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VC500 Ventures into HD Video Conferencing
Yealink (News - Alert) has firmly planted its flag in the IP phones market. Creating a strong foundation built on ambition and innovation, the china-based firm is spreading its wings and taking flight in the video conferencing space as well, with a new announcement recently that further cements its position in the market.
Recently, Yealink announced the arrival of the VC500, a robust video conferencing solution fit to meet the needs of small and medium sized conference rooms. Building on the Yealink tradition, the VC500 is feature rich and future forward – driving home the firm’s mission: “Easy collaboration, high productivity.”
The VC500 utilizes a wide-angle lens to provide an 83 degree view of the room, providing all participants are on screen during the meeting. The Yealink engineering team developed a video conferencing endpoint with a 1080P60 and 5X optical PTZ camera to optimize the visual experience.
Seamlessly integrated with a conference room TV; the VC500 blends into the conference room. In addition, the endpoint only requires a network cable to link the conference table to the TV, and HD video conferencing is but a few clicks away.
Diving into the weeds, the VC500 leverages the H.265/HEVC codec to empower smaller conferences with 1080P quality from only 512k, which is a reduction of 50 percent in bandwidth usage. Also, due to Yealink’s video packet loss recovery technology, the endpoint is able to resist up to 30 percent of packet loss.
There are also two packages to provide choice to customers. The VC500-Phone (News - Alert)-Wired includes a five inch touchable VCS phone, which also comes equipped with Yealink Noise Proof technology as well as a Harman speaker for an exceptional audio experience. The second package, the VC5—Wireless Micpod offers the ultimate in meeting room mobility with two wireless microphones and Yealink’s DECT (News - Alert) technology.
Video conferencing is not new, but it is a growing technology, and key component of the modern business world. New to video conferencing? Looking to replace a current deployment? Yealink appears a pretty good place to start.
What’s in your conference room?
Edited by Alicia Young