New eight-microphone conferencing system with integrated four channel power amplifier
SALT LAKE CITY, March 11, 2009 - ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO), the leading global provider of audio conferencing products, today announced availability of the Converge Pro 880TA, a new addition to the Converge Pro suite of professional audio products.
The new 880TA includes automatic microphone mixing, sophisticated signal processing, ClearOne’s HDConference™ technology with ultra-wide bandwidth acoustic echo cancellation, signal routing and four channels of built-in power amplification, making it a complete standalone system. The 880TA also incorporates ClearOne’s revolutionary DARE™ feedback eliminator, providing a feedback elimination algorithm that is superior to any other on the market.
The Converge Pro 880TA can be linked with any of the other seven Converge Pro products to create larger systems that accommodate a greater number of participants. The 880TA is ideal for corporate meeting rooms, distance learning classrooms, courtrooms, training rooms, telepresence suites, video conferencing rooms and any other group conferencing application.
Concurrent with the release of the Converge Pro 880TA is a new firmware package that includes additional enhancements for the entire Converge Pro suite of products. Among the new features are an increased number of automatic microphone mixer groups, improvements to the user interface for easier setup, an enhanced telephone interface and much more.
“The release of 880TA and the new Converge Pro firmware increases the number of audio channels on the expansion bus, provides additional echo cancellation references and incorporates many enhancements that were requested by audiovisual system integrators and consultants,” said Tracy Bathurst, CTO, at ClearOne. “The integration of power amplifiers simplifies installation, saves space and lowers the overall system cost. These new features and improvements demonstrate our on-going commitment to advancing conferencing technology.”
Shipment of the 880TA will begin in March of 2009.
ClearOne Communications Inc. is a communications solutions company that develops and sells audio conferencing systems and related products for audio, video and web conferencing applications. The reliability, flexibility and performance of ClearOne's comprehensive solutions create a natural communications environment that saves organizations time and money by enabling more effective and efficient communication. For additional information, access www.clearone.com.
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