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StarLeaf

Another company that is making great strides in the video conferencing industry is StarLeaf. This company was created with the customer in mind.

Their model is designed to provide a smooth easy user experience. Along with the customer experience is the ability to have prompt service that can be installed from anywhere.

Star Leaf is a private company located in Britain that was founded in 2008 by three individuals by the name of Mark Loney, Mark Richer, and Will MacDonald.

Furthermore, the bulk of the leadership also consists of those three individuals as well.

Leadership

The leadership credentials of these three are as follows:

Mark Richer - chairman

  • Masters Degree in Theoretical Physics and chemistry, Cambridge University
  • Director of Engineering, Madge Networks
  • Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Calista VOIP company
  • Chairman and Co-Founder of Codian

Mark Loney - Chief Executive Officer / Co -Founder

  • Masters Degree in Electronics and Information Sciences, Cambridge University
  • Vie President of Product Management and Marketing - Codian
  • Vie President of Product Management - Tandberg

William MacDonald - Chief Technology Officer

  • Masters Degree in computer Science - Cambridge University.
  • Chief Strategy Officer - Tandberg
  • Founder and General Manager of the Americas - Codian


Vision

Star Leaf's mission statement is "to enable all organizations to take advantage of the cost savings and productivity gains available from scaling video collaboration across desktops out to remote locations and home workers."

StarLeaf provides services for your mobile and desktop device. They also provide telepresence services.

For Mobile device they have Breeze. This is software that enables you to communicate through video at any time regardless of your location. This is compatible with MS Windows, Ma OS and iPad product line. They also enable multipoint conferencing (link) as well as security features.

Products

For your desktop needs they provide hardware products such as the StarLeaf Phone and Touch which has over 20 different feature including multipoint calling with up to 20 participants, caller ID, all Forwarding, and Video Messages.

There is also the PT Mini which sits between your P and Monitor. This provides HD video and audio calling and multipoint.

Lastly for desktop services they offer Personal Telepresence. This system is designed to give you a live in person experience with the person you are communicating with.


StarLeaf also has the Room feature. This product allows you to bring the Telepresence experience right to your room, with multiparty features, cameras, two screens, three microphones and auto configuration.