ClearOne, a global manufacturer of conferencing, collaboration, and network streaming solutions, announced it is returning to CEDIA Expo 2023 with a complete suite of products, programs and on-site demonstrations designed to help integrators expand into the growing WFH and hybrid workplace category.
During the show, attendees can visit the company in Booth #727 in the Colorado Convention Center from September 7 through 9, 2023.
“The demand for flexible, robust, and reliable conferencing and collaboration solutions continues to present growth opportunities for partners in the residential custom installation market channel,” says Derek Graham, CEO, ClearOne.
He continues, “In order to meet the full spectrum of requirements demanded by today’s end users, manufacturers must be able to provide a selection of plug and play professional grade audio, conferencing, and collaboration solutions for a professional home office. ClearOne is committed to meeting the needs of this important market, and we are demonstrating this commitment at CEDIA Expo 2023.”
ClearOne Highlights Numerous WFH, Hybrid Workplace Friendly Products
Summarizing some of the products that ClearOne will be showing during the show in Denver, the company points out that show attendees can see these WFH, hybrid workplace solutions:
CHAT 150 BT Speakerphone
This product is a USB and Bluetooth speakerphone that employees can use for conferencing at home or in the office. The CHAT 150 BT allows for fast connectivity, enhanced audio
The company says this video soundbar features a built-in 4K Ultra HD camera with a 110-degree wide-angle field of view and a four-element microphone array with 360-degree voice pickup and intelligent DSP that provides acoustic echo cancellation (AEC) and automatic noise reduction to ensure clear audio capture. The camera combines electronic pan, tilt and zoom functions (ePTZ) with artificial intelligence to enable automatic subject framing and people tracking that keeps the speaker in view even if they move around the room.
In addition to its professional-quality audio and video capture, the Versa Mediabar also features a built-in speaker with Bluetooth connectivity that allows it to serve double duty as a conferencing solution or a Bluetooth speaker for calls using any Bluetooth device.
UNITE 60 4K ePTZ Wide-Angle Tracking Camera
The camera supports up to 4K video at 30Hz video, and the camera provides auto-focus and automatic backlight correction for clear details whether users are in dimly or brightly lit environments. ClearOne notes the UNITE 60 offers 120-degrees field of view, a bright aperture of f/2.8, and 2D and 3D digital noise reduction for a crisp, clear image. This model also features subject tracking using audio via its built-in microphone array or by movement, so it can follow your speaker and always keep them in frame.
The UNITE 60 features ePTZ (electronic pan, tilt and zoom) functions using the included IR remote control, and also supports USB communication using protocols such as UVC 1.0/1.1 and UVC PTZ. It can focus in on your subject using the 3x digital zoom.
COLLABORATE Versa Lite CT
Unlike some of the other products in the company’s booth, which can be used in WFH and hybrid work environments, the COLLABORATE Versa Lite CT is a professional USB Plug-N-Play beamforming mic array ceiling tile designed to improve conferencing audio experiences with natural-sounding conversations intelligible speech. The VERSA Lite CT has built in AEC, noise cancellation and internal 2×10-watt amplifiers.
COLLABORATE Versa 60
Wrapping up the company’s selection of WFH and hybrid workplace solutions on display at CEDIA Expo 2023 is the plug-and-play COLLABORATE Versa 60 product. ClearOne explains the product offers simple connectivity with quality audio and 4K video to support the home office meeting experience. Included is a CHAT 150 USB speakerphone, a UNITE 60 wide angle 4K ePTZ camera and a VERSA USB Hub.
A version of this article was first published on sister site, CEPro.com.
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