TMCNet:  LifeSize Expands Unity Series with Two New All-In-One Video Conferencing Systems

[November 14, 2012]

LifeSize Expands Unity Series with Two New All-In-One Video Conferencing Systems

AUSTIN, Texas --(Business Wire)--

LifeSize, a division of Logitech (News - Alert) (NASDAQ: LOGI) (SIX: LOGN), today announced additions to its LifeSize® Unity™ Series product suite, LifeSize (News - Alert)® Unity 1000™ and LifeSize® Unity 2000™. Similar to the LifeSize® Unity 50™ and LifeSize® Unity 500™, these new all-in-one solutions combine HD video and audio with a sleek display making it easier to purchase, deploy, and use in work environments.

Deploying video conferencing in a conference or boardroom throughout an organization takes time, and IT administrators often have to sift through a staggering array of components to equip the space, including a codec, camera, display, phone and audio peripherals. Further complicating the process, all components ship separately and must be individually assembled. To eliminate this complexity, the LifeSize Unity Series was built as an integrated solution, featuring the best available components. Each device in the series can be assembled by anyone, regardless of IT skill level, and can be easily deployed or redeployed in conference rooms and boardrooms all over the world.

Like LifeSize Unity 500, LifeSize Unity 1000 and LifeSize Unity 2000 ship with the touch-based LifeSize® Phone (2nd Generation) for intuitive control over video conferencing, audio-only calls or presentations.


"The new Unity products address a very real industry need: fast, global video deployment that provides a simple experience for both IT administrators and users," said Michael Helmbrecht, vice president and general manager of video solutions for LifeSize. "It's also critical that simplicity doesn't come at the expense of quality. We engineered these Unity solutions with the highest quality video and audio components, so every user has a video calling experience that truly replicates an in-person interaction and functions identically from office to office."

LifeSize Unity 1000 includes a single 55-inch, high-contrast, edge-lit LED display that supports 1080p HD resolution and up to eight-way multiparty calling. Ideal for medium to large conference rooms, the LifeSize Unity 1000 is powered by LifeSize® Room 220™ or LifeSize® Express 220™.

Designed for large conference rooms and boardrooms, LifeSize Unity 2000 features two 55-inch, high-contrast, edge-lit LED displays placed side-by-side. Each can support up to 1080p HD resolution, an eight-way multiparty call and data sharing. LifeSize Unity 2000 is powered by LifeSize Room 220 or LifeSize Express 220.

Pricing and Availability

  • LifeSize Unity 1000 is globally available to order today and starts at approximately $30,999 USD MSRP
  • LifeSize Unity 2000 is globally available to order today and starts at approximately $59,999 USD MSRP

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About LifeSize

LifeSize is a pioneer and world leader in high-definition video collaboration. Designed to make video conferencing truly universal, our full range of open standards-based systems offer enterprise-class, IT-friendly technologies that enable genuine human interaction over any distance. Founded in 2003 and acquired by Logitech in 2009, LifeSize, with its commitment to relentless innovation, continues to extend the highest-quality video conferencing capabilities to anyone, anywhere. For more information, visit http://www.lifesize.com.

LifeSize, the LifeSize logo, Logitech, the Logitech logo, and other Logitech marks are trademarks of Logitech and may be registered. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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