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Sky Group appointed ClearOne distributor for SA

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 11:20

Marius van Wyk, SkyGroup Communications


SkyGroup Communications is pleased to announce that it has been appointed as the sole distributor for ClearOne’s full lineup of conferencing and collaboration solutions throughout South Africa.

As per the agreement, SkyGroup Communications’ reseller partners will, with immediate effect, have access to the full portfolio of ClearOne professional audio and microphones, video collaboration, network media streaming, and unified communication solutions, enabling them to build better voice and visual communications solutions for their end user customers.

“We are delighted to be appointed as a distributor for ClearOne in the region as it provides our partners with a quality range of tools they can leverage to improve the quality of their customer’s communications environment,” states Marius van Wyk, operations and technical director at SkyGroup Communications. “ClearOne already has a well-established brand in the local market, and we are looking forward to assisting existing partners as well as onboarding new partners in the region.”

ClearOne’s professional audio offerings provide high-quality audio conferencing systems which are today critical for enabling productivity in businesses. The company’s professional conferencing products are sophisticated, feature-rich systems and offer excellent audio processing performance.

"SkyGroup is an ideal distribution partner in their established AV market for our portfolio of products, as they maintain close relationships with resellers and consultants to offer the most advanced, and highly competitive, AV solutions," says Andrew Loadman, regional sales director at ClearOne. “Clients of SkyGroup and ClearOne can now benefit from a one-stop shop for all of their conferencing and collaboration needs.”

Notably, SkyGroup will be offering ClearOne’s flagship CONVERGE Pro 2 solution to local resellers. CONVERGE Pro 2 is an advanced professional audio DSP platforms for conferencing and sound-reinforcement applications. It can operate in any size room, audio environment and for a host of applications. It is also optimised to work with ClearOne’s Beamforming Mic Array 2 and DIALOG 20 2-Channel Wireless Microphone System through its native connection. The ClearOne COLLABORATE series, offers low- cost room appliances and built-in Spontania cloud collaboration, with or without audio endpoints and UNITE PTZ cameras.

The company’s VIEW Pro Network Media Streaming solutions enable quality multimedia streaming of audio, video, and control over existing TCP/IP networks, offering drastic improvements in flexibility, scalability, and price/performance compared to traditional audio/video distribution methods.

Lastly, the ClearOne UC Voice solutions are highly popular with large and small enterprises alike. Its CHAT speakerphone and headsets provide unmatched full-duplex audio clarity and connect to a wide variety of devices for conferencing. The INTERACT solutions provide complete room audio conferencing solutions, compatible with PCs or laptops running a variety of unified communications software.