LifeSize Press Release
January 12, 2009
LifeSize Receives Unified Communications® Magazine’s 2008 Unified Communications Excellence Award
LifeSize® Express™ with Focus™ Recognized for Outstanding Innovation
Austin, Tex. – Jan. 26, 2009 – LifeSize Communications, the global leader in high definition video communications, announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation’s (TMC®) Unified Communications magazine (www.uc-mag.com) has named LifeSize® Express with Focus™, the world’s first high definition video communication system with a retail price below $5000, as a recipient of its 2008 Unified Communications Excellence Award.
“We are honored to be selected by Unified Communications Magazine for this award, and believe that LifeSize Express with Focus is an ideal solution for enterprises looking to add video to their UC systems,” said Craig Malloy, CEO, LifeSize Communications. “We have found that the quality of the experience is the key factor that drives usage, and LifeSize Express with Focus delivers HD video quality with the price-performance and flexibility needed for enterprise-wide UC deployments.”
The LifeSize® Express™ video communication system, combined with the LifeSize® Focus™ integrated HD camera and microphone array delivers an immersive, high definition telepresence experience over existing broadband networks. Sleek, powerful and easy to use, LifeSize® Express with Focus can bring telepresence to any room.
Compact, simple and elegant, LifeSize Focus features a high definition video camera that delivers true HD 1280x720 video at 30 frames per second. Built to operate in any office or conference room environment, the camera delivers outstanding image quality in a wide range of light conditions. An integrated two-microphone array with patented beam-forming technology provides excellent sound quality. By integrating the microphone array in the camera housing, LifeSize Focus saves space and eliminates clutter.
“LifeSize has proven they are committed to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the marketplace. Unified Communications is pleased to grant a 2008 Unified Communications Excellence Award to their LifeSize® Express with Focus,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC President and Editor-in-Chief of Unified Communications magazine. “We’re proud to honor their hard work and accomplishments and look forward to more innovative solutions from LifeSize in the future.”
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