco's discontinued Umi personal telepresence products.