Posts Categorized: vLog

A Shoutout to Amazon Mayday: A Turning Point for Video-Enabled Customer Service

For those of you who have been tuning in to primetime television within the last two weeks, you have likely seen this Amazon Kindle Fire HDX commercial. (And if you haven’t, it’s worth a pause on your DVR): Amazon has announced a new support service available on its Kindle Fire HDX product called, “Mayday.” This… Continue ReadingChanging the Way the World Communicates, Features, Industry, Miscellaneous, Mobility, People, Products, Technology, Trends, Unified Communications, vLog, WebRTC


Video Conferencing: Benefits Beyond the Bottom Line

Fans of the classic television show The Twilight Zone probably remember the series’ famous first episode, “Where Is Everybody?”  A man finds himself alone in a deserted town, his memory a blank.  He walks down the streets, into diners and stores, increasingly desperate for someone to talk to, all the while finding evidence of someone’s… Continue ReadingFeatures, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Technology, Travel, Trends, vLog


Let’s Get this Multiparty Started!

On February 19, LifeSize announced LifeSize UVC Multipoint Enterprise Edition. For those of you who may not be familiar, “multiparty calling,” also referred to as bridging, is used to describe a video call that involves multiple people, so they can  see, talk and interact with each other. Bridging is enabled through the use of an… Continue ReadingFeatures, Lifesize, Partnership, People, Products, Technology, UVC, Virtualization, vLog


Video Conferencing Infrastructure: Top 5 IT Problems and The Simplest Way to Fix Them

The quickening pace of new video conferencing technologies entering the workplace continues to place added burden on IT teams, who perform everything from complex installations to tech support. Additionally, video communication has shifted from the meeting room to broad network-wide distribution. With an evolving landscape of new infrastructure solutions on the market and limited resources… Continue ReadingFeatures, Lifesize, Products, Technology, UVC, Virtualization, vLog


Decision 2012: Which video conferencing vendor should you choose?

The 2012 U.S. presidential election is only one day away, and the entire country is buzzing about which candidate to vote for. We know that in the video conferencing industry, there are quite a few “candidates” to pick from, and the decision is not always an easy one to make. In the spirit of this… Continue ReadingFeatures, Industry, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Products, Technology, vLog

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The 21st Century Classroom: Doing More with Less

With budget pressures, ever-increasing enrollment numbers and limited faculty resources, schools are encouraged to use technology to overcome these challenges and continue to provide enriching learning experiences to students. HD video conferencing has emerged as one of the most efficient ways to bring more students into the classroom than ever before and utilize school resources… Continue ReadingEducation, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Technology, Trends, vLog