Lifesize Video Conferencing

Lifesize Video Conferencing

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Score 8.1 out of 10
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Lifesize Video Conferencing

Overview

What is Lifesize Video Conferencing?

Lifesize is a web conferencing platform focused on making video conferencing systems and video conferencing apps work well together, while still being easy-to-use. Their platform incorporates web conferencing software with meeting room devices and wireless screen sharing.
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Awards

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Popular Features

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  • Desktop sharing (156)
    8.5
    85%
  • High quality video (159)
    8.3
    83%
  • High quality audio (161)
    8.2
    82%
  • Low bandwidth requirements (151)
    7.7
    77%

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Pricing

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Enterprise

$12.95 per user/month

Cloud
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Plus

$14.95 per user/month

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Standard

$16.95 per user/month

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Entry-level set up fee?

  • No setup fee
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Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting / Integration Services
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Product Demos

Lifesize Overview | IT Approved Video Conferencing
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Meet the Lifesize Icon 450 Huddle Room Video Conference Camera
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Using the Lifesize Live Stream Feature | Lifesize Training
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Lifesize Calendar Integration Overview
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Features

Performance & Compatibility of Online Events Software

Features related to the performance, reliability & compatibility of web conferencing and webinar (online events) software.

8.1Avg 8.0

Screen Sharing

Features related to remote screen sharing capabilities.

8.5Avg 8.3

Online Meetings / Events

Features related to hosting and attending meetings and events online.

7.8Avg 8.2

Online Events Collaboration

Features related to collaboration between attendees during web conferences, webinars, and other online events.

8.7Avg 8.4

Online Events Security

Features related to the security of meetings and other events held via web conferencing/webinar software.

9Avg 8.4
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Product Details

What is Lifesize Video Conferencing?

Lifesize Video Conferencing is a web conferencing solution. The vendor’s value proposition is that they combine a best-in-class, cloud-based video conferencing experience, with award-winning, easy-to-use devices that are designed for any conference room so users can connect to anyone, anywhere. Additionally, the vendor says their video conferencing solutions are designed for the demands of today’s modern enterprise, yet fully accessible to businesses of any size.

Some key features include:

  • Interoperable cloud video offering
  • Integrated, plug-and-play H D camera systems and HD phones for every room with automatic software updates
  • Consistent experience across devices
  • Search-based directory with name-based dialing
  • Instant and scheduled meetings
  • Schedule meetings from Google Calendar or Microsoft Outlook
  • One-on-one and group calls
  • One-on-one chat and group chat in a meeting room
  • Share your desktop or a specific application
  • Up to 50 live participants in HD video
  • Unlimited audio-only calls included for users and guests in more than 50 countries
  • Record and share video calls instantly with Lifesize Cloud Amplify
  • Skype for Business support
  • Web-based app support via our Lifesize Cloud Web App
  • Desktop app support
  • Mobile app support

Lifesize Video Conferencing Features

Performance & Compatibility of Online Events Software Features

  • Supported: High quality audio
  • Supported: High quality video
  • Supported: Low bandwidth requirements
  • Supported: Chrome compatible
  • Supported: IE compatible
  • Supported: Available for OS X
  • Supported: Available for Windows

Screen Sharing Features

  • Supported: Desktop sharing
  • Supported: Application sharing

Online Meetings / Events Features

  • Supported: Scheduling
  • Supported: Calendar integration
  • Supported: Meeting initiation
  • Supported: End meetings
  • Supported: Record meetings / events
  • Supported: Dial-in attendance
  • Supported: Online attendance
  • Supported: Mute
  • Supported: Slideshows
  • Supported: International calling
  • Supported: Multiple webcam streams

Online Events Collaboration Features

  • Supported: Live chat
  • Supported: Q&A

Online Events Security Features

  • Supported: Participant roles & permissions
  • Supported: Participant list

Additional Features

  • Supported: Meet anyone over video anytime, anywhere
  • Supported: Record and share instantly
  • Supported: Continue the conversation after the meeting via one-on-one and group chat in a meeting room
  • Supported: Invite guests for free
  • Supported: Pairs with award-winning Lifesize Icon conference room systems
  • Supported: Experience Lifesize Cloud with a free 14-day trial

Lifesize Video Conferencing Screenshots

Screenshot of Lifesize Web App directoryScreenshot of Lifesize Web App screen sharing and five-way callScreenshot of Lifesize Desktop App home screenScreenshot of Lifesize Desktop App group video call with moderator controlsScreenshot of Lifesize Record & Share personal video libraryScreenshot of Lifesize Record & Share personal video library - video feedScreenshot of Lifesize Record & Share personal library - my videosScreenshot of Lifesize Web App Admin ConsoleScreenshot of Lifesize Web App Admin Console advanced settings

Lifesize Video Conferencing Videos

Lifesize Company Overview
Meet the Lifeisze Icon 450 Huddle Room Camera
Lifesize Live Stream Overview
Lifesize Calendar Integration Overview

Lifesize Video Conferencing Integrations

Lifesize Video Conferencing Competitors

Lifesize Video Conferencing Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise, Software as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsWindows, Mac
Mobile ApplicationApple iOS, Android
Supported CountriesAmericas, EMEA, APAC
Supported LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Polish, Japanese

Frequently Asked Questions

Lifesize is a web conferencing platform focused on making video conferencing systems and video conferencing apps work well together, while still being easy-to-use. Their platform incorporates web conferencing software with meeting room devices and wireless screen sharing.

Zoom, Webex Meetings, and BlueJeans Meetings are common alternatives for Lifesize Video Conferencing.

Reviewers rate Participant roles & permissions highest, with a score of 9.

The most common users of Lifesize Video Conferencing are from Mid-sized Companies (51-1,000 employees).
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Reviews

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Dave King | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
We find the system is very simple and easy to use. We have found Lifesize to be very reliable, experiencing a handful of issues in the last 3 years. When we have run into the limited instances of requiring support, they were extremely helpful and worked hard to resolve our issues.
Michael Gunderson | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
We not only renewed our annual cloud license, we upgraded it. As an institution, we saw a need to further integrate Lifesize into our campus culture. We plan on using our service to bring in guest lecturers, have virtual office hours for on-line students, continuing our distance learning and dual credit teaching, and much more. The more Lifesize is integrated into our organization, the ideas on how to use it keep expanding.
April 13, 2018

Lifesize Review

Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
The equipment has given us everything we had hoped for, at a reasonable cost. It's easy to use, greatly increases communication, and has saved us money in mileage and travel costs. There's no need for us to research or switch to a different solution.
Score 6 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Though this is a strong product we are going to be looking for something that is fully integrated with our communications package. It would be good if they partnered up with a Avaya or someone else to make this one product and not an add on to your phone system
January 16, 2018

Lifesize cloud rocks

Miguel De La Garza Rodriguez | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Lifesize Cloud service works really great. We had no problems with the service uptime, the phones sync great, and no user attention is required. The softphone version for mobile clients and laptops works very well, and you don't lose any function at all when interacting between a codec and a mobile client.
Nicolas Rivaton | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Because of the desktop app. It is not that good, pretty heavy, missing features to take control of the distant computer for instance (like GoToMeeting).
Also the mobile app is missing some nice features: when you want to connect from your mobile, you have to do everything manually, whereas with GoToMeeting, you just do 1 click, and that's it, you've joined the meeting dirrectly from your calendar invitation.
Kevin M Mulligan | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
We've made a commitment to use LifeSize across all our international offices. Switching to another platform now would be costly, cumbersome, and unnecessary. LifeSize is doing its job well and has been since we started with them ~ 3 years ago.
Quentin Fisher | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Very good audio, video and multiple ways to connect to it. Very reliable. We did have some issues with losing our connection and Lifesize connected us with a technician who worked with us for 2 months to figure out why we we losing connections, come to find out that we had our router configured wrong. Once this was fixed we have had no issues since. Lifesize did not charge us anything.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Because the software is great and in its own league. Lifesize doesn't have any competition as far as i'm concerned, that's why I keep recommending it to all my IT colleagues. I've been using it for many years now, and I'm still very satisfied. If your company doesn't have a video conferencing solution, do yourself a favor and choose lifesize!
Bob Brandner | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
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.
June 23, 2017

LifeSize or Not

Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
The overall system works with a set limit of users and I would prefer it to be concurrent users. I understand the idea of named users , however unless its used everyday the named users is a waste. We have users that only need it 1-2 hours a week and we have an under utilized licenses.
Mike Hamilton | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
I have a lot of Lifesize hardware and I do like Cloud but I am always watching the market for a company that will finally nail this space. I feel like Lifesize has a solid head start but I hope they can create a vision for the marketplace and execute in a meaningful way.
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