ClearOne to Acquire VCON Video Conferencing
ClearOne is a communications solutions company that develops and sells audio conferencing systems and other related products for audio, video and Web conferencing applications. The reliability, flexibility and performance of ClearOne's comprehensive solutions create a natural communications environment, which saves organizations time and money by enabling more effective and efficient communication.
Originally established in 1994, VCON was the first company to introduce video conferencing over IP. After it was acquired by The Emblaze Group in 2005, the company continued to introduce innovative videoconferencing products to the market, including the multipoint conferencing unit (MCU) with integrated session recording and streaming. VCON Video Conferencing Ltd., now a privately owned company, offers standards-based systems and infrastructure, which are operated easily and intuitively over a variety of networks.
VCON brings software-based full HD (1080p) video conferencing technology with H.264 High Profile encoding that reduces bandwidth utilization up to 50 percent. Unique features to VCON software-based video endpoint solutions include:
- Embedded multipoint video conferencing
- Embedded SIP/H.323 bridging interoperability with all leading standards-based hardware and software video conferencing endpoints
- Built-in recording and streaming
- Built-in remote content and data sharing
- Built-in interactive multicast