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Zoom Rooms is a software-based room system that is revolutionizing the way businesses use their meeting spaces. Zoom Rooms supports flawless, high-quality video and audio conferencing and content sharing with up to 1,000 interactive video participants. A Zoom Room can be any type of space – from huddle rooms to large training rooms (we’ve even seen them in trailers and ranches!) – and can connect to any device, including mobile, desktop, and other conference room systems.
And one of the key benefits of being software-based is our ability to stay agile, focused, and dedicated to constant innovation. On January 31, 2019, Zoom pushed a new release for Zoom Rooms that enhances the experience for all our customers. I’d like to share with you some of my favorite new features.
One-touch to join third-party meetings from a Zoom Room
Zoom Rooms now provides one-touch to join a meeting with HD audio and video for Webex, Skype for Business, and GoToMeeting invitations.
Start a meeting in Zoom Rooms from your iOS device
Now you can easily start a Zoom meeting from a Zoom Room using your mobile device. When you walk to the nearest available Zoom Room, your Zoom mobile client will use proximity detection to identify and automatically pair with it. You will then have the option to start the meeting in the Zoom Room or take the meeting from your iOS device.
Share content directly from your mobile device
The new mobile client now includes a “Share Screen” button to allow wireless proximity sharing from your mobile device.
Zoom Rooms for Touch Multi-Page Whiteboarding
Zoom Rooms for Touch, our video communications solution for interactive room displays, now allows you to have multiple whiteboards. With this new enhancement, you can co-annotate across up to 12 different whiteboards with mobile, desktop, and other Zoom Rooms for Touch participants.
That’s just scratching the surface. This release also has updates that enhance the following functionality:
To get a full list of the Zoom Rooms enhancements in the latest release, visit our release notes here. To get the latest Zoom Rooms software, you can either update your rooms from your Zoom Admin Portal or you can download the software here.
Zoom will continue to release new features and enhancements that make video conference room deployments frictionless while making sure employees are getting enterprise-grade solutions to streamline their workflows and have more meaningful engagement with their teams. You can bring the power of frictionless video communications into your meeting rooms. With Zoom Rooms, transform any space into a modern, easy-to-use, and powerful collaboration hub. Our product specialists would be happy to provide a virtual demo of Zoom Rooms – sign up today!