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    Jessica Davis

    | Posted 2008-07-16

LifeSize Conference

LifeSize Conference is the company's high-end offering, designed to compete with Cisco's TelePresence and HP's Halo solutions. The system offers 30 fps and 1280-by-720 screen resolution together with wide band, natural audio and built-in data sharing. It includes three HD codecs, multiple HD cameras and the LifeSize phone. Displays are not included.

Cost: $80,000 for a pair.

Channel Insider Trip Avoidance Rating: It takes 64 trips avoided to pay for LifeSize Conference.

Jessica Davis covers the channel for eWeek and Channel Insider. Her technology journalism career began well before anyone heard of the World Wide Web and has included stints at Infoworld, Electronic News/EDN, and the Philadelphia Business Journal. Her work has also appeared on CNN and Forbes.com. She has covered hardware, software and networking, as well as the business side of technology. She has won several journalism awards, including a national ASBPE award for best staff-written column, and was named Marketing Computers hardest working tech journalist on their inaugural list of top tech journalists. Jessica can be reached at jessica.davis@ziffdavisenterprise.com

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