Yamaha and Huddly join forces to deliver cutting-edge meeting room solutions

June 5, 2019
  • Yamaha and Huddly are entering a partnership to create meeting room solutions which combine Yamaha’s industry-leading sound and Huddly’s cutting-edge AI and video.
  • The Yamaha Collaboration Kit consists of the newly announced Yamaha ESB-1080 Enterprise Sound Bar and the award-winning, AI-powered Huddly IQ camera.
  • At InfoComm, you can experience the Yamaha Collaboration Kit at the Yamaha booth #4961 or at the Huddly booth #4087.

Huddly, the Norwegian industry-leading manufacturer of AI-powered conference cameras, is today announcing a partnership with Yamaha. The two companies are joining forces to create meeting room solutions which leverage Yamaha’s industry-leading audio and Huddly’s intelligent, software-defined video technology.

As a first step, Huddly’s award-winning, AI-powered Huddly IQ camera will be bundled with the newly announced Yamaha ESB-1080 Enterprise Sound Bar to create the Yamaha Collaboration Kit.

Yamaha ESB-1080 Enterprise Sound Bar

“Meeting participants demand two things no matter where they’re meeting: a seamless, intuitive experience and superior audio and video quality. As we continue to expand Yamaha’s wide breadth of superior UC solutions, these requirements are at the core of our design,” said Michael Fitch, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Yamaha Unified Communications. “At InfoComm 2019, attendees will see the future of flawless, intelligent collaboration with AI-powered video”.

Jonas Rinde, Huddly CEO, comments: “Yamaha has a well-deserved reputation across the world for building high-quality audio products and their UC portfolio is no exception. Our partnership is a terrific opportunity for end customers to experience their industry-leading audio, now combined with the high-quality, wide-angle, AI-powered video Huddly is known for. We invite everyone to come and check out the Yamaha Collaboration Kit themselves at our booths.”

Fraser Park, VP Strategic Alliances and Partnerships at Huddly, adds: “We are very humbled that an organization with the pedigree of Yamaha UC has chosen Huddly video solutions to augment their market-leading audio solutions for the meeting room. We will work closely with Yamaha UC to deliver new bundled meeting room experiences to meet the demand from our joint customers for intelligent, simplified and high-quality meeting experiences.”

Huddly IQ

The joint audio video collaboration kit is going to offer end customers an easy-to-install, one-stop solution, delivering an exceptional conference room experience with immersive audio 150° wide-angle, high-quality video, smart automated user experiences, and advanced meeting room analytics.

At InfoComm, you can experience the Yamaha Collaboration at the Yamaha UC booth (#4961) and at the Huddly booth (#4087). InfoComm is taking place in Orlando, Florida, from June 8-14.

About Yamaha Unified Communications

Audio and video conferencing solutions from Yamaha Unified Communications, Inc. streamline collaboration and boost productivity wherever people work. Yamaha’s renowned and rigorous approach to development and manufacturing of enterprise-grade microphone systems, conference phones, and video sound bars ensures superior audio quality, reliability, and flexibility. With both wired and wireless options, Yamaha’s unified communications (UC) products enable users to have natural, clear conversations in every meeting space.

More information can be found at uc.yamaha.com.

About Huddly

Founded in Oslo, Norway in 2013, Huddly combines Scandinavian-designed hardware, software and AI to create cameras that bring artificial intelligence into the meeting room. Huddly’s compact, wide-angle, USB conference cameras deliver a high-quality video conferencing experience, straight out of the box and on any platform. Thanks to an onboard neural engine, they can see, understand and respond to their environment. The Huddly Genius features intelligently automate manual processes, removing the need to control the camera. With the InSights analytics API, Huddly cameras provide organizations with high-quality meeting room analytics to help them make better-informed decisions about how they use their meeting spaces. Huddly is headquartered in Oslo. Learn more: www.huddly.com

For more information, please contact Fraser Park, VP Strategic Alliances and Partnerships at Huddly.

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