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Lifesize Direct Media: The Shortest Path Between Two Points

by Jason Pruett in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Technology, Trends, Unified Communications
Lifesize takes advantage of direct media for point-to-point video conference calls to shorten the path between devices, reduce latency and improve overall call quality. Lifesize direct media introduces a streamlined call architecture for making and receiving video calls within your corporate network. When you make calls using the Lifesize web and desktop apps, Lifesize will now route your media (audio, video and content) through your company’s network for point-to-point calls instead of relaying it through our cloud-based service. This shorter path reduces…

Coming Soon: Lifesize for Microsoft Teams Integration

by Josh Duncan in Best Practices, Lifesize, Unified Communications, Skype, Microsoft
Microsoft Teams is the next evolution of communication within the Microsoft Office 365® platform. Lifesize will introduce a new integration with Microsoft Teams that fits into a user’s existing workflow while opening up advanced communication and collaboration technologies from Lifesize. Companies that have standardized on Microsoft applications use them for everything from email exchanging…

Vote Now for the Lifesize App and Lifesize Phone HD!

by Maria Galler in Technology, Unified Communications, Lifesize, Products
The Lifesize App and Lifesize Phone HD have been nominated by leading German IT and telco trade magazine Funkschau for its Reader’s Choice Award. The Lifesize App  and Lifesize Phone HD   have been nominated by leading German IT and telco trade magazine Funkschau for its Reader's Choice Award, a prestigious industry accolade in the DACH region, comprising Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Winners are chosen based solely on public feedback, so we need your help to win! The voting is in the German language, so here’s a little guidance on…

Lifesize Recognized as a 2018 Top-Rated Web Conferencing Software by TrustRadius

by Maria Galler in Lifesize, Unified Communications, Technology, Meeting Room
TrustRadius has awarded Lifesize as a 2018 Top-Rated Web Conferencing Software. Dust off your suits and party dresses — it’s award season here at Lifesize! This time, we’re excited to announce that Lifesize has been awarded the 2018 Top-Rated Web Conferencing Software by TrustRadius. The TrustRadius Top Rated awards are unique in that they are an unbiased reflection of customer sentiment, based solely upon user satisfaction scores. In order to earn a Top Rated badge for…

Happy Monthiversary to the New Lifesize App

by Jasmine Kim in Technology, Lifesize, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Meeting Room, Unified Communications
It’s been a full month with the new and improved Lifesize app. Here is a collection of the latest news stories featuring Lifesize. From stories detailing the  110% increase in customer base and 76% increase in connected conference room devices  to the latest round of awards in the cloud collaboration space, Lifesize has been in the news lately for all the right reasons. The growth and increase in usage not only serve as feedback that we’re giving our customers what they are looking for, they also drive us to work harder…

Everything You Need to Know About Web Conferencing vs. Video Conferencing

by Julian Fields in Features, Lifesize, Products, Technology, Trends, Unified Communications
Lifesize shares how web conferencing and video conferencing are different from each other. Look at the two opposing conferencing solutions in the title of this blog post, and then try to answer the following questions about them. Are web conferencing and video conferencing the same thing? If not, what are the differences? Is one better than the other for use in business meetings? Chances are good that, unless you’re very familiar with both products, you might not be able to succinct…

Lifesize App Named Unified Communications Product of the Year Three Years Running

by Maria Galler in Cloud, Lifesize, Products, Unified Communications
Lifesize wins Unified Communications Product of the Year We are excited to share that for the third consecutive year, Lifesize has been named a winner of TMC's Unified Communications Product of the Year Award. The award honors the most innovative unified communications technologies introduced to the market in the last twelve months as judged by the editors of TMC's INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine . This recognition means a great deal to us, as it's…

The Importance of Interoperability

by Elizabeth Hawes in Cloud, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Mobility, Partners, People, Products, Technology, Trends, Unified Communications
Imagine if your iPhone ® could only communicate with other iPhones and all of your friends, family members and colleagues with Android™ phones were totally unreachable without your having to purchase an additional (expensive) product to talk to them. In today’s world, that type of scenario for mobile calling is unimaginable. Unfortunately, the video communications world has not caught up,…

Lifesize Receives Frost & Sullivan Global Video-as-a-Service Product Leadership Award

by Julian Fields in Cloud, Lifesize, Unified Communications
Over the past year, we have been on a mission to make video conferencing a remarkable and compelling experience for business around the globe. That’s why we are so excited to receive the 2015 Video-as-a-Service Product Leadership Award from independent analyst firm Frost & Sullivan. The honors of this year’s award went to Lifesize Cloud, our simple, one-touch cloud video conferencing solution…

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…
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