MS Teams, Zoom Room Solutions With Biamp UCC-Lenovo TSC Now Shipping

June 22, 2023

Complete Microsoft Teams Room and Zoom Room Solutions with Biamp UCC-Lenovo TSC started shipping today. Biamp partnered with Lenovo to deliver a compute device that enables Biamp to offer complete conference room solutions. Add smarter collaboration technology to meeting rooms of all sizes with the Lenovo ThinkSmart Core and Controller Kits. ThinkSmart Core Key Features: […]

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Logitech Debuts Rally Bar Huddle

May 26, 2023

Logitech is debuting Rally Bar Huddle, an all-in-one appliance-based video bar for huddle and small rooms and the newest addition to Logitech’s family of conference cameras. Designed to deliver equitable video conferencing meetings with ease, Rally Bar Huddle is quick to set up, simple to manage and easy to integrate with Tap IP through CollabOS. […]

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DTEN ONboard 55-inch Touch-Enabled Display Now Shipping

August 16, 2022

The DTEN ONboard is now in stock and available to order. Designed in collaboration with Zoom, DTEN’s ONboard is a touch-enabled 55-inch display optimized for Zoom’s recently introduced Whiteboard feature. However, DTEN says the ONboard can integrate with any Zoom Rooms device — including video bars — “and immediately introduces interactive touch, with the ability […]

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Konftel’s Cam20 Video Conferencing Camera Receives Zoom Rooms Certification

April 1, 2022

Konftel announced its Cam20 video conferencing camera has been certified to work with Zoom Rooms. The plug-and-play device features 4K Ultra HD performance and a 123-degree field of view. The Konftel Cam20 also offers a boosted auto framing functionality. “The Konftel Cam20 is the second in our product range to be certified to work with […]

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5 Things You Missed During the Mimo Monitors LAVNCH & LEARN

October 1, 2021

So you missed the Mimo Monitors LAVNCH & LEARN, did you? If only there were a way you could watch it on your own time, at your own pace … wait a second, there is! In fact, you can tune in right now to rewatch the event. In case you want a quick overview of what […]

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QSC Debuts Zoom-Certified Meet Room Solution

July 8, 2021

QSC just debuted Meeting Room Solutions certified for use with Zoom Rooms. QSC has worked with Zoom and Q-SYS Ecosystem partner Sennheiser to create a solution that allows users to easily scale their Zoom Rooms deployment in high-value spaces. The QSC Meeting Room Solutions for Zoom Rooms centers around the Q-SYS Core 8 Flex processor, […]

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Two AVer Information Cameras Achieve Zoom Rooms Camera Certification

June 23, 2021

AVer Information says the new VB130 4K Video Bar and CAM130 4K Camera have been granted Zoom Rooms Camera Certification from Zoom Video. “Zoom consistently delivers high-quality video communication technology that is easy to deploy and manage. We are excited for the end-user experience the AVer VB130 4K Video Bar and CAM130 4K Camera will […]

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Alexa for Business Now Available for Zoom Rooms With Poly

April 27, 2021

Poly announced a new venture Tuesday: Alexa for Business for Zoom Rooms with Poly, to provide customers with a hands-free, voice-activated, control experience for new wave meeting collaboration. (Insert nod to rAVe’s Gary Kayye and his knack for predicting upcoming trends here.*) This new offering enables Poly customers to set up Alexa for Business with […]

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Logitech Adds Alexa to UCC-based Zoom Room Solutions

July 14, 2020

Logitech announced Logitech Solutions for Zoom Rooms with Alexa for Business, giving users contactless collaboration. As businesses continue to prepare for hybrid work environments, Logitech Solutions for Zoom Rooms and Alexa for Business, a service from Amazon Web Services (AWS) that enables organizations and employees to use Alexa to get more work done, provide companies […]

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Soon Zoom and Microsoft Teams Will Be Natively Interoperable

November 7, 2019

Zoom and Microsoft have worked together to enhance conference room interoperability and simplify how you connect to third-party meetings. How? The companies are collaborating to provide interoperability between both conference room solutions and streamlined meeting experiences. Available in early 2020, Zoom Rooms will be able to join Microsoft Teams meetings, and Microsoft Teams Rooms will […]

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Top Three Reasons Integrators Should Consider Spec’ing Zoom Rooms

October 30, 2019

In case you live under a rock and don’t know, Zoom released a ton of new products, capabilities and technologies at Zoomtopia 2019. We have a round-up here.  Zoom followed up on that big announcement Tuesday with a webinar that focused on the company’s releases and how they can be useful to everyone in AV. […]

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Crestron Releases Flex for Zoom Rooms at Zoomtopia 2019

October 15, 2019

Crestron debuted the Crestron Flex for Zoom Rooms at Zoomtopia 2019, Zoom’s annual user conference (Oct. 15-16 in San Jose, California). The Crestron Flex is a line of unified communications solutions that come with native Zoom Rooms software functionality. “Crestron Flex for Zoom Rooms raises the bar,” said Eric Yu, hardware partnership manager of Zoom. […]

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Zoom Announces Expanded Platform, New Technologies at Zoomtopia 2019

October 15, 2019

Zoom Video Communications just announced at Zoomtopia 2019 (its annual user conference) that major additions are coming to its software platforms. All of these, which are outlined below, will be become available on the platform by the end of January 2020. New Zoom Rooms Appliances: These are purpose-built Zoom Rooms hardware devices that Zoom is […]

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Avocor Partners with Logitech for Zoom Room Touch Solution

October 10, 2019

Avocor has partnered with Logitech for a Zoom Rooms for Touch solution: the Avocor ALZ collaboration boards, comprised of three sizes available in two performance options. The Avocor ALZ systems combine Logitech MeetUp with an Avocor display and Zoom-ready Avocor Open Pluggable Specification (OPS) Windows-10 Intel i7, to seamlessly enable powerful and secure communication as well as whiteboard […]

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Logitech Intros Kits for Zoom Rooms

April 26, 2019

The Logitech Tap (a development partnership between Extron and Logitech) touch controller and Logitech conference cameras (MeetUp, Rally and Rally Plus) will now support single-SKU bundles that include all the core components needed to deploy Zoom Rooms for huddle rooms and large conference rooms. These kits will include Logitech Tap and an Intel NUC i5 […]

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Extron Ships HC 404 Integrated with Zoom Room Control

April 1, 2019

Extron told rAVe that it’s already shipping the HC 404 Meeting Space Collaboration System, which extends control capabilities to Zoom Rooms. It provides a one-touch user experience for conferencing, collaboration and AV room control. A single interface on your Extron TouchLink Pro Series touchpanel is all you need to control every conferencing and audiovisual function. […]

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Extron Adds More Control for Zoom Rooms

March 13, 2019

Extron has announced a series of system enhancements and updates to Extron control for Zoom Rooms including a single user interface on an Apple iPad or Extron Pro Series touch panel. This latest release adds a number of enhancements, including improved GUI elements, contact presence information, content sharing, new camera controls and more. Extron and […]

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Aveo Systems Annouces Zoom Rooms Support

March 11, 2019

Zoom Rooms make an off-the-shelf computer (PC or MAC) a video and audio-conferencing codec, replacing dedicated hardware-based video codecs. Mira Connect controls the Zoom Rooms codec and manages all the other equipment in the room including cameras, microphones, displays, video switchers, DSP audio products and more. Using Aveo Systems’ Mira Portal cloud-based platform, Mira Connect […]

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Nureva HDL300 Now Recommended for Zoom Rooms

February 6, 2019

Nureva announces that its HDL300 audio conferencing system has been designated by Zoom Video Communications, Inc. as a recommended audio solution for medium to large Zoom Rooms. The addition of the HDL300 system gives Zoom customers an advanced, cost-effective microphone-speaker with thousands of virtual microphones for true full-room pickup. Simple installation, autocalibration and plug-and-play connectivity […]

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Extron HC 404 Collaboration System Now Preconfigured for Zoom Room Control

January 22, 2019

Extron just announced that the HC 404 Meeting Space Collaboration System is now available preconfigured to extend control capabilities to Zoom Rooms running on an Apple Mac. It provides a one-touch user experience for conferencing, collaboration and AV room control. A single interface on your Extron TouchLink Pro Series touch panel is all you need […]

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Nureva HDL300 System Now Recommended for Zoom Rooms

January 15, 2019

Nureva announced that its HDL300 audio conferencing system has been designated by Zoom Video Communications, Inc. as a recommended audio solution for medium to large Zoom Rooms. The addition of the HDL300 system gives Zoom customers an advanced microphone-speaker combo with thousands of virtual microphones for true full-room pickup. The addition of the HDL300 system […]

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Zoom Continues to Impress

November 6, 2018

If you have been paying any attention to the video conferencing world over the last several months, you have undoubtedly witnessed the incredible growth of the software-based Zoom video conferencing platform. We have been using Zoom for several years at my institution and we continue to be impressed with it. The new features however, are […]

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Zoom Adds More Digital Signage Features Including Video, Scheduling and a Room Signage Mode

September 27, 2018

Zoom added the ability to turn ANY display or computer with Zoom natively installed into a digital signage display about a year ago. Now, they’ve added scheduling and video-content playback capability at no added cost. Zoom Rooms Digital Signage allows organizations to share content on displays both in Zoom Rooms and in open areas like […]

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ClickShare Integrates with Zoom Rooms

June 7, 2018

Barco announced that ClickShare now integrates with Zoom Rooms – the software-based video conference room solution from Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ClickShare will be part of the Zoom Technology Ecosystem Program and will also share common channel partners. This integration allows ClickShare users to easily share content to their Zoom Room and remote attendees. Remote […]

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Wainhouse Releases Evaluation of Zoom Rooms for Touch, Digital Signage and Scheduling Display

March 15, 2018

Considering adding video-enabled collaboration spaces to your enterprise for conference rooms, huddle rooms, or other areas? Check out this Wainhouse Research Report, authored by Wainhouse senior analyst and partner Ira M. Weinstein. This report focuses on Zoom Rooms, Zoom’s all-in-one conference room solution, and covers Zoom Rooms’ specifications, uses and off-the-shelf hardware compatibility. Weinstein also gives an in-depth evaluation based on […]

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Zoom Launches Communications Product Suite

February 1, 2018

Zoom Video Communications today announced a variety of new features and enhancements to its core Meetings platform and its Zoom Rooms software-based conference rooms. Altogether, these enhancements streamline administrator and user experiences and increase productivity as part of Zoom’s ongoing effort to create frictionless experiences for buying, deploying, using and managing enterprise video communications. Zoom also announced the general availability of […]

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Zoom Announces 215 Percent YoY Usage Growth

October 25, 2016

Are you Zoom-ing yet? If not, you will be soon. Zoom just announced 215 percent Y0Y (year-over-year) growth in usage and some major new features for their Zoom Rooms conference room system. So what does “215 percent YoY growth in usage” mean? Rough translation: Zoom is on track to hit 15 billion (that’s billion with […]

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