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Overview of Video Conferencing in HYMS

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HYMS uses Lifesize Cloud to provide Video Conferencing across the organisations sites at both Universities and all the NHS hospitals. The core of the video conferencing is provided by  Lifesize video conferencing units which are based in the following sites:

  • University of York (9 VC’s)
  • University of Hull (5 HYMS VC’s, plus additional University of Hull(UoH) units)
  • York Hospital (4 VC’s)
  • Scarborough Hospital (3 VC’s)
  • Castle Hill Hospital (4 VC’s)
  • Hull Royal Infirmary (4 VC’s)
  • Scunthorpe General Hospital (3 VC’s)
  • Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital (3 VC’s)

What is Lifesize Cloud?

Lifesize Cloud brings together room based Video/Audio Conferencing and PC/Web/Mobile Devices Video/Audio Conferencing into one system.

The highlights are:

  • Easy connectivity with another organisations room based video conferencing (SIP/H323)
  • Works with any standards based Video Conferencing system
  • Works with Skype for Business
  • Allows audio conferencing with local numbers in all regions of the world
  • Easily allows up to 50-way multi-conferences
  • Central Directory with presence information. I.E. You know when a room is being used
  • Is available for install on University of York(UoY) and University of Hull PC’s(UoH)
  • Lifesize allows anyone to connect to a meeting without an account
Updated on 01/09/2020

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