The Lifesize Blog

Lifesize Cloud Continues to Expand its Reach

by Ellen J Hawes Durbin in Cloud
The reach and impact of Lifesize Cloud in the video conferencing industry continues to expand. Today, we are thrilled to announce the pairing of our new cloud-based video conferencing service, Lifesize Cloud, with our Lifesize 220 Series, which includes Lifesize Express 220, Team 220, Room 220 and Room 220i. Now, Lifesize 220 system users can enjoy a number of benefits of Lifesize Cloud,…

Four Tips to Consider when on a Video Call

by Liz Britain in Technology
Video conferencing etiquette doesn't have to be tricky. It’s quite simple actually. To make things easy for you, we’ve compiled a few etiquette do’s when on a video call. 1. Be mindful of eating. The rules around eating while in a meeting can be tricky to follow at times. For example, if it’s a very formal board meeting then choosing to eat a sandwich might not be the best idea. However, if…

Celebrating Women in Tech

by Liz Britain in Cloud
August 26th is Women’s Equality Day , which commemorates the anniversary of the 19th amendment extending voting rights to women in 1920 – so in honor of this important occasion, we here at Lifesize thought we’d take the opportunity to salute the many accomplishments of women working in our particular field: the tech industry!  A lot has changed in the forty-odd years since trailblazing congres…

Become a WFH Management Ninja: 5 Easy Tricks

by Liz Britain in Technology
With new technologies hitting the market, it’s becoming easier for employers to allow for a more flexible work-from-anywhere policy. While this new found freedom is great for employees and even better for the company’s bottom line, it can be somewhat of a challenge for managers. Managing a flexible workforce can lend its own set of problems for managers who are not equipped for such a task.…

Lifesize is Looking Good on all Fronts

by Liz Britain in Cloud, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Technology
Over the last few months you may have noticed the new Lifesize look. We have a new logo, a new website, and a brand new cloud video conferencing solution that is changing the way people connect. Our digital presence is in tip-top shape. One piece of the puzzle missing was adding the new logo on the Lifesize building and new signage throughout the office. Lifesize employees are very excited…

Telepresence is Dead

by mhelmbrecht in Trends, Technology, Meeting Room
telepresence is dead It lived a good life. It showed people what video technology could unleash by putting training wheels on the video communications experience while adding cost, complexity and inflexibility. It was a solution for the select few. We thank telepresence – the three-screen, mirrored room, luxe video conferencing category – for giving the market a proof of concept. But its 15 minutes have come to a…

Why Pay for Video Conferencing?

by jsteele in Cloud, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Microsoft, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Skype, Technology, Unified Communications
“Why should I pay for video conferencing when alternatives like Skype, Hangouts, and FaceTime are free?” It’s a question we at Lifesize get asked a lot, and while there are a lot of compelling reasons to invest in a dedicated video conferencing system, it’s a question we also understand. After all, it’s hard to beat free. Or is it? No doubt you’re familiar with the saying “you get what you pay…

How a Financial Services Firm Transformed Their Business with One Simple Change

by jsteele in CustomerCase Study, Features, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Technology
Trust Company of Vermont (TCV) is a highly regarded trust and investment firm based, as the name suggests, in the Green Mountain State. Although the company is headquartered in Burlington, they operate an additional four branches spread across the rural Vermont area, providing individual investors, companies, and non-profits with a wide range of financial services. As an employee-owned and…

CEO Craig Malloy Shares His Point of View about “The New Lifesize”

by jsteele in Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Products, Technology, Unified Communications
Lifesize has gone through a ton of changes lately: a new logo, a new website, a new look and feel and most importantly, a brand new cloud video conferencing solution that is shaking up the industry in a big way. But why did we overhaul the company? Why was it time for a big change in the video conferencing industry? Our CEO Craig Malloy shares his vision for Lifesize in this video below as…

Simplify Your Life in 5 Easy Steps

by jsteele in Features, Miscellaneous, People, Trends
Along with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health, the news organization NPR conducted a nationwide poll about the sources of stress in Americans’ lives. Everything was covered from people’s personal experiences with stress, how they cope and the causes of stress on a daily basis. After questioning over 2,500 adults across the country, the study concluded…
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