ClearOne Will Show Range of Solutions for Small, Medium-Sized Rooms at ISE 2023

ClearOne will return to ISE 2023 (January 31—February 3 in Barcelona) with a complete range of solutions custom configured for small and medium sized meeting rooms, as well as large conference rooms and auditoriums. The solutions will be showcased at Booth 2V650 at the Fira Barcelona. According to ClearOne CEO Derek Graham, the intent is […]

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ClearOne Appoints Derek Graham as CEO

ClearOne announced that its board of directors has appointed Derek Graham as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective Jan. 24, 2023. Derek Graham was appointed to the role of interim CEO in May 2022. Eric Robinson, Chairman of the Board of Directors said, “Derek Graham has provided strong and decisive leadership in the last few months […]

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ClearOne Adds Unite 260 Pro 4K Camera With Face-Tracking and Auto-Framing Capabilities

ClearOne expanded its line of Unite PTZ Cameras with the debut of the Unite 260 Pro Camera, a 4K Ultra HD camera with 20X optical zoom and 16X digital zoom. The new camera features an AI-based smart face-tracking mode that keeps a selected presenter in the frame as they move about the room, or it […]

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AVer PTZ Link Software and PTZ Cameras Certified for CONVERGE Pro 2 DSP and BMA 360

ClearOne announced a co-development initiative that certifies AVer’s ProAV Cameras and PTZ Link software to be fully compatible with ClearOne’s CONVERGE Pro 2 DSP and BMA 360 Beamforming Microphone Array. The collaboration leverages the “powerful capabilities of ClearOne’s BMA 360 ceiling tile beamforming microphone arrays to direct the tracking features of the AVer cameras through […]

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Clear One and Shure Reach Global Settlement for Legal Disputes

ClearOne and Shure Incorporated today jointly announce that they have reached a global settlement of all pending legal disputes. In order to avoid the expense, burden, and uncertainty associated with litigation and to resolve their pending cases against one another, the companies entered into a confidential settlement agreement. The companies have agreed to file dismissals […]

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ClearOne Adds Unite 160 4K Camera With Smart Face Tracking and Auto-Framing

ClearOne announced the introduction of the Unite 160 4K camera for UCC applications. This new camera includes 12x optical zoom capabilities, remote-controlled mechanical pan and tilt as well as AI-powered smart face tracking and auto-framing. This camera is designed to capture all participants in large rooms while enabling automated focus on a moving presenter, making […]

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ClearOne Announces Unite 60 Wide-Angle 4K USB Camera

ClearOne announced a wide-angle 4K USB camera featuring AI-powered face and voice tracking, along with electronic PTZ (pan/tilt/zoom) capabilities, in the form of the ClearOne Unite 60 4K camera. With a 120-degree field of view, and a plug-and-play USB 3.0 connection for video, control and power, the new Unite 60 camera is ideally suited for […]

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ClearOne Announces Return to CEDIA Expo 2022

ClearOne announced its return to CEDIA 2022; leading with its new Aura professional-grade work-from-home audio and video collaboration solutions at Booth #8039. ClearOne says that Aura meets the need for easy-to-install commercial quality solutions that deliver HDConference audio and video technology through a variety of professional collaboration solutions with choices of microphone and camera components […]

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ClearOne Appoints New US Manufacturer Sales Representatives

ClearOne announced the appointment of two new United States manufacturer sales representatives: Phoenix-based Mountain AV Marketing will represent ClearOne in Arizona, New Mexico and El Paso, TX; and Denver-based Momentum Group will represent ClearOne in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho. “Mountain AV Marketing and Momentum Group have the exact industry experience, product category knowledge, and […]

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ClearOne Launches Hardware-Based Convergence InSite Server

ClearOne launched a hardware-based Convergence InSite Server that enables bidirectional communications between its Cloud or Enterprise AV Manager and on-site ClearOne Pro Audio products; basically creating a dashboard. They are designed to allow for local AV system maintenance, device status monitoring, remote AV device control, equipment auditing, help desk operations and single-pane-of-glass business intelligence. Key […]

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ClearOne Announces Change in Leadership

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – May 26, 2022 – The Board of Directors of ClearOne, Inc. (NASD: CLRO) today announced the termination of its Chief Executive Officer, Zee Hakimoglu, and the appointment of Derek Graham, Senior Vice President of Research & Development, as the interim Chief Executive Officer. “Derek Graham joined ClearOne in 2003 and […]

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ClearOne Announces Second Reorg in as Many Months

The board of directors of ClearOne announced the termination Thursday of its chief executive officer, Zee Hakimoglu, and the appointment of Derek Graham, senior vice president of research & development, as the interim chief executive officer. “Derek Graham joined ClearOne in 2003 and has overseen the development and introduction of multiple generations of ClearOne products […]

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ClearOne Adds New Features for CONVERGENCE AV Manager

ClearOne announced exciting new features for their CONVERGENCE AV Manager. This is ClearOne’s unified software platform to monitor, control and audit their Pro Audio products from any location worldwide — available as a Cloud AV Manager or an Enterprise AV Manager. The Cloud AV Manager service offers multitenant Management as a Service (MaaS) on a […]

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ClearOne Introduces DIALOG 10 Wireless USB Microphone for Aura Home Office Family

The DIALOG 10 is a new wireless USB microphone from ClearOne for its Aura home office product portfolio. Designed for people working from home, the DIALOG 10 is aimed at Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Webex, GoToMeeting and other UCC apps. The setup of the DIALOG 10 is simply connected via a USB Type C cable and […]

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Next Stop: E4 Anaheim!

Almo Professional A/V‘s E4 Experience has returned with four upcoming events that will focus on all things AV! The E4 Experience offers the latest educational opportunities, sessions with top manufacturers and industry pros, demos of the latest technology and so much more. Your next opportunity to experience E4 will be in Anaheim, California, on March […]

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ClearOne Patent Remains Valid In Latest Decision from U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) issued a written decision Monday in case no. PGR2020-00079 confirming the patentability of all claims of U.S. Patent No. 10,728,653 (the “’653 Patent”) owned by ClearOne Inc. The ’653 Patent covers aspects of ClearOne’s technology in beamforming microphone arrays (BMAs). Specifically, the ’653 Patent relates to “a ceiling […]

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ClearOne Awarded New Beamforming Microphone Array Systems Patent

ClearOne announced it has been awarded a new patent relating to Beamforming Microphone Array Systems. U.S. Patent No. 11,240,597 was issued on Feb. 1, 2022. The patent, titled “Ceiling Tile Beamforming Microphone Array System,” claims a ceiling tile microphone array that can be physically separated from the processors running the beamforming algorithm. The separation enables […]

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ClearOne’s Versa Lite CT Ceiling Tile Microphone Receives Google Meet Certification

ClearOne announced the Google Meet certification of its Versa Lite CT, a USB audio-enabled beamforming ceiling tile microphone for small and mid-sized spaces. The ClearOne COLLABORATE Versa Lite CT is a professional USB-enabled audio-conferencing microphone system designed to enhance the audio experience with natural-sounding conversations and highly intelligible speech. It includes a beamforming microphone array […]

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ClearOne Now Shipping DIALOG 10 USB Single-Channel Wireless Microphone System

ClearOne announced it is shipping the DIALOG 10 USB, a single-channel wireless microphone system offering professional-quality audio with USB connectivity. ClearOne claims the DIALOG 10 USB is the industry’s only single-channel wireless mic system that offers pro-quality audio with USB connectivity. The DIALOG 10 USB is designed for webcasting and cloud-based collaboration through Microsoft Teams, Zoom, […]

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ClearOne Awarded Two Patents for PoE Devices

ClearOne announced it has been awarded two new patents relating to PoE by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent #11,181,959 and Patent #11,188,133.The two new PoE patents describe systems and methods for providing power to multiple devices in a daisy-chain configuration, allocating power distribution among devices without disturbing the standard PoE handshaking protocol. The technology advancements […]

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Jury Rules in Favor of ClearOne in Shure Patent Trial

In a press release published Thursday, ClearOne announced that a jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware returned a verdict of no infringement by ClearOne’s Ceiling Tile Beamforming Mic Array product line on Shure Incorporated’s U.S. Patent No. D865,723 (the “’723 patent”). The jury also declared the “’723 patent” to be invalid. […]

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ClearOne’s Convergence Cloud AV and Enterprise AV Management Software Will Be Free Until 2023

ClearOne announced that its CONVERGENCE Cloud AV Manager and CONVERGENCE Enterprise AV Manager remote management software solutions will be available for free until 2023. The new CONVERGENCE Cloud AV Manager and Enterprise AV Manager monitor and control supported systems via a web portal accessible from any device, anywhere in the world. Tools of the platforms […]

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ClearOne Releases Two Camera Control Modules for Extron Control Systems

ClearOne announced the availability of two new camera control modules for Extron control systems that work with ClearOne’s BMA 360 Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile and ClearOne’s UNITE 200. The modules also work with other Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) camera that complies with the industry-standard VISCA control protocol. The new Extron modules will be available as free software […]

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ClearOne’s UNITE 50 4K AF Camera Is Zoom Certified

ClearOne announced that the UNITE 50 4K AF camera is now Zoom Certified. The UNITE 50 4K AF camera introduces ClearOne’s new Auto-Framing technology that automatically frames meeting participants to maximize screen use through image algorithms and electronic PTZ automation. The UNITE 50 4K AF ePTZ is designed to be used at the home or workplace […]

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ClearOne Releases UNITE 200 Pro PTZ HD Camera With Extended Zoom Capabilities

ClearOne recently announced the availability of the UNITE 200 Pro PTZ HD camera. The UNITE 200 Pro is ideal for use in large spaces for close-up, high-resolution video capture. It is suited for streaming applications through RTSP, RTMP and Multicast and supports UVC 1.1, TCP-IP, HTTP and DHCP industry-standard protocols. It can be installed using a wall […]

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ClearOne Releases CONVERGENCE Cloud AV Manager for Remote System Management

ClearOne announced the availability of its new CONVERGENCE Cloud AV Manager. The manager allows integrators, enterprise-level users and system managers to remotely manage and control unlimited ClearOne systems via a web portal across multiple rooms, buildings and continents. Integrators using CONVERGENCE Cloud AV Manager can update the passwords for all of a system’s devices at once, back […]

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ClearOne Introduces BMA 360 Audio Coverage Plugin for Autodesk Revit BIM

ClearOne introduced its new BMA 360 Audio Coverage Plugin for Autodesk Revit Building Information Modeling software (BIM). This allows designers and integrators to determine where a microphone array should be placed for optimal room coverage. ClearOne says the plugin is designed to help maximize the effectiveness of the company’s Beamforming Microphone Array solutions. The BMA […]

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ClearOne’s COLLABORATE App Now Makes User Registration and Connection Easier

ClearOne announced that its free COLLABORATE Space messaging and videoconferencing app now allows users to register their account using a mobile phone number, enabling users to find each other more easily and start collaborating. iOS and Android users can now launch into videoconferencing, presentation sharing and messaging services using the searchable ID of their choice, […]

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ClearOne Announces New Camera Control Module for AMX Netlinx Series

ClearOne announced a new camera control module for AMX Netlinx series control systems. It is designed to work with ClearOne’s BMA 360 Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tile, the UNITE 200 or any other PTZ camera that complies with the industry-standard VISCA control protocol. The new module simplifies the configuration of the BMA 360’s camera control […]

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ClearOne To Demonstrate Series of WFH Collaboration Solutions at CEDIA 2021

ClearOne announced it will return to CEDIA 2021 to demonstrate its line of Aura WFH audio and video collaboration solutions at Booth #4560. ClearOne Aura claims to meet a growing need for commercial-quality solutions that deliver HDConference audio and video technology through a variety of professional audio and video collaboration solutions. Featured solutions include the […]

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Rebranded ClearOne Re-Connections Tour Announces Fall Dates and Locations

The newly rebranded ClearOne Re-Connections Tour that kicked off last month will swing through the south and midwest during August and September, according to ClearOne chair and CEO Zee Hakimoglu. The CEO called the early stages of the 2021 tour a great success for integration partners and end-user customers alike. “Our partners are thrilled to […]

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ClearOne Announces Registration and Schedule for University Training Sessions

ClearOne announced that its August 2021 schedule of ClearOne University online instructor-led training sessions is now open for registration here. The schedule of August 2021 class subjects includes: CONVERGENCE AV Manager Certification: The CONVERGENCE AV Cloud Certification Training qualifies the AV practitioner for the use of cloud-based Management-as-a Service software to be able to remote […]

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