Posts Categorized: Miscellaneous

How to Choose the Right Display for Video Conferencing






The ease and availability of high-speed Internet along with a dramatic drop in the price of flat screen TVs has changed the way companies meet. Expensive business trips don’t even have to enter the equation to meet face to face. Now, all it takes is a video system and a display to turn any meeting… Continue ReadingBest Practices, Lifesize, Meeting Room, Miscellaneous, Products, Technology, Trends

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Competitive Edge: Blue Jeans and the “Meet Me” Model






I’ve been reading a lot of articles and blogs about hosted alternatives to traditional on-premises video conferencing. Some solutions take a “meet-me” approach, like Blue Jeans, and while it’s clear that cloud alternatives to video conferencing are emerging as the preferred implementation, I find myself wondering, How much real innovation is going on here? Scheduling a… Continue ReadingAmplify, Cloud, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Technology, Trends

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Let’s Play Conference Call Bingo!






I just don’t understand why every traditional conference call has to be so riddled with monotonous lingo and business-speak. And it’s always the same experience: dial the bridge number, follow it with #, listen to hold music while trying to not go insane, listen to “Beep! _______ has joined the conference” while trying to not… Continue ReadingCloud, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Technology

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The Evolution of Conference Calls






The single most compelling reason to install technology is to be more productive. No one ever bought a fax machine to save on postage. Email wasn’t designed to save money on paper. Advances in technology for the office have always been about speeding up business. Over the last 50 years, technologies like cell phones, Al… Continue ReadingCloud, Features, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Technology, Trends

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