Lifesize brings Passport and Skype users together

AUTHOR: Inavate

Lifesize is reaching out to Skype users, announcing its LifeSize Passport HD video conferencing product can connect with users of the internet based communication tool.

In addition to Skype video calling, the LifeSize Passport user is able to make calls to landlines and mobile phones through Skype.

“This initiative enables Skype to be part of the room-based enterprise video conferencing market. LifeSize is known for its HD telepresence-quality solutions in the enterprise. Now, LifeSize Passport users can easily connect using face-to-face video conferencing with other Skype users worldwide,” said David Gurle, vice president and general manager of Skype Enterprise. “With the ‘consumerization of IT’ whereby people are bringing Skype into the workplace, more enterprises are looking for synergistic solutions like this that include Skype. We’re delighted that LifeSize is helping them address customer demand by delivering enterprise-class video conferencing with Skype.”