This desktop solution provides everything needed to make meetings productive and run smoothly, plus support for any application web collaboration. The manufacturer has signed an alliance with Zoom to integrate natively application and make high quality video calls anywhere.
The participation of Crestron in InfoComm 2017, Held these days in Orlando (Florida - USA) is still active (stand 1900), with the presentation and live demonstrations of Mercury, a complete solution designed as a console to perform and manage collaborative meetings, conferences , presentations wired or wireless and web conferencing easy and simple way.
Mercury is an open SIP phone that features HDMI, USB and Ethernet, Bluetooth connectivity and integrated Crestron AirMedia. One of its differentials is that it is compatible with any collaborative application that is running on the connected laptop, which adds ease of operation and safety in operation, which makes it easier for IT managers when deployment in all areas of the company.
Como explica Ted Colton, vp. de estrategia de comunicaciones unificadas de Crestron, “Mercury no obliga a los usuarios a utilizar ninguna plataforma de CU concreta, ya que permite que una organización utilice cualquier servidor SIP y la plataforma de conferencias web que ya esté usando, al mismo tiempo que admite cualquier otra plataforma de colaboración que los invitados puedan traer a la reunión. Mercury simplemente mejora las reuniones”.
For example, when giving presentations, Mercury allows users to display the contents on the screen of the room instantly and securely through a wireless network, either from a laptop, smartphone or tablet using the system AirMedia integrated presentation.
In addition, the speaker and microphone integrated into this solution are designed as accurately, so it easy to keep phone calls with optimum sound quality and intelligibility from mobile devices or standard SIP telephone systems.
Another advantage is that the organizers can easily collaborate with peers through Crestron Mercury, either from a laptop or a specific room PC, or through any softphone application, web conferencing and unified communications such as Skype for Business , Cisco WebEx, GotoMeeting or Slack.
Mercury Crestron integrates an occupancy sensor that allows facility managers collect usage data to take advantage of rooms with maximum efficiency, while the latest standards of corporate security for peace of IT managers are met.
Collaborative spaces available equipped with Mercury can be found quickly and easily thanks to the beacon detection integrated Crestron PinPoint, and direct connectivity with Microsoft Exchange allows users to view the availability of rooms and meeting details on the screen From the living room.
According to Zoom for high-quality video calls
As part of InfoComm 2017, Crestron announced the alliance with ZoomSpecialist web and enterprise video communications to make high quality video calls, one-touch, offering an integrated Mercury for AV presentations, conferencing and collaboration running natively Zoom UX solution.
"Crestron and Zoom understand the need for capacity increasingly flexible -underlines Colton- collaboration. Users want to work and collaborate from anywhere, without worrying about the quality of their conferencing solutions. Our work together has just begun, and I'm looking forward to the perfect, one-touch meeting is accessible anywhere. "
Zoom camera features a dedicated computer running the application control this manufacturer, so that instead of carrying a laptop or tablet running zooming and a speaker, Crestron Mercury runs natively Zoom UX and provides a high-performance speaker, four professional microphones for 360 degree coverage, room booking and other benefits.
"With this announcement, Crestron and Zoom have combined their respective strengths to create a solution that customers expect many -HA Ira M. Weinstein noted, senior analyst and partner Wainhouse Research, Market consultant specializing in UC and collaboration-which offers a compelling combination of ease of use and management of business meetings. "
Eric S. Yuan, founder and CEO of Zoom, the agreement has been a success. "We look for partners who share our commitment to work seamlessly with the highest quality and easier handling. The sum of Mercury and Zoom Rooms Crestron makes any space into a conference room and meeting everyone wants to book ".
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