by Ellen J. Hawes Durbin, Product Marketing Manager, LifeSize
I’ve got one. You’ve got at least one. Frost & Sullivan projected that there will be 1 billion smartphones and 300 million tablets in the market by 2015. With the rapid evolution of the mobile landscape, there has never been a better time to bring HD video collaboration to every worker, in every location, on every device.
Through the recent Logitech acquisition of Mirial, LifeSize announced the addition of LifeSize ClearSea—an enterprise-class client/server solution for desktop and mobile video collaboration that’s simple to deploy and scale across the enterprise. Designed for organizations that need to broadly deploy HD video communications to hundreds or even thousands of users, LifeSize ClearSea provides a flexible, interoperable solution for instantly connecting any desktop and mobile device to the meeting room.
Learn about LifeSize ClearSea in Seven Steps:
1. LifeSize ClearSea provides a superior HD video experience for a number of devices
LifeSize ClearSea enables Full HD video calls at 1080p for realistic, true-to-life video collaboration and works with Windows and Mac OS X operating systems as well as Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. Just to name a few: iPhone 4, 3GS and iPad 2; HTC EVO, Desire, Incredible, myTouch® 4G, Sensation™ and ThunderBolt; Motorola Atrix™ and Xoom; Samsung Epic™ 4G, Galaxy S™ and Galaxy Tab as well as Google Nexus S and Dell™ Streak™.
2. LifeSize ClearSea is open and interoperable
LifeSize ClearSea can connect to any H.323 or SIP video system or infrastructure solution.
3. LifeSize ClearSea is packed with powerful collaboration tools
The LifeSize ClearSea server has built-in tools like user groups, embedded 3-way calling with the option of multiparty calling with up to 26 participants, presence and text chat, and a centralized contact list for easy directory-based dialing.
4. LifeSize ClearSea is available as a hardware appliance or virtual machine software
Options are a good thing. The LifeSize ClearSea server is completely flexible and can fit into any existing IT infrastructure with the option to be deployed as a hardware appliance or virtual machine software.
5. LifeSize ClearSea offers concurrent use licensing per port
What the heck is that? Well, LifeSize ClearSea features simultaneous licensing plans, so IT administrators can manage all of their users to maximize port capacity. This eliminates hassle, cost and complexity, saving IT budgets and enables broad deployment throughout the organization.
6. LifeSize ClearSea provides secure video collaboration inside and outside the organization
LifeSize ClearSea comes standard with automatic NAT/firewall traversal and embedded media encryption to provide secure video collaboration inside and outside the organization without the need for additional equipment or IT resources. Because for businesses today, you just can’t afford to risk your company’s network security.
7. LifeSize ClearSea is simple to use and easy (and free) to try!
See for yourself by trying out LifeSize ClearSea for free! Just download the trial at: http://www.clearsea.com/download.html.
With LifeSize ClearSea, HD video collaboration can be as mobile as you are. No longer do you have to be pinned to a desk to have a video call with a colleague or client. This new product enables you to be more productive and better connected than ever before by allowing you to get your work done from just about anywhere – your home office, a hotel room, a coffee shop, an airport (well, you get the picture).
To learn more about LifeSize ClearSea and how it can help you collaborate in crystal clear HD via your smartphone or tablet, visit http://www.lifesize.com/Products/Infrastructure/ClearSea.aspx.
Source: Smartphones to Account for Majority of Cellphone Shipments by 2015. IHS/iSuppli. 25 Aug 2011
Source: Shipments of Internet-Enabled Consumer Devices to Exceed PCs in 2013. IHS/iSuppli. 9 Aug 2011