Yamaha Announces Huddly Product Partnership
Yamaha announces exciting new partnership at InfoComm
Video and audio conferencing expert, Yamaha UC recently announced a new partnership with Huddle, an intelligent video conferencing brand. During InfoComm 2019, Yamaha will be unveiling it’s latest solutions for video and audio collaboration at Booth 4961, built on the back of a new partnership with AI-powered pioneer, Huddly. The new Yamaha ESB-1080 soundbar will combine with Huddly’s AI-enhanced USB camera to create a unique collaboration kit.
According to the Vice President for Sales and Marketing at Yamaha, Michael Fitch, meeting participants demand intuitive and seamless experiences wherever they are. To access the right quality of collaboration, people need superior video and audio quality. Yamaha’s expanding range of UC solutions will place the demand for better collaboration experiences at the heart of their design. At this year’s InfoComm, attendees will be able to see the benefits of combining AI-powered video with flawless sound solutions.
Introducing the Yamaha UC Collaboration Kit
Commenting on the recent collaboration, the CEO of Huddly, Jonas Rinde, noted that Yamaha is well-known around the world for its ability to design high-quality audio products. The new partnership is an exceptional opportunity for users to discover industry-leading audio, combined with AI-powered wide-angled video from Huddly.
Available initially in North America, the Yamaha Collaboration kit will combine the ESB-1080 Soundbar from Yamaha with the Huddly AI-powered IQ conference camera. The two solutions will come together to deliver immersive, dynamic audio, and a unique, high-quality video collaboration experience. Yamaha’s sound bar comes with two subwoofers and a bass-reflex port built-in, for fantastic sound output. The conference mode on the soundbar is specially designed for meeting-room spaces.
The compact design of the Yamaha soundbar, its amazing audio quality, and versatility make it an excellent choice for meeting rooms. Together with the IQ camera from Huddly, the Yamaha sound solution is sure to deliver next-level conference room experiences for today’s modern teams.
Instant Meeting Room Support
The Yamaha Collaboration Kit on display at the InfoComm conference will provide businesses with everything they need to create a fantastic conferencing and meeting area. The Kit comes with an AI-enhanced camera from Huddly which offers 1080p video and a 150-degree wide-angle feed of view. There’s also automated AI features, a unique mic array and access to the Huddly Insights API for analytics.
Huddly’s camera also comes with a “Genius” framing feature, which allows the device to automatically find and frame users in its field of view, so there’s less need for manual adjustment.
According to Yamaha, the new Collaboration Kit will be best-suited to mid-size conferencing spaces for remote collaboration purposes and presentations. There are simple connections available to a laptop and monitor so that you can get started instantly.