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Crestron Debuts HomeTime Smart Home Conferencing Solution

Partners with Logitech and Zoom to create remote socializing, learning, and working experience for any room in the house.

Leveraging the company’s heritage in enterprise workplace technology, Crestron has announced Crestron HomeTime in collaboration with Logitech and Zoom to deliver a premier video conferencing, home control, and unified communications (UC) experience engineered for socializing, remote learning, and working from home. Meeting the needs of our new remote reality, Crestron HomeTime is a unification of the Logitech MeetUp conference camera with the Crestron UC Engine that seamlessly integrates with Crestron control to deliver the optimal Zoom Rooms experience.

Crestron HomeTime is a complete HD video and audio conferencing system with the size and scale to handle UC in any room in the home. Crestron allows users to host and join Zoom meetings without a laptop while providing the simplicity of one-touch join from a Crestron remote or mobile app.

With Crestron HomeTime, homeowners can use the television in the living room to see participants in much larger video windows; and the MeetUp 4K camera with wide-angle lens captures everyone in the frame. The full range speaker delivers high-quality, intelligible audio, and the full-duplex, advanced beamforming microphone enables natural conversation among everyone in the group.

“It’s time to end the awkward conversations. No more crowding around a laptop and talking over each other because you can’t follow who is speaking. The idea for HomeTime was created from the challenges experienced by families trying to socialize, learn, and work from home. We, at Crestron, knew we had a convenient solution that every living room deserved,” says Crestron’s VP, Residential John Clancy. “By integrating Logitech MeetUp and Zoom Rooms software with the Crestron platform, we can help homeowners prepare for anything, whether that is working in the home office, remote learning in the playroom, or virtual happy hours in the family room.”

Crestron HomeTime will be available on June 1, 2020 exclusively through Crestron residential integrators.

For more information, visit https://www.crestron.com/Products/Video/Home-Conferencing/Crestron-HomeTime/HT-CA.

This article originally ran on residentialsystems.com.

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