Posts By: Simon Dudley

Who wants a $40K pay raise

First, let’s start with the good news. National Geographic fellow and author of Thrive: Finding Happiness the Blue Zones Way, Dan Buettner, found that not commuting to work produces the equivalent of a $40k pay raise. Call me crazy but that stat alone could (and should) easily be both the title and the entire argument… Continue ReadingTrends

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LifeSize Embraces WebRTC: Podcast Featuring Simon Dudley

Last week, Telecom Reseller published a new podcast featuring our very own video evangelist, Simon Dudley. In the recording, Simon speaks with Jeff Owen, executive editor of Telecom Reseller, about the rise of WebRTC technology and the impact it could potentially have on the video communications industry. Click the logo below to listen to the… Continue ReadingFeatures, Industry, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Technology, Trends, WebRTC


Wired Magazine Features Del Valle ISD’s Use of LifeSize in the Classroom

Del Valle ISD, situated outside of Austin, Texas, is a school district with relatively modest means and yet, it is enabling its students to visit some of the most remote areas of the world including Iran, Taiwan, India and Bosnia, all through the power of video conferencing. Check out this article in Wired Magazine to… Continue ReadingChanging the Way the World Communicates, Customer/Case Study, Education, Features, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Technology, Trends


Video Collaboration: Why Your Company Needs It Today

If you’re a tech-savvy consumer in today’s modern world, chances are that you have video chatted with your friends, family or a significant other to connect when you’re apart from one another. What you might not know is that video communications is now becoming a popular trend in the business world, as well. More and… Continue ReadingFeatures, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Technology, Trends


Simon Says: Robots and video conferencing: The rise of the avatars?

Are robots the next big thing in video conferencing? It’s definitely an industry trend as more companies tout these robots as a new means of mobile collaboration. A video conferencing robot, or “avatar,” looks like a tricked-out Segway with a video conferencing screen on top. But is this a practical solution for businesses? [Click here… Continue ReadingFeatures, Miscellaneous, Mobility, People, Products, Technology, Trends