Posts Categorized: BS Meter

Net Neutrality: What It Is and Why the AV Industry Needs to Act Now

by Josh Srago, CTS So much of what we do in modern life is technology driven and the internet is at the heart of that. Right now the FCC has proposed rules regarding Net Neutrality that could alter how effective video conferencing, unified communications and collaboration technologies will be moving forward. This is the age… Continue ReadingBS Meter, Features, Industry, Miscellaneous, Tech Notes, Technology, Trends

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Size Matters: LifeSize Changes Name to BiteSize

At LifeSize, we pride ourselves in making products that change the way the world communicates. In the past, this meant making room systems for large conference rooms, boardrooms and executive corner offices. However, the modern business landscape is rapidly evolving and meetings are no longer happening in conference rooms and offices alone; mobile devices such… Continue ReadingBS Meter, Features, Industry, LifeSize, Miscellaneous, Mobility, People, Products, Technology, Trends

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Liespotting: Can you tell when someone isn’t being truthful?

Did you know that the average person is lied to anywhere from 10 to 200 times a day? Did you know that most people make the same unconscious verbal and non-verbal mistakes when they lie? If you know what you’re looking for, it’s easy to detect those slip ups and spot a liar. I recently… Continue ReadingBS Meter, Features, Miscellaneous, People, Technology, Trends

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Top 7 Video Conferencing Myths: Our List of the Absolute Worst Offenders

In observance of tomorrow’s “Everything You Think is Wrong Day,” (and yes, it is a real holiday), we wanted to debunk some persistent myths about the video conferencing industry that you may have heard over the years: that it costs a fortune, that it requires a computer studies degree and a background in IT to… Continue ReadingBS Meter, Features, LifeSize, Miscellaneous, Mobility, People, Products, Technology, Trends, Virtualization

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Free Webinar: Why Google Hangouts and Skype Can’t Cut it for Business!

As a business owner, you may realize the power of video communications to expedite decision making and foster stronger relationships among global teams, but the price tag can seem daunting. With free solutions on the market like Skype and Google Hangouts, why bother spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars on an enterprise-class HD video… Continue ReadingBS Meter, Features, LifeSize, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Simon Says, Skype, Technology, Trends

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Simon Says: Plain Language is King, Everything Else is Just BS

A colleague of mine introduced me to an organization called the Center for Plain Language. I can’t believe I didn’t know this organization existed, but now that I do, I have to say that I think the idea is genius. After spending some time on their website and social channels, I now consider myself a… Continue ReadingBS Meter, Features, LifeSize, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Simon Says, Technology, Trends

Simon Dudley, Video Evangelist, LifeSize