The Lifesize Blog

How Lifesize Powers Collaboration at Return Path

by Julian Fields in Cloud, CustomerCase Study, Lifesize
Return Path, a global data solutions provider that helps the world’s leading companies promote and protect their brands, has nearly 500 employees across 13 offices worldwide. While their global network gives them expertise and perspective from different markets, it presents a challenge for how they communicate. Lifesize helped Return Path overcome this challenge with high-quality video conferen…

Lifesize Named a Top Workplace by the Austin American-Statesman

by Gayle Wiley in People, Lifesize, Changing the Way the World Communicates
Lifesize has been named a winner of the Top Workplaces Award by the Austin American-Statesman for a third year! At Lifesize, we pride ourselves in our culture of customer-obsession as well as the internal workplace culture that has developed and flourished through our employees. That’s why we’re delighted to announce today that Lifesize has been named a winner of the Top Workplaces Award by the Austin American-Statesman for a third year!   As part of our culture of excellence at Lifesize, we focus on…

Lifesize Achieves Industry-Leading Net Promoter Score of 84

by Amy Downs in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Lifesize, Industry, People
Lifesize achieves industry-leading net promoter score in 2018.   An NPS score of 70 or higher is considered by industry experts to be "world class" and an indicator of overwhelming customer loyalty. After surveying 11,000 customers and getting more than 2,200 responses, we received a new industry-leading score of 84! Our latest survey results continue to highlight the success of Lifesize’s culture of customer obsession — a culture of passionate people…

Transforming the Way the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Communicates using Lifesize

by Jasmine Kim in Changing the Way the World Communicates, CustomerCase Study, Lifesize, Mobility, Streaming and Recording
Learn how the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska runs on Lifesize. The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska was seeking a simple and cost-efficient collaboration solution that would bring remote members together and redefine how they meet. We had the opportunity to talk to Ponca Tribal Chairman Larry Wright Jr. and Hilary Farley, the Ponca Tribe’s IT Manager to learn more about the impact the Lifesize service has made on the growth and development of their organization.…

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…

Now Available: Pop-Out Presentations in the Lifesize App

by Joah Gonzales in Best Practices, Features, Lifesize
With pop-out presentations, Lifesize users have more control over how they view meetings from the Lifesize web app and desktop app. Calling in to a meeting remotely and having to choose between seeing your colleagues’ faces and seeing a shared presentation is a hard choice to make. While we’ve always given meeting attendees a priority slider to switch back and forth between presentations and participants, we’re now giving you the ability to pop out presentations into a secondary window so you can make the most of your…

Coming Soon: Lifesize for Microsoft Teams Integration

by Josh Duncan in Best Practices, Lifesize, Unified Communications, Skype, Microsoft
Learn how Lifesize interoperability extends to Microsoft Teams for an enhanced meeting room experience. 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…

Lifesize Share: AirPlay for the Enterprise

by Julian Fields in Features, Lifesize, Meeting Room, Technology
Lifesize Share natively supports Apple AirPlay, providing Mac users additional ways to wirelessly present in the meeting room without restricting connectivity to just Apple devices. AirPlay for the enterprise has finally arrived. If you’ve ever used Apple AirPlay ® to wirelessly connect your Macbook ® , iPhone ® or iPad ® to an AppleTV ® , then you’ll feel right at home using Lifesize Share’s native AirPlay integration — but, unlike an AppleTV, Lifesize Share™  doesn’t restrict connectivity to just Apple devices. There’s always been an unspoken tug-of-war between Mac users and PC users around the office. While…

Lifesize Recognized in Gartner's 2018 Magic Quadrant for Meeting Solutions

by Julian Fields in Lifesize, Trends, Industry
Lifesize recognized in Gartner's 2018 Magic Quadrant for meeting room solutions Gartner has recognized Lifesize in its 2018 Magic Quadrant for Meeting Solutions for our unique ability to bring meetings to life with our cloud-connected conference room systems and industry-leading reliability.   It is especially rewarding to see the high marks we received from our customers, who cited the significance of the quality of our video and audio service for their mission-critical…

Scheduling One-Time Meetings with Lifesize

by Amanda Etheridge in Features, Lifesize, Products, Microsoft
one time meetings icon hourglass One-time meetings are single-use, private sync spaces that are hidden in your full Lifesize directory and intended for nonrecurring events, giving users more flexibility in how they meet. Here are three ways that one-time meetings can be implemented into your workday: Nonrecurring Meetings These are great for video interviews, sales demos, or any topic where meeting one time in a single-use…
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