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The Lifesize App Named the AV Technology Europe Best of Show 2018 Award

by Jasmine Kim in Industry, Events
On behalf of NewBay Media, the Lifesize App earned the AV Technology Europe Best of Show 2018 Award at ISE 2018. We take a lot of pride in our newly redesigned and rearchitected  Lifesize app  and the impact it’s already had for business communication around the globe. And it’s nice to know that the judges at ISE 2018 agree!    This year at #ISE2018, the Lifesize app has been awarded the AV Technology Europe Best of Show 2018 by NewBay. We’re absolutely honored as this award shows the dedication we’ve…

Video in the Mainstream: The 22-year wait

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Cloud, Industry, Lifesize, Technology
Hear from the Lifesize founder and CEO Craig Malloy about his 22-year journey to this point and what he’s picked up along the way. Flashback to 1996: Friends is on TV, the first Scream movie is in theaters and Spice Girls are taking the world by storm. But other things are brewing behind the big screen, too. At the beginning of the video conferencing industry, video communication wasn’t as smooth as the Jetsons made it seem on Saturday mornings. People had to write code to make video calls, meeting room systems were…

The Future of Conferencing and Collaboration

by Bobby Beckmann in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Technology, Lifesize, Industry
We’ve made a few predictions about the types of conferencing and collaboration trends coming in 2018. One of the best things about the Lifesize blend of smart devices with a cloud-based service is being able to make use of emerging trends from both the hardware and software worlds without being tied to a full infrastructure refresh. Spiceworks recently revealed in their  2018 State of IT survey that , due to an increasing mobile workforce and the potential for more collaboration across oceans,…

All-in-One Solution vs. DIY Collaboration Stack

by Jasmine Kim in Industry, Lifesize, Trends
In an organization, having a collaboration stack could mean one of two things. Some companies prefer a single solution that offers their users multiple modes of collaboration, and others prefer to cultivate a collection of several independent and specialized tools to build out a custom solution. While both methods are sensible ways of operating, it’s easy to compare the two and feel that the…

Competitive Edge: Blue Jeans and the “Meet Me” Model

by Brian Beasley in Streaming and Recording, Cloud, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Technology, Trends
I’ve been reading a lot of articles and blogs about hosted alternatives to traditional on-premises video conferencing. Some solutions take a “meet-me” approach, like Blue Jeans, and while it’s clear that cloud alternatives to video conferencing are emerging as the preferred implementation, I find myself wondering, How much real innovation is going on here?  Scheduling a video conference,…

How an IT Solutions company improves cross-team cooperation with Lifesize

by Julian Fields in Cloud, CustomerCase Study, Industry, Lifesize
When cross-team cooperation is critical to success, many companies count on video conferencing to streamline communications and accelerate results. Also, teams frequently need to connect from multiple environments, whether they’re conference rooms, individual workspaces or worksites in the field. Lifesize Cloud enables users to connect from a range of devices wherever they are, but these…

Video Conferencing Helps Boost Business and Reputation at CENTURY 21

by Julian Fields in Cloud, CustomerCase Study, Industry, Lifesize, Technology
Real estate agents are known for being exceptional communicators. The gifts of networking and relationship building are absolutely essential in an industry where connections are key. This industry thrives in times of innovation. Technologies like GPS and electronic signatures have drastically sped up the pace of deal making, and offices are always looking for the next advantage to help them…

The positive impact of video conferencing for IT companies

by Julian Fields in CustomerCase Study, Industry, Lifesize
For some companies, Lifesize is a catalyst for operational change movement. It’s not just a better way to communicate; it represents the future of connecting workforces (on-site and remote). One of these organizations is the Birmingham, Alabama-based TekLinks , a nationally recognized IT solutions company that offers managed and cloud services to businesses throughout Alabama, Mississippi,…

Exploring the intoxicating effect of video conferencing on a liquor distributor

by Julian Fields in Cloud, CustomerCase Study, Industry, Lifesize
Heaven Hill Brands is the largest independent, family-owned and operated distilled spirits company in America. The company headquarters are in Bardstown, KY, but they have additional offices and bottling and aging warehouses around the country. Lifesize Cloud video conferencing allows Heaven Hill to maintain effective communications between all of their offices. To learn how Lifesize has helped…

Cool Uses of Video: Your Company’s Own “Corporate YouTube”

by Julian Fields in Streaming and Recording, Best Practices, Cloud, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Products, Technology, Trends
Video recording and sharing are some of the most innovative tools in the video conferencing industry. Seeing someone face to face far exceeds the effect of an audio call or email, but being able to record that call for later viewing or sharing it with teams inside or outside of your organization takes this technology to new heights. Lately we’ve been on a kick to find cool new ways to use HD…
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