January 12 2009
Austin, Tex. – Jan. 12, 2009 – LifeSize Communications, the global leader in high definition video communications, announced announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation’s (TMC®) INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine (www.itmag.com) has named LifeSize Room 200 as a recipient of its 2008 Product of the Year Award.
“We are honored to be selected by INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine for this award, and with LifeSize Room 200, we have once again raised the bar in quality while driving price performance to new levels, unlocking the power of telepresence for knowledge workers everywhere,” said Craig Malloy, CEO, LifeSize Communications. ”Now more than ever in today’s economic climate customers are viewing high definition video as a critical lever to help them stay competitive, bridge their globally dispersed work groups, and reduce expenses.“
LifeSize Room 200 delivers stunning 1080p30 and 720p60 resolution for the most realistic communication experience possible. LifeSize Room 200 also supports 720p30 dual streams enabling full-motion, high definition data sharing.
A breakthrough in bandwidth efficiency, LifeSize Room 200 delivers 1080p30 at 1.7Mbps, 720p60 at 1.1Mbps and 720p30 video at only 768 kbps enabling a telepresence experience to be broadly deployed across all organizations. Providing twice the frame rate and half the latency of other HD systems, LifeSize Room 200 delivers a communications experience rivaled only by being there in person.
LifeSize Room 200 includes as standard:
- Built-in HD multipoint control unit with transcoding, allowing as many as 6 participants to be in a call at one time - a feature until now only available in expensive standalone bridges
- Full motion, standards-based data sharing, allowing documents, spreadsheets, presentations, video and other digital information to be shared in full motion, high definition
- Multiple camera inputs for greater deployment flexibility
- Dual monitor support enabling a wide range of video and data presentation options.
“INTERNET TELEPHONY is pleased to grant a 2008 Product of the Year Award to LifeSize for their LifeSize Room 200. LifeSize has proven they are committed to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the marketplace,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC President and Editor-in-Chief of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine. “We’re proud to honor their accomplishments in the advancement of IP communications and look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future.”
A full list of Product of the Year winners will be published in the February, 2009 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine, (www.itmag.com). INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the authority in IP communication since 1998™.
About INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine
INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space. INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs. INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine reaches more than 225,000 readers, including pass-along readers. For more information, please visit www.itmag.com.
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is an integrated global media company helping our clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN Magazine. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by three million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO and Communications Developer Conference.
For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.
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LifeSize is a pioneer and world leader in high-definition video collaboration. Designed to make video conferencing truly universal, our full range of open standards-based systems offer enterprise-class, IT-friendly technologies that enable genuine human interaction over any distance. Founded in 2003 and acquired by Logitech in 2009, LifeSize, with its commitment to relentless innovation, continues to extend the highest-quality video conferencing capabilities to anyone, anywhere. For more information, visit http://www.lifesize.com.
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