ISE 2018: ClearONE CONVERGE Pro 2 Series Supports Skype for Business

Published: 2018-02-16

Last year ClearONE announced that Skype for Business is available on its COLLABORATE Pro product line. At ISE 2018 it doubled down with a system upgrade allows ClearONE CONVERGE Pro 2 Series products (Pro 248V, 128V and 128VD DSP Mixers) to support built-in Skype for Business client for installed audio conferencing applications.

[related]‚ÄúCONVERGE¬†Pro¬†2‚Äôs support of the¬†built-in¬†Skype¬†for¬†Business¬†client¬†provides our customers with access to even more options for their professional audio conferencing needs,‚ÄĚ said¬†ClearOne¬†senior director of product line management,¬†pro¬†voice & AV distribution Durai Ramachandiran.

‚ÄúAll¬†CONVERGE¬†Pro¬†2¬†units outperform¬†in¬†any sized room, any audio environment, and any application, and the new system upgrade introduced today integrates this advanced system with all the unique benefits thatSkype¬†for¬†Business¬†client¬†has to offer.‚ÄĚ

The way it works, Skype for Business in CONVERGE Pro 2 VoIP units is available through a free upgrade for the software and firmware, and doesn’t require any changes to the hardware, according to a press release by the audio conferencing solutions provider. It works with both cloud and on-premise Skype for Business Servers, and is compatible with all other Skype for Business clients.

 More on ClearOne’s Skype for Business integration:

Skype for Business allows for point-to-point audio conferencing, multi-party audio conferencing, and access to a complete call history. Additionally, there are new and separate CONVERGE Pro 2 Dialer applications for Skype for Business that are available on Android and the Touch-Panel Controller. The Integrator can choose to configure the CONVERGE Pro 2 units for regular SIP based VoIP conferencing or Skype for Business conferencing.


ClearOne‚Äôs¬†CONVERGE¬†Pro¬†2¬†is the industry‚Äôs most advanced professional audio DSP platform for conferencing and sound reinforcement applications. The platform is optimized to work with the new Beamforming Mic Array¬†2, the new DIALOG¬ģ 20¬†2-Channel Wireless Microphone System and the new USB Expander units through native connections. Three models, the 48V, 128V and 128VD, feature¬†builtin¬†VoIP and provide high-quality VoIP conferencing.¬†Now¬†these three models can be upgraded to support¬†builtin¬†Skype¬†for¬†Business¬†also. AllCONVERGE¬†Pro¬†2¬†products offer powerful architecture, scalable connectivity, and flexible control options.

 The free upgrade for the CONVERGE Pro 2 software and firmware will be available at the end of the February on the ClearOne website.

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