ClearOne announced that its Versa Lite CT, a USB audio-enabled beamforming ceiling tile microphone is now Google Meet certified. ClearOne is the Salt Lake City, Utah-based provider of global audio and visual communication solutions.
Google Meet ranks among the top five for growth in the cloud meetings and team collaboration market, according to a Frost & Sullivan report. ClearOne states that with Google Meet certification users can thus have an optimal collaboration experience.
Per a statement, the Versa Lite CT is a USB-enabled audio-conferencing microphone system. It is designed to enhance audio experiences with natural-sounding conversations and highly intelligible speech. Further, it includes a beamforming microphone array with full 360-degree coverage, full-duplex transmission, Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC) and Adaptive Steering. It also has a ceiling-tile form factor and optional adapter for home office ceilings.
ClearOne also announced the inclusion of the Versa USB Expander. Consumers use a USB cable to connect the Versa USB expander to the USB port of their laptop or room computer for clear room audio.
What’s more, when using Google Meet, users can expand the Versa Lite CT system with a variety of ClearOne peripherals. The addition of ClearOne’s Bluetooth wall panel enables mobile devices to join the conference wirelessly. By adding the ClearOne Versa HUB, users can connect a variety of ClearOne UNITE conferencing cameras and up to two room displays. The HUB also enables users to connect all peripherals to a laptop or room computer via a single USB cable.
Per a statement, there are several requirements for Google Meet certification. Manufacturers must demonstrate that it has a legitimate long-term commitment to building solutions for Google Meet hardware. They must also sign Google’s Co-Development and Hardware Support Agreements, meet all testing criteria, complete all qualification testing with Google’s approved lab, and receive a passing report.
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