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PC Pro Calls Video Conferencing as Easy as a "Walk in the Park"

by Jasmine Kim in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Cloud, Lifesize, Meeting Room, Products
PC Pro Calls Lifesize Video Conferencing as Easy as a Walk in the ParkPC Pro Calls Lifesize Video Conferencing as Easy as a Walk in the Park Here at Lifesize, we know what kind of communication technology works. From ease of use to simple integration and plain old beauty, we know exactly what IT professionals looking for easy collaboration want, and the writers of PC Pro Magazine agree. PC Pro Magazine is a leader in the latest products and technology trends and one of the biggest selling PC monthly magazines in the United Kingdom.…

How Lifesize Uses Lifesize | IT-Approved Video Conferencing

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Cloud, Lifesize
How Lifesize Uses Lifesize What’s the point of developing an award-winning conferencing and collaboration solution if you’re not going to use it? Here at Lifesize, we opted for the Lifesize Enterprise plan and couldn’t be happier with the service. From keeping an eye on the line at the food truck at lunch to checking up on our company pet fish and every meeting, conference call and interview in between, we use our commun…

Optimizing Your Network Bandwidth for Video Conferencing

by Matt Cook in Best Practices, Cloud, Lifesize, Tech Notes
Download Lifesize Video Network Best Practices Guide There are a couple of big differences between the video clips you watch on the internet and the live video conferences you hold at the office. For one, streaming video clips (your standard cat video variety) are designed to download portions of the footage ahead of time to make up for network instability during the course of the playback. The other is that you almost never raise an IT helpdesk…

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Hidden Costs of Collaboration

by Julian Fields in Lifesize, Best Practices, Trends, Cloud
The Hidden Costs of Collaboration Infographic How much do all those collaboration tools really cost? We teamed up with Spiceworks to survey IT decision makers in the US and Canada to learn more about how much businesses spend on their collaboration stacks and what really goes in to the total cost of ownership (TCO). Turns out, the hidden costs of too many tools can really add up. TCO factors into the direct and indirect costs of a product…

Better, Faster, Stronger Decision Making with Video Conferencing

by Jasmine Kim in Cloud, Best Practices, Lifesize
video conferencing faster decision making Video conferencing has made its way into our modern offices as a pillar of collaboration and communication, and for good reason. One of the major benefits businesses find when they deploy video technology is the ability to make more informed decisions faster, as face-to-face interaction gives them the clarity they need to move forward without hesitation. Meet with Minimal Distractions We all…

[Gif-O-Graphic] How to Cut Down Conferencing Chaos

by Julian Fields in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Trends, UVC
Finding a single collaboration solution that is easy to use and efficient and that facilitates all of the essential business communication streams seems like a lot to ask for. So we settle. And oftentimes, we get tangled into managing and maintaining a hodgepodge of different vendors and subscriptions — paying for overlapping functionality and missing the real benefits of a true collaboration…

Top 10 Activities Businesses Should Stream, Record and Share

by Julian Fields in Streaming and Recording, Best Practices, Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Products, Trends
The usefulness of video conference recording doesn’t stop at the ability to capture meetings to rewatch later. While some video conferencing providers let you download recordings to your computer or share one-off links to recordings, Lifesize Record and Share provides a viewing and sharing platform that extends the usability beyond what you could do with a VCR hooked up to your TV. Here’s…

Six Ways Streaming and Recording Will Change the Way You Work

by Julian Fields in Streaming and Recording, Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Products
Lifesize Live Stream Video streaming and recording are some of the most innovative tools in the video conferencing industry. In fact, 81% of internet audiences viewed more live content in 2016 than they did in 2015 [1]. While being able to see colleagues face to face far exceeds the effect of an audio conference or email, live streaming that video call to an ultra-large audience, recording for later viewing or…

[INFOGRAPHIC] Multiple Time Zone Online Meeting Planner

by Julian Fields in Streaming and Recording, Best Practices, Cloud, Features, Products, Travel
When your company is spread across the globe, or even just across the country, time zone constraints can be a real challenge. Significant time zone differences can severely impact corporate culture and employee collaboration. There’s never a good time for San Francisco, Austin, Frankfurt, Hong Kong and Sydney to meet. My 10:00 a.m. might be your 8:00 p.m. Heck, my Tuesday might be your Wednesda…

Live Stream Video Conference Calls in Any Meeting Room + Video Call Streaming Setup

by Elizabeth Hawes in Streaming and Recording, Cloud, Lifesize, Products
stream record share Traditional video calls have always focused around collaboration, but they tend to cap out at a max number of participants and audience members. You don’t really get the full effect of a video conference call when each of your 1,000 attendees is shrunken down to 10 pixels of on-screen real estate. Besides, once you get into the hundreds or thousands of attendees, the purpose of the meeting…
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