What are Zoom Rooms?

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Zoom Rooms are a cloud-based conference room software powered by Zoom Video Communications Inc, an American company based in San Jose, California. It enables businesses to carry out interactive conferences efficiently. Unlike Zoom Meetings that are executed through a video-hosted-only manner, Zoom Rooms has a physical setup allowing other attendees to partake in the discussions virtually.

Users can start Zoom Rooms by purchasing a license. Cost starts at $49 a month after the 30-day trial period. Meanwhile, a room requires either a desktop computer running the software and a smartphone or tablet that will run the Zoom Room application or be the controller.

Setting Zoom Rooms up includes deploying other hardware for a better conference experience like an audio speaker, video camera, and LED TV for extended display. Once set up, you can now hold a conference for up to a thousand attendees, depending on your subscription.

Other Highlights of Zoom Rooms

  • Zoom Rooms are being used by big businesses to hold virtual meetings such as Uber, Dropbox, and 21st Century Fox.
  • Zoom Rooms have 99.99% uptime.
  • Zoom Rooms work both with Windows and Apple OS devices.
  • Zoom Rooms have an interactive whiteboarding feature where users can share and open 12 whiteboards at a time.
  • Zoom Rooms enable users to annotate on presentations and schedule future meetings through its calendar integration feature.
  • Zoom Rooms offer a recording feature with high-quality video and audio.
  • Zoom Rooms offer a safe and secure virtual environment whereyou can personalize the attendees’ list and set up restrictions.
  • Zoom Rooms enable the admin to personalize the meeting URL and configure setups like displaying and uploading content.
  • Educational institutions also use Zoom Rooms for distance learning. For the past years, there is a high demand for Zoom Rooms due to the pandemic.

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