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Score 7 out of 100

Lifesize Video Conferencing

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Score 7.6 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Chanty

Chanty is very good for networking messaging and low level collaboration between peers and colleagues. It's not great for video or voice calls or whiteboarding or file sharing.
Marc Duke | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lifesize Video Conferencing

I think there's much better options out there. In a small setting, they might be suitable but I don't believe they scale very well in any medium-large size businesses.We wanted to take advantage of things like a Microsoft Exchange calendar, a "Join Now" button and integrating with Teams. These are all things that our company made a sizeable investment on and in order to take things to the next level, we had to move on from Lifesize Video Conferencing.
Curt Sminkey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Chanty
4.0
Lifesize Video Conferencing
Task Management
Chanty
3.0
Lifesize Video Conferencing
Search
Chanty
5.0
Lifesize Video Conferencing

Communication

Chanty
8.0
Lifesize Video Conferencing
Chat
Chanty
8.0
Lifesize Video Conferencing
Notifications
Chanty
9.0
Lifesize Video Conferencing
Discussions
Chanty
7.0
Lifesize Video Conferencing

Performance & Compatibility of Online Events Software

Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
7.5
High quality audio
Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
7.7
High quality video
Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
7.9
Low bandwidth requirements
Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
6.8

Screen Sharing

Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
7.6
Desktop sharing
Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
7.6

Online Meetings / Events

Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
7.2
Calendar integration
Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
7.1
Meeting initiation
Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
7.5
Record meetings / events
Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
7.0
Slideshows
Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
7.1

Online Events Collaboration

Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
7.6
Live chat
Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
7.9
Q&A
Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
7.3

Online Events Security

Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
7.6
Participant roles & permissions
Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
7.6

Pros

Chanty

  • Notifications
  • App loading speed
Marc Duke | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lifesize Video Conferencing

  • The touchpad makes it extremely easy to join or start conference calls with a single pushbutton.
  • The Lifesize solution is affordable and has been extremely reliable for our video conference calls.
  • Camera quality is great and provides clear video for our organization.
  • The pan/tilt/zoom features are very helpful to focus in on specific people or items during a training or demonstration.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Chanty

  • Ability to call group members
  • Ability to video members
Marc Duke | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lifesize Video Conferencing

  • The network was unstable during some calls regardless of the size. The screen would shake throughout the call.
  • There were challenges logging into a meetings to the point where we would have to log off our pc and log back in.
  • Sporadic Audio issues would take place regardless of where we would us the app, on-campus or off campus
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Chanty

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Lifesize Video Conferencing

Lifesize Video Conferencing 10.0
Based on 26 answers
Other than the HIPAA compliance, we have no compelling reason to retain LifeSize when we can already pay for similar services included with our UCaaS service. Our UCaaS vendor, Fuze, includes video conferencing with the VoIP services via single, integrated client software package. Additional limitations include minimal implementation assistance, training service, training materials and assistance driving internal adoption. Issues with slow speed for desktop sharing and audio quality make the technical aspects of Lifesize inferior to competitors.
Bob Brandner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Chanty

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Lifesize Video Conferencing

Lifesize Video Conferencing 8.4
Based on 41 answers
Overall experience with Lifesize Video Conferencing has been great. While it serves it's basic purpose of allowing smooth video/audio meetings of people located at different places with option of screen sharing/chatting/ recording, what add to it's pros are it's accessibility from various platforms, flexibility to switch to a listen only mode in case of network issues and ease of operation.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Chanty

No score
No answers yet
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Lifesize Video Conferencing

Lifesize Video Conferencing 8.5
Based on 15 answers
Since we are an educational institution we not only have scheduled classes which must be available, but we have staff members in a variety of areas ranging from recruiting and admissions to advancement and the President's office who need to connect with students, alumni and other interest groups, often at odd hours. I have not, since using Lifesize had anyone complain of not being able to connect
Bill Kopf | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Chanty

No score
No answers yet
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Lifesize Video Conferencing

Lifesize Video Conferencing 8.5
Based on 31 answers
Lifesize is an amazing platform for VC. However, it is a costly solution for any scaling startup. However, implementation and user acceptability was fairly easy and worth the additional spend. Quality has always been on point and support has always taken care of us. Our account manager also ensured a seamless transition process for Google Hangouts. Will go with this solution again at any other organization.
Anthony Sopher | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Chanty

Chanty 7.0
Based on 1 answer
I have been sent quite a few emails about functionality and support on a pretty regular basis, which is great. I have not had any need to contact support as the platform is pretty simple to use, it was easy to download and install and I have not encountered any bugs or other issues so far.
Marc Duke | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lifesize Video Conferencing

Lifesize Video Conferencing 7.5
Based on 96 answers
Lifesize's support team will help us immediately after locking the complaint. They are very supportive & cooperative. Lifesize is the only Video Conferencing brand that replaces the faulty unit with a brand new unit. this is the most important feature & factor which have to consider while buying the Video Conferencing Solution. Lifesize is trustworthy.
Radhika Chavan | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Chanty

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Lifesize Video Conferencing

Lifesize Video Conferencing 7.3
Based on 2 answers
Sensus was really helpful in the initial setup and training of our technical Support Team. Sensus gave us training on site so that it would be our own equipment that was set up. Then the in house tech team took over to train other users who would be using the system. When needed the Sensus and Lifesize tech support were really helpful in trouble shooting or guiding us through any difficulty.
Gurchain Khaira | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Chanty

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Lifesize Video Conferencing

Lifesize Video Conferencing 9.1
Based on 5 answers
I gave this rating because Lifesize's website offers multiple quality videos that shows you exactly how the software works. The videos are divided into different categories which makes searching for a video fairly simple! If for some reason you have a question not answered in one of the how-tos you can always contact support. Excellent product, excellent service!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Chanty

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Lifesize Video Conferencing

Lifesize Video Conferencing 7.8
Based on 417 answers
Great for companies that need to accomplish multiple things at once while at different places. From our experience, broadcasting news is most favorable considering the level of excellence you get with the product plus the affordability. It can be used both privately amongst employees, or shared publicly through covering events
Andrey Lanier | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Chanty

In terms of file sharing and speed of collaboration, I find that Slack is quicker and integration into Google Drive is very handy when it comes to working on documents, I have not seen Chanty do this. As for video Google Hangouts is as simple as it gets; again, I have not seen anything from Chanty in this area. I have also looked at and use https://guild.co/ which is much easier messaging and collaboration wise. The app and notification for Chanty is pretty good but it's loading time is slower compared to Slack and WhatsApp.
Marc Duke | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lifesize Video Conferencing

When compared to Zoom, one of the massive benefits that Lifesize brings is total peace of mind with security. Call encryption is part of the core in Lifesize and not an optional feature as in Zoom. I don't know about you, but every conversation can contain private and confidential information, so protecting me, my team, and my customers is totally covered with Lifesize!When compared with other providers, the quality of the video and lip sync on Lifesize is simply flawless. With the ability to deliver a call at 4k ultra high definition at 60 frames per second, the platform is simply awesome! Zoom is only 720p and the data share is only 5 frames per second. Zoom is simply substandard when compared to Lifesize.We often speak with clients who are using Teams or Skype for Business, but when you compare the video and audio quality with that achieved by Lifesize, they simply do not match up. If you want excellent quality video and ultra-sharp audio, then Lifesize is the only way to go!
Michael Green | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Chanty

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Lifesize Video Conferencing

Lifesize Video Conferencing 8.0
Based on 19 answers
With LifeSize Cloud, it's very easy to simply add another Icon to your system and join it to your cloud. You can easily and instantly create meetings and add users both in your organization and out without any difficulty. The cooperation between the Icons and cloud users running on their laptops makes it easy to scale this out to your entire company, including joint venture without difficulty.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Chanty

  • Increased visibility
  • Increased opportunities
Marc Duke | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lifesize Video Conferencing

  • Training users on how to use the software is quick and easy.
  • Calling abroad saves a good chunk of money for both the end user and company.
  • Does save on travel as remote users are able to have a similar experience as the people attending the meetings and no need to travel to the other locations for meetings.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Chanty

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$3*

* per user, per month

Chanty Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details
Chanty Free plan is for teams with up to 10 members. Chanty Business plan, starts at $3 per user, per month and delivers additional features and unlimited members.

Lifesize Video Conferencing

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Lifesize Video Conferencing Editions & Modules

Edition
Plus$14.95 per user/month1
Enterprise$12.95 per user/month1
Standard$16.95 per user/month1
  1. Call for pricing
Additional Pricing Details
With every plan, you get the collaboration features you use everyday, at no additional cost: • Unlimited video conferences • Downloadable desktop and mobile apps • Secure encryption set by default • Unlimited meeting duration • Free, browser-based web app • Two-way and group chat with popular chat integrations • Centralized, name-based directory • Online reporting and account management • Email and calendar scheduling

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Chanty
7.0
Lifesize Video Conferencing
7.4

Likelihood to Renew

Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
10.0

Usability

Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
8.4

Reliability and Availability

Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
8.5

Performance

Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
8.5

Support Rating

Chanty
7.0
Lifesize Video Conferencing
7.5

In-Person Training

Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
7.3

Online Training

Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
9.1

Implementation Rating

Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
7.8

Scalability

Chanty
Lifesize Video Conferencing
8.0

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