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Bridging the geographical divide in special-interest education

by Julian Fields in Cloud, CustomerCase Study, Education, Lifesize
With just a webcam and an Internet connection, video conferencing is helping students connect to the classroom, even when they’re thousands of miles away. Physical access to a campus is no longer a barrier to the tools these students need to succeed later in life. We sat down with David Denton, Forest Lake’s principal, to hear more about how Lifesize has helped his school achieve its mission…

Exploring the intoxicating effect of video conferencing on a liquor distributor

by Julian Fields in Cloud, CustomerCase Study, Industry, Lifesize
Heaven Hill Brands is the largest independent, family-owned and operated distilled spirits company in America. The company headquarters are in Bardstown, KY, but they have additional offices and bottling and aging warehouses around the country. Lifesize Cloud video conferencing allows Heaven Hill to maintain effective communications between all of their offices. To learn how Lifesize has helped…

Cool Uses of Video: Your Company’s Own “Corporate YouTube”

by Julian Fields in Streaming and Recording, Best Practices, Cloud, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Products, Technology, Trends
Video recording and sharing are some of the most innovative tools in the video conferencing industry. Seeing someone face to face far exceeds the effect of an audio call or email, but being able to record that call for later viewing or sharing it with teams inside or outside of your organization takes this technology to new heights. Lately we’ve been on a kick to find cool new ways to use HD…

Video conferencing connects patients struggling with mobility

by Julian Fields in Best Practices, Cloud, CustomerCase Study, Healthcare, Lifesize
With the ability to affordably and easily connect patients and providers across thousands of miles, video conferencing is drastically improving the lives of people whose ability to seek care is restricted either by their location or the complexity of their conditions. We recently spoke to Dr. Allen Prettyman, director at the Nurse Managed Health Center (NMHC) at the University of Delaware,…

Training, knowledge retention and the Telephone Game

by Julian Fields in Streaming and Recording, Best Practices, Cloud, Lifesize
Before I set out to write this blog, I decided to perform my own “telephone game” experiment to see just how bad knowledge transfer can be in the office. The game worked like this: I read a message to my podmate Kenny, who turned around and repeated it to Omar, who passed it along to Aaron, who walked over and gave it to Chelsia, who said it to Ashlie, who said it out loud for me to write…

Lifesize Receives Frost & Sullivan Global Video-as-a-Service Product Leadership Award

by Julian Fields in Cloud, Lifesize, Unified Communications
Over the past year, we have been on a mission to make video conferencing a remarkable and compelling experience for business around the globe. That’s why we are so excited to receive the 2015 Video-as-a-Service Product Leadership Award from independent analyst firm Frost & Sullivan. The honors of this year’s award went to Lifesize Cloud, our simple, one-touch cloud video conferencing soluti…

An Inside Glimpse into Employee Collaboration at Silicon Labs

by Julian Fields in Cloud, CustomerCase Study, Lifesize, Mobility, People, Technology, Unified Communications
Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) is a team of hardware and software innovators dedicated to solving their customer’s toughest embedded design challenges. For nearly 20 years, they have created the silicon, software and tools that enable the world’s leading engineers to create products that disrupt industries and change the world.  They’re headquartered in Austin, TX, and have 13 remote sites globall…

How an Engineering and Architecture Firm Uses Video Conferencing Every Day

by Julian Fields in Best Practices, Cloud, CustomerCase Study, Industry, Lifesize
Two of the most important benefits of enterprise-grade cloud video conferencing are the ability to join meetings from any device and the ease of collaborating on data-rich, multimedia files in real time. Design and engineering firms with multiple offices and geographically dispersed clients and work sites have much to gain in this arena. When cross-team cooperation is critical to success, many…

[INFOGRAPHIC] Take a Walk Down Memory Lane with Lifesize

by Julian Fields in Features, Industry, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Products, Technology, UVC, Virtualization, WebRTC
Did you know that Lifesize is a 12-year-old company? That's right, we were founded by our CEO Craig Malloy in 2003 and we were the very first manufacturer to deliver video communications in high definition. Since then, Lifesize has continued to innovate and has brought forth even more "firsts" in the video industry, including the first one-button streaming and recording solution and the first…

Education and Video Conferencing: Video in the Classroom

by Julian Fields in CustomerCase Study, Education, Industry, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Technology, Trends
With video conferencing, you can bring the world into the classroom. Lifesize is leading the way to a more interconnected learning experience, and our background working with school districts and universities all over the world has helped us tailor our technology to meet the particular needs of educators.  Here are just a few of the many things schools can do with HD video collaboration technol…
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