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Launch of Zoom Version 3.0
August 14, 2014 by Zoom

To the Zoom Community,

It is with great pride and excitement that we announce the release of Zoom Version 3.0, available immediately.

This is truly our biggest release ever. What’s new?

Group Messaging with Presence

Group MessagingZoom 3.0 marries group messaging with group meeting. You can send group text, images and push-to-talk messages to anyone on desktop, tablet or mobile devices.  You can start a group message from one device and continue the conversation on another. It automatically builds your contact list from phone, account and domain; and displays the contact’s device and presence status.

You can even promote the conversation to a video or screen sharing meeting with 1-click and it will ring all members at-once. It’s free and we think you will love it!

ZoomPresence

ZoomPresence RoomZoomPresence for MacOS and iOS is the easiest and most affordable way to transform your conference room into a video and collaboration space. This cloud-based conferencing solution with iPad controller app sets new standards for quality and ease of use.  It dramatically reduces conferencing costs while delivering MacOS/iOS ease of use, with superior video, audio, and screen sharing.

ZoomPresence is jam-packed with outstanding features, including up to 100 attendees or rooms, Google and Outlook calendar integration, and content shared over wired HDMI or wirelessly over WiFi.

Powerful Screen Sharing & Annotation

Zoom 3.0 introduces the world’s first cloud meeting platform to screen share any iPad/iPhone apps with remote participants. Watch Let’s Do Video first look via video on Screen Share iOS App. We  are also the first to introduce Android screen sharing of photos and web content during a video meeting. Watch Mike Downes’ video take on  Screen Share on Android.

Zoom Video Webinar

virtual classroomYou asked for it, you got it! Zoom Video Webinar provides a new kind of experience to teach, collaborate or meet. Unlike traditional webinar solutions, your audience will now be able to see both the panelists and their presentations together on their screen in real time.

Up to 25 interactive video participants and 1,000 webinar viewers can join from any desktop, laptop, mobile device, telephone or legacy room system. It comes with registration, screen-sharing, annotation, MP4 recording, reporting, and a Q&A panel.

You can hold an unlimited number of webinars for just $49 per month with 100 webinar attendees.

 50+ Other Features and Enhancements

And here are other cool features we added.

  • Gallery view on iPad
  • Gallery view page scroll for large meetings
  • Call-Me: dial-out from Zoom meetings to telephones
  • Host and attendee co-annotations
  • Personal Meeting Vanity URL (zoom.us/my/name)
  • Raise hand
  • Stop attendee video
  • Mobile SDK for API partners

For the full list, please see Windows, Mac, Android, iOS and ZoomPresence.

Learn More

We will also be providing a series of webinars on these new features. Register for our first webinar What’s New in Zoom Version 3.0? 

Thank you for your continued support of Zoom.

–The Zoom Team

PS. Intrigued by Zoom 3.0? Sign up for your free account!