LifeSize Communications has introduced the LifeSize 220 Series products. They include what the company says is the first embedded Full HD multipoint control unit supporting up to eight sites, the first HD video system with embedded Full HD MCU for under $12,000 and the first Full HD video communications system for under $7,000.
LifeSize says the LifeSize 220 series sets new price-performance levels for telepresence. The 220 series support 1080p30 video for the highest resolution, as well as 720p60 video for ultimate motion handling. Dual display support, integrated content sharing and LifeSize Adaptive Motion Control are standard features on 220 series products enabling distributed teams to collaborate in real time as effectively as if they’re physically in the same room.
The 220 series is designed to enable companies to scale their telepresence networks. Flexible and priced for broad deployment, LifeSize 220 series systems deliver HD video at just 768kbps, extending the reach of telepresence communications to any office or any size business, such as to health care providers extending care to rural communities or to educational institutions enriching their curriculum through visual communication. Utilizing the proven LifeSize architecture, LifeSize systems adapt to any network environment and seamlessly integrate into the enterprise IT framework, according to the company.