Registration Opens for Fall Almo Pro AV E4 Experiences

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Almo Pro AV today officially announced that registration is open for the Fall 2019 E4 Experiences, coming to the New York Metro Area on September 25 and Atlanta on October 15. Almo to offer AV courses and certifications worth CTS Renewal Units (RUs) to E4 Experience attendees thanks to their longstanding partnership with AVIXA. This […]

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ClearOne Adds Classroom Functionality to COLLABORATE Space

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ClearOne has added new features to COLLABORATE Space, the company’s cloud collaboration platform. The new features include classroom functionality, multiple screen support and more. The new classroom functionality now found within COLLABORATE Space provides Q&A participation, giving each user electronic “hand raise” capability. There’s also new moderator control over audio and video for all participants, […]

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Updated: Court Orders Shure to Stop Selling the MXA910 Ceiling Array Microphone in ClearOne Preliminary Injunction Win

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ClearOne today got word that the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Illinois granted ClearOne’s request for a preliminary injunction preventing Shure Incorporated from manufacturing, marketing, and selling the Shure MXA910 Ceiling Array Microphone for use in its “drop-ceiling mounting configuration.” The Court determined that such sales are likely to infringe ClearOne’s U.S. Patent No. 9,813,806 (the “Graham Patent”). […]

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Updated: Shure Fights Back — Files Suit Against ClearOne Alleging False Statements

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Shure, Inc. today announced that it has filed a lawsuit against ClearOne in the U.S. Court for the District of Delaware. The lawsuit alleges ClearOne’s BMA CT product, launched in February of 2019, infringes Shure’s U.S. Patent No. 9,565,493 (“‘493 Patent”). The ‘493 patent, which protects the architecture of Shure’s ceiling array microphone offering powerful acoustic benefits with flexible mounting options and minimal aesthetic […]

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ClearOne Back at Almo ProAV

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ClearOne today announced a new distribution agreement with Almo Professional A/V, the nation’s largest professional audio visual distributor. Under the terms of the new distribution agreement, the companies will work together to sell ClearOne’s complete line of audio conferencing, visual collaboration and AV networking products to professional audio/visual integrators, dealers and consultants throughout the U.S. […]

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ClearOne Joins PEPPM to Deliver Better Pricing for Education and Non-Profits

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ClearOne today announced its participation in the PEPPM technology cooperative purchasing program administered by the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU). PEPPM is a cooperative purchasing program for competitively bid technology products available for schools, libraries, colleges and universities, local and state government agencies, municipal authorities and other non-profit organizations. PEPPM has contract awards on more […]

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New ClearOne COLLABORATE Space Enterprise Is an On-Premise Version

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Today, ClearOne launched something called COLLABORATE Space Enterprise, a new on-premise collaboration platform. In addition to the new, on-premise Enterprise platform, COLLABORATE Space is available in cloud-based Basic and Pro versions. All three COLLABORATE Space versions are audio and video conferencing applications with a suite of collaboration features. COLLABORATE Space includes everything for online meetings, […]

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ClearOne Says It Isn’t Done Suing Shure; Shure Calls Allegations Meritless (Updated)

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ClearOne told us today that it has filed a lawsuit against Shure Incorporated for trade secret misappropriation and willful patent infringement of a third ClearOne patent — U.S. Patent No. 9,264,553 (“’553 Patent”) — in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. This patent covers each cancelation in beamforming mic arrays. You […]

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Newest Audio and Visual Communication Solutions from ClearOne to be Featured at N. America’s Leading Enterprise Collaboration Event

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ClearOne is gearing up for Enterprise Connect with an opportunity for IT professionals and other visitors to be among the first to see, hear and experience the new line-up of audio and video collaboration solutions from ClearOne. Enterprise Connect is the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise unified communications (UC) and collaboration in North America, […]

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ClearOne Combines New Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile and DSP Mixer Technology in New Collaboration Solution

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ClearOne today announced that the COLLABORATE Live 1000 system now includes the company’s new Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile (BMA CT). Designed for large conferencing space environments, it includes audio and video connectivity, interactive whiteboarding, presentation, recording, streaming and cloud connectivity — all in one. Designed for large-sized boardrooms, auditoriums, conference rooms, lecture halls, courtrooms, […]

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ClearOne Offers Free 30-Day Trial of COLLABORATE Space, Its New Cloud Collaboration Service

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ClearOne today introduced a free 30-day trial program offer for COLLABORATE Space, its new cloud-based collaboration service that has the power to unify hundreds of users in new ways. With the free trial offer of COLLABORATE Space, users receive a personal virtual meeting room, instant messaging, the ability to schedule a meeting, recording features and […]

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ClearOne Ships CONVERGE Pro 2 48VTD DSP Mixer Featuring VoIP, Telco and Dante Interfaces

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ClearOne today announced the immediate market availability of its new CONVERGE Pro 2 48VTD that includes VoIP, Telco and Dante interfaces in a single CONVERGE Pro 2 unit. The new 48VTD pairs perfectly with ClearOne’s BMA CT and allows integrators to simplify system designs, increasing installation flexibility and reducing costs. It can also reduce design […]

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ClearOne Ships New Ceiling Tile Beamforming Mic Array

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ClearOne today announced that it has begun global shipments of its recently debuted and patented Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile (BMA CT) to systems integrators. The BMA CT is designed so that multi-array setups can utilize a single, low-channel count DSP mixer, including acoustic echo cancellation, noise cancellation and beam selection. Further simplification comes from […]

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ClearOne Debuts Patented Ceiling Tile Beamforming Mic Array

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ClearOne just launched a patented Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile, the BMA CT. The BMA CT also has a unique feature in that it includes a built-in 2×10-watt power amplifier to drive loudspeakers. The BMA CT debuted at ISE 2019 from February 5-8 at ClearOne’s Stand #D-130 in Hall 11 at the RAI Centre in […]

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ClearOne Introduces COLLABORATE Space

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ClearOne today announced the COLLABORATE Space collaboration solution. With COLLABORATE Space, users can work together one-on-one or in groups of hundreds with integrated file sharing, searchable archives and user presence information. They can connect with colleagues and contacts, via audio and video. Users can meet immediately or schedule a meeting and access a full suite […]

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ClearOne Debuts COLLABORATE Versa Product Family of BYOD Web Conferencing Solutions

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ClearOne today introduced an expanded line of COLLABORATE Versa solutions. The product family now includes the all-new COLLABORATE Versa 50, Versa Pro 50 and Versa Pro 150 models, which are now available for immediate delivery to customers worldwide. The newly expanded line will be showcased at ISE 2019 at Stand #D-130 in Hall 11 at […]

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ClearOne Prevails Against Shure in Trial Before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

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ClearOne today announced that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) yesterday issued a final written decision confirming the patentability of all claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,264,553. The ’553 Patent covers aspects of ClearOne’s innovations in beamforming microphone arrays (BMAs). The case at the PTAB […]

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ClearOne Intros COLLABORATE Space Cloud Collaboration Service

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ClearOne today announced the addition of COLLABORATE Space to its family of collaboration solutions. Designed as a collaboration suite, COLLABORATE Space provides users with the ability to make calls to landlines and mobile phones, as well as many other unified communications capabilities. With COLLABORATE Space, users can work together one-on-one, or in groups of hundreds, […]

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ClearOne Intros COLLABORATE Live – Four Video Collaboration Room Systems

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ClearOne today just announced something called COLLABORATE Live, a series of four video collaboration solutions for any size room environment that includes audio and video, interactive white-boarding, presentation, recording, streaming and cloud connectivity. Aimed at large sized boardrooms, auditoriums, conference rooms, lecture halls, courtrooms, training centers and telemedicine facilities, COLLABORATE Live 900 is a high-end […]

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ClearOne Intros Ceiling Microphone Array with Built-In Dante Interface

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ClearOne today expanded its audio conferencing product line with the introduction of its Ceiling Microphone Array Dante, a tri-element ceiling microphone array with built-in Dante audio networking for conferencing and sound reinforcement applications. ClearOne’s Ceiling Microphone Array will make its official debut at ISE 2019 from February 5-8 at Stand #D-130 in Hall 11 at […]

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ClearOne Debuts UNITE 50, Wide-Angle Camera for Huddle Spaces

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ClearOne today announced the immediate market availability of its new UNITE 50 conferencing camera. With a 120-degree field-of-view, digital zoom and pairing with any microphone/speaker combination, the $549 priced UNITE 50 camera can be connected to any USB-based collaboration board or PC. The UNITE 50 camera’s wide-angle field-of-view is designed for visual communication and collaboration […]

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ClearOne Debuts WS800 M550 RF Range Wireless Microphone System at InfoComm to Comply With New FCC Rules

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ClearOne announced a new WS800 M550 Wireless Microphone System that operates in the 537-563 MHz range in response to new FCC rules limiting the use of certain frequencies in North America. The new WS800 M550 model is necessary to give integrators a full range of frequency options as new FCC rules will require any products […]

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ClearOne Debuts New Software for Its COLLABORATE Pro Series at InfoComm

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ClearOne announced new software upgrade for the COLLABORATE Pro series. The COLLABORATE Pro room system brings cloud video, audio and web conferencing, SIP/H.323 video conferencing, in-room wireless presentation, interactive whiteboard, capture recording, live streaming and more in a single low-cost appliance. COLLABORATE Pro includes professional quality audio endpoints and cameras. For enterprises who have adopted […]

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ClearOne Expands Ceiling Microphone Array Line at InfoComm with Debut of its Ceiling Microphone Array Dante Model

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ClearOne introduced a new addition to its ceiling microphone array product line – the ClearOne Ceiling Microphone Array Dante at InfoComm 2018. The new ClearOne Ceiling Microphone Array Dante features easily-identified numbered mic elements, an LED indicator for On/Off/Mute, the ability to daisy-chain up to four ceiling microphone arrays to make twelve channel microphone systems, […]

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ClearOne Launches CONVERGE PA 460 Amplifier for Conferencing and Sound Reinforcement Applications

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ClearOne has introduced the ClearOne CONVERGE PA 460 Amplifier, a four channel by 60 watts or two channel by 120 watts high-efficiency professional audio power amplifier for auditoriums, lecture halls, conference rooms, training rooms and more. The new ClearOne CONVERGE PA 460 Amplifier works in normal output mode for 60 watts or bridged mode with […]

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ClearOne Launches New Cloud-Based Collaboration App, COLLABORATE Space

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ClearOne today unveiled COLLABORATE Space, a new video collaboration app that connects hundreds of users joining from any device at anytime. It includes messaging, calling and meeting functions. COLLABORATE Space provides persistent space to store all sorts of media such as messages, documents, whiteboards, recordings, meeting minutes or anything else exchanged on a specific topic […]

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ClearOne Adds JGEP 2000 AV-Over-IP Streaming Gear Called VIEW Lite at InfoComm

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ClearOne has unveiled the VIEW Lite series of products. VIEW Lite has an Encoder EJ100, Decoder DJ100 and Controller CJ100 that together deliver full-screen, single-image video using JPEG2000 codec standard technology (at 1G), with a very low latency of around 1.5 frames end-to-end glass to glass with resolutions of 4K60 with 4:2:0 color space, and […]

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ClearOne Debuts CONVERGE Huddle for Huddle Room Conferencing at InfoComm 2018

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ClearOne announces its new, most affordable CONVERGE Huddle conferencing solution for huddle rooms and similarly sized meeting spaces. Derived from ClearOne’s latest CONVERGE Pro 2 line of DSP mixers, the CONVERGE Huddle comes with the latest Acoustic Echo Cancellation and Noise Cancellation audio processing algorithms. Using CONVERGE Huddle, audio and video collaboration applications are accomplished […]

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ClearOne Will Debut Seven New Solutions and One New Major Software Upgrade at InfoComm

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ClearOne is debuting seven new solutions and one new major software upgrade at InfoComm 2018 in Booth #N1628 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Derived from ClearOne’s latest CONVERGE Pro 2 line of DSP mixers, the new CONVERGE Huddle conferencing solution for huddle rooms and similarly sized meeting spaces will be debuted at InfoComm 2018. […]

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ClearOne Awarded New Patent Covering USB to Bluetooth Audio Bridging

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ClearOne announced today that it has been awarded a new patent relating to audio bridging by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The USPTO issued patent number 9,921,798 to ClearOne. This patent, entitled “Universal Serial Bus-to-Bluetooth Audio Bridging Devices,” among other things, describes a method to bridge audio between a USB conferencing peripheral, a Bluetooth-enabled mobile […]

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ClearOne Awarded New Patent Relating to Beamforming and Acoustic Echo Cancellation

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ClearOne announced today that it has been awarded a new patent relating to Beamforming and Acoustic Echo Cancellation by the US Patent and Trademark Office. The USPTO issued patent number 9,866,952 to ClearOne. This patent, entitled “Conferencing Apparatus that Combines a Beamforming Microphone Array with an Acoustic Echo Canceller,” among other things, describes a method to first use a beamforming algorithm […]

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