ClearOne Brings the Ultimate VoIP Experience to Internet Telephony Conference & Expo East

January 18, 2007
ClearOne Brings the Ultimate VoIP Experience to Internet Telephony Conference & Expo EastSALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)----ClearOne (OTC: CLRO.OB) , the global provider of audio conferencing products, today announced that their market-leading audio technologies and state-of-the-art conferencing products are being showcased at the Internet Telephony Conference & Expo East in Ft. Lauderdale, from January 23-26. Some of the unique VoIP-capable products on display at the show include the Company's personal conferencing products, the Chat™ 50 and Chat 150. ClearOne will also showcase their VoIP tabletop conferencing solutions, the MAXAttach™ IP and MAX® IP.

ClearOne's Chat 50 is the award-winning personal audio peripheral that connects to a wide variety of devices and provides crystal clear, hands-free audio communications. Its unmatched full-duplex capability enables users to simultaneously speak and listen with high-performance two-way audio. The crossover technology in the Chat 50, which allows it to connect to PCs, Macs, cell phones, telephones, and desktop video conferencing devices, enables hands-free communications in new ways that have not previously been possible. It also provides rich audio playback for music, gaming and other audio applications. It is slightly larger than a deck of cards, making it a truly one-of-a-kind go-anywhere personal conferencing device.

Recently, ClearOne debuted its much-anticipated new Chat 150 audio peripheral as part of their Chat line of personal and group speaker phone products. The Chat 150 connects to enterprise telephone handsets, PCs, and video conferencing systems, providing a perfect solution for executive offices and smaller conference rooms.

Designed with ClearOne's advanced audio technologies that deliver unrivaled echo and noise cancellation, full-duplex performance and automatic level management, the Chat 150 features three microphones for full 360-degree audio pickup, making it perfect for small groups and individuals. The Chat 150 enables the following audio conferencing usage models:

-- Connects to enterprise telephone handsets to turn the handset into a high-quality conference phone. Users now have the unique ability to continue to use the advanced features available on their handset, such as access to the company directory, voicemail, and audio bridge functions, plus enjoy full-duplex hands-free audio conferencing without the need to pull additional phone lines into the room.

-- Connects to PCs via USB to enable computer-based audio collaboration with all VoIP applications, including softphones, web-based video conferencing, and IM with chat.

-- Connects to video conferencing systems for vastly improved, superior audio quality compared to the built-in speaker and microphone.

The innovative tabletop audio conferencing products ClearOne is showing at this year's Internet Telephony Conference & Expo East are MAX IP, ClearOne's SIP-based VoIP conference phone, and MAXAttach IP, a system that includes two daisy-chained MAX IP phones. MAX IP and MAXAttach IP both deliver ClearOne's trademark crystal-clear audio performance, and offer full room coverage with the ability to connect up to four phones at once. This unique capability provides multiple microphones, loudspeakers, and dial pad controls distributed throughout a room, delivering room coverage unmatched by competing products.

"VoIP has enabled significant new functionality in telecommunications," explained Kurt Olsen, ClearOne's director of product marketing. "Companies of all sizes are deploying VoIP systems into their businesses to take advantage of these new feature sets. ClearOne's MAX IP and Chat series of conferencing products enhance a company's investment in VoIP, and deliver crystal-clear hands-free audio in a wide variety of situations to greatly enhance collaboration between groups and individuals."


ClearOne is a communications solutions company that develops and sells audio conferencing systems and related products for audio, video and web conferencing applications. The reliability, flexibility and performance of ClearOne's comprehensive solutions create a natural communications environment that saves organizations time and money by enabling more effective and efficient communication.

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