Crestron Partners with Microsoft to Deliver Simple, Consistent User Experience
Crestron will welcome guests to booth #1707 at Microsoft Ignite® 2018 in Orlando, FL, Sept. 24-27, to see the debut of the Crestron Flex portfolio, the company’s new line of intelligent Communications & Collaboration solutions for the modern workplace with Microsoft Teams.
“Crestron Flex has been developed with Microsoft to deliver a native Microsoft Teams user experience including one-touch join, in all the places people work; from the desk to meeting rooms of every shape and size including huddle rooms, meeting rooms, classrooms, auditoriums, and boardrooms,” said Fred Bargetzi, Chief Technology Officer at Crestron Electronics. “As the world moves to teamwork based collaboration, delivering Microsoft Teams across the Crestron Flex portfolio hits the mark for customer needs today and well into the future of intelligent communications.”
“We are pleased to elevate our long standing partnership with Crestron. The integration of the Crestron Flex portfolio of devices with Microsoft Teams delivers an impressive end-to-end portfolio for customers,” said Bob Davis, CVP, M365 Customer and Partner Experience at Microsoft Corporation.
Crestron Flex P100 Series
Crestron’s first ever voice-over-IP desk phones, the P100 Series delivers the Microsoft Teams user experience to users of desktop phones. Also available for Skype for Business, the P100 Series features a large touchscreen that provides convenient tools that connect you to your calendar and coworkers, right at your desk.
Crestron Flex B100 Series
Designed for use with Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business, the Crestron Flex B100 Series is a front of room solution in a wall-mount sound bar form factor. With a stunning practical design and world-class audio quality, the Flex B100 Series delivers crystal clear audio with a beam forming microphone array, an integrated 4K high-definition camera that provides auto-zoom, people-counting, and lifelike image quality. Crestron Flex B100 Series pairs with a 7″ or 10″ touch screen to deliver a consistent and intuitive in-room user experience.
Crestron Flex M100 Series
The Crestron Flex M100 Series is a tabletop solution that provides everything you need to instantly and securely call, present, and videoconference using Microsoft Teams or Skype® for Business software. An included 4K high-definition camera provides auto-zoom, people-counting, and lifelike image. The audio performance is delivered via the incorporated four-microphone 360-degree array.
Centralized deployment and management
Crestron Flex solutions benefit from zero-touch deployment via the Crestron XiO Cloud™ platform. Crestron was awarded the prestigious 2018 Microsoft Global Partner of the Year Award for Internet of Things (IoT) in recognition of how Crestron XiO Cloud, built on the Microsoft Azure® platform, has revolutionized provisioning and management of Crestron’s workplace solutions at the world’s leading companies. Using Crestron XiO Cloud, organizations are seeing up to 90% reductions in installation time, improvements in device uptime, and less strain on support resources.