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Lifesize Introduces Icon 500 for 4K Video in the mid-sized meeting room

News item: March 18, 2019
Lifesize Icon 500 Integrated 4K Video Conferencing System

 Lifesize have today announced the Lifesize Icon 500 Video Conferencing system, a next-generation 4K Video Conferencing system, alongside the Icon 300 for huddle rooms. The Icon 500 brings immersive collaboration to mid-sized meeting rooms.

The new Icon 500 expands the portfolio of 4K capable solutions, bringing full-motion 4K content sharing and 4K video-quality to medium-sized rooms and meeting spaces, alongside support for dual displays and an integrated 5x zoom camera. Content and people are able to be displayed and presented in real-time at the highest quality possible in the market place today. 

“Today, meetings are becoming shorter, more frequent and less structured, with workers joining remotely and collaboration happening when work dictates instead of during prescheduled intervals. Smaller meeting spaces and huddle rooms play a critical role in organic collaboration, but they are lacking technologically when compared to larger meeting spaces. To bring video collaboration to the entire business, organizations need cost-effective ways to provide employees with video quality that rivals the in-room meeting experience coupled with a familiar, intuitive interface that makes video conferencing second nature. That’s exactly what we are delivering with the new Icon 300 and 500.” 

– Craig Malloy, Lifesize CEO.

The Icon 500 is available for pre-order via VideoCentric, with availability expected in in Summer 2019. 

The Lifesize Icon 500 is one in the second wave of announcements within the Lifesize next-generation portfolio of Video Conferencing endpoints, following on from the Lifesize 700 announcement in December 2018. The Icon 500 provides:

  • 4K video
  • 4K content
  • Support for dual displays
  • Integrated 5 x zoom camera
  • Control via the Lifesize Phone HD 

Designed for the cloud, the Icon 500 Video Conferencing endpoints connect straight into the newly enhanced Lifesize Cloud platform to access all the features needed for professional collaboration, and are continually upgraded and backed by 24/7/365 support, providing businesses with peace of mind and seamless updates for new capabilities. 

Lifesize will showcase the new Icon 500 alongside it’s new Icon 300 during Enterprise Connect 2019, this week. For more information about 4K video conferencing solutions, get in touch with VideoCentric today.  

Why VideoCentric?

Independent, Accredited, Experienced, Unbiased.

VideoCentric are the UK’s leading Gold Video Conferencing partner of Lifesize. Our renewal rate – customers who renew their Cloud & support services with us – has been stated as “world-class” by Lifesize themselves, recognising our ability to deliver the right solutions that help you reach your business goals, and providing long term expert support that continues to deliver and prove its value, year on year.  

VideoCentric are the UK’s most experienced integrator and are experts in both hardware and cloud services, and have been awarded status of “Cloud Master”, the only partner in the UK to reach this status. VideoCentric are fully accredited with all the worlds’ leading manufacturers and is independent, enabling unbiased solutions to be tailored to your business, depending on your requirements. VideoCentric offer an in-house maintenance and support package, managed and run by the UK’s most experienced technical team.

Lifesize Gold Partner - Experts in Lifesize Video Conferencing and Lifesize Cloud

Both our Sales and Technical teams are trained at Expert level, and our extensive experience and knowledge of LifeSize Endpoints and Infrastructure has enabled us to provide support for a single system through to some of the most intricate and unusual video infrastructure set ups and integrations.

VideoCentric also boasts the UK’s most comprehensive demonstration and interoperability suites to ensure full interoperability for all VideoCloud solutions.

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