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LifeSize® Video Center
LifeSize Video Center delivers powerful
one button HD streaming, recording and
auto-publishing, in one single appliance
Experience a New Era in HD Video Capturing
LifeSize® Video Center is the most powerful one button HD streaming,
recording and auto-publishing solution on the market today.
Share knowledge and communicate business-critical information via
video, audio and data streaming. This single appliance solution ensures
that videos are easily accessible, live and on demand, in immersive high
Easy Accessibility
The network administrator can easily add users and create recording
keys so that authors can auto-publish content independently. With
its one button record, ‘choose your view’ functionality, and no-wait
streaming, the LifeSize Video Center delivers unmatched flexibility and
performance. The intuitive UI also ensures that users can quickly share
and view critical videos. Integration with Active Directory simplifies user
and group management for the enterprise administrator. Rich, built-in
reporting offers visibility into viewing patterns.
Superior Performance
LifeSize Video Center is capable of supporting an unrivaled number
of concurrent recordings, on demand streams, and simultaneous live
streams, all in 720p30 HD video.
The First and Only Single Appliance HD Solution
LifeSize Video Center supports streaming and recording, all in one
device. Tight integration with Lifesize video endpoints ensures a nohassle deployment and a seamless user experience.
LifeSize® Video Center. Be Everywhere. Live…or On Demand.
LifeSize Video Center
Key Features
Push Button
Record and auto-publish
from LifeSize endpoints with
one button*
*Applicable for LifeSize220 series only
Auto-Publish Organize content automatiCapability
cally via recording keys
User Controlled
Easily switch between
layouts during playback
Live stream and record.
Embed videos into
other websites
Customizable UI
View the portal; Content
automatically customized
based on user permission
Customizable web UI to
support branding
Supports unmatched
number of live and
on demand streams
Set up, access and monitor
effectively through an
intuitive, centralized UI
Product Specifications
LifeSize® Video Center
System Components
LifeSize Video Center appliance
Rack mounting hardware
Locking faceplate bezel
Faceplate key
Power cord
Performance and Capacity*
Bit Rate
Hours of
Live Viewers On-Demand
768 Kbps
400 Kbps
Record video and data from any LifeSize 220 series
endpoint with 4.6 or later software
Record video from LifeSize Passport, out of call only,
with 4.7 or later software
Record video from LGExecutive, powered by LifeSize,
out of call only, with 4.7 or later software
Record video and data from any LifeSize non-220 series
endpoint, using SIP dial out from Video Center
Playback on Windows®-based, Linux®-based and Mac®
Web browsers supported:
• IE 7, IE 8, Firefox 3.5, Chrome 1.2 or later
270 Kbps
Supported Uses
Record/stream outside of a call
Record/stream point-to-point or multipoint calls
Capture all call participants independently
Capture both primary and secondary video
Single button recording*
Ad-hoc recording, live streaming and on demand
Archiving, Import HD videos
Embed videos into web pages
Recording Capabilities
Records audio, video (up to 720p30), and data
Dynamically captures video and data, no preconfiguring is required
Capture all participants in a call (both near and far end)
Auto-publishing support with a recording key
Recording indicator overlay is only visible during the
live call, not present in the recorded video *
*Available for LifeSize 220 series endpoints
Recording Keys
System Management
Automatically attach titles and tags recordings, files
them to the proper channel, assigns access privileges
and publishes it to the web
Live and on demand streaming (Unicast)
Up to 1000 live 720p30 HD viewers
Up to 350 on demand 720p30 HD viewers
On demand videos are instantly available after
recording is completed
Incremental FTP backup
Firmware update tool
Enable/disable video download capability
Enable/disable user comments
Support for bulk operations on recordings
Allow administrator to monitor or even terminate
ongoing recording & streaming session
Enable/disable user recording keys
Support for local users and groups along with users
and groups from corporate LDAP directory
Video and Audio Format
Streaming Capabilities
High Definition, 16:9 aspect ratio
H.264 video, AAC-LC audio
AC Voltage: 100-240V, 50-60 Hz, 5A max
Flash Video Player
Rack mountable (1U)
Dimensions: 17.2”W x 1.7”H x 19.8”D
Dual GigE Network Adapters, 2 X RJ-45
Redundant hard drives, RAID 1
Dynamic user controlled playback layout:
• Side by side, Picture in picture, Video focus, Data
Synchronized video, audio, and data playback
Play, pause, forward, rewind, volume, full screen
Organize content by channels
Video metadata includes:
• Title, Description, Author, Tags, Date, Video
Recent and featured videos
Featured videos carousel
Video download for offline playback
User comments
Content Publisher Tools
Active Directory / LDAP Integration
Advanced Search Tool
Allow administrators to access rich built-in reports to
track view counts and viewing patterns among others
Allow administrators to customize the Look & Feel of
Web User Interface
Environmental Data
Operating temperature:
• 10°C (50°F) to 35°C (95°F)
Operating humidity:
• 20% to 95%, non-condensing
Storage temperature:
• -40°C (-40°F) to 70°C (158°F)
Storage humidity:
• 5% to 95%, non-condensing
• 17.2 kg (38 lbs)
Content Management
Prevents unauthorized use of the system and enables
Auto-publish capabilities
Support for thousands of recording keys, each carrying
specific attributes for the videos created:
• Title, Description, Channel, Author, Tags, Access
Permissions, Video Quality, Bit rate
Create, modify, and delete recording Keys
Administrator option to enable/disable recording keys
Configurable key length, 3-10 digits
Seamlessly integrate into any LDAP server. Allow
administrators to leverage simplified & centralized user
and group management
Hardware Configuration
Brand and Model Number: LifeSize® Video Center
Video dashboard:
• Modify video properties
• Delete video
Comments dashboard:
• Notification of new comments
• Add, Delete, or Reply to comments
View/create/modify recording keys
Manage profile
* Note on Performance and Capacity table:
1. Each of the above concurrent recordings/ live viewers/
on-demand viewers are independent numbers
2. Presentation stream was not part of the recorded
stream tested for concurrent recordings / live viewers /
on demand viewers
3. Based on LifeSize internal testing, using LifeSize 220
series endpoints
Searches for both exact matches and variants of the
search form and returns results by relevance and date
Searches Titles, Authors, Tags, and Descriptions
+ Resolutions listed are for LifeSize 220 series endpoints only.
For LGExecutive, powered by Lifesize and LifeSize Passport,
and other non-220 series endpoints, reference their respective
data sheets for resolutions and corresponding bit rates.
User Access Control
For additional information:
Security-based profiles include administrator, content
creator, authorized viewer, and anonymous viewer
Define video access by individual user and group
Users only see videos they have privileges to access
Recording key prevents unauthorized recordings
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