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An Inside Glimpse into Employee Collaboration at Silicon Labs

by Julian Fields in Cloud, CustomerCase Study, Lifesize, Mobility, People, Technology, Unified Communications
Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) is a team of hardware and software innovators dedicated to solving their customer’s toughest embedded design challenges. For nearly 20 years, they have created the silicon, software and tools that enable the world’s leading engineers to create products that disrupt industries and change the world.  They’re headquartered in Austin, TX, and have 13 remote sites globall…

Top 5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync) and Lifesize Cloud

by Ellen J Hawes Durbin in Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Microsoft, Partnership, People, Products, Skype, Technology, Trends, Virtualization
If you work at a tech-friendly midmarket company or enterprise, chances are good that you’ve heard of Skype for Business® (formerly Microsoft Lync), the tech giant’s communications platform that’s designed with the unique needs of businesses in mind. What you might not be familiar with are the product’s ins and outs and why more and more companies are adopting this package for their online…

Education and Video Conferencing: Video in the Classroom

by Julian Fields in CustomerCase Study, Education, Industry, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Technology, Trends
With video conferencing, you can bring the world into the classroom. Lifesize is leading the way to a more interconnected learning experience, and our background working with school districts and universities all over the world has helped us tailor our technology to meet the particular needs of educators.  Here are just a few of the many things schools can do with HD video collaboration technol…

Video Conferencing: Frequently Asked Questions

by Julian Fields in Features, Industry, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Technology, Trends
You’ve got video conferencing questions. We’ve got the answers. Here’s a list of answers to the most popular questions we get from visitors to Lifesize.com and the Lifesize Blog. Q. How is the picture quality? Will it distract from my meeting? A. Quality can vary among services. Free and consumer-grade apps can result in poor picture quality, pixilation and bandwidth hiccups, which can be…

New Enhancements to Lifesize Cloud + 1,000 Subscribed Customers!

by Michael Helmbrecht in Cloud, Features, Lifesize, People, Technology
It seems like only yesterday we were debuting Lifesize Cloud and the Connected Experience of video collaboration for anyone on any device.  We’ve been busy since then, and as of this article, we now have over 1,000 businesses up and running on Lifesize Cloud logging millions of minutes! And we’d like to thank each and every one of you for your partnership! We hope that your experience with us…

Throw Useless Meetings Out the Window

by Farzana Sedillo in Lifesize, People
“Meetings get a bad rap, and deservedly so — most are disorganized and distracted. But they can be a critical tool for getting your team on the same page.” -Justin Rosenstein Everyone complains about meetings. I have yet to meet anyone who desires to have more meetings in their day. What it really comes down to is that people hate to waste time. You get meeting invites with no idea of what to…

How Employee Turnover Is Hurting Your Business—And What You Can Do To Reduce This Ratio

by mlueders in People, Trends
If your company is struggling to retain its employees, then you could be in some serious trouble. The Wall Street Journal estimates that it costs more than twice an employee’s salary to find and train his or her replacement , and because that doesn’t take the potential loss of business continuity into account, the actual employee turnover ratio could be even higher. Moreover, frequent turnover…

Only Three Days Left to Vote!

by Julian Fields in Lifesize, People
Time to roll out the red carpet! It’s not the Grammys, the Golden Globes or the Academy Awards, but it is soon to be one of our favorites. The Let’s Do Video Readers’ Choice Awards are officially here ! While only in its first year, the LDV Readers’ Choice Awards let the audience decide who the real winners are in the visual collaboration industry. Lifesize is honored to be among the finalists…

The New Lifesize: Why It Was Time for a Change

by jsteele in Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Technology
Join us today at 1:00 p.m. CT to hear from Lifesize Founder and CEO Craig Malloy and Video Evangelist Simon Dudley in an exclusive webinar. During the event, Craig and Simon will discuss the "New Lifesize" and why it was time for our company to change. Along with the introduction of Lifesize Cloud, a new cloud-based video conferencing solution that delivers a connected experience to mobile…

Crazy, Weird, “Impossible” Technology of the Future, Available Today!

by jsteele in Features, People, Products, Technology, Trends
How much fun was it to watch science fiction movies when you were younger and imagine if the products they used would ever be available in the future? Smart watches from Inspector Gadget, talking robot maids from The Jetsons, video calling on Star Trek: it all seemed so exciting and yet so far away. We stumbled upon this fun BuzzFeed article that illuminates 31 science fiction products that…
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