LifeSize Expands HD Videoconferencing Line

Austin, Texas-based LifeSize Communications said Tuesday that it has expanded the firm's line of high definition video communications products. The firm said that it has added three new products, LifeSize Express, LifeSize Team MP, and LifeSize Conference, which offer high definition video communications. The firm's Express product starts at $6,000, and the price of the systems ranges up to $40,000 for the firm's LifeSize Conference product, which is a full room system for telepresence environments. LifeSize develops IP-based, HD video conferencing systems, and is venture backed by Austin Ventures, Lehman Brothers Venture Partners, Northwest Venture Associates, Norwest Venture Partners, Pinnacle Ventures, Redpoint Ventures and Sutter Hill Ventures.