What's new

April 19, 2016 Update
Redesigned Guest Experience for Lifesize Cloud Web App Internet Explorer 11 Users

Guests who join Lifesize Cloud calls via their Internet Explorer 11 browser will discover a much simpler call flow.

Date selection enhancements added to Lifesize Cloud Admin Console

We’ve made it easier to sort your call information. After selecting View all under Call History, Users or Video Systems or after clicking on the Call Quality chart on the Dashboard, account managers can adjust the date range directly from that page without having to go back to the Dashboard.

Improvements to volume control on Lifesize Phone HD

The volume icon has been moved to the left-hand side of the main Active Call screen for quick access when you’re in a call.

Performance enhancements and fixes

Lifesize Icon video systems were updated to include important fixes for stability and performance. Learn more.

April 14, 2016 Update
Performance enhancements and fixes

Lifesize Cloud was updated to include important fixes for the best stability and performance of the service. Stay tuned for updates about what's coming in future releases. Learn more.

March 29, 2016 Update
Performance enhancements and fixes

Lifesize Cloud was updated to include important fixes for the best stability and performance of the service. Stay tuned for updates about what's coming in future releases. Learn more.

March 10, 2016 Update
Detailed call history now available

Would you like to get more details about your calls? On the Dashboard of the web console, administrators can now see the date, duration and participant count of all calls in their Lifesize Cloud account.

March 8, 2016 Update
Group Chat comes to Lifesize Cloud

People working on project teams have asked for group chat to enhance collaboration and now Lifesize Cloud has it. With this release all existing meeting rooms are instantly upgraded and new meeting rooms automatically include group chat.

Any member of the Lifesize Cloud account can join group chats. Anyone can visit a meeting room at any time and join current or future chats. Chat history is always available and can serve as the minutes of a meeting or the record of decisions made and work accomplished.

February 29, 2016 Update
Quick gestures for Lifesize Phone HD now available

Quick gestures have been added for Lifesize Phone HD attached to a Lifesize Icon system. For example, while in a call, a two-finger touch on any screen will mute or unmute audio.

On-screen menu enhancement

When you’re not in a call, the Lifesize Icon on-screen menu will hide after 10 seconds.

February 2, 2016 Update
Performance enhancements and fixes

Lifesize Cloud was updated to include important fixes for the best stability and performance of the service. Stay tuned for updates about what's coming in future releases.

January 21, 2016 Update
Performance enhancements and fixes (Windows only)

Lifesize Cloud was updated to include important fixes for the best stability and performance of the service. Stay tuned for updates about what's coming in future releases.

December 21, 2015 Update
Performance enhancements and fixes

Lifesize Cloud was updated to include important fixes for the best stability and performance of the service. Stay tuned for updates about what's coming in future releases.

December 10, 2015 Update
Custom backgrounds for Icons connected to Cloud

Customize your Icon systems by adding a company logo or other image, which displays when the systems are not in use. Learn more.

November 24, 2015 Update
Lifesize Phone HD is now available to order

With a bigger and sharper display and improved touchscreen performance, the new Lifesize Phone HD makes it easy to deploy, manage, and update your Icon systems through the Lifesize Cloud service. The phone has four options on the home screen, so you can easily Start managing your systems, place a Call, Present data from your laptop, or adjust the Camera. It’s the only device you need on your conference room table.

Easy management of recordings for Icons connected to Cloud

If you’re recording calls using a Lifesize Icon system that’s connected to Cloud, you can now choose a recording owner from your Cloud group when you start recording. Learn more about recording calls.

 

November 6, 2015 Update
New bandwidth settings for enhanced video and presentations

The default bandwidth for calls placed with Cloud desktop apps has been increased from 1152 kb/s to 1328 kb/s. In addition, the bandwidth allocation between video and presentation on two-way calls is now 50/50, allowing for premium rendering of presentations while maintaining high quality video.

More control over participants for moderators, lecturers, and meeting owners

Enhanced controls allow moderators, lecturers, and meeting owners to remove participants instantly and silently from any meeting. Learn more.

Direct calling to Cloud users and Icons using Skype for Business

Users of Skype for Business, previously called Microsoft Lync, now have the ability to call direct to Cloud users and Icons.

Support for additional callers

Lifesize Cloud now supports up to 50 meeting participants. To learn more about the features available with your subscription plan, contact your Lifesize representative.

 

Learn more about what's new for your Icon system.

Learn more about subscription plans available with Lifesize Cloud.

To learn about previous releases of Cloud and Icon, check out Recent Updates.