Connecting Researchers to the Classroom Virtually Jul 10, 2012 Campus Technology | Dian Schaffhauser The high-definition video and audio streaming enabled by the Lifesize technology "makes it feel like they're more in the presence of the researcher." Plus, he added, "The thing that comes across is the easy nature of the communications. The students feel comfortable asking questions. The professor feels comfortable getting asked questions." There's the sense, he observes, of bringing the professor into the classroom in a way that makes the students feel like they could do the same kind of work.