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Yamaha Announces New Video and Audio Collaboration Product Partnership With Huddly at InfoComm 2019

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Yamaha Unified Communications will unveil its latest video and audio
collaboration solutions in booth 4961 at InfoComm 2019. In a new
partnership with Huddly, an award-winning AI-powered conference camera
manufacturer, the new Yamaha ESB-1080 Enterprise Sound Bar will bundle
with Huddly’s AI wide-angle USB camera to create the “Yamaha
Collaboration Kit”.

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“Meeting participants demand two things no matter where they’re meeting:
a seamless, intuitive experience and superior audio and video quality.
As we continue to expand Yamaha’s wide breadth of superior UC solutions,
these requirements are at the core of our design,” said Michael Fitch,
vice president of sales and marketing at Yamaha Unified Communications.
“At InfoComm 2019, attendees will see the future of flawless,
intelligent collaboration with AI-powered video”.

Jonas Rinde, Huddly CEO, comments: “Yamaha has a well-deserved
reputation across the world for building high-quality audio products and
their UC portfolio is no exception. Our partnership is a terrific
opportunity for end customers to experience their industry-leading
audio, now combined with the high-quality, wide-angle, AI-powered video
Huddly is known for. We invite everyone to come and check out the Yamaha
Collaboration Kit themselves at our booths.”

The Yamaha Collaboration Kit (currently available only in North
America), combined with Yamaha’s Enterprise Sound Bar and Huddly IQ
AI-power conference camera, it’s perfectly tailored to deliver a
high-quality video collaboration experience unlike anything else. The
Yamaha’s new ESB-1080 Enterprise Sound Bar provides an immersive feeling
with clear, dynamic, full-range speaker output for conference rooms. The
sound bar’s two built-in subwoofers and bass-reflex port deliver clear,
dynamic, full-range sound in conjunction with two dome tweeters and two
woofers. Its “conference mode” preset is specialized for installation in
conference room spaces with enterprise-demanded functions for easy
administration. The compact and elegant design with automatic sound
optimization makes it ideal for various enterprise needs and designs,
allowing for positioning to be mounted vertically or placed flat. The
Yamaha ESB-1080 is available as a perfect sound solution for any
enterprise room to provide or expand speaker output or part of a bundled
solution with the Huddly IQ AI-power conference camera.

The Yamaha Collaboration Kit’s camera provides 150-degree wide-angle
1080p video, an embedded mic array, automated AI features, and Huddly
InSights analytics API. With the “Genius Framing” feature, the camera
can detect participants in its field of view and respond by
automatically framing the view, removing the need to manually control.

The Yamaha Collaboration Kit is best matched to medium conference spaces
for remote collaboration and presentation with simple connections to a
laptop and monitor. Purchase is simple and consolidated, reliable
support is unmatched.

The Yamaha Collaboration Kit will be exhibited in the Yamaha Unified
Communication’s booth #4961 and Huddly’s booth #4087 at InfoComm 2019,
June 12-14 at the Orange County Convention Center.

About Yamaha Unified Communications

Audio and video conferencing solutions from Yamaha Unified
Communications, Inc. streamline collaboration and boost productivity
wherever people work. Yamaha’s renowned and rigorous approach to
development and manufacturing of enterprise-grade microphone systems,
conference phones, and video sound bars ensures superior audio quality,
reliability, and flexibility. With both wired and wireless options,
Yamaha’s unified communications (UC) products enable users to have
natural, clear conversations in every meeting space.

About Huddly

Founded in Oslo, Norway in 2013, Huddly combines hardware, software and
AI to create intelligent cameras for everyone who uses video to
collaborate. The company brings artificial intelligence into the meeting
room with compact, wide-angle USB conference cameras that deliver a
high-quality video conferencing experience straight out of the box and
on any platform. Thanks to an onboard neural engine, Huddly cameras can
see, understand, and respond to their environment. The Huddly Genius
features intelligently automate manual processes and remove the need to
control the camera, making it easier to collaborate and get things done.
With the Huddly InSights analytics API, Huddly cameras provide
organizations with high-quality meeting room analytics data that, when
enabled by platform providers, can help them make better-informed
decisions about how they use their meeting spaces.

Huddly cameras are flexible, easy-to-use and software-upgradable.
Whereas most tech gets old fast, Huddly products stay new with software
updates, enhancements and new Genius feature releases. For more
information, visit

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