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FAQs about LifeSize Passport

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The LifeSize Passport is a compact and affordable high definition video conferencing system from LifeSize.

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Question #1 What is the LifeSize Passport?
Answer: The LifeSize Passport is a compact and affordable high definition videoconferencing solution. The LifeSize Passport is a basic endpoint system.

Question #2 What requirements need to be met to use the LifeSize Passport 
Answer: The LifeSize Passport high definition videoconferencing solution requires an HD monitor and either a LifeSize Focus camera or a LifeSize Camera (PTZ) with a separate LifeSize MicPod.

Question #3 What are the maximum dial speeds for the LifeSize Passport?  
Answer: Up to 1Mbps via any Internet connection. The LifeSize Passport is capable of the following speeds and resolutions:
* 192Kbps (432×230 pixels) widescreen FCIF
* 384Kbps (720×400 pixels) Cable TV
* 512Kbps (800×448 pixels) DVD resolution
* 768Kbps (1024×576 pixels) 2xDVD resolution
* 1.1Mbps or higher (1280×720 pixels) high definition

Question #4 Where does the LifeSize Passport fall in the LifeSize product line-up?  
Answer: The LifeSize Passport is introductory system in the LifeSize series of high definition videoconferencing solutions.

Question #5 What limitations does the LifeSize Passport have compared to higher level LifeSize models?
Answer: The LifeSize Passport cannot host a multi-point call, however it can participate in one hosted elsewhere.

Question #6 What  environment is best suited for the LifeSize Passport?
Answer: The LifeSize Passport is ideal for individual offices, teleworkers, collaboration rooms and traveling representatives.

Question #7 Does the LifeSize Passport support content sharing?
Answer: It can only receive content, it cannot send or broadcast it.

Question #8 Where can I learn more about the LifeSize Passport?
Answer: Click here for the LifeSize Passport product page