LifeSize, a division of Logitech today announced the second generation of LifeSize Phone, the first touchscreen conference phone optimized for HD video conferencing. The phone elevates the overall user experience for audio and video conferencing by making it simple to use and easy to navigate, ultimately driving broader adoption and accessibility. LifeSize Phone is globally available today with the LifeSize Room 220 HD video conferencing system.

Touchscreen everywhere

Touchscreen everywhere

Historically, knowledge workers who may be new to video conferencing are often intimidated by the technology, due to complexities in using remote control-based systems. LifeSize’s 2nd generation video conferencing phone aims to rectify that. It features touch-based navigation and directory dialing, as well as control of data sharing and cameras, all with a streamlined, video-optimized user interface (UI). By creating an improved user experience with advanced collaboration tools and removing the complexity of remote control dialing, LifeSize is simplifies video conferencing usage and reducing the IT burden of video system management.

LifeSize’s key principle has always been relentless innovation and, in applying that to the creation of our new phone, we’ve redefined the user interaction with video calling,” said Michael Helmbrecht, vice president and general manager, video solutions for LifeSize. “Our goal with the second generation LifeSize Phone was to design a product so simple to use, anyone could walk into a conference room and be instantly engaged in a productive meeting over video. By making the act of video calling instinctive while also taking advantage of more advanced collaboration features, we’re helping drive mass adoption of video calling throughout the enterprise.”

Video conferencing tools have always been key in connecting businesses around world. LifeSize is one of the pioneers in high-definition video collaboration. Designed to make video conferencing truly universal, LifeSize solutions are simple to buy, adopt, support and use. Offering video conferencing systems and software applications, as well as a full line of video infrastructure, available on premises or in the cloud, LifeSize is committed to universal video collaboration.

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