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How to Take Meeting Minutes: Examples and Meeting Minutes Template

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Lifesize, Tech Notes
Documenting your meeting is a crucial step for a successful and effective video conference call. Here are a few tips and tricks and a full template for capturing great meeting minutes. Documenting your meeting is a crucial step for a successful and effective video conference call. If you’ve been chosen as the sacred scribe of your meeting, it’s important to understand the ins and outs of writing and sharing meeting minutes effectively, intuitively and easily with your colleagues. But don’t stress — here is everything you need to know about meeting minutes and a few tips and…

GDPR: Navigating the Complexities of Customer Data

by Jasmine Kim in Virtualization, Trends, Tech Notes, Lifesize
Learn the basics of GDPR and the first steps to compliance in this episode of Lifesize Live! Ever had to put in personal information to access an article, online shopping website or phone app and start questioning where all this personal information you enter goes? We’ve all been there.   In this episode of Lifesize Live!, we sat down with Lifesize Director of Corporate Counsel Marcy Darsey to talk GDPR and what it means for companies and how they collect customer data. So what exactl…

Honoring Our Technology Forefathers On This Day of the Dead

by Julian Fields in Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Tech Notes
The Day of the Dead is a traditional Mexican holiday in which people remember and celebrate friends and loved ones who are no longer with us. Beginning on Halloween (Oct. 31) and running through All Souls’ Day (Nov. 2), the Day of the Dead gives us a chance to reflect on the lives and accomplishments of those who came before us and our connection to the countless generations who helped shape…

TCP vs. UDP for Real-Time Data Transfer

by Matt Cook in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Lifesize, Meeting Room, Technology, Tech Notes
A detailed look at how the Lifesize service processes data transfers to make the most of your bandwidth and your meeting experience. In our  Video Conferencing Network Best Practices Guide , we outlined a few tips and considerations for optimizing your network topology to efficiently route video traffic without risking security or network reliability. To add to that conversation, we wanted to take a more detailed look at how the Lifesize service processes data transfers to make the most out your meeting experience. When it…

Optimizing Your Network Bandwidth for Video Conferencing

by Matt Cook in Best Practices, Cloud, Lifesize, Tech Notes
Download Lifesize Video Network Best Practices Guide There are a couple of big differences between the video clips you watch on the internet and the live video conferences you hold at the office. For one, streaming video clips (your standard cat video variety) are designed to download portions of the footage ahead of time to make up for network instability during the course of the playback. The other is that you almost never raise an IT helpdesk…

Lifesize Admin Console Consultation

by Julian Fields in Streaming and Recording, Best Practices, Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Products, Tech Notes
We sat down with Senior Product Manager Robert Maloney to record a deep dive into the data and features available in the Lifesize Admin Console. Whether you’re a seasoned Lifesize veteran or a newbie in the middle of your free trial , you are sure to pick up some new information in this in-depth walkthrough of the Lifesize Admin Console. Rather than messing around with a demo account full of…

Huddle Up with Lifesize

by Julian Fields in Lifesize, People, Tech Notes, Trends, Trends
This coming Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots will take the field at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale for Super Bowl XLIX, one of the largest sporting events in the US. For one team and their fanbase, it’ll be the culmination of a year of hard work, plenty of passion, and more than a little blind faith; for the other, there will be only what ABC’s Wide World of…

Equipping the Huddle Room

by Ellen J Hawes Durbin in Lifesize, Tech Notes
Huddle rooms , or small-space meeting rooms, are meant for collaboration and designed for getting work done. As open floor plans become more prevalent, the importance of huddle rooms continues to grow. In fact, they are quickly becoming the most productive rooms in offices. While small, these rooms are mighty; and small but might rooms deserve high-quality features to drive collaboration,…

What’s New with Lifesize Cloud: 7 Feature Enhancements

by Ellen J Hawes Durbin in Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Products, Tech Notes, Technology, Unified Communications
Announced on May 21, 2014, Lifesize Cloud is the only video solution on the market that delivers a connected experience to desktops, mobile devices and especially conference rooms. Since we launched in May, there have been a number of feature enhancements that we’ve added to make this offering even better for our customers. We’d like to share those features with you in today’s blog post: What's…

Net Neutrality: What It Is and Why the AV Industry Needs to Act Now

by jsteele in Features, Industry, Miscellaneous, Tech Notes, Technology, Trends
by Josh Srago, CTS So much of what we do in modern life is technology driven and the internet is at the heart of that. Right now the FCC has proposed rules regarding Net Neutrality that could alter how effective video conferencing, unified communications and collaboration technologies will be moving forward. This is the age of smartphones and tablets where we are almost never without an…
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