LifeSize Releases HD Video Products Qualified for Microsoft OCS

By Charron Conley
Updated: May 09, 2011

LifeSize Releases HD Video Products Qualified for Microsoft OCS

LifeSize is an innovator and leader in high-definition video collaboration. Microsoft is now working with Logitech and LifeSize on HD video products. Customers can now have continuous video calling across the enterprise by joining LifeSize video systems in conference rooms and meeting places to the PC, and vice versa, creating a unified communications capability.

Craig Malloy, chief executive officer of LifeSize and Logitech senior vice president. “Through LifeSize and Logitech’s relationship with Microsoft and deep dedication to UC, we’re delivering on our vision to extend high quality communication capabilities to anyone, anywhere.”

A few features include:

  • Auto-configuration of systems as they are registered to Microsoft Office Communications Server, assisting simplify deployment to users;
  • Unified presence status with the ability to place and receive calls from one Office Communications Server account between multiple devices (PC or a LifeSize system) ;
  • Easy employment of calls from LifeSize systems to third-party systems within the Microsoft OCS 2007 R2 environment, using commonly supported video and audio codecs.

LifeSize has more plans to progress as well. Later in calendar year 2011, LifeSize will pursue Microsoft Lync qualification with true HD interoperability.

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