Connect more rooms to more meetings with new partners like Google Meet

In order to implement these new ways of working, it is essential to be able to work in a flexible environment with a large number of external partners and customers. As a result of the recent collaboration between our company and Google, we’re pleased to announce that it’s easier for you to meet with these key stakeholders from the workplace.

Designed to enable Zoom Rooms to make calls in Google Meet meetings, as well as Google Meet hardware devices to make calls in Zoom Meetings, Zoom Interop for Google Meet allows Business users can make calls without requiring additional hardware or subscriptions. This technology is designed without requiring additional hardware or subscriptions for Zoom customers. There are few settings that need to be configured and enabled by an administrator to do this make possible this interoperability solution and the The service is available from today.

As video interoperability becomes widespread among industry-leading video conferencing equipment and system vendors, we will all be able to benefit from it in many ways, especially now that more and more people are using video conferencing rooms and equipment in the office. By using another provider, we can build better connections with our customers or partners.

A Zoom Rooms user with Zoom Interop can easily connect to a Google Meet meeting using Zoom Interop for Google Meet. With just a few clicks of a button, you can instantly join the Google Meet meeting when you forward the Google Meet invitation to a Zoom Room.

Easily join a Zoom or Google Meet meeting from a room

Here’s more about how it works:

Consider yourself in the position of the company A, and you Only use Zoom Meetings and Zoom Rooms to communicate with you staff, but They also interact weekly with Company B, which uses Google Meet to communicate with its employees via video communications. An invitation to Google Meet is received by Company A. Once invited, a Zoom Rooms calendar invite will be created for Company A so that they can sign up to attend the meeting once they receive it.

If the meeting invitation is for Google Meet, Zoom Room will recognize this and display the entry in Google Calendar along with a one-touch join button, so that everyone can join the meeting immediately. There is a Google Meet button in the Zoom Room Controller, so when When the meeting starts, Company A users can enter the Zoom Room and touch Google Meet button, and she can join the Google Meet meeting from the Zoom Room.

There is also a manual option to enter the meeting ID to join meeting which eliminates the need and expense of forwarding calendar invites from external hosts to users.

In a conference room, the same can be done with a Zoom meeting and users of the Google Meet service using the Zoom app. The Zoom meeting invitation can now be forwarded to the Google Meeting Rooms by Google users Calendar, entered when the meeting is finished, and joined with a single tap of the Google Meet Touch controller once the Zoom meeting has started.

There are several core video conferencing features that can be leveraged once users are in a Zoom or Google Meet meeting. This includes features like high-quality video and audio, as well as simple controls to mute audio or video. The interop solution supports most native Zoom Rooms or Google Meet rooms Features, not all are supported.

It is important to recognize that waiting room bypass can be configured to make joining meetings easier provided on multiple platforms. For example, if Company A hosts a meeting on both Google Meet and Zoom Meeting, the Zoom meeting can join the Google Meet meeting as an authenticated room system and bypass the waiting room. In addition, the same applies to Zoom meetings hosted by Company B and in which Company B’s Google Meet hardware participates.

Additional interoperability features recently Approved

As part of our efforts to create more interoperability features this quarter, we’ve been very busy.

We’ve introduced the ability to join Microsoft Teams meetings directly from the Zoom Rooms 5.13 or Zoom Rooms for Touch control panel device, so There are no issues if a team invite hasn’t already been added to the Zoom Rooms calendar. This feature reduces friction when the Teams calendar invite has not been added to the Zoom Rooms calendar.

A Great change we made to the controller is the introduction of dedicated shortcuts for popular meeting platforms such as Google Meet, Microsoft Teams and Cisco meetings, directly on the home screen of the controller. This feature makes it easier and faster for users to enter meeting information and join the meeting.

In order to bring basic SIP interoperability to all Zoom Meetings subscribers by the end of Q1, we plan to make it available by the end of the quarter. Consequently, if your organization decides to host a Zoom meeting for external guests who connect through their SIP-based video conferencing system, those external guests can join the meeting using the information provided in the meeting invitation and can participate in the Zoom meeting just like internal guests. A Zoom Conference Room Connector (CRC) is a plug-in that will worry all the features and functionality of Zoom conferencing for Zoom customers who have their own standards-based video conferencing systems.

Better networked together

Featuring Zoom Rooms for Windows, Mac and most household appliances“,>appliances, Zoom Interop for Google Meet is now available to connect to Google Meet from Zoom Rooms. The Zoom and Google teams look forward to continuing to work together to add more new functions and improve interoperability. Use Zoom Rooms to better support the hybrid workforce and make it easier for them to collaborate.

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