Troops in Afghanistan to Visit with Family and Attend Boston Celtics "Seats for Soldiers" via Video Conference

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BurstPoint Networks, RADVISION, TD Garden and USO Join Forces to Offer Military Families Face-To-Face Communication and Live Streaming of Celtics Game

Who: BurstPoint Networks, RADVISION, TD Garden and the USO will connect local U.S.     servicemen and women stationed on Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan with their families at Wednesday’s fifth annual “Seats for Soldiers.”

What: The USO and TD Garden will bring families of U.S. servicemen and women stationed        on Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan to the TD Garden to watch the Boston Celtics play against the Toronto Raptors. Using a video conference solution powered by RADVISION along with BurstPoint Networks’ video content management and streaming platform, soldiers stationed in Afghanistan will be greeted by Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge shortly before the game.

Soldiers in Afghanistan will join the Seats for Soldiers event using RADVISION SCOPIA Desktop, and those in TD Garden will join via a RADVISION SCOPIA XT1000 HD conference room system. The connection will be hosted on a RADVISION SCOPIA Elite 5000 Series MCU, ensuring high quality communications regardless of network limitations. Leveraging BurstPoint’s VCP Conference Point’s patented ability to record and stream from video conferencing environments, the entire event will be streamed live to family members via the Internet or viewed during the game on the TD Garden Video Scoreboard. In addition, through BurstPoint Networks’ video-on-demand capabilities, families who cannot attend the event in person will be able to see their loved ones via a private web portal.

“As a father of a young Marine who served multiple tours in Iraq, this event is very near and dear to the BurstPoint family. We were happy to select a world-class partner like RADVISION to work with us on such a special evening,” said Tom Wing, vice president of Sales Operations and Customer Engagement, BurstPoint Networks.

When    Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012
                7:30 p.m. Eastern time

Where    TD Garden
                100 Legends Way # 200
                Boston

About BurstPoint
Headquartered in Westborough, Mass., BurstPoint Networks is transforming the way organizations use video to communicate with employees, customers, partners, and other key constituents. Designed for high performance, reliability and scalability, the company’s fully integrated, enterprise-class software platform brings together the capture, distribution, reporting, and management capabilities required to meet the complex anywhere and anytime viewing demands of a highly distributed audience while providing cost savings and ease of use. For more information about BurstPoint Networks, please visit http://www.burstpoint.com.

About RADVISION
Founded in 1992, RADVISION is a leading provider of video conferencing and telepresence technologies over IP and wireless networks. RADVISION teams with its channel and service provider partners to offer end-to-end visual communications that help businesses collaborate more efficiently. RADVISION propels the unified communications evolution forward with unique technologies that harness the power of video, voice, and data over any network. Visit http://www.radvision.com, our blog, and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to general business conditions in the industry, changes in demand for products, the timing and amount or cancellation of orders and other risks detailed from time to time in RADVISION’s filings with the Securities Exchange Commission, including RADVISION’s Form 20-F Annual Report. These documents contain and identify other important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in our projections or forward-looking statements. Stockholders and other readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. We undertake no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statement.

RADVISION and SCOPIA are registered trademarks of RADVISION, Ltd. All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their registered owners. All rights reserved © 2011 RADVISION, Ltd.

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