LifeSize Announces Microsoft Lync Room System
SAN DIEGO -- February 19, 2013
LifeSize, a division of Logitech (NASDAQ: LOGI) (SIX: LOGN) today announced a
deeper collaboration with Microsoft through its product development of a
Microsoft® Lync® Room System. The joint effort with Microsoft enables LifeSize
to deliver a video and collaboration solution that brings the familiar Lync
unified communication experience to the meeting room.
LifeSize is one of four video collaboration vendors participating in the
Microsoft Lync Room Systems program, aimed at developing a new product
category designed around Lync 2013. Today the company introduced its LifeSize®
LRS1000™ for Microsoft® Lync®, a meeting room collaboration solution that
natively runs Microsoft Lync 2013 software optimized for meeting rooms. By
including all of the superior quality components needed for more productive
meetings, LifeSize LRS1000 for Microsoft Lync providesthe familiarLync user
experience and group collaboration capabilities to conference rooms,enabling
more productive meetings.
“LifeSize has been a proud collaborator with Microsoft since 2011, and we
strive to continue to work closely with them to deliver products that
seamlessly interoperate with Microsoft’s unified communication platform,” said
Matt Collier, senior vice president of corporate development at LifeSize.
“With this announcement of our new LifeSize LRS1000 for Microsoft Lync, we are
making good on our promise to deliver the best-possible communications
experience by extending Lync’s simple, user-friendly interface beyond PCs and
mobile devices to meeting rooms of all sizes.”
LifeSize LRS1000 for Microsoft Lync allows Lync 2013 users to collaborate more
effectively across distances with customers, partners and peers anywhere. The
familiar Lync user interface is supported in this meeting-room based solution,
enabling an enhanced collaboration experience that includes content sharing,
voice and video calling. LifeSize LRS1000 for Microsoft Lync supports voice
and video calling on Lync 2013 and Lync 2010 with a touch-screen control
console that showcases a user directory, calendar and presence information, an
HD camera, stereo microphone and support for up to two touch-displays for
digital white boarding.
“Microsoft’s relationship and joint product development with LifeSize is of
great value in our efforts to maximize adoption of unified communications
video and collaboration solutions by everyone.” said Giovanni Mezgec, general
manager for Lync product marketing at Microsoft. “Customers who are seeking a
room-based video and collaboration system that runs Lync 2013 will be pleased
with the seamless, intuitive experience that LifeSize has developed.”
Pricing and Availability
*LifeSize LRS1000 for Microsoft Lync will be available to order in the
second quarter of the 2013 calendar year.
*LifeSize LRS1000 for Microsoft Lync product information
LifeSize is a pioneer and world leader in high-definition video collaboration.
Designed to make video conferencing truly universal, our full range of open
standards-based systems offer enterprise-class, IT-friendly technologies that
enable genuine human interaction over any distance. Founded in 2003 and
acquired by Logitech in 2009, LifeSize, with its commitment to relentless
innovation, continues to extend the highest-quality video conferencing
capabilities to anyone, anywhere. For more information, visit
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