& cplSiteName &

LifeSize Luring Businesses to Mobile Video

Carol Wilson
2/15/2011
50%
50%

LifeSize Communications Inc. today introduced its latest software to enable mobile HD video streaming, aimed at enterprises that want to deliver video to mobile workers over a wide variety of devices. (See LifeSize Enables Mobile HD Streaming.)

The newest additions to its LifeSize Video Center, introduced last year, are intended to make it easier for enterprise IT managers to send corporate videos to multiple devices, by letting them choose their bandwidth or by using Automatic Adaptive Streaming to set the video bandwidth based on the device and network that is being used, says Rafi Anuar, product manager at LifeSize. (See LifeSize Shapes Up for Managed Video Services)

"This eliminates buffering that can compromise the quality of the video," Anuar says.

Other ease-of-use factors include an option for storing an infinite capacity of video in the network and one-button delivery to a wider variety of devices including iPads, iPods and iPhones, with Android devices soon to come.

Why this matters
By making video delivery over wireless devices easier, LifeSize hopes to drive more business use of mobile video, because enterprises trail consumers in this arena. By hiding complexity for users and keeping costs down, LifeSize expects to expand the market considerably.

For more
Here's a look at other recent video and telepresence news:



— Carol Wilson, Chief Editor, Events, Light Reading

(0)  | 
Comment  | 
Print  | 
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View        ADD A COMMENT
Featured Video
From The Founder
Light Reading is spending much of this year digging into the details of how automation technology will impact the comms market, but let's take a moment to also look at how automation is set to overturn the current world order by the middle of the century.
Flash Poll
Upcoming Live Events
November 1, 2017, The Royal Garden Hotel
November 1, 2017, The Montcalm Marble Arch
November 2, 2017, 8 Northumberland Avenue, London, UK
November 2, 2017, 8 Northumberland Avenue – London
November 10, 2017, The Westin Times Square, New York, NY
November 16, 2017, ExCel Centre, London
November 30, 2017, The Westin Times Square
May 14-17, 2018, Austin Convention Center
All Upcoming Live Events
Infographics
With the mobile ecosystem becoming increasingly vulnerable to security threats, AdaptiveMobile has laid out some of the key considerations for the wireless community.
Hot Topics
Is US Lurching Back to Monopoly Status?
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/16/2017
Muni Policies Stymie Edge Computing
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/17/2017
'Brutal' Automation & the Looming Workforce Cull
Iain Morris, News Editor, 10/18/2017
Pai's FCC Raises Alarms at Competitive Carriers
Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/16/2017
Worried About Bandwidth for 4K? Here Comes 8K!
Aditya Kishore, Practice Leader, Video Transformation, Telco Transformation, 10/17/2017
Animals with Phones
Selfie Game Strong Click Here
Latest Comment
Live Digital Audio

Understanding the full experience of women in technology requires starting at the collegiate level (or sooner) and studying the technologies women are involved with, company cultures they're part of and personal experiences of individuals.

During this WiC radio show, we will talk with Nicole Engelbert, the director of Research & Analysis for Ovum Technology and a 23-year telecom industry veteran, about her experiences and perspectives on women in tech. Engelbert covers infrastructure, applications and industries for Ovum, but she is also involved in the research firm's higher education team and has helped colleges and universities globally leverage technology as a strategy for improving recruitment, retention and graduation performance.

She will share her unique insight into the collegiate level, where women pursuing engineering and STEM-related degrees is dwindling. Engelbert will also reveal new, original Ovum research on the topics of artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, security and augmented reality, as well as discuss what each of those technologies might mean for women in our field. As always, we'll also leave plenty of time to answer all your questions live on the air and chat board.

Like Us on Facebook
Twitter Feed
Partner Perspectives - content from our sponsors
The Mobile Broadband Road Ahead
By Kevin Taylor, for Huawei
All Partner Perspectives