DISH Network Installs ClearOne Collaboration Gear in Multiple Corporate Buildings
BMA 360 Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tiles and UNITE® 200 PTZ cameras deliver stunning audio and video conferencing capabilities in large rooms.
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Each conference room at DISH Network’s corporate headquarters utilizes up to three BMA-CTs installed in the ceiling, two UNITE 200 cameras for video capture, and CONVERGE® Pro 2 128 units. (Photo: Business Wire)
According to DISH Senior Videoconference & Audio Visual Engineer
“Remote collaboration has been a growing trend for several decades, and the technologies available today from manufacturers like
Beginning several years ago, DISH Network recognized the quality and simplicity offered by ClearOne’s collaboration equipment and began using the technology when upgrades or replacements were required. Fast forward to 2021 and the company has all but standardized the gear for new rooms and renovations, with four locations so far featuring
At the company’s corporate headquarters in
In addition to raising the audio quality and reliability during its video collaborations, the new system design also freed the company from expensive codec subscriptions that were required for the previous system. Sayer was inclined to retain the VOIP-based operations they had become accustomed to, but with greater control, simpler set up and universal compatibility with all of today’s leading collaboration platforms such as Meet, Teams, WebEx and Zoom.
ClearOne’s BMA 360 Beamforming Microphone Array Ceiling Tiles and UNITE® 200 PTZ cameras deliver impeccable call quality through advanced features and technologies. (Photo: Business Wire)
“In our main headquarters, where each conference room is named for a local
In addition to the upgrades in quality and ease of use, the BMA-CT microphones in particular add a noticeable improvement to each room’s aesthetics. Because the design mimics a standard ceiling tile where all the electronics are above the ceiling, they can be placed wherever provides optimal coverage without sacrificing a room’s design. Three of the largest conference rooms house three BMA-CTs each to guarantee that every location in the room can be picked clearly and quickly through the system’s intelligent beamforming that directs microphone sensitivity to the current speaker’s location.
Interacting with the system is a breeze through a control system with touch screen interfaces that assist in room scheduling, meeting start-up and other critical meeting needs.
“As a market leader in a technology-centric industry, DISH Network has to show that it understands the latest tools and standards when presenting itself to partners and colleagues, making the
Sayer explained that each room uses two separate computers in coordination with the CONVERGE Pro 2 to offer the dual-audio option, which is required for optimizing calls across their preferred platform and any other platform a vendor or outside partner may use to set up a call.
Looking forward, Sayer expects to continue designing and installing meeting room systems with
“The customer service and system assistance we receive from