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The Lifesize InfoComm 2017 Experience

by Julian Fields in InfoComm
Lifesize at InfoComm 2017 That's a wrap on InfoComm 2017. We had an amazing time talking to attendees, customers and partners, learning about their Lifesize success stories, and showcasing the all-new Lifesize app. Suffice it to say, it was a huge hit and we're all excited about the upcoming public release. If you weren't able to make the event, worry not — we’ve put together a recap of the Lifesize at InfoComm 2017…

The New Lifesize App Goes Beta

by Julian Fields in Cloud, InfoComm, Lifesize
New Lifesize App Beta Announced We told you we were bringing more than just great swag to InfoComm this year. That’s right, we’re kicking off the show with a first look at the all-new Lifesize app. The app has been completely redesigned from the ground up focusing on an intuitive experience with a simple and modern UI, and we’ve added new features like moderator controls to add even more flexibility to our IT-approved, comple…

How Lifesize Uses Lifesize | IT-Approved Video Conferencing

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Cloud, Lifesize
How Lifesize Uses Lifesize What’s the point of developing an award-winning conferencing and collaboration solution if you’re not going to use it? Here at Lifesize, we opted for the Lifesize Enterprise plan and couldn’t be happier with the service. From keeping an eye on the line at the food truck at lunch to checking up on our company pet fish and every meeting, conference call and interview in between, we use our commun…

Our Thoughts? Imitation Is Flattery

by Craig Malloy in Lifesize
conference room video solution I read with a bit of a wry smile last week’s announcement about a new partnership between Zoom and Polycom promising “one click to join a Zoom meeting from a Polycom video solution.” What I found humorous about this announcement is that Zoom and Polycom are just now figuring out that they need both a cloud-based collaboration platform and conference room systems to succeed in the new phase…

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…

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Hidden Costs of Collaboration

by Julian Fields in Lifesize, Best Practices, Trends, Cloud
The Hidden Costs of Collaboration Infographic How much do all those collaboration tools really cost? We teamed up with Spiceworks to survey IT decision makers in the US and Canada to learn more about how much businesses spend on their collaboration stacks and what really goes in to the total cost of ownership (TCO). Turns out, the hidden costs of too many tools can really add up. TCO factors into the direct and indirect costs of a product…

Better, Faster, Stronger Decision Making with Video Conferencing

by Jasmine Kim in Cloud, Best Practices, Lifesize
video conferencing faster decision making Video conferencing has made its way into our modern offices as a pillar of collaboration and communication, and for good reason. One of the major benefits businesses find when they deploy video technology is the ability to make more informed decisions faster, as face-to-face interaction gives them the clarity they need to move forward without hesitation. Meet with Minimal Distractions We all…

Lifesize Customer Success Team and Executive Win Bronze Stevie® Awards 2017

by Amy Downs in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Lifesize, People
Lifesize Customer Success Team Wins Bronze Stevie Awards 2017 I’m honored and excited to share that our amazing Customer Success team received a bronze Stevie® Award for Customer Service Team of the Year in the 15th Annual American Business Awards. More than 3,600 nominations from organizations of all sizes and virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. At Lifesize, we are unconditionally dedicated…

The Home Office Video Conference Room

by Julian Fields in Meeting Room, Mobility, Products
lifesize icon for your home office Lifesize® Icon™ Series cameras come in a few different sizes designed for small, medium and large meeting rooms, but there’s another space that these agile little cameras are perfect for — the home office. If you’re one of the 23 percent of employees who do some or all of your work from a home office , then you know that working from home can be a bit isolating. Fortunately, video conferencin…

[Gif-O-Graphic] How to Cut Down Conferencing Chaos

by Julian Fields in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Trends, UVC
Finding a single collaboration solution that is easy to use and efficient and that facilitates all of the essential business communication streams seems like a lot to ask for. So we settle. And oftentimes, we get tangled into managing and maintaining a hodgepodge of different vendors and subscriptions — paying for overlapping functionality and missing the real benefits of a true collaboration…
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