LifeSize, a unit of Logitech (News - Alert), has extended its bridging portfolio to include LifeSize UVC Multipoint and LifeSize Bridge. While LifeSize UVC Multipoint, which has been made suitable for the resolution of mobile devices, offers flexible and virtualized multiparty support, LifeSize (News - Alert) Bridge offers high-availability clustering.
Bridging can now be flexible and dependable with LifeSize, capable of supporting planned video calls with dozens of participants and also on-demand mobile video calling. The manner in which people work, either on-demand or on the move, has improved with these latest bridging offerings.
The development of a modern workplace, with fewer physical office spaces and a rising number of employees working remotely, has been responsible for the launch of this latest offering. Organizations, however, have to tackle the issues related to collaboration due to the latest trend apart from enhancing efficiency in this fast-growing mobile world.
“The vision behind the LifeSize UVC Platform is to fundamentally change the way businesses deploy video infrastructure by consolidating multiple applications on a single, virtualized interface,” said Michael Helmbrecht, VP and GM of Video Solutions at LifeSize. “Now, we have taken this vision a step further with today’s addition of LifeSize UVC Multipoint. This new offering addresses the needs of the massive BYOD movement whereby the power driving new technologies has shifted from the corporation to employees themselves. We’re addressing both employee and company needs, by offering multiparty video collaboration that is simple to use, manage, and scale with unmatched price performance.”
On-demand meetings can now utilize LifeSize UVC Multipoint, the unique completely virtualized, standards-based multiparty video calling offering. The best-in-class and extremely powerful bridging offering with the highest quality, LifeSize Bridge will now support “high-availability clustering,” thereby offering huge advantages to the user and IT administrator.
“Software-based MCUs are an absolute necessity for more pervasive adoption of enterprise video conferencing,” said Robert Arnold, program manager for Unified Communications (News - Alert) and Collaboration at Frost and Sullivan. “With the explosive growth of video communication on smartphones, tablets and notebooks, customers need a flexible and scalable bridging solution that is optimized for these devices. Solutions like LifeSize UVC Multipoint are essential to address that market demand at the apex of this industry transformation.”
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Edited by Braden Becker