January 12 2010
AUSTIN, Tex., Jan. 12, 2010 – LifeSize Communications, a division of Logitech (Nasdaq: LOGI) (SIX: LOGN), has been named among the winners in IDG's InfoWorld Technology of the Year Awards. LifeSize Express® 220™ was recognized for its class-leading price-performance, including support for 1080p30 video resolution, dual display capability, high-quality audio and ability to deliver 720p video with bandwidth at just 768Kbps.
“InfoWorld Technology of the Year award winners are not just the best products in their class, but the products that are leading the way in the technology categories that businesses and IT professionals should care most about,” said Doug Dineley, executive editor, Test Center, InfoWorld. “These are the products that are changing the way businesses operate and how people work.”
Priced for broad deployment and uniquely flexible, LifeSize Express 220 is designed to enable companies to extend the reach of telepresence communications to any office or any size business, such as to healthcare providers extending care to rural communities or to educational institutions enriching their curriculum through visual communication. Using the proven LifeSize architecture, LifeSize systems adapt to any network environment and seamlessly integrate into the enterprise IT framework. LifeSize Express 220 also delivers The LifeSize Advantage™, including the ability to deliver up to two times better resolution at any bandwidth due to LifeSize’s unique network efficiency and performance. Additionally, only LifeSize has Adaptive Motion Control™ (AMC) for real-time protection of visual motion and clarity.
“LifeSize Express 220 is part of the full range of LifeSize solutions that deliver the telepresence experience to anyone, anywhere and we are honored to be selected by InfoWorld for this award,” said Craig Malloy, chief executive officer of LifeSize Communications. ”The desire among businesses of all sizes to take advantage of the benefits of high definition video has never been higher, and LifeSize’s continued innovation unlocks the power of telepresence to help knowledge workers everywhere stay competitive, bridge their globally dispersed work groups, and reduce expenses.”
Selected by InfoWorld Test Center editors and reviewers, the annual awards identify the best and most innovative products on the IT landscape. Winners are drawn from all of the products tested during the past year, with the final selections made by InfoWorld’s Test Center staff. All products reviewed by the Test Center are eligible to win.
About InfoWorld Media Group
InfoWorld Media Group helps IT Decision Makers choose the right technology, within the context of a cohesive strategy for business impact at their organizations. InfoWorld identifies and promotes emerging technology segments that add unique value for the organizations that implement them, as well as the vendors that provide those solutions. Using an integrated communications approach including online, events, research, and a continued investment in an independent Test Center, InfoWorld analysts and editors provide hands-on analysis and evaluation, as well as expert commentary on issues surrounding emerging technologies and products. Visit InfoWorld at http://www.infoworld.com.
About International Data Group
International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG’s online network includes more than 450 web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment and video games worldwide. IDG also publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers in 85 countries. IDG's media brands include CIO, CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, and PC World. IDG’s lead-generation service, IDG Connect, matches technology companies with an audience of engaged, high-quality IT professionals, influencers, and decision makers. IDG is a leading producer of more than 750 technology-related events including Macworld Conference & Expo, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Entertainment for All Expo (E for All), DEMO, Storage Networking World, and IDC Directions. IDC, a subsidiary of IDG, is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events. Over 900 IDC analysts in more than 90 countries provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends.
Additional information about IDG, a privately held company, is available at http://www.idg.com.
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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