LifeSize Adds New Product

Austin-based LifeSize Communications, a developer of high definition, video conferencing systems, said today that it has released a new series of products, the LifeSize 220. The firm said that the new products provide 1080p, 8-way connectivity for under $7,000. The firm said the new price point and system is targeted at providing telepresence to such customers as healthcare providers looking to link rural communities, educational institutions, and others. The new system provides 1080p at 30 frames per second, and 720p at 60 frames per second.