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Yamaha Embraces UC with New Department

June 12, 2017

Yamaha Corporation Group is known for a great many things. From musical instruments to semiconductors to audio products, the company is known for quality. Now, thanks to an announcement late last week, the name Yamaha will soon be synonymous with unified communications (UC).

The company announced that it is committing itself fully to the UC market by developing a dedicated UC department. This department will focus on solutions that enhance communication and continue to develop products that help organizations reach their business goals.

"Yamaha has more than 10 years of experience within the UC industry from working with our enterprise customers in Japan,” said Hirofumi (Hogan) Osawa, executive officer, senior general manager of audio business division and general manager of UC Department, Yamaha. “Our latest organizational change and solutions developments are natural steps toward cultivating those relationships worldwide. With music and sound technology as one of our core strengths and an investment in significant resources across the company, we're well-positioned to expand our presence in this global market segment with our current and future product suite.”

At the helm of this new department will be Revolabs. Revolabs is a subsidiary of Yamaha; it was acquired in 2014 and immediately improved Yamaha’s UC portfolio. Revolabs is well-known for its high quality audio and conferencing solutions, making it a popular option for businesses looking to invest in UC. Companies like Microsoft, Google, Cisco and Zoom have all worked with Revolabs, ensuring that their own services are interoperable with Revolabs’.

In the spirit of UC, Yamaha and Revolabs will be exhibiting their latest solution at InfoComm 2017. The Yamaha CS-700 Video Sound Collaboration System for Huddle Rooms brings together Revolabs’ microphone expertise with Yamaha’s audio and quality control. It also includes a wide-angle HD camera that allows meeting participants to fully see facial expressions and body language. You can find Yamaha and Revolabs at booth 3281 from June 14-16.

Edited by Maurice Nagle