3 Reasons the Crestron Mercury Tabletop Conference System Won a BEST Award

The Crestron Mercury Tabletop Conference System won a CI 2017 BEST Award for audio conferencing solutions. This is what separated it from other applicants.

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Our yearly conglomeration of the most outstanding products and services impacting the commercial integration industry recently shed light on 40 top products, and the Crestron Mercury Tabletop Conference System (also referred to as CCS-UC-1) made the cut for multiple reasons.

Crestron’s Mercury system enables people to work together and share content irrespective of location. Integrated room scheduling and corporate directory access help to maximize efficiency. Its technology enables users to instantly and securely present content wirelessly on the room display from a laptop, smartphone, or tablet using built-in Crestron AirMedia.

Workers can collaborate with colleagues via Crestron Mercury from a laptop or dedicated in-room PC using any soft phone, web conferencing or UC application, such as Skype for Business, Cisco WebEx, GotoMeeting, or Slack. The built-in occupancy sensor allows facility managers to collect usage data to drive efficient room utilization, while IT managers are assured that the device meets enterprise security standards. Mercury is a full-featured VoIP conferencing speakerphone that’s fully compatible with major SIP-compliant phone systems.

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A neutral panel of experts chose the Crestron Mercury from others in its category for the following reasons:

  • Conferencing capability: the device features high-definition USB room camera, a full open SIP conferencing speakerphone, and Bluetooth pairing with mobile phones
  • BYOD multimedia presentation: Crestron Mercury features USB connectivity for laptops running web conferencing or other software, AirMedia wireless presentation capability, and Crestron Fusion Cloud and PinPoint app integration.
  • Quality of sound: the device also has an HDMI input for full-motion HD video sources, HDMI output for room display devices, full-duplex audio performance, integrated 360° quad microphone arrayLimes Audio TrueVoice AEC technology, and available add-on mic pods for extra coverage.

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Want to read about other BEST Award-winning products? There are 39 more to see here.