Managed telepresence provider makes it easy for companies to benefit from powerful video communications technology

Face to Face Live, Inc.™, a leading provider of managed telepresence and high definition video communications services, today named Lifesize, the global leader in high definition video communications, as their video communications technology partner. Face to Face Live has deployed Lifesize high definition video endpoints, management software and infrastructure systems in their global network operations center and throughout their customer network.

“We chose Lifesize as our telepresence technology partner because they deliver everything a service provider needs: powerful, reliable, manageable and cost-effective equipment that can be deployed around the world with confidence,” said Al Smith, Founder and CEO, Face to Face Live. “Our goal is to deliver a communication experience that is both powerful and effortless – and after evaluating all of the alternatives, Lifesize was the clear choice.” “Lifesize is pleased to be chosen by Face to Face Live as their technology partner, and we believe that their managed service offerings are an innovative, cost-effective way for companies to obtain the benefits of this exciting communications technology,” said Craig Malloy, CEO, Lifesize Communications. ”Their managed telepresence solution lets customers enjoy the experience, focus on their work while they make the technology invisible to the end user.”

As a full-service videoconferencing services and solutions provider, Face to Face Live uses the latest and most advanced management software, tools and equipment to maintain telepresence systems at customer sites. Lifesize systems deliver stunning telepresence quality video communications – true 1280×720 video at 30 frames per second – over existing broadband networks with as little as 1 Mbps of bandwidth. The result is clear, natural, face to face communications across town and around the globe. Lifesize products offered by Face to Face Live are standards compliant and can interoperate with nearly any videoconferencing system.

A Face to Face Live engagement starts with telepresence consulting services, including video/audio recommendations, room design, network consulting and end-to-end user training. Face to Face offers video bridging and streaming capability in high definition using Lifesize technology, yet it is also capable of interfacing with legacy standard definition (SD) and ISDN based systems for worldwide interoperability. Face to Face Live can support up to 10,000 conferencing users.

Face to Face Live operates a 24 x 7 x 365 Network Operations Center (NOC) for worldwide support and services, including multipoint scheduling, reservations and call initiation. As a fully managed service, the Face to Face Live NOC provides around the clock management support, such as remote monitoring, conference updates and software updates, as well as technical support and fault management.

About Face to Face Live, Inc.

Founded in 2006, and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Face to Face Live, Inc.™ is dedicated to delivering world class videoconferencing solutions to businesses and organizations involved in any industry or endeavor. Face to Face Live solutions deliver managed high definition video communications and telepresence at significantly lower price points than most standard definition video conferencing providers. Face to Face Live’s managed solutions deliver the most feature rich, affordable, secure, reliable and easy-to-use videoconferencing experience available in the world today. Visit the Face to Face Live site at or call (877) 888-4558 in North America, or 00-1-480-348-3400 from outside of North America.