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ClearOne Finalizes Spontania Acquisition to Offer a Full Range of Video Collaboration Solutions

ClearOne now offers the industry’s most complete video collaboration portfolio

 

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH — April 1, 2014

 
ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO) announced today that the company has finalized the acquisition of Spontania cloud-based technology from Spain-based Dialcom Networks, S.L. The addition of this technology completes the company’s strategy to build an all-inclusive video collaboration portfolio.
 
Spontania complements ClearOne’s existing premise-based, enterprise video collaboration portfolio and makes ClearOne the only company offering an entirely software-based video conferencing product line from the personal client to the conference room, with a complete set of virtualized infrastructure. The complete ClearOne video portfolio now can serve a full range of video collaboration needs for Enterprise, SMB, Healthcare, Education, and other customers, whether they are seeking those solutions deployed in their private data centers or in the ClearOne Spontania cloud.
 
“We are now positioned to execute on our strategy by offering a complete and competitive suite of video collaboration products that appeals to varied customer needs and uniquely leads the way for our partners to take advantage of cloud offerings and capture down-stream revenue opportunities,” said Zee Hakimoglu, Chairman and CEO of ClearOne. “With the acquisition of Spontania, ClearOne now offer its partners and end users a clear choice between public cloud, private cloud, and on-premise solutions, replacing the need for expensive infrastructure. Combined with our industry-leading voice solutions, the ClearOne video collaboration portfolio leads the market in scalability, return on investment, functionality and quality.”
 
ClearOne’s Spontania total video collaboration portfolio empowers customers to deploy video collaboration without the heavy burden of expensive infrastructure. It also allows service providers and partners to expand their offerings by deploying the technology within their own networks, building on ClearOne technology to further their current solutions and offerings.
The solution is available through ClearOne authorized partners as either as a Platform as a Service (PaaS) or as a cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS). The company complements this infrastructure offering with a host of software-based endpoints that spans mobile devices to laptops to telepresence group systems. ClearOne will bring the entire line of solutions to market exclusively through an authorized partner program, which offers partners an attractive, next-generation model to capitalize on business migration to software- and cloud-based solutions.
 

About ClearOne

 
ClearOne is a global company that designs, develops and sells conferencing, collaboration, streaming and digital signage solutions for voice and visual communications. The performance and simplicity of its advanced comprehensive solutions offer unprecedented levels of functionality, reliability and scalability. More information about the company can be found at www.clearone.com.
 
This release contains “forward-looking” statements that are based on present circumstances and on ClearOne’s predictions with respect to events that have not occurred, that may not occur, or that may occur with different consequences and timing than those now assumed or anticipated. Such forward-looking statements, including acquisitions or investments the company may make to fuel growth, the purchase of common stock under the company’s stock repurchase program and any statements of the plans and objectives of management for future operations, are not guarantees of future performance or results and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from the events or results described in the forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are made only as of the date of this release and ClearOne assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances. Readers should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.
 

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CLEARONE SHOWS THE RESULT OF ITS VIDEO COLLABORATION ACQUISITIONS BY LAUNCHING INDUSTRY-LEADING PORTFOLIO OF ON-PREMISE AND CLOUD-BASED SOLUTIONS AT ENTERPRISE CONNECT 2014

New breed of on-premise and cloud-based video collaboration solutions combine rich functionality with affordability and flexible deployment options.

 

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH — March 13, 2014

 
Visitors to Enterprise Connect 2014 Booth #942 will experience the future of video collaboration from ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO), a portfolio of solutions that extend from the mobile device or desktop to the conference room. This suite of new products will expand the video collaboration market affordably for small-to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) with self-contained network or cloud solutions. Flexible deployment options allow the solutions to be hosted with ClearOne on-premise infrastructure or to be fully functional without infrastructure, utilizing the ClearOne Spontania cloud.
 
“ClearOne has a balanced approach to the future of video collaboration and the AV industry as a whole,” said David Moss, ClearOne’s Vice President of Video Collaboration Products and Services. “Our complete line of video collaboration solutions spans mobile, desktop, group, and infrastructure; allowing customers to deploy locally or within the cloud. With these flexible options and a feature set far beyond competing solutions, every customer whether a small business or a large enterprise can easily— and more importantly afford to— deploy and scale video collaboration.”
 

Video as a Service (VaaS)

Video as a Service (VaaS)– ClearOne’s Spontania cloud service empowers customers to deploy video collaboration without the heavy burden of expensive infrastructure. It also allows service providers and partners to expand their offerings by deploying the technology within their own networks, building on ClearOne technology to further their current solutions and offerings as either a SaaS or PaaS model.
 

Infrastructure

For customers who desire an on-premise infrastructure solution, ClearOne now provides COLLABORATE® Control, a single-unit infrastructure server that will serve the needs of both SMBs and enterprise customers hoping to expand locations. The heavy burden of adding video collaboration pervasively has always been the cost of expensive infrastructure solutions. COLLABORATE Control provides the infrastructure component at an unbelievably low price, including directory services, firewall traversal, 24 port MCU, H.323 gatekeeper, SIP registrar, license server, call control, and a full management system.
 

Desktop and Mobile

ClearOne now offers a host of desktop and mobile solutions that provide an easy-to-use and scalable multimedia collaboration experience on virtually any device, including Windows®, iOS, and AndroidTM applications. Our solutions allow for high-definition video conferencing, web collaboration, streaming, and recording.
 

Group Room Solutions

ClearOne is introducing a new generation of room-based endpoints that leverage our VaaS offerings and our scalable infrastructure solutions, and can be used behind any industry standard H.323 or SIP-based network. The COLLABORATE Room Pro provides a superior video experience at up to 1080p60 with a host of features not available on competing products, including: built-in streaming and recording, dual camera support, connecting nine locations in a single conference, and more. One of the most exciting functions of COLLABORATE Room Pro is the direct integration with ClearOne’s Beamforming Microphone Array, providing professional conferencing audio without the need for external processing.
 

About ClearOne

ClearOne is a global company that designs, develops and sells conferencing, collaboration, streaming and digital signage solutions for voice and visual communications. The performance and simplicity of its advanced comprehensive solutions offer unprecedented levels of functionality, reliability and scalability. More information about the company can be found at www.clearone.com.
 
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Please find the printable release in our Investor Relations area at http://investors.clearone.com.