Patent empowers users to control meeting room systems via their mobile device
Fuze, the leading cloud-based communications provider for the modern global enterprise, today announced that it has been awarded a new patent for meeting room control, enabling users to leverage their existing Fuze Mobile application to seamlessly control the in-room meeting experience from their mobile device rather than a traditional fixed tablet or controller.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued Fuze U.S. Patent No. 10999555 on May 4, 2021. Instead of relying on a fixed controller that requires designation of a single "clicker" or passing a device around a room to control aspects of a meeting, this invention grants meeting room controls to multiple participants on their mobile devices to seamlessly manage the meeting experience.
"These next few months will be critical for organizations as they begin to reopen their offices, with many transitioning to a hybrid model of in-person and remote work. The ability to seamlessly control and run meetings regardless of a participant’s location will be essential to a productive and effective flexible work experience," said Rob Scudiere, president and chief operating officer at Fuze. "At Fuze, we’re committed to continuous innovation to provide the evolving workforce with the tools required to drive deeper collaboration across enterprise organizations."
Fuze is a global cloud communications provider for the enterprise. Our intuitive unified communications and contact center platform enables seamless transition between calling, meeting, chatting, and sharing powered by the industry-leading intelligent cloud architecture. Fuze empowers the digital and distributed workforce to communicate anywhere, anytime, and across any device. Founded in 2006, Fuze is headquartered in Boston, MA with offices around the world. For more information, visit fuze.com.
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