Polycom Soundstation Connect: Polycom Has No Intention of Rolling Over to Other USB Speaker Phone Vendors

With Plantronics, Jabra and Logitech well suited and churning out portable USB speaker phone devices, Polycom seems to be noting that a USB speaker phone has a place in the conference room and they will provide a business class device for those scenarios.

The Polycom SoundStation has some interesting characteristics:

  • It works with Lync and call indicators synchronize with Lync client (although NOT listed on Lync Certified devices yet: click here)
  • It can plugged into the Polycom VVX500 & 600 as a natively recognized speaker and the mute
  • Has a 3.5mm jack to plug in headphone for privacy
  • Call Pickup/Hangup & volume up/down keys
  • 3 microphones
  • Suiteable for up to 200Sq.Ft. /18sq. meters and 2 to 6 people
  • $299 USD

Other USB speaker phone devices:

Plantronics Calisto 620M Portable Bluetooth Speakerphone Review: click here
Jabra Speak 410 USB Speakerphone Review: click here
Jabra Speak 510 Bluetooth Speakerphone: Click Here
Logitech BCC950 ConferenceCam: Click Here

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