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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 for Microsoft Teams Integration

by Dustin Smith in Best Practices, Lifesize, Unified Communications, Skype, Microsoft, Features
Microsoft Teams is the next evolution of communication within the Microsoft Office 365® platform, and the Lifesize integration seamlessly makes it even better with unmatched video conferencing technologies from within the Teams app. One of the major benefits for companies that standardize on Microsoft applications for everything from email exchanging to word processing is the streamlined workfl…

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…

Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough | Introducing Lifesize 4K Video Conferencing

by Craig Malloy in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Lifesize, Products, Features
The video conferencing industry has adopted the notion that “good enough is good enough.” But it’s not — not for your business, not for your first impression and not for your mission-critical relationships. Your ability to communicate effectively is what drives your company forward, from what it is to what it can be. Lifesize is transforming the experience of communication for the modern workpl…

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…

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 to Set Up Video Conferencing on Apple TV with Lifesize Share

by Julian Fields in Features, Lifesize, Meeting Room, Technology
Lifesize Share natively supports Apple AirPlay, providing Mac users additional ways to wirelessly present in the meeting room without restricting connectivity to just Apple devices. AirPlay for the enterprise has finally arrived. If you’ve ever used Apple AirPlay ® to wirelessly connect your Macbook ® , iPhone ® or iPad ® to an AppleTV ® , then you’ll feel right at home using Lifesize Share’s native AirPlay integration — but, unlike an AppleTV, Lifesize Share™  doesn’t restrict connectivity to just Apple devices. There’s always been an unspoken tug-of-war between Mac users and PC users around the office. While…

Scheduling One-Time Meetings with Lifesize

by Amanda Etheridge in Features, Lifesize, Products, Microsoft
one time meetings icon hourglass One-time meetings are single-use, private sync spaces that are hidden in your full Lifesize directory and intended for nonrecurring events, giving users more flexibility in how they meet. Here are three ways that one-time meetings can be implemented into your workday: Nonrecurring Meetings These are great for video interviews, sales demos, or any topic where meeting one time in a single-use…

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…

The Lifesize Mobile App Receives Complete Update

by Julian Fields in Cloud, Features, Mobility, Products, Technology
Taking your meetings on the go? Check out the newly updated Lifesize mobile app — complete with new features and easy navigation. Taking your meetings on the go? The Lifesize mobile app now makes joining your conference calls even simpler than before with new features and a brand new look that’s in sync with the Lifesize desktop and web app. Heavily inspired by end-user preferences with a sleeker, more intuitive UI design in mind, the Lifesize mobile app’s facelift puts collaboration only a finger touch away. Here are a…
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