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Lifesize is Once Again Recognized as a Visionary in Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant for Meeting Solutions

by Craig Malloy in Lifesize, Products, Technology
Gartner Magic Quadrant 2020 graphic For those not familiar, Gartner, Inc.’s Magic Quadrant is among the most rigorous and revered analyst reports for numerous technology industry segments, including the meeting solutions that “blend communications, collaboration and content sharing to enable virtual meeting scenarios to satisfy a variety of use cases.” Today, for the second consecutive year, Lifesize has been named a Visionary…

Improving the Video Conferencing Experience in the Era of Remote Work

by Chiara Menesatti in Products, Technology, Lifesize
Woman working at laptop within purple frame In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past six months, it’s clear that remote work and  distributed teams  are here to stay, even after the pandemic recedes. While some workers will gradually find their way back to in-person (office or otherwise)  workplace settings , this is just the on-ramp to the highway of  working from anywhere  for many others. These permanently hybrid in-person…

A Blank Canvas for Collaboration: Digital Whiteboarding with Lifesize

by Jason Pruett in Products, Features, Lifesize
Image of digital whiteboard collaboration with video meeting participants As companies, organizations and institutions worldwide shifted to distributed work, remote collaboration and distance learning, much attention—and rightfully so—was devoted to how professionals and peers would simply stay connected. While we’ve gradually acclimated to a new way of working together, many have noted the absence and expressed longing for familiar means of workplace and classroom…

Lifesize + Kaptivo: Powering Advanced Collaboration

by Craig Malloy in Lifesize, Products, Technology
Kaptivo logo with text Now Part of Lifesize surrounded by digital whiteboard content  At Lifesize, we’re constantly looking for new ways to redefine and simplify the communication experience. And during a time when lifelike, personal connection from any location is central to a deeper, more authentic way of collaboration and maintaining a sense of normalcy in how we communicate , we’re proud to announce our acquisition of Kaptivo , a leading innovator in digital collaboration…

Pardon the Interruption — Lifesize Introduces Raise Hands Feature

by Jason Pruett in Technology, Features, Lifesize
7 people have their hand raised Nonverbal cues are essential to effective communication. When interacting with a colleague or client in person, it’s easy to tell when the other person has something to say by picking up on nonverbal cues like body movements, facial expressions, eye contact and hand gestures. When meeting with a group of people, there are more moving parts, but the conversation usually carries on successfully…

How Lifesize Is Supporting Customers and Colleagues through the Coronavirus Pandemic

by Craig Malloy in Industry, Lifesize
Scene of people working remotely with text keep the world working together Yesterday, the World Health Organization formally classified the coronavirus (COVID-19) a global pandemic following weeks of concern about the rapidly growing health crisis, now being felt in more than 100 countries around the world. We recognize the health and safety of your employees is of paramount concern, and our thoughts are with the individuals, families and organizations being impacted.…

Lifesize + Serenova: Delivering Personal Experiences to Contact Center and Modern Workplace Communications

by Craig Malloy in Industry, Unified Communications, Lifesize
Serenova logo plus Lifesize with a lady on a video conference call in the background Since the day I founded Lifesize, the mission has always been to deliver more lifelike interactions, personal connections and simplified productivity tools to help our customers navigate the tangled web of business communications over video. Today marks a monumental milestone in that ongoing journey. I’m delighted to share that Lifesize has merged with Serenova , a leading provider of contact…

Nonverbal Communication: How Body Language & Nonverbal Cues Are Key

by Dustin Smith in Industry, Lifesize, People
Man jestering with his hands as he speaks on a video conference call using his laptop Every day we communicate with our family, friends, colleagues and even strangers, but only a small percentage of what we communicate during each of these conversations is verbal. Research shows that the vast majority of what we convey through our interactions with others is innate and instinctual, known as nonverbal communication. Nonverbal behavior like body movements and posture, facial…

Lifesize Wins 2019 Aragon Research Innovation Award for Web and Video Conferencing

by John Yarbrough in Lifesize, Industry, Products
Lifesize awarded Aragon Research Innovation Award for 2019 Last night at Aragon Transform , Lifesize added another significant industry accolade by being recognized as the 2019 Aragon Research Innovation Award recipient for Web and Video Conferencing. Lifesize stood alone as the sole winner in the prominent category.  Aragon Research’s annual Innovation Awards “recognize providers leveraging visionary use of technology to not only adapt as markets…

Finally, a Free Video Conferencing Solution for Room Kits

by Julian Fields in Lifesize, Meeting Room, Technology
Lifesize Dash is the free meeting room connector for conference room kits designed to enable video conferencing and content sharing in huddle rooms and meeting rooms. The room kit phenomenon was born out of companies’ desire to bring video conferencing into underused conference rooms, typically by combining off-the-shelf devices connected to a cloud video service . The upside? More video-equipped meeting spaces. The downside? Services figured out how to turn that crowd-sourced ingenuity into big business. Today, we’re excited to share an alternative…
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