2019 LDV Readers’ Choice Awards Winners

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We’re so excited to announce the winners of The Sixth Annual LDV Readers’ Choice Awards!!!

Once again we had a record turn-out. We really appreciate all of our new readers and followers and we renew our commitment to give you leading coverage of the business collaboration industry moving forward.

Thanks to everyone who took the time to vote!!!

Congratulations to all our winners and finalists! Winners will be provided with an Awards Seal for promotional use.


Best Cloud Software Videoconferencing Service:
Zoom

Finalists (alphabetical):
BlueJeans
Cisco Webex Meetings
Lifesize
Pexip
StarLeaf

Business video platforms available as a service, not as an independent hardware or software product


Best Hardware Videoconferencing System for Huddle Rooms:
Logitech Tap with MeetUp Bundle

Finalists (alphabetical):
Cisco Webex Room Kit Mini
Dolby Voice Room
Lifesize Icon 300
Poly Studio X30
StarLeaf GT Mini 3300

List price must be $4,999 or less. Must include at minimum a camera and codec (running proprietary or third party video software)


Best Software-Based Videoconferencing Room Service:
Zoom Rooms

Finalists (alphabetical):
BlueJeans Rooms
Cisco Webex Meetings
Lifesize
Pexip
StarLeaf

Cloud video services designed for meeting/huddle room use (generally offered with a device or peripheral based “kit”)


Best Video Services Partner:
Lifesize

Finalists (alphabetical):
BlueJeans
Cisco
Pexip
StarLeaf
Zoom

Platforms, software, or services leveraged (white-labeled or not) by video service providers


Best Interoperability Service or Platform:
Pexip

Finalists (alphabetical):
BlueJeans
Cisco Webex
Lifesize
StarLeaf
Zoom

Video service or platform providing interoperability across multiple video platforms/protocols


Best Persistent Team Messaging Solution:
Cisco Webex Teams

Finalists (alphabetical):
Discord
Microsoft Teams
Slack
StarLeaf App
Zoom Group Chat

Team messaging solutions with persistent workspaces/rooms/channels and some form of video integration or support


Best Videoconferencing Analytics/Management Service or Offering:
Cisco Webex Control Hub

Finalists (alphabetical):
Lifesize Dashboard
Logitech Sync
StarLeaf Portal
Vyopta
Zoom Dashboard


Best Video Camera for Desktop/Personal Use:
Logitech Brio

Finalists (alphabetical):
AVer CAM340
Huddly
Logitech C920/930
Poly EagleEye Mini
StarLeaf C10

Webcams and mobile devices (cameras designed to capture a single person, not a meeting room).


Best USB Huddle Room Video Camera:
StarLeaf C10

Finalists (alphabetical):
AVer CAM540
Huddly
Lifesize Icon 300
Logitech MeetUp
Polycom EagleEye Cube

Plug-and-play USB devices with PTZ (digital or optical). May or may not include speaker/mic


Best Auto Tracking/Framing Video Camera:
Cisco Webex Quad Camera

Finalists (alphabetical):
AVer CAM540
Lifesize Icon 450
Logitech MeetUp/Rally
Owl Labs
Poly Studio X

Camera solution that provides automated tracking/framing of meeting participants/speakers. May be digital or mechanical PTZ


Best Wireless Bring-Your-Own-Device Sharing Solution:
Cisco Webex Share

Finalists (alphabetical):
Barco ClickShare
Lifesize Share
Polycom Pano
StarLeaf Pronto
Zoom Room Proximity Share

Solutions allowing meeting attendees to wirelessly share content from their personal and mobile devices to the common meeting room display


Best Audio Peripheral:
Logitech Zone Wireless Headset

Finalists (alphabetical):
Cisco Headset 730
Jabra Evolve
Plantronics Voyager
Poly Trio
Sennheiser Presence

Can be any type of audio-related business communication product (headset, microphone, speakerphone, etc.)


Best New Business Communication Product or Service:
Zoom Phone

Finalists (alphabetical):
Logitech Tap
Neat
Poly Studio X Series
StarLeaf Pronto
Video Window

Must have been released in 2018 or 2019


Once again, congratulations to all of our winners and finalists! Winners be sure to check your emails in the next few days for your awards seal!

To see all our winners from previous years, please use the following links (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014).

About The Author

David Maldow

David Maldow is the Founder & CEO of Let's Do Video and has been covering the visual collaboration industry, and related technologies, for over a decade. His background includes 5 years at Wainhouse Research, where he managed the Video Test Lab and evaluated many of the leading solutions at the time. David has authored hundreds of articles and thought pieces both at Telepresence Options, where he was managing partner for several years, as well as here at Let's Do Video. David often speaks at industry events and webinars as well as hosting the LDV Video Podcast. View all posts by

3 Comments

    • Let's Do Video on

      Great suggestion. We do like that product category, offerings like Logitech Tap are very interesting. At this time, we don’t think there are enough players in the space to make it competitive for awards. If more notable products enter the space we may add it next year.

      Thanks!

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