During the COVID-19 epidemic, Microsoft saw tremendous growth in Microsoft Teams video conferencing solutions. In many cases, however, productivity is linked to the quality of audio and video hardware. The good news is that the company has just completed a batch of third-party hardware products that can be purchased for customer reference with Microsoft Teams for remote work.
EPOS IMPACT Series Wired Headsets
Hands-free calling tools are the hardware that Microsoft Teams users need most. The products cited in this article provide excellent audio quality and integrate call control.
Many of the products have previously been certified by Microsoft Skype for Business, and the new certification, in addition to deep integration with Teams, is also taught to optimize for open office environments, especially microphones.
The Demant Group’s EPOS brand has been shortlisted for several IMPACT wired headphone products. With firmware upgrades, users can easily move from Skype to the Microsoft Teams app.
Integrated call answer buttons and LEDs now work better with Microsoft Teams. Users can join a meeting or view missed calls with a single click, and view notifications and join team interactions.
Logitech Zone Series Wired and Wireless Headsets
The Process2 family also integrates its own Microsoft Teams buttons and microphone tuning, with clear lying lights and digital processing chips that give the communications experience a greater boost than ever before.
Designed for busy workplaces, the Logitech Zone Wireless and Zone Wireless series can easily start and join Microsoft Teams meetings with clear and reliable call quality.
Poly also comes with dedicated Teams buttons for its own wired and Bluetooth hardware, some of which also meet advanced microphone requirements in an open office environment, and is easily available to older Skype Certified Device users with firmware upgrades.
Lenovo ThinkSmart View features an 8-inch HD display and premium microphone/speaker, making it ideal for upgrading the video experience for Microsoft Teams.
One-click connectivity saves time on meetings and supports horizontal and vertical layouts. For privacy, ThinkSmart View also offers camera privacy bezels and microphone mute switches.
Yealink’s MVC900 conference system suite delivers a native experience from Microsoft Teams Room.
Designed for ultra-large meeting rooms and training spaces, it offers a complete range of device solutions including touch benches, content sharing units, audio and video peripherals, and microcomputers.
Bose and Senheiser provide teams with certified audio solutions for collaboration, such as The EdgeMax ceiling speakers in the Bose ES1 suite, and the Senheisel TeamConnect Ceiling 2 ceiling microphone.
The close combination of amplifier and digital processing chip (DSP) ensures audio quality while avoiding clutter ingesty the desktop in a conference room.
Logitech has launched a Logitech Room solution based on Lenovo ThinkSmart Edition Tiny for Microsoft Teams Room.
The system is available in large, medium and small configurations, including a Logitech conference camera with RightSense technology, a PC stand with a line fixing, and a Logitech Tap touch controller.
The Poly Trio C60 delivers a powerful Microsoft Teams audio experience for conference-call participants, ensuring clear sound quality and not being disturbed by background noise.
Shure’s Microflex Advance MXA910 array microphone kit supports a variety of installation options, including the ceiling, combined with the IntelliMix P300 conference audio device, allowing users to deliver clear, natural audio without being constrained by cables.
The Microflex Advance MXA310 features an elegant, low-key look that offers a wide range of features and adjustable coverage.
Combined with the IntelliMix P300 conference audio processing device, you can provide enhancements in multiple ways, such as precise sound capture and automatic reverb, so that the agenda can proceed as expected.