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Conferencing Zone Week in Review: Revolabs, Jenne, Zoom

December 03, 2016

Welcome to another look at all the top stories making headlines in the conferencing market this week.

Jenne, Inc. which has over 165 major manufacturer partners, including Avaya, ADTRAN, Digium, Extreme Networks and Mitel, announced this week it was chosen to distribute Kramer Electronics collaboration solutions in the U.S. market.

The manufacturer of audio visual products and software offers products businesses can use for collaboration and conferencing purposes including BYOD wireless presentation and collaboration solutions.

“We are pleased to now be distributing Kramer’s full line of signal management products, especially the VIA family of innovative Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) wireless presentation and collaboration solutions, Kramer has an outstanding reputation in the AV industry,” said Vince Piccolomini, vice president of business development, Jenne, Inc.

Also this week, Amazon’s acquisition of Biba Systems a year ago may finally be put to use with the news at its re:Invent AWS conference that product integration was underway.

Speculation around the many ways the videoconferencing technology can be integrated into the many services Amazon offers is already underway. Everything from better gaming sessions to office meetings and metrics has been discussed.

Zoom, a software-defined videoconference room solution provider, also announced a partnership with Internet2NET+ to provide conferencing services for universities.

As per the service provider partnership with Internet2NET+, Zoom can now offer research and education institutions a more customized and standards-based version of its videoconferencing solution. This means better security and the chance of more adoption across universities.

Finally, this week a video from Revolabs offers some insight into the importance of sound quality and range when using conferencing.

When it comes to audio it is critical for all parties on a call to understand each other clearly.  Check out the video for all the details.

That’s all for this week – be sure to check back for all the latest Conferencing news as it happens. Until next week…