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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ClearOne Set to Unleash the Power of Digital Signage at DSE 2018!

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 ClearOne, a global supplier of audio and visual communications systems, today announced it will demonstrate its new ClearOne VIEW Pro software upgrade at Digital Signage Expo (DSE) 2018 on March 28-29 at Booth #2017 in the Las Vegas Convention Center. First introduced at ISE 2018, the new and powerful software upgrade to its VIEW® Pro solution makes it […]

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ClearOne Awarded New Patent Relating to Echo Cancellation With Beamforming Microphone Arrays

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ClearOne announced today that it has been awarded a new patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The USPTO issued patent number 9,854,101 to ClearOne. This patent, entitled “Methods and Apparatuses for Echo Cancellation with Beamforming Microphone Arrays,” among other things, describes a method to perform beamforming and echo cancellation using a direction of arrival determination to select […]

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Court Grants ClearOne’s Request to Add New Patent to Case Against Shure

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ClearOne today announced that the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently granted ClearOne’s request to add a claim of infringement of ClearOne’s new patent, U.S. Patent No. 9,813,806 (“the ’806 Patent”), to its existing lawsuit against Shure Inc.  The ’806 Patent, entitled “Integrated Beamforming Microphone Array and Ceiling or Wall Tile,” describes, among other things, a […]

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ClearOne Streamlines VIEW Pro Network Streaming Systems Set-Up and Configuration

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In an effort to provide systems integrators with easy-to-use configuration platforms for AV over IP streaming and distribution solutions, ClearOne has introduced a new software upgrade to its VIEW Pro system, making it easier than ever to configure. The system upgrade includes several enhancements. A convenient web-based GUI is now available for installers to access from a web browser. […]

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ClearOne CONVERGE Pro 2 Series Now Supports Built-In Skype for Business

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Skype for Business has been available on ClearOne‘s COLLABORATE Pro product line and a new update adds it to the CONVERGE Pro 2 48V, 128V and 128VD DSP Mixers. The announcement was made at ISE 2018 in Amsterdam in Stand #1-N120 of the RAI Exhibition Centre. Skype for Business in CONVERGE Pro 2 VoIP units is available through a free upgrade for […]

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ClearOne Intros New Ceiling Microphone Array Product Line at ISE 2018

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ClearOne today introduced a new addition to its ceiling microphone array line up — the ClearOne Ceiling Microphone Array Analog X. The new model joins the original ClearOne Ceiling Microphone Array and offers systems integrators more options in their system design. All ClearOne Ceiling Microphone Arrays feature three wide-range microphones that are mounted together into a single unit array […]

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ClearOne Awarded New Patent for Integrated Beamforming Microphone Array and Ceiling or Wall Tile

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ClearOne announced today that it has been awarded a new patent relating to integration of a beamforming microphone array and a ceiling or wall tile. The USPTO issued patent number 9,813,806 to ClearOne. This patent, entitled “Integrated Beamforming Microphone Array and Ceiling or Wall Tile,” among other things, describes a beamforming microphone array integrated into a ceiling-tile form that is […]

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ClearOne Awarded New Patent for Speech Technology by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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ClearOne announced today that it has been awarded a new patent relating to speech technology. The USPTO issued patent number 9,715,873 to ClearOne. This patent, entitled “Method for Adding Realism to Synthetic Speech,” among other things, can be used to create “speech fonts” that allow a user to have their messages read using the voice of anyone who has authorized […]

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ClearOne Awarded New Patent for Video Synchronization by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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ClearOne announced today that it has been awarded a new patent relating to ClearOne’s video streaming technology. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) issued United States Patent number 9,807,408 to ClearOne. This patent, entitled, “A Control Mechanism for Video Output”, enables, among other things, all of the video decoders playing back a stream of video to stay synchronized with the encoder, eliminating […]

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ClearOne University Plans to Host Record Number of Training Events in 2018

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ClearOne today announced plans to host up to 175 regional and online training events in 2018 as the company continues its roll out of new conferencing, collaboration and streaming solutions, according to ClearOne Head of Training Ron Lynch, CTS. “ClearOne offers the industry’s most comprehensive range of conferencing, collaboration and streaming solutions and the training we offer has […]

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ClearOne Awarded New Patent for Spatial Audio Conferencing by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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ClearOne today announced that it has been awarded a new patent relating to ClearOne’s spatial audio rendering technology for conferencing. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) issued United States Patent number 9,843,455 to ClearOne. This patent, entitled “Conferencing System with Spatial Rendering of Audio Data,” relates to conferencing systems that, among other things, transmit […]

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ClearOne Debuts DIALOG 20 Wireless Mic System With Native Integration For CONVERGE Pro 2 Mixers

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ClearOne today announced that the recently shipping, small-form-factor DIALOG 20 wireless microphone system now features native compatibility with the ClearOne CONVERGE Pro 2 line of mixers. The ability to natively integrate with CONVERGE Pro 2 mixers makes the DIALOG 20 the an interesting two-channel wireless microphone system. All current owners of the ClearOne DIALOG 20 wireless system will be able to upgrade […]

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ClearOne Debuts VIEW Pro Streaming System

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ClearOne’s new VIEW Pro line has expanded to include a new series of media encoders and decoders with a PANORAMA videowall software license. With various rack-mount components, the system is designed to offer H.264 compression, 24-bit color, up-to 1080p resolution at 60 FPS, ultra-low latency, video windowing and content control. The mass proliferation of H.264 endpoints (IP cameras, mobile devices, PC streaming, […]

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ClearOne COLLABORATE Pro Now Natively Integrates Skype For Business

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ClearOne today announced a system upgrade that allows users, at an additional cost, to enable Skype for Business on any COLLABORATE Pro model. ClearOne’s COLLABORATE Pro is a series of low-cost room appliances, audio endpoints and PTZ cameras, containing a mix of built-in solution tools for any type of group-room collaboration, including: traditional video conferencing, audio conferencing, Skype for […]

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ClearOne Introduces Two New Expander Solutions for CONVERGE Pro 2 DSP Mixers

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ClearOne is introducing a duo of compact yet powerful interface expanders — the CONVERGE Pro 2 USB and the CONVERGE Pro 2 GPIO — that increase the number of ports available for conferencing connectivity and room control for all CONVERGE Pro 2 DS mixers. The USB expander acts primarily as a USB audio interface, connecting a laptop directly to the […]

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ClearOne Adds Two New DSP Mixers to Its CONVERGE Pro 2 Lineup

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ClearOne launches two new and affordable CONVERGE Pro 2 DSP mixers, joining the already impressive lineup. The new CONVERGE Pro 2 48V provides four mic/line inputs with ClearOne’s next-generation Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC) technology, eight mic/line outputs and a VoIP interface with two default phone lines — and three more available through a software upgrade. The 48V shares an important distinction […]

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