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Cherokees Use LifeSize Video To Communicate

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LifeSize ClearSea has been adopted by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to improve communications between its leaders and access to healthcare for members.

The Eastern Band employs more than 1,100 workers and started using ClearSea, a high definition video conferencing solution from LifeSize, in October last year.

The technology was put in place after the tribe’s Principal Chief Michell Hicks challenged the tribe’s audio-visual administrator to improve attendance at his weekly meetings with the seven deputies. The problem was that it was increasingly challenging to get them all in the same place at the same time.

Now, around 50 employees are using the solution to meet face-to-face, and there are more benefits on the way. There are more than 12,000 members of the Eastern Band within the tribe’s 82 square mile boundary and for those that require medical treatment it can be quite a drive.

“With the telehealth side of video conferencing, we can alleviate so much of that,” said audio-visual administrator Jeremy Brown.

ClearSea allows users to make video calls from more than 50 mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets, as well as desktops.

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