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Lifesize Enhances Lifesize Share with Digital Signage, Meeting Room Automation & Whiteboarding

News item: February 4, 2019
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Lifesize Share platform emerges as multipurpose media hub with support for meeting room automation and digital signage

Lifesize® today announced new enhancements to its Lifesize Share™ platform, making it more simple and cost-effective for businesses to enable multi-functioning meeting rooms and collaborative spaces. The Share platform provides wireless sharing of content on any displays, as well as new integrations for digital signage through a partnership with ScreenCloud and whiteboard collaboration with Kaptivo.

Building on Lifesize Share’s wireless screen-sharing features, the newly enhanced platform allows organisations to consolidate the user experiences for multiple meeting room solutions and display technologies into a single, centrally managed device. Highlights of the new platform include:  

  • One-Touch Meetings: Use Bluetooth technology to launch Lifesize room systems remotely and join meetings from recognised mobile devices
  • Digital Signage: Present compelling content on connected screens in meeting rooms and around the office
  • Automated Content Switching: Switch the in-room display from digital signage to a video call automatically
  • Whiteboard Capture: Capture and share whiteboard content with meeting participants anywhere

“With Lifesize Share, companies can now easily automate device management for meeting spaces around the office, saving valuable time and thousands of dollars normally required to integrate different technologies into a user-friendly experience. The platform also offers automated updates for software improvements and new app integrations, so users can access new features and functionality without complicating their current configuration or causing interoperability issues.”

– Craig Malloy, Lifesize CEO.

“We forecast professional wireless presentation device shipments to experience a nearly 30 percent growth rate through 2022,” commented  Frost & Sullivan. “Lifesize Share is at the forefront of innovation in this market. Specifically, the solution makes it easy for meeting participants to wirelessly share multiple types of media from any device without requiring specialty connectors or software downloads. Optional connection to the comprehensive Lifesize video conferencing service sets the solution apart for businesses seeking to enrich and streamline multi-media collaboration capabilities in their meeting rooms.”

Through the integration with ScreenCloud, connected screens inside and outside of meeting rooms can be set up to show original content, as well as highly customizable content from more than 70 free apps, including meeting schedules, company news, social media feeds and more. The platform’s allows organisations to transform displays around the office space into automated content displays The platform’s integration with ScreenCloud allows organizations to easily transform screens around their offices into dynamic, automated content displays. 

With support for Kaptivo’s whiteboarding solution, the Share also allows users to capture and share content drawn on a physical whiteboard in real time for remote participants. The content is digitized, safe and secure. “Sometimes in meetings you just need to whiteboard your ideas, but whiteboards have been the odd man out of digital collaboration,” said David Hsieh, Kaptivo CEO. “Together with Kaptivo, Lifesize is simplifying the next generation of real-time, visual collaboration for any kind of meeting.”

For more information about Lifesize Share, please visit our Lifesize Share page or give us a call on 0118 9798910 to discuss the Share, its applications and pricing, or to arrange a free Share trial. 


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