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Now Available: Pop-Out Presentations in the Lifesize App

by Joah Gonzales in Best Practices, Features, Lifesize
With pop-out presentations, Lifesize users have more control over how they view meetings from the Lifesize web app and desktop app. Calling in to a meeting remotely and having to choose between seeing your colleagues’ faces and seeing a shared presentation is a hard choice to make. While we’ve always given meeting attendees a priority slider to switch back and forth between presentations and participants, we’re now giving you the ability to pop out presentations into a secondary window so you can make the most of your…

Coming Soon: Lifesize for Microsoft Teams Integration

by Josh Duncan in Best Practices, Lifesize, Unified Communications, Skype, Microsoft
Microsoft Teams is the next evolution of communication within the Microsoft Office 365® platform. Lifesize will introduce a new integration with Microsoft Teams that fits into a user’s existing workflow while opening up advanced communication and collaboration technologies from Lifesize. Companies that have standardized on Microsoft applications use them for everything from email exchanging…

How Video UX Testing Is Renovating the Two-Way Mirror

by Whitney Doyle in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Lifesize
Learn how the Lifesize product team utilized our own solutions for UX testing for our latest product, Lifesize Dash. In-person user testing is one of the most valuable ways to test a product’s user experience. Observing real-time interactions can help you identify exactly how someone instinctually uses a product. And by A/B testing variations, product developers are able to home in on the most intuitive experience. According to Forrester , a well-designed user interface can yield conversion rates up to…

Why we Use Chromebox for Lifesize Dash

by Greg Crabtree in Best Practices, Lifesize, Meeting Room, Products, Technology, WebRTC
Learn why Lifesize Dash is compatible with Chromebox, and how it can enhance your smallest meeting spaces. With Lifesize Dash™ , we wanted to make a meeting room kit solution that stood out from the rest — it needed to be simple to use and allow for tons of flexibility, but it also needed to be super affordable so that companies could deploy it in all of their mini rooms. Rather than opting for an operating system like Windows or OS X that is bloated and requires more processing power, we built…

Three Ways to Share with Lifesize Share

by Julian Fields in Best Practices, Lifesize, Meeting Room, Technology
Lifesize Share gives you a lot of flexibility for wirelessly presenting in the meeting room. From sharing your laptop screen to playing full-motion videos to driving a presentation right from your mobile phone, Lifesize Share™  gives you a lot of flexibility in how you wirelessly present in the meeting room. Here are a few how-to’s on getting started with your share device in your meeting room. Sharing Your Screen Sharing your screen is a common workflow for someone who just wants to…

Cerfrance Chooses Lifesize for Interoperability and a Leading Global Network

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, CustomerCase Study, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Lifesize
Learn how Lifesize became the go-to solution for Cerfrance. The French consulting and accounting associations network,  Cerfrance , was looking for a video conferencing solution that would help all 64 of their departmental agencies communicate with one another. While they all operate independently across France, they aimed to unify their message across all 12,000 employees to deliver a consistent brand for their 320,000 customers.  Lifesize recently…

In Case You Missed It | Latest Products and Enhancements from Lifesize

by Amanda Etheridge in Best Practices, Features, Lifesize, Technology
Catch up with Lifesize on the latest products and enhancements from the past 12 months. At Lifesize, we are constantly innovating and developing new features and products to provide customers with a best-in-class video conferencing experience. Lifesize has dedicated teams working on all aspects of our service from our web, desktop and mobile apps to our room systems and everything in between. Every month we release several improvements as a part of the Lifesize service, which may…

Staying Productive in the Summer

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Lifesize
Learn how you and your team can maximize productivity and avoid the summer slump. It’s finally starting to feel like summer, and that means temperatures are on the rise, out-of-office messages are popping up more frequently and the unfortunate trend of decreased productivity is about to set in across the Northern Hemisphere (don’t worry Southern Hemisphere’ians — just absorb the tips now and use them in six months). If you’re hoping to prevent the summer slump from hitting…

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Collaboration Organizations

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Lifesize, Industry
A look at seven highly effective collaboration habits shared by our expert video conferencing partners and customers. With seven out of ten IT professionals rating improving collaboration as a high priority for their organizations this year, we turned to our pool of expert partners and customers to learn more about their collaboration success stories. After carefully analyzing their best practices, we’ve narrowed down the data to our Top Seven Habits of Highly Effective Collaboration Organizations.   …

The Golden Rules of a Successful Video Conference Call

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Miscellaneous
Brush up on your video calling etiquette with these ten golden rules. You’ve graduated past the 101 beginner class of video conferencing — you have the equipment and technology you need, you’ve learned how to make a call and you’ve experienced first-hand the benefits of meeting over video. Now it’s time to learn the art, the etiquette and the masterful craft of making those video calls successful for everyone involved! Here are some tips and tricks for those…
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