LifeSize Press Release
January 12, 2009
LifeSize Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY® Magazine’s 2008 Product of the Year Award
LifeSize® Room 200™ Recognized for Outstanding Innovation
Austin, Tex. – Jan. 26, 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.”
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