Zoom Brings Video, Audio, and Screen Sharing to Slack’s Communications Platform
August 13, 2015, San Jose, CA – Zoom today announced that its cloud video conferencing service has integrated with Slack. This integration will allow users of Slack’s real-time messaging, archiving, and search platform to start Zoom video conferencing from the Slack interface with a single command.
Slack users will gain immediate access to Zoom’s cloud video conferencing platform to meet with other users. Zoom’s robust feature set includes:
- HD video conferencing and screen sharing with integrated audio
- Up to 25 interactive video participants standard
- Cross-platform collaboration across mobile, desktop, and conference room devices
- Advanced collaboration features such as co-annotation, whiteboarding, remote control, and recording
To install the integration, visit https://slack.com/integrations once logged in to Slack. Start Zoom in Slack by entering /zoom into the group chat field. This will create a clickable link gateway for all members of that group to join the video conference.
“We are excited to announce this integration with Slack,” said Eric Yuan, Founder and CEO of Zoom. “As leaders in collaboration services, Zoom and Slack have joined forces to bring the best in productivity and communications to teams everywhere. Now Slack users can benefit from Zoom’s video, audio, and screen sharing to take their collaboration to the next level.”
Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, group messaging, and a software-based conference room solution into one easy-to-use platform. Our solution offers the best video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Blackberry, Zoom Rooms, and H.323/SIP room systems. Zoom is a privately held company headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, visit zoom.us or follow us @zoom_us.