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Top 10 Activities Businesses Should Stream, Record and Share

by Julian Fields in Streaming and Recording, Best Practices, Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Products, Trends
The usefulness of video conference recording doesn’t stop at the ability to capture meetings to rewatch later. While some video conferencing providers let you download recordings to your computer or share one-off links to recordings, Lifesize Record and Share provides a viewing and sharing platform that extends the usability beyond what you could do with a VCR hooked up to your TV. Here’s…

Six Ways Streaming and Recording Will Change the Way You Work

by Julian Fields in Streaming and Recording, Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Products
Lifesize Live Stream Video streaming and recording are some of the most innovative tools in the video conferencing industry. In fact, 81% of internet audiences viewed more live content in 2016 than they did in 2015 [1]. While being able to see colleagues face to face far exceeds the effect of an audio conference or email, live streaming that video call to an ultra-large audience, recording for later viewing or…

[INFOGRAPHIC] Multiple Time Zone Online Meeting Planner

by Julian Fields in Streaming and Recording, Best Practices, Cloud, Features, Products, Travel
When your company is spread across the globe, or even just across the country, time zone constraints can be a real challenge. Significant time zone differences can severely impact corporate culture and employee collaboration. There’s never a good time for San Francisco, Austin, Frankfurt, Hong Kong and Sydney to meet. My 10:00 a.m. might be your 8:00 p.m. Heck, my Tuesday might be your Wednesda…

Live Stream Video Conference Calls in Any Meeting Room + Video Call Streaming Setup

by Elizabeth Hawes in Streaming and Recording, Cloud, Lifesize, Products
stream record share Traditional video calls have always focused around collaboration, but they tend to cap out at a max number of participants and audience members. You don’t really get the full effect of a video conference call when each of your 1,000 attendees is shrunken down to 10 pixels of on-screen real estate. Besides, once you get into the hundreds or thousands of attendees, the purpose of the meeting…

How to Cut Down Enterprise Conferencing Chaos

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Cloud, Lifesize, Meeting Room, People, Products, Trends
With cloud offerings, it’s really easy for anyone to log onto a website, put in your company credit card details and have a new service up and running in a matter of minutes. It’s also really easy to have six different departments in six different silos installing six different tools within six hours of one another. Maybe they’ll tell IT about it. Or maybe they’ll go rogue. Meanwhile, IT has…

Lifesize Interop | Skype for Business

by Ellen J Hawes Durbin in Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Microsoft, Partnership, Products, Skype
Lifesize’s ability to fit within established workflows is just one of the reasons that it has become such a favored productivity tool in the collaboration space. Users want to remain within the app and user interface they already know, and few businesses are willing to change their way of working to accommodate a new communications and collaboration tool. And the larger the company is, the…

Calendar Integration in the Conference Room

by Elizabeth Hawes in Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Meeting Room, Microsoft, Products, Technology
Your meeting technology shouldn’t get in the way of your conversations. With the launch of our new calendar integration, Enterprise and Premium customers can easily subscribe their Lifesize® Icon™ systems to their Microsoft® Office 365®, Google Apps for Work™ or Microsoft® Exchange 2013 calendar for some great new meeting room functionality — including the easiest, most intuitive meeting…

Unboxing and Setup of the Lifesize Icon 450

by Julian Fields in Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Meeting Room, Products, Technology
What’s in the box? The Lifesize® Icon 450™ comes with everything you need to get set up and start making video calls. Inside the box you’ll find the Lifesize Icon 450 HD camera system, Lifesize® Phone™ HD, 2 HDMI cables (one for the display and one for screen sharing), 1 Ethernet cable, 1 power supply cable and 1 Lifesize Link cable to connect to the Lifesize Phone HD. Connecting to your…

Meet the Lifesize Icon 450

by Julian Fields in Features, Lifesize, Meeting Room, Products
Smart-framing sensor brings everyone into the picture The Lifesize® Icon 450™  is equipped with a smart-framing sensor that automatically pans, tilts and zooms the camera to the optimal position. We got tired of seeing people cut in half because the camera wasn’t positioned correctly, so we developed a smart-framing sensor to fix it automatically. Now, when a new group joins the meeting…

Lifesize gains increased speed, resiliency and performance with IBM Cloud

by Josh Duncan in Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Partners, Products
Lifesize was recently awarded the 2016 IBM Beacon Award for outstanding service hosted on IBM® Cloud®, and we wanted to spend a little time talking about what that partnership means for the security, reliability and overall performance of the Lifesize network. When we first started our transition from an on-premise implementation to a cloud-hosted service two years ago, we wanted to find an…
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