AVer Information Inc., a leading innovator of video conferencing technology, today announced that it is expanding its portfolio of solutions to include the new AVer VB342 soundbar. This all-in-one USB camera/audio peripheral complements the company’s established line of video cameras and reflects AVer’s 2018 strategy to offer a full suite of business grade video hardware solutions for enterprises of all sizes. The VB342 soundbar combines audio and video in one unit and is suited for meeting/huddle spaces with up to seven attendees and has an MSRP of $999.
AVer recognizes that cloud video conferencing services, like those offered by partners such as Zoom, are delivering collaboration to a much wider range of meeting spaces far beyond the boardroom. This year AVer will break out as a complete enterprise video meeting room provider, with solutions designed to support a full range of enterprise video conferencing needs from the huddle room, to the boardroom, the large auditorium, and everything in between.
“AVer’s CAM 340 and CAM 520 already provide exceptionally high-quality video with Zoom Rooms in a variety of room types. AVer’s new VB342 all-in-one camera + audio follows the same high-quality standard, but through its all-in-one design allows a simple plug-and-play setup for Zoom Rooms. We believe this combination will allow our Zoom Rooms customers to enjoy a superior huddle room experience that works right out of the box,” said Oded Gal, Head of Product Management for Zoom.
AVer VB342 soundbar features include:
- 4K Ultra HD color
- 94-degree wide-angle lens
- 4x digital zoom and motorized pan-tilt
- Three camera presets on remote
- Two 10W full range speakers with professional bass port tuning optimized for communication
- Two uni-directional microphones supporting pick up to 12 ft distance
- Auto echo cancellation, noise suppression, gain and level control
- Easy plug-and-play with a single USB 3.0 cable
- Compatible with all your favorite applications, such as Zoom, BlueJeans, Skype, Google Hangouts, and many more.
“The growing number of huddle room spaces calls for a unique USB peripheral that offers simple installation with a streamlined look, professional quality, and easy plug-and-play installation. AVer’s VB342 soundbar solves all of the above, and delivers powerful stereo sound, along with the widest camera coverage (180 degrees including the motorized pan/tilt) of any competing soundbar solution,”stated Eric Yu, Product Management Director of AVer Information Inc.
The VB342 soundbar was designed to be the best USB camera and stereo soundbar at the sub $1,000 price range. The fully plug-and-play solution requires a single USB cable from the PC or laptop running your video conferencing software of choice, to this one elegant appliance. Additionally, the VB342 allows easy meeting management, via a simple remote control, buttons directly on the unit, or through the video meeting software controls themselves. The VB342 soundbar also eliminates messy cabling often found on many meeting room tables, which clears up space for actual collaborative work.
“The soundbar form factor really hits a sweet spot for huddle room video conferencing. It provides users with a very unobtrusive and comfortable meeting experience, while offering AV/IT teams an easily managed solution,” says David Maldow, CEO and Lead Analyst at Let’s Do Video. “The AVer VB342 soundbar may be unique in offering motorized pan/tilt on its already wide FOV camera to cover almost any shaped meeting space.”
To learn more about the AVer VB342, visit http://www.averusa.com/video-collaboration/products/vb342-coming-soon
Come see the new VB342 at Enterprise Connect, March 12-14 in Orlando, in Zoom Video Conferencing’s booth #1211
Learn more at averusa.com.