QSC Q-SYS Web Conference Solution Receives U.S. Patent

The IP-based QSC Q-SYS Web Conference solution has been awarded a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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The QSC Q-SYS Web Conference Integration solution has been awarded a patent (USA 9,973, 638) from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

QSC says the newly awarded patent recognizes its Web Conference Integration solution’s ability to bring an IP stream from Q-SYS PTZ-IP conferencing cameras into soft codec applications that include services such as Zoom, Skype for Business, GoToMeeting and others via a driverless USB connection.

According to the Costa Mesa, Calif.-based manufacturer, the patent also recognizes the ability of the QSC Q-SYS Platform to discover and control Q-SYS IP conference cameras using a standard Ethernet network.

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QSC Q-SYS Web Conference Features

QSC also explains that its Web Conferencing solution provides integrators with a simple-to-install solution that installs quickly into a range of business environments.

The company adds its range of Q-SYS solutions complement a host of conferencing applications from small basic configurations, to large enterprise systems. Here are some more features:

  • Conference video for the Q-SYS AV-to-USB Bridging Solution
  • The cameras distribute video via the Q-LAN network anywhere video is needed
  • The cameras deliver resolutions up to 1080p/60
  • Some of the options the cameras offer include Image rotation controls to allow for inverted mounting
  • Other camera options include motorized Pan, Tilt and Zoom (PTZ) that provide room coverage and privacy
  • QSC also incorporates auto exposure, auto focus and auto white balance modes
  • The cameras’ native custom camera interface through QSC’s Q-SYS Designer Software
  • The cameras wall mount for expedited installations

More from Ryan Pring, senior technical director, Q-SYS:

“This patent is a testament of our commitment to increase overall simplicity and advance the state-of-the-art Q-SYS Platform.

“Unlike most solutions on the market, the Q-SYS Web Conference Integration Solution provides an IT-centric approach by combining the universal ease of USB connectivity with the flexibility of the network for long haul transfers of audio, video and control data.

“This design eliminates the need for expensive USB and HDMI extenders and point-to-point wiring, which translates into a more simplified, cost-effective design.”