ClearOne Ships CHATAttach 150, 2-Piece USB Speakerphone System Allowing Instant Coverage Area Expansion with High Audio Quality

CHAT Speakerphones Now Support Larger Audio and Video Venues

Oct 06, 2010, 08:30 ET from ClearOne

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearOne (Nasdaq: CLRO), a global communications and entertainment solutions company, announced it is now shipping the CHATAttach™ 150, its latest USB speakerphone system for Unified Communications (UC) and soft phone applications. The CHATAttach system, designed expressly for use in both small and mid-size conference rooms, contains two CHAT® 150 speakerphones which can be connected together, even with a call already in progress, to function as a single system providing even, full-room coverage with outstanding audio quality.

The CHATAttach, which connects via USB cable to any PC or laptop, works with leading brands of VoIP phone systems, internet phones, and web conferencing applications.  It also incorporates ClearOne's exclusive HDConference® technology, providing an immersive natural sound environment for all conference participants.

"As more and more companies realize the benefits of Unified Communications, they are looking for cost-effective solutions to extend those capabilities across the enterprise," said Darrin Thurston, Vice President of Product Management, Conferencing and Collaboration at ClearOne. "ClearOne's NEW CHATAttach 150 group speakerphone combines expandability and ease of use to a robust conferencing experience, all in one affordable package. It is a perfect audio compliment for any collaborative experience, whether it be paired with video or for stand alone audio. "

The CHATAttach 150 product features HDConference® audio technologies such as full duplex, Distributed Echo Cancellation®, noise reduction, first mic priority, automatic gain and level controls and adaptive modeling

It is available now with an MSRP of $849.99.

About ClearOne

ClearOne is a global communications solutions company that develops and sells conferencing, collaboration, streaming media and connectivity systems for audio, video, and web applications. The reliability, flexibility and performance of our advanced comprehensive solutions enhance the quality of life through better communication, education, and entertainment.

NetStreams, recently acquired by ClearOne, delivers the ultimate IP A/V experience by distributing high definition audio and video over TCP/IP networks. NetStreams' products offer unprecedented levels of performance, functionality, simplicity, reliability, and expandability. By combining audio/video content, meta-data and control signals into one stream incorporating industry standards, NetStreams' newly patented StreamNet® solutions are a smart investment, enabling the Power of AV over IP™ - today.

NetStreams' StreamNet technology provides elegant solutions for streaming media & control applications such as digital signage, distribution of HD video and audio, LAN Cloud Matrix Switching™, and audio paging over data networks.

ClearOne Contact:

Darrin Thurston