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Conferencing Zone Week in Review: Lifesize, Owl Labs, Revolabs & More

June 24, 2017

Welcome back to the week in review, where we take a look at all the top stories making headlines in the Conferencing Zone this week.

The week started off with the news that India has implemented a new “Tele-Law” that’s meant to give villagers in the rural areas of the country access to legal aid. According to The Hindu, villagers will be able to access the video conferencing service through newly established “Common Service Centers,” which are single-window centers that provide online services in rural areas where Internet connectivity is poor. Even better, the initiative will empower women by educating them in legal matters so that they can assist with issue when needed. Everything you need to know is HERE.

Next up, Lifesize announced this week that it has opened beta testing for its newly redesigned conferencing app. According to the company, the app now has a more intuitive user interface with functionalities to improve the overall video conferencing experience. Frank Griffin’s full coverage is HERE.

Owl Labs also dropped some exciting news this week. A while back, the company received $6 million during a funding round, and pledged to use that money to develop video conferencing solutions that are more inclusive for remote workers. Well, it’s just come through on that promise with the introduction of its new Meeting Owl solution. Everything you need to know about the solution is HERE.

Finally, the week rounded out with a look at some of the newest solutions for huddle rooms. InFocus Corp. just announced its Monopad Flex, which allows for annotation, data sharing, document storage, interactive whiteboarding, presentation, and video conferencing. Meanwhile, Revolabs has also introduced a new huddle room solution: the Yamaha CS-700 system. Find all the details HERE.

That’s all for this week. Come back next week to read all the latest news in the Conferencing  space.