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How to Conduct a Video Conference Call & Tips on Conference Call Etiquette

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Miscellaneous
Brush up on your video calling etiquette with these video conferencing best practices and learn the top six things to consider when choosing a video conferencing app. You’ve graduated past the 101 beginner class of video conferencing — you have the video conferencing equipment and technology you need, and you’ve experienced firsthand 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 conducting a successful…

4K Video Conferencing: How to Connect Virtual and Global Teams with 4K Video

by Dustin Smith in Best Practices, Lifesize, Meeting Room, Products, Trends
4K > 1080p > 720p. While many video conferencing services are stuck on 720p, businesses are now deploying Lifesize 4K video conferencing systems for the best quality experience for their mission-critical communications. Your video conferencing solution at work shouldn’t be worse than the 10-year-old backup TV you keep in your spare bedroom. And while some providers are sticking with the mentality that “good enough” quality is all you need, today we’re focusing on why it’s important to continuously push the boundaries of quality and resolution as we welcome the new era of 4K video conferencing. But first, we…

Unboxing and Setup of the 4K Lifesize Icon 700

by Julian Fields in Features, Best Practices, Lifesize, Meeting Room, Products
Unboxing the Lifesize Icon 700 4K video conferencing system There’s nothing quite as satisfying as unboxing a new piece of technology and being absolutely blown away by every detail. This week I tackled setting up a new conference room system and got a first look at the future of 4K video conferencing . Set up your video conferencing system with these 3 steps Inside the box you’ll find everything you need to get up and running making 4K video calls —…

Frost and Sullivan Analyst Report | Solve BYOD Complexities with Intuitive Wireless Content Sharing in Meeting Rooms

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Lifesize, Industry, Technology, Trends
Learn how to choose future-proof investments that modernize your meeting rooms for the new connected workforce. Open office concepts have — quite literally — opened up the room for more conversation, communication and collaboration, completely transforming business culture. But breaking down silos and cubicles doesn’t eliminate the need for secluded spaces. Making sure meeting spaces are outfitted to support those conversations you can’t have in your open office is key to a balanced workplace. With the…

Microsoft Teams Video Conference Solution: How to Integrate Lifesize and Microsoft Teams

by Dustin Smith in Microsoft, Skype, Best Practices, Features
Microsoft Teams is an exceptional tool for persistent collaboration and document sharing within the Office 365 platform, and the Lifesize integration adds extraordinary video conferencing inside and outside your organization from within the Teams environment. The seamless workflow saves you time and allows for a more productive workspace by combining collaboration tools. Together you get a…

Harvard Business Review | Global Companies Transform Business Collaboration with High-Quality Video

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Lifesize, Industry, CustomerCase Study
Learn how the best global companies enable their teams to do their best work — collaborating face to face with customers, clients and teammates without compromise. The way we communicate in the workplace is always evolving. As the latest video conferencing and collaboration platforms upgrade and advance, it has become more crucial than ever to equip employees with the tools they need to succeed. Harvard Business Review recently addressed this topic with an in-depth look at how video conferencing in the workplace can change the way people do business and…

Video Conference Screens: 7 Factors To Consider When Choosing a Conference Room Monitor

by Julian Fields in Best Practices, Meeting Room
conference room video solution 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 space into a video meeting space. Whether you’re brainstorming concepts for the product roadmap…

CENTRAL LECHERA ASTURIANA: Lifesize video conferencing in the Spanish dairy industry

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, CustomerCase Study, People
Learn how Spanish dairy organization CENTRAL LECHERA ASTURIANA stays green with Lifesize video conferencing. CAPSA FOOD is a group leader of the dairy industry in Spain with a strong presence across 40 different countries. Known to promote healthy eating and living habits and support the rural world in an environmentally conscious way, CENTRAL LECHERA ASTURIANA, one of the group brands, was looking for an efficient, smarter and greener way to conduct business. CENTRAL LECHERA ASTURIANA attempted to…

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…

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…
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