Perfect Video Conferencing Demos LifeSize

I posted a comment on Linkedin the other day telling the world how much I’d love to see the ClearSea from Lifesize work on the iPad2.  But…with no iPad2 and starving blogger….I needed help. Well, that afternoon Michael Granados (email, from Perfect Video Conferencing wrote me an email that he could bring some LifeSize stuff out for me to see.  Great! Well….today was the day! … Continue reading Perfect Video Conferencing Demos LifeSize

Visual Communications Industry Group Conference

For the old timers reading this, you remember TeleCon.  Once a year in Anaheim, 20,000 or so of your industry friends would gather to learn about video conferencing, audio conferencing and collaboration. The conference was electric (and Disneyland and Universal were soooo close)….lots of ideas, lots of stuff, lots of great people….wow! RANT { Then….at some point earlier in this decade (a mental block is … Continue reading Visual Communications Industry Group Conference

LifeSize versus Cisco

Surfing the Internet and I found this interesting article on Bloomberg. A snippet: “LifeSize Communications Inc., a unit of computer-mouse maker Logitech International SA (LOGN), expects revenue to jump as it competes with rivals including Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) to add clients in the videoconference market, set to more than double in the next five years. LifeSize’s sales are forecast to rise two to three times faster than … Continue reading LifeSize versus Cisco

Video Conferencing Product Update: LifeSize

As promised a few posts down, I will be studying a few video conferencing vendors to get a “snapshot” of where they are in mid to late 2011.  I will start with LifeSize. Here we go…. Lifesize’s Overarching Philosophy “Connect anyone, anywhere, any device” What I Think of When I Think of Lifesize High definition and SIP Product Line LifeSize, fitting a large company that … Continue reading Video Conferencing Product Update: LifeSize

Lifesize Desktop Review

Rating:  4 WaterTowers  (for leading the SIP only charge) UPDATE August 24, 2011: Read all about the latest LifeSize products, services, here. If only everything I have tried in the past 20 years were this easy, I’d be a millionaire several times over!  🙂 Lifesize has entered the desktop market with a SIP only (yes…SIP only) application that is: Easy to Install Easy to Use Has a … Continue reading Lifesize Desktop Review

Lifesize Room in Action

Even with videoconferencing…. the life of a blogger can get lonely. So when my friend Phil at Quagga invited me to attend the “Lifesize Room in Action” meeting in Folsom, CA….I jumped at the chance. As I arrived I met old friends (some who go way back in videconferencing) and new people (Adam, Spring, and Susan from Lifesize and some potential customers). The value of … Continue reading Lifesize Room in Action

LifeSize H.323 HD Videoconferencing System Demo

Times have changed. Just a few years ago, TelBitConsulting was pushing the state-of-the art (and enduring the criticisms of those with limited vision) of IP videoconferencing from a trade show (TeleCon). This video (8 minutes long) shows an interview between Matt Hamblen at ComputerWorld and Craig Malloy CEO of LifeSize. (The complete article is here.) Before you leave this Blog. Here is the great stuff … Continue reading LifeSize H.323 HD Videoconferencing System Demo