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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…

[INFOGRAPHIC] Take a Walk Down Memory Lane with Lifesize

by Julian Fields in Features, Industry, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Products, Technology, UVC, Virtualization, WebRTC
Did you know that Lifesize is a 12-year-old company? That's right, we were founded by our CEO Craig Malloy in 2003 and we were the very first manufacturer to deliver video communications in high definition. Since then, Lifesize has continued to innovate and has brought forth even more "firsts" in the video industry, including the first one-button streaming and recording solution and the first…

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 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…

Finding the Right Note-Taking Tools for your Meetings

by Julian Fields in Streaming and Recording, Best Practices, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Products, Technology
Today we’re going to look at some of the various note-taking tools on the market, and I’d like to start things off with a metaphor. As any auto racing fan could tell you, Michael Schumacher is probably the world’s most famous race driver, a seven-time Formula One champion who spent an impressive 15 years at the top of his profession. And while his super-awesome talent accounted for most of his…

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…

What’s New in Lifesize Cloud: Six New Updates

by Brian Beasley in Technology
What a difference a year makes! In January 2014, Lifesize was a hardware-centric company with a vision to remake ourselves as a SaaS provider, centering our product portfolio and road map around a cloud solution that was still in development. In May 2014, we launched Lifesize ® Cloud, and the transformation began. Customer acceptance was tremendous, and feature requests rolled in. Every few…

Webinar: Hit the Easy Button: Video Conferencing without the Headaches

by Liz Britain in Technology
Tune in on October 28th as Lifesize video evangelist, Simon Dudley, discusses the undeniable benefits of video conferencing in a webinar hosted by Spiceworks. The words video conferencing technology often strike fear into the hearts of some IT pros due to perceived complexity. However, recent developments have made the technology MUCH simpler to implement, manage and understand. This webinar…

Lifesize Sponsors 25 IT Pros to Attend SpiceWorld!

by Liz Britain in Technology
This past week we spent three days at the Austin Convention Center with over 800 SpiceHeads who swarmed Austin to learn about the latest and greatest technologies. We were fortunate to be a part of such a fun event. As part of a scholarship program, Lifesize sponsored 25 SpiceHeads to come to Austin for SpiceWorld 2014. How did we choose these 25 scholarship winners? We asked the Spiceworks…

College Expands Learning Experience with Help from Lifesize

by Liz Britain in Technology
Founded in Gainesville in 1965 with the goal of providing the people of Florida with high-quality two- and four-year degree plans, Santa Fe College has grown over the past 50 years to become not just one of the premier public colleges in the state, but in the nation as well.  The college’s seven Florida campuses serve some 24,000 students from around the world, providing them with both physical…
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