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Conferencing Week in Review
Check back during the week to keep up with all the comings and goings in this always fluid, and never dull space. See you next week!
08/30/2014

Upgrade Announced to Videophone for the Hearing Impaired
The hearing-impaired community will now have access to a more improved communication experience with Purple Communication's newest version of its SmartVP videophone.
08/28/2014

Verizon's Advanced Calling 1.0 to Bring HD Voice, Video Calling
It was only a couple of years ago when AT&T's Randall Stephenson advanced the idea that, one day, mobile providers would no long offer voice service, but only offer data plans. The idea had some merit, allowing network providers to consolidate systems and only offer one kind of traffic, but there were some issues involved in getting such a program out, like the fact that people did occasionally want to make voice calls. But we may be closer to such a development, thanks to Verizon, who will be b…
08/27/2014

ZTE Inks New Partnership Agreement with Blue Jeans Network
Blue Jeans Network has made it possible for people to connect with video conferencing across variety of programs and tools, including Skype and Lync. The company's real time video sharing allows meeting participants to easily play stored video files such as movies, trailers, commercials, product vignettes, or training videos, in real-time, across all desktop, mobile, and conference room platforms in a meeting.
08/26/2014

Featured Product: YVC-1000

YVC-1000
The YVC-1000 incorporates many high-quality sound technologies that Yamaha has developed over the years, including a unique Human Voice Activity Detection capability used to detect human voices. "HVAD" is an important element of several different sound processing features that require fast and efficient sorting of noise and human voices in order to make speaking and listening a more relaxing, stress-free experience during remote conferencing.


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PJP-10UR

Web Conferencing Microphone Speaker
The PJP-10UR is light weight, durable, and specifically designed to support the web conferencing needs of a professional business traveler. The sleek designed device has a sturdy aluminum body and weighs 7.4 oz.

PJP-20UR

Web Conferencing Microphone Speaker
The PJP-20UR wide bandwidth microphone speaker provides HD (from 300Hz to 20kHz) clarity, delivering exceptional sound performance. Each device is built with three unidirectional microphones and one 85dB speaker.

PJP-EC200

Echo Canceller
Yamaha has taken their vast knowledge and technical expertise of music, sound and electronic equipment to develop the PJP-EC200 conference room and lecture hall echo cancelling and sound management device.

Featured Ebook

The Conference Room in 2012
and Beyond

The Conference Room in 2012 and Beyond

An in-depth look at how cutting-edge conferencing solutions are overhauling the collaboration experience.

Featured Podcast

With 35 years of experience in the communications industry and a true understanding of the ever-changing advancements in technology, Fontel is positioned to deliver its customers cutting-edge solutions that carry them into the future. With a specialized focus on conferencing, Fontel has partnered with major manufacturers to offer revolutionary voice and data communication products and services. Our discussion today will highlight Fontel and its affiliation with Yamaha and focus on Yamaha's Projectphones, a series of arrayed microphones that feature an acoustically-engineered structural design, as well as its echo canceller, a technology that eliminates audio cut-out and echo for smooth performance.