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What Your Admin Console Says about You and Your Company

by Matt Cook in Best Practices, Features, Products
Lifesize Admin Console featuring the average call size dashboard. The Lifesize Admin Console  can tell you a lot about your company and how you collaborate in the workplace. Not only does it give you a view into how your organization utilizes the Lifesize video conferencing solution, it also makes it easy to detect successful use cases and simplifies administration and troubleshooting. Here are some tips and tricks to help you read between the lines and…

New Lifesize Real-time Reporting and Live Meeting Statistics: Helping Admins Protect Video Conferencing Investments

by Michael Helmbrecht in Features, Products
Three screens of the Lifesize Admin Console with live meeting stats. At Lifesize, we have long understood that IT administrators are the stewards of not only the ideal meeting experience, but the success or failure of most technologies in the enterprise. They are often our greatest champions and are unceasingly one of our most important customer focal points. Today, we introduced significant enhancements to our Lifesize Admin Console  — mission control for…

What is Interoperability? (And why it matters for video conferencing)

by Jasmine Kim in Cloud, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Mobility, Partners, People, Products, Technology, Trends, Unified Communications
Imagine if your iPhone® could communicate only with other iPhones and all of your friends, family members and colleagues with Android™ phones were totally unreachable unless you purchased an additional (expensive) product to talk to them. That type of scenario is unimaginable for mobile calling but all too common in the video conferencing industry. Your teams need to be equipped with data…

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

by Julian Fields in Microsoft, Skype, Best Practices, Features
Microsoft Teams is an exceptional tool for persistent collaboration and document sharing within the Office 365® platform. For the more than 13 million active daily Teams users , the Lifesize for Microsoft Teams integration delivers a true-to-life video experience seamlessly integrated into the Teams interface and meeting scheduling workflow. The Lifesize integration adds video conferencing…

Latest Products, Features and Enhancements from Lifesize

by Elizabeth Hawes in Features, Products
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…

Look Out! Lifesize Adds Lifesize Outlook Add-In for Microsoft Outlook

by Julian Fields in Features, Products
Make Lifesize video calls and schedule video meetings right from within your Microsoft Outlook client. If you’re like most Microsoft ® Outlook ® users, you probably spend most of the day with your Outlook client open managing tasks, sending emails and keeping track of your daily meeting schedule. With the new Lifesize Outlook Add-in, we’ve added some additional functionality to help you schedule and make Lifesize video calls right from within Outlook. Feature Highlights Intuitive Design The…

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 —…

Lifesize Share Platform Adds Digital Signage to the Meeting Room

by Julian Fields in Features, Lifesize, Meeting Room, Products
Lifesize Share digital signage showcasing social media feed A remarkable thing happens when you enable a piece of hardware with cloud connectivity. Take Lifesize Share  as an example. Late last night, the wireless meeting room screen-sharing device received an automatic update that has opened up a whole new platform of functionality for the hundreds of thousands of conference rooms around the globe connected to the Lifesize service. One of the first…

Unboxing and setup of Lifesize Dash

by Julian Fields in Lifesize, Meeting Room, Products, Features
Setting up your Lifesize Dash solution is easy.  You don’t have to be a technology expert to get your Lifesize Dash ™  solution up and running — all you need is a Windows PC or Chromebox, a tablet, a USB camera and audio device, a display and about 10 minutes. Just plug your components in to your mini PC, log in and pair the room to your tablet and you’re ready for your first call!   Lifesize…

Lifesize Direct Media: The Shortest Path Between Two Points

by Jason Pruett in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Technology, Trends, Unified Communications
Lifesize takes advantage of direct media for point-to-point video conference calls to shorten the path between devices, reduce latency and improve overall call quality. Lifesize direct media introduces a streamlined call architecture for making and receiving video calls within your corporate network. When you make calls using the Lifesize web and desktop apps, Lifesize will now route your media (audio, video and content) through your company’s network for point-to-point calls instead of relaying it through our cloud-based service. This shorter path reduces…
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