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Zoom is excited to announce today that we have rebranded our conference room system from ZoomPresence to Zoom Rooms. Zoom Rooms (formerly ZoomPresence) is the first software-based conference room system that runs on Mac OS and iOS. Zoom Rooms is the alternative to expensive, complicated projection and conference room systems. The name change to “Zoom […]

Zoom Announces ZoomPresence is Now Zoom Rooms
May 12, 2015

Cloud Video Screaming Company To Acquire Springfield’s Legendary Ride (Santa Clara, CA) April 1, 2015: Zoom, the cloud video screaming company, today announces that it has formed a partnership with the Simpson Foundation to acquire the Zoominator, the historic roller coaster, from Springfield, and introduce world’s first “scream-sharing” technology. Zoominator, the wooden roller coaster built […]

Press Release: Zoom Announces Intent To Acquire Zoominator
April 1, 2015

Over the past several years, we have witnessed an evolution in the classroom. Some would call it a revolution. The traditional instructor-led lecture is slowly giving way to a more active model. Students are being asked to learn in a more collaborative environment. This small group collaborative interaction motivates students to be more engaged. As […]

Guest Blogger: Frank Kolavo on Classroom Evolution
February 24, 2015

To Our Loyal Customers, Today we’re announcing that Zoom has raised $30 million in Series C funding, lead by Emergence Capital, with participation from Zoom’s existing investors Li Ka-shing’s Horizons Ventures, former Yahoo! CEO and co-founder Jerry Yang, Qualcomm Ventures, and medical entrepreneur Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong. In addition to this funding announcement, we’re excited to share our […]

Zoom CEO Announcement: 30 Million Reasons To Thank You
February 4, 2015

How To Teach Online Lessons with Zoom A couple of years ago, my business partner (James) and I (Kris) launched an online English as a Second Language (ESL) school in Turkey. An integral part of any online lesson is which videoconferencing software you use. Skype is popular with independent online teachers, but it lacks a […]

Guest Post: Why Off2Class Loves Zoom For ESL Instruction
January 29, 2015

Yesterday Nick Chong, our Head of Product Marketing, hosted a webinar for Zoom customers on the top new Zoom features. Here is a recording of that webinar for those who missed it: And here is the slideshow of Nick’s presentation. Version 3.5 includes new features and enhancements across our entire product suite: Zoom Cloud Meetings, […]

Top New Zoom Features – Video Webinar Recap & Recording
January 9, 2015

This past weekend we released Zoom Version 3.5. This version of Zoom provides new features and enhancements that transform our Cloud Meeting, Video Webinar, and ZoomPresence solutions. V3.5 new features and enhancements include: Zoom Cloud Meetings: Record to the cloud from desktop, tablet, and mobile devices Screen share iPad/iPhone apps from Mac or PC Screen share […]

Launch of Zoom Version 3.5
December 29, 2014

“Frugality includes all the other virtues.” – Cicero Did you know employees eligible for federal telework work remotely 2 days per week, reducing office space by up to 30%, absenteeism by 31%, and voluntary turnover by 4%, while increasing productivity by 12.5%. (Source: Global WorkPlace Analytics.) The Patent and Trademark Office reported a 21% first-year […]

Zoom Guest Post: Cost Savings From Remote Meetings
November 4, 2014

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 Zoom 3.0 marries group messaging with group meeting. You can send group text, images and push-to-talk messages to anyone on desktop, […]

Launch of Zoom Version 3.0
August 14, 2014