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The 5 Best Free Video Conferencing Apps

by Julian Fields in Products, Mobility
Free video conferencing with Lifesize Go All businesses have different priorities when it comes to their communication and collaboration strategy. For some organizations, cost is the primary consideration, while others put a premium on security, reliability and support — perks typically associated with enterprise-grade video conferencing solutions. Of course, many fall somewhere in the middle, making it all that more important to…

Introducing Lifesize Go: Free, Fast and Flexible Video Conferencing for All

by Craig Malloy in Lifesize, Products
With Lifesize Go, it has never been easier to collaborate one-to-one or with small groups. We’ve come a long way in the video conferencing industry. And yet, there are times when connecting through video still isn’t as easy as it should be. Increasingly, business users expect their workplace tools to be just as simple and intuitive as those they use in their personal lives. However, in many cases, the user experience for enterprise technologies lags behind. Collaboration is…

Boardroom Video Conferencing Systems for Effective Meetings and Enhanced Presentations

by Jasmine Kim in Meeting Room, Products
Icon 700 for the large conference room and boardroom Not all meeting rooms are the same — that's why we make technology for rooms of all shapes and sizes and provide our customers with the tools and features they need to make their meetings great. In this blog, we’re going to focus on the large conference room and boardroom solution.   Five Features to look for in a boardroom video conferencing solution The components you're looking for to equip…

How to Share Your Whiteboard on a Video Conference Call

by Jason Pruett in Meeting Room, Products
Girl writing on a whiteboard video thumbnail Whiteboarding works really well if you’re in the room and you’re sharing concepts and explaining ideas, but if you’re calling in on video, you can feel a little left out. No matter how good you are with digital flowchart apps in an online meeting, the whiteboard is still king when it comes to explaining complex ideas in the meeting room. Here’s how you can make any standard whiteboard a part…

Requirements for Video Conferencing: Your Checklist for Hardware and Software

by Julian Fields in Meeting Room, Products
Meeting room layouts and BYOD policies don’t have to cause complexity. Here’s our checklist for video conferencing hardware and software requirements and considerations for 2019. Video conferencing is an excellent way for people to instantly connect and collaborate face to face with remote colleagues, partners and customers, but setting it up can present a logistical challenge. Meeting room layouts are unique, and BYOD policies can make it difficult to ensure system requirements are fully supported throughout all of the devices in your organization. But there are some…

How to share your screen in 4 steps with Lifesize Share

by Julian Fields in Best Practices, Meeting Room, Products
Lifesize makes it easy to share your laptop screen and present in online meetings and removes the need for cords or dongles in the meeting room with the easiest wireless screen sharing solutions. Being able to share your screen with your colleagues in the meeting room can do wonders for the way you communicate. From easy collaboration to heightened productivity levels, screen sharing can completely transform your conference call from a monotonous call to a truly interactive sync session. By sharing your laptop screen and playing full-motion videos to driving a presentation right from…

Virtual Meeting Rooms: How to Set Up and Host a Virtual Meeting

by Dustin Smith in Best Practices, Products
Virtual meeting on a laptop, phone or meeting room display Collaboration and the way people work has changed in recent decades, with more companies conducting business globally and employees working remotely. Virtual meeting rooms are a cost-effective way to meet face to face, share presentations and collaborate, regardless of location. Lifesize makes it easy to set up a virtual meeting room and share with participants in seconds.  The organizer and…

Lifesize Icon 700 Honored with 2019 Red Dot Design Award

by Aaron Motsinger in Lifesize, Industry, Products
Lifesize Icon 700 joins a prestigious group of Red Dot Design winners, including iconic products from recognized brands like Apple, Bosch, LG and Sony. Following the successful launch  of the Lifesize Icon 700 last year, the industry’s first 4K-capable video conferencing and content sharing solution for conference rooms has picked up a prestigious distinction, the 2019 Red Dot Award for Product Design. Since 1955, the Red Dot Awards have recognized international excellence in hardware design and aesthetics, as evaluated by the vaunted…

The 6 Best Video Conferencing Cameras and Webcams in 2019

by Jasmine Kim in Products, Meeting Room
A great video conferencing camera will help you reliably present your absolute best self in any video conference. Here is our breakdown of the best video conferencing cameras in 2019. When it comes to video conferencing technology in the workplace, it might seem like you don’t have a lot of options. We don’t agree with that — every meeting experience is unique, and there are always opportunities to make your meetings better in quality, experience and workflow. What works for you and your team might not fit the team that sits across the room. Here are a few things to look…

4K Video Conferencing: How to Connect Virtual and Global Teams with 4K Video

by Dustin Smith in Best Practices, Lifesize, Meeting Room, Products, Trends
4K > 1080p > 720p. While many video conferencing services are stuck on 720p, businesses are now deploying Lifesize 4K video conferencing systems for the best quality experience for their mission-critical communications. Your video conferencing solution at work shouldn’t be worse than the 10-year-old backup TV you keep in your spare bedroom. And while some providers are sticking with the mentality that “good enough” quality is all you need, today we’re focusing on why it’s important to continuously push the boundaries of quality and resolution as we welcome the new era of 4K video conferencing. But first, we…
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