Lifesize Enhances Remote Work with New Video Conferencing and Collaboration Capabilities
Lifesize®, a global innovator of immersive enterprise communication solutions, today announced numerous enhancements to its cloud video conferencing and collaboration platform to further support the remote work experience for both employees and IT administrators. New features make it easier to set up and join meetings through refreshed integrations with Microsoft Outlook and Google (News - Alert) Apps; elevate the meeting experience, including a new digital whiteboard application powered by recently-acquired Kaptivo technology; and provide enterprises with more security, flexibility and control as they continue to deploy trusted video conferencing technology across their organizations.
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An end user enjoys Lifesize's cloud video conferencing and collaboration enhancements that further support the remote work experience. (Photo: Business Wire)
Recent Gartner research suggests that nearly half of employees will continue to work remotely at least part-time after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, meaning organizations will need to provide ongoing support and technology solutions that enable employees to work from anywhere while bridging communication and collaboration with those workers who return to the physical office and meeting rooms.
"Video conferencing and virtual collaboration are now essential productivity tools for knowledge workers everywhere," said Bobby Beckmann (News - Alert), chief technology officer of Lifesize. "As organizations evaluate hybrid workforce models going forward, we have committed our roadmap and development efforts to delivering the meeting experience and capabilities that employees and IT administrators need to work effectively from home, the office or anywhere that is required during these continued tumultuous times."
Making It Easier to Join Meetings
Recent enhancements to the Lifesize cloud conferencing platform further simplify scheduling, starting and joining video meetings, whether through a web brwser (eliminating the need for downloads and manual app updates) or the Lifesize desktop and mobile apps. These include:
Elevating the In-Meeting Experience
Once hosts and participants have joined a Lifesize meeting, newly introduced features keep all stakeholders engaged and productive, including:
Providing More Security, Flexibility and Control
With increased global usage of video conferencing comes the need for moderators and IT or AV administrators to more purposefully and proactively secure and manage their meetings and accounts. To that end, Lifesize has added:
To learn more about how Lifesize is improving remote work for customers and to stay up-to-date on the latest features and functionality being debuted in Q3, follow https://www.lifesize.com/en/support/whats-new.
Lifesize delivers immersive communication experiences for the global enterprise. Our complementary suite of award-winning cloud video conferencing, advanced collaboration and cloud contact center solutions empowers organizations to elevate workplace collaboration, boost employee productivity and improve customer experiences from anywhere and from any device. To learn more about our analyst-recognized solutions and see why tens of thousands of leading organizations like RBC, Yale University, Pearson, Salvation Army, Shell Energy and NASA rely on Lifesize for mission-critical business communications, visit www.lifesize.com, www.serenova.com or www.kaptivo.com.
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