Lifesize 3.0 increases embedded MCU support, enhances video quality and adds third party HD camera support
Lifesize, a global leader in high definition video communications, announced the release of Lifesize 3.0, the latest software revision to the world’s most advanced and affordable high definition video products, Lifesize® Room™ and Lifesize® Team™.
New features of Lifesize 3.0 include increased embedded multipoint functionality with support for 6-way voice activated switching and 4-way continuous presence, allowing for four onscreen participants plus data streaming. Significant camera enhancements in auto focus, auto exposure, and color correction were also achieved in Lifesize 3.0 which allows for optimal performance in any lighting environment.
“With Lifesize 3.0 we deliver a rich, immersive telepresence experience that is even more vivid and lifelike than ever before. As with our complete portfolio of video solutions we continue to innovate and enhance the performance of our products,” said Lifesize CEO, Craig Malloy. “We strive to make it the best video communications solution in the marketplace.”
“We believe in the power of video and the ability it has to truly change the way people communicate. We remain committed to making our high definition products affordable, accessible, full-featured and easy to use for everyone, everywhere.”
“Lifesize Room turns any room into a telepresence environment simply by using your existing broadband network,&rdquo said Casey King, CTO Lifesize. ““Additionally with Lifesize 3.0, not only are up to 6 participants able to join a video call, but because the embedded multipoint conferencing feature is fully integrated it is far easier to use.”
In addition to the release of Lifesize® 3.0, Lifesize unveiled Lifesize® SDI Adapter™ . This easy-to-use hardware device connects third party HD cameras, including the Sony EVI-HD1 HD camera, to the Lifesize® Room™ video solution.