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New updates for Zoom Rooms for Windows Follow

Note: These updates are for the Zoom Room Windows software and also apply to the Windows attached controller. For updates to the Zoom Rooms Windows controller app on the Microsoft Store, please click here.

Upcoming Release

Details about upcoming releases will be posted as they become available.


Current Release

October 26, 2020 version 5.2.2 (1990.1025)

New and enhanced features

  • In-meeting features
    • End-to-end (E2E) encryption  for meetings
      End-to-end (E2E) encryption for meetings is now available in technical preview. Account owners and admins can enable end-to-end (E2E) encryption for meetings, providing additional protection when needed. Enabling end-to-end (E2E) encryption for meetings requires all meeting participants to join from the Zoom desktop client, mobile app, or Zoom Rooms. Users will not be able to join by telephone, SIP/H.323 devices, on-premise configurations, or Lync/Skype clients, as these endpoints cannot be encrypted end to end. Zoom web client and third-party clients leveraging the Zoom SDK are also not supported at launch. Enabling this setting also disables the following features: join before host, cloud recording, streaming, live transcription, Breakout Rooms, polling, and meeting reactions. This setting is enabled in the Zoom web portal at the account, group, and user level and can be locked at the account or group level. 

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Security enhancements

Previous Release

Note: The information in the past release notes may have been superseded by subsequent release notes. Please review all current release notes carefully.

October 2, 2020 version 5.2.1 (1888.1001)

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes

September 27, 2020 version 5.2.0 (1868.0928)

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Security enhancements

August 23, 2020 version 5.1.2 (1697.0821)

Resolved Issues

  • Minor bug fixes

August 6, 2020 version 5.1.1 (1624.0806) 

Resolved Issues

  • Minor bug fixes

August 2, 2020 version 5.1.0 (1612.0803)

Changes to existing features

  • Management features
    • Meeting and webinar passwords now called Passcodes
      Meeting passwords will now be called Passcodes. This includes Room Meeting IDs.
    • Cloud recording storage
      If cloud recording storage capacity is reached, Zoom Rooms attendees will not be able to record. 

New and enhanced features

  • In-meeting features
    • Personal Zoom Rooms with Zoom Rooms Touch
      Zoom Rooms Touch devices can be used for Personal Zoom Rooms. 
    • Support speaker switching with MXL microphones and camera presets
      Zoom Rooms with three MXL 404 microphones and a preset capable camera can be configured to support speaker switching. Once the microphones detect where a speaker is sitting, the camera preset is activated for that location.
    • Hand off a Zoom Phone call 
      Users that initiate a phone call on their device can handoff the session to a Zoom Room that is in proximity.
    • Meeting history 
      When meeting history is enabled, users that tap Join a Meeting on Zoom Room Touch devices will see a history of the previous meetings they have joined with IDs. 
    • Attendee audio status
      When users join a meeting their audio status will be displayed on their video thumbnails until they successfully connect to the meeting audio.
    • Admitting external attendees
      Attendees from the same account as the host can admit external attendees in the waiting room. This setting can be toggled on or off.
    • Original sound
      If software audio processing (SAP) is disabled, Zoom Rooms will automatically enter original audio mode when music is detected. If no music is detected after one minute, the room will leave original audio mode.
    • Check out 
      Users who end a scheduled meeting early will have the option to check out and free up the room for other users. 
    • View In-Meeting Private chats 
      Private chat messages sent to the Zoom Room during a meeting can be displayed. 
    • Live transcription 
      Meeting hosts in Zoom Rooms can turn on auto-transcription during a meeting. Live transcription will be generated automatically and appear on the room meeting display. This feature is currently in beta.
    • Language Interpretation 
      If interpretation is being provided, a meeting attendee in a Zoom Room can select another audio channel to hear the meeting language translated.
    • Reactions
      Meeting attendees in a Zoom room will be able to view reactions from other users.
    • Whiteboard user experience 
      Improved the dialog on Zoom Rooms Touch before closing a whiteboard. Users will be prompted to save or discard whiteboard content.
    • Unmute Zoom Rooms attendee in a webinar
      Webinar hosts can unmute a Zoom Rooms attendee without promoting the attendee to panelist.
    • Select screen sharing privileges
      Meeting hosts using a Zoom Room can restrict the ability to screen share to the host only, or allow all participants to share. 
    • Searching participants 
      Zoom Rooms users can search for participants from the participants list in a meeting.
    • One click to join the audio of a Google Meet meeting
    • Country selection when dialing
      Country flags have been replaced with country names.
  • Management features
    • Disable annotation saving
      Administrators can disable the ability to save annotations on a whiteboard or a screen share.
    • Cloud recording storage 
      If cloud recording storage capacity is reached, Zoom Rooms attendees will not be able to record.
    • Under construction 
      Scheduling displays will display as under construction if the under construction status is enabled on the Zoom web portal.
    • Companion whiteboard user interface 
      The companion whiteboard will display the Zoom Rooms background or the digital signage content when it is not in use.
    • Launch Zoom Rooms Controller from web portal
      Administrators can access a Zoom Room’s controller interface from the web portal.
    • Screen types reporting 
      The type of screen being used (Logitech, Lenovo, etc) will be displayed with screen usage statistics reports on the web portal. 
    • Digital signage content display control
      Administrators can configure the time of day content is displayed.
    • Edge swiping in Windows 10 
      Administrators can disable edge swiping in Zoom Rooms if they are using an MSI installer.
    • Sign out from all devices 
      Users can sign out of Zoom Rooms from the web portal.
    • Room Controls 
      Support for incoming messages to prompt other controls. Support for Additional Rules: Room Operating Hours.
  • Scheduling display features
    • Passcode check 
      If a complex passcode is required, user created passwords for scheduled meetings will have to meet certain criteria to be considered secure.
  • Controller features
    • Rename participants from controller 
      Meeting hosts can rename participants from the Zoom Rooms controller. 

Resolved Issues

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Security enhancements

July 5, 2020 version 5.0.5 (1518.0704)

Changes to existing features

  • Security update
    Support enhanced encryption for connections between Zoom Rooms and Zoom Rooms Controllers and the direct share functionality of the Zoom Meetings client. Starting August 16, 2020, Zoom Rooms and Controllers will need to be running version 5.0.5 or higher to function.

Resolved Issues

  • Minor Bug Fixes

May 30, 2020 version 5.0.4 (1469.0529)

Resolved issues

  • Fixed an issue where the network connection was lost for a subset of devices that had previously upgraded to version 5.0.2

May 27, 2020 version 5.0.3 (1464.0527) 

Resolved issues

  • Fixed an issue where the network connection was lost after a device restart.

May 24, 2020 version 5.0.2 (1459.0524)

Changes to existing features

  • Unmuting participants
    If a host mutes a participant then unmutes the person later, a consent message will be displayed to the participant allowing them to unmute or stay muted.

New and enhanced features

  • In-meeting features
    • Security features
      Meeting hosts can tap the security option while in a meeting to easily access the following features: lock meeting, enable waiting room, disable chat, disable participant renaming, disable screen sharing for others, remove participant, report a participant.
    • Report a participant
      Meeting hosts can tap the security option while in a meeting to report a participant to Zoom trust and safety for inappropriate behavior.
    • Host selection when leaving a meeting
      The host will be prompted to assign a new host before leaving the meeting 
    • Waiting room
      Hosts in direct share meetings or phone calls will be able to allow or prevent participants from joining their meetings when waiting room is enabled. 
    • Meeting information
      Users can view the numeric password which is used for phone and H323/SIP call-in participants. The numeric password is displayed with the phone dial in number on the meeting information screen.
    • Starting a test meeting while not signed in
      Users must accept Zoom’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy via pop-up message before starting a test meeting in a Zoom Room that is not signed in. 
  • Management features
    • Recording consent customization
      Admins can customize the message that appears asking participants for their consent to be recorded. 
    • Logs
      Admin users can enable a web setting that allows Zoom support to submit logs to Zoom on behalf of the admin, or have the logs automatically uploaded in the event of a crash.
    • Audio Logs
      Audio Logs can now be enabled/disabled on the controller under the about page in settings.
  • Scheduling display features
    • Scheduling a password protected meeting
      Users can choose to schedule a password protected meeting and customize the meeting password from a scheduling display. If passwords are required for scheduled meetings, a password will be generated automatically and cannot be disabled from the scheduling display. 
  • Controller features
    • Room meeting ID
      Web admins can disable the Room Meeting ID. The Room Meeting ID will not be displayed on Zoom Rooms Controller when disabled.

Resolved issues

  • Security enhancements
  • Minor bug fixes

April 26, 2020 version 5.0.0 (1420.0426)

Note: Once you upgrade to this version, you cannot downgrade to the previous version using the Zoom web admin portal.

New and enhanced features

  • Recording permissions
    Admin users can restrict recording permissions from the web so that meeting hosts cannot allow attendees to record. 
  • AES 256-bit GCM encryption
    Zoom is upgrading to the AES 256-bit GCM encryption standard, which offers increased protection of your meeting data in transit and resistance against tampering. This provides confidentiality and integrity assurances on your Zoom Meeting, Zoom Video Webinar, and Zoom Phone data. This version of Virtual Room Connector will support GCM encryption when it is automatically enabled for all accounts on May 30. For H.323/SIP devices, GCM encryption will be used between the Cloud Room Connector and the Meeting connector, to ensure codec compatibility.
  • Signing in to Zoom Rooms
    To pair Zoom Rooms and controller using the pairing code, the Zoom Rooms Controller must be upgraded to versions 5.0 or above. Alternatively, you can sign in or enter activation code on the Zoom Rooms and Zoom Rooms Controller individually. 

Changes to existing features

  • Problem reports
    In addition to basic logs, users can send audio, content sharing, and crash dump logs with a problem report using the Zoom Rooms Controller.
  • Screen sharing
    Zoom Rooms cannot share screen when the host disables screen sharing for meeting participants.

New and enhanced features

  • Controller Features
    • Show the connected data center
      Users can see which data center they are connected to by clicking on the info icon on the Zoom Rooms Controller or on Zoom Rooms for Touch.

Resolved Issues

  • Security enhancements
  • Minor bug fixes

April 7, 2020 version 4.6.5 (18374.0407)

Note: Once you upgrade to this version, you cannot downgrade to the previous version using the Zoom web admin portal. 

Resolved issues

  • Security enhancements
  • Minor bug fixes

February 28, 2020 version 4.6.4 (1310.0225)

Resolved issues

  • Fixed an issue with whiteboard annotation.
  • Minor bug fixes

February 16, 2020 version 4.6.3 (1299.0216)

Resolved issues

  • Fixed an issue where Airplay did not work correctly for some Zoom Rooms.  
  • Fixed an issue with Shure P300 devices syncing properly.
  • Minor bug fixes

January 12, 2020 Version 4.6.2 (1244.0112)

Changes to Existing Features

  • Active Speaker Outline
    The green active speaker outline will only be displayed in meetings with more than two participants.
  • Meeting Encryption 
    The meeting encryption icon will no longer be displayed on the Zoom Room screen during a meeting. Participants will be notified that the meeting is encrypted when it starts and the icon will still appear on the Zoom Room controller screen.
  • Participant Count 
    The participant count roster will only appear in meetings with more than two participants.
  • Meeting Room Name
    Room and meeting participant names will only appear in meetings with more than two participants.  

New and Enhanced Features

  • In-meeting Features
    • Whiteboard Sharing with a Kaptivo Device
      Users can share a whiteboard with one touch from a Zoom Room controller or a Kaptivo device. No HDMI converter is required.
    • Added Namibian Call in Number
  • Management features
    • Always Turn Zoom Rooms Video On for Internal Meetings
      Admins can toggle a setting that automatically turns on specific Zoom Room cameras when the room starts or joins an internal meeting. This setting  can be toggled at the account, location, or room level and overrides the settings for the meeting.

Resolved Issues

  • Minor bug fixes

December 23, 2019 Version 4.6.1 (1214.1222)

Resolved Issues

  • Resolves an issue impacting automatic login and weekly system reboot for Windows computers 
  • Minor bug fixes

December 15, 2019 Version 4.6.0 (1193.1215)

Changes to Existing Features

  • Multi-share Audio Enhancement
    When multi-sharing is enabled, everyone in the meeting can share their audio through multi-share simultaneously. Users can choose to mute/unmute any incoming audio channel(s).

New and Enhanced Features

  • In-meeting features
    • Multiple Controllers and Scheduling Displays in a Single Zoom Room
      Admins can assign up to 10 devices as controllers and scheduling displays for one Zoom Room. These devices can be used simultaneously.
    • Support for Korean Language
    • Zoom Rooms for Touch Companion Whiteboard
      Admins can deploy an additional Zoom Room for Touch device to an existing Zoom Room. The additional device can be used as a whiteboard or for screensharing.
    • Virtual Background with Green Screen
      Admins can upload virtual backgrounds to the Zoom web portal. These backgrounds can then be selected by users from zoom room controllers.
    • Split Gallery View Across Multiple Screens
      Meetings that use gallery view can split the displayed participants across multiple screens.
    • Additional Controller Options
      Users can restart, shut down, or sign out of a Zoom Room from the controller. Some options are only available for specific types of zoom room setups.
    • Local View for Screen Sharing
      Zoom room setups with three screens can have one screen designated for local view. The screen designated for local view will only display shared content to the attendees physically present in the room.
    • Transfer Zoom Phone Call
      Users can transfer active Zoom Phone calls from a Zoom Room to another user.
    • Zoom Phone 3-way Calling
      Users can have multiple active calls simultaneously in a Zoom Room, and merge the calls when desired.
    • Convert Zoom Phone Call to Zoom Meeting
      Users can convert a Zoom Phone call in a Zoom Room to a Zoom meeting.
    • Upcoming Meeting Alert Enhancement
      Admins can disable on screen alerts for upcoming meetings that display on the Zoom Room computer. Alerts are still displayed during active meetings and on Zoom Room controllers.
    • One Click to Join Google Hangouts Meeting
      Users can join the audio of a Google Hangouts meeting with one click from the Zoom Room controller.
    • Save a Multi-page Whiteboard
      Zoom Room Touch users can save a multi-page whiteboard as a .PDF file.
    • Advanced Noise Suppression
      Users can choose moderate or aggressive noise suppression on their Zoom Room controllers to eliminate background noise. This feature can also be disabled.
    • Enhanced user interface when leaving or ending a meeting 
    • Split screen layout and weather display for Digital Signage
      Admins can choose templates that will display multiple types of content on a digital signage screen.
  • Management features
    • Device Profiles for Zoom Rooms
      Admins can create device profiles for different types of meetings. Device profiles can be configured to have specific display settings, cameras, speakers, microphones, and screen layouts. Once created, device profiles can be selected for use via the Zoom Room controller.
    • Select the Day for Automatic Restart
      Admins can select the day of the week they would like the Zoom Room computer and controller to restart.
    • Disable Chat Notifications
      Admins can disable the chat notifications, which appear on the Zoom Room display, from the web interface.
    • Default Camera Preset
      Users can setup a default camera position for a Zoom Room. This camera position will be active when a meeting starts.
    • Setting to Count In-Room Participants in Dashboard
      Dashboard can list how many in-room participants are in a Zoom Room. This setting can be enabled on account, location, or room level.
  • Peripheral device support
    • Room Controls
      Projectors, motorized screens, lighting and other third party IP-capable equipment that can be controlled via UDP/TCP can be integrated and controlled from the Zoom Room Controller interface. Click here to learn more.
    • Support for Dante Virtual Microphones
      Shure’s MXA 910 and MXA 310 are supported.

Resolved Issues

  • Resolves an issue where low bandwidth notifications were being sent in error.
  • Minor Bug Fixes

November 3, 2019 Version 4.5.3 (1119.1024)

Resolved Issues

  • Resolved an issue where users were unable to change the Windows password on IoT devices
  • Minor Bug Fixes

September 29, 2019 Version 4.5.2 (1087.0929)

Resolved Issues

  • Minor Bug Fixes

September 8, 2019 Version 4.5.0 (1032.0906)

Changes to Existing Features

  • Automatic Meeting Password Entry during Meeting Join
    Zoom Rooms will now automatically detect the meeting password in a calendar invite and enter it when joining.

New and Enhanced Features

  • In Meeting Features
    • Support for Waiting Room
      Zoom Rooms can now use waiting rooms at a host or participant. As the host, the Zoom Room can see who joins and admit them to the meeting.
    • One Click to Join Third Party Meetings
      With one click, Zoom Rooms can now join BlueJeans meetings with an H.323/SIP address.
    • Zoom Rooms for Touch Enhancements
      • Option to Disable Touch Functionality
        Users can disable the Touch functionality for a Zoom Room on the Zoom Rooms Touch device. Admins can also disable the touch functionality on the web portal. If touch functionality is disabled, the room will require a controller.
      • Invite by Phone or Email During a Meeting
        Users on a Zoom Rooms for Touch device can now invite participants to a meeting via phone or email during a meeting already in progress.
      • Option to Restrict Sending Whiteboard Annotation to Contacts Only
        Admins can choose to only allow whiteboard annotations to be sent to contacts within their Zoom account or allow whiteboard annotations to be sent to contacts and email addresses.
    • Option to Unmute Automatically Accepted Incoming Calls
      Zoom Rooms can now be automatically unmuted when auto-answering an incoming call. Admins can enable this feature on the Zoom web portal, under the setting Automatically accept incoming call and far end camera control.
    • Option to turn on Audio Log
      Users can now start collecting logs when experiencing audio issues. This will allow Zoom support to help troubleshoot audio issues.
    • Enhancement to Software Audio Processing
      Zoom will now remember the user-selected Software Audio Processing settings for each microphone and speaker pair. 
    • Unmute confirmation in Zoom Rooms
      When the meeting host unmutes a Zoom Room, the room will receive a notification, requesting user to confirm if they want to unmute or stay muted.
    • Presenting IM Status When Screensharing
      When a user is sharing their screen, the room’s IM Status will say “Presenting” and incoming notifications will not be displayed.
    • Display Encryption Icon in Meetings and Webinars
    • Prompt to Unmute When Spotlighted
      When a user is spotlighted, they will get prompted to ask if they want to unmute. 
  • Scheduling Display Features
    • Reserve Other Rooms and View Floor Map
      Users can now reserve other rooms from the Scheduling Display. If this feature is enabled, admins can also upload a map of their floor plan to help users find an available room nearby. Contact Zoom Support to have this feature enabled.
  • Management Features
    • Assign the Same Activation Code
      Admins can now assign the same activation code to a Zoom Room to login to the room with the activation code multiple times or push the code through a device management service. 
    • Change Password on Windows IoT Devices
      Admins can now change the Windows login password on Windows IoT devices using the Zoom Rooms Controller or Zoom Rooms for Touch.
    • Hardware Volume Synchronization
      If a user changes the volume on a device, the volume change will now be synced to the Zoom Room computer and controller.
    • Improved Support for Kiosk Mode

Resolved Issues

  • Minor Bug Fixes

June 23, 2019 Version 4.4.1 (1242.0623)

Changes to Existing Features

  • Make Outbound H.323/SIP Calls without CRC Licenses
    Zoom Rooms can now call out to one H.323 or SIP address without a CRC license. CRC licenses will still need to be available on the meeting host’s account for H.323 or SIP devices to call in to a Zoom meeting.

New and Enhanced Features

  • In Meeting Features
    • View In-Meeting Public Chat
      Zoom Rooms can now view in-meeting public chat messages. A notification will be displayed on the Zoom Rooms screen and user has the option to view the chat messages on the Zoom Rooms controller and Zoom Rooms display. This feature requires Zoom Rooms iPad Controller Version 4.4.1 (102.0620) or later. 
    • Auto-Framing Camera Controls
      Zoom Rooms now supports turning auto-framing on/off during a meeting, which automatically adjusts the camera frame to show all participants in the room. This feature works with supported Huddly and Panacast devices.
    • Support for Additional Call In/Call Out Countries
      The following additional Call-in/Call-out countries are now supported: American Samoa, Barbados, Dominica, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint Maarten, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • Zoom Rooms for Touch Features
    • View and Configure Wifi and Network Settings on Touch Devices
      You can now join a wifi network or configure network settings from within the Zoom Rooms for Touch app touch devices.
  • Peripheral Device support
    • Support for HP Slice
    • Support for Lenovo HUB 500
    • Support for the Crestron HD-CONV-USB-200
    • Support for Logitech Tap Screen Share

Resolved Issues

  • Minor Bug Fixes

 

May 19, 2019 Version 4.4.0 (1154.0519)

Changes to Existing Features

  • Settings to Automatically Start/Stop Zoom Room Meetings
    The setting to Automatically Start/Stop Zoom Room meetings has now been split into two settings, automatically start scheduled Zoom Room meetings and automatically stop schedule Zoom Room meetings.

New and Enhanced Features

  • In Meeting Features
    • Consent to Being Recorded Confirmation
      Once enabled through meeting settings, meeting participants will be notified that their meeting is being recorded and will have the option to consent to being recorded or leave the meeting. The recording consent information will be included in the Active Host report.
    • One Click to Join Third Party Meetings
      With one click, Zoom Rooms can now join Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business meetings with an H.323/SIP address. This feature requires the service configured on the third-party meeting service (Polycom RealConnect or Pexip). Polycom RealConnect and Pexip are the gateway/third-party interop services currently supported.
    • Side by Side Mode as a Webinar Participant
      Zoom Rooms can now view the screen sharing and video in side-by-side mode when the host is utilizing the follow host feature during a webinar.
    • Option for “Attendees cannot unmute” on Zoom Rooms Controller
      When this feature is enabled, attendees cannot unmute themselves. You can find this feature by clicking “More…” in Manage Participants
    • Setting to Display Top Banner In Meeting
      Zoom Room admins can now choose to display a banner at the top of their Zoom Room display. This banner includes the room name, time, and sharing key.
  • Management Features
    • Setting for Upcoming Meeting Alert on the Display
      Zoom Room admins can now choose whether an upcoming meeting alert will be shown on the Zoom Rooms display before a scheduled meeting.
    • Rename Cameras on the Zoom Rooms Controller
      You can now rename cameras on the Zoom Rooms Controller. This setting is especially helpful when there are multiple cameras in the room.
  • General Features
    • Show Mute Status During a Phone Call
      The Zoom Rooms display will now shown if the microphone is muted while the room is in a phone call.
  • Digital Signage Enhancements
    • Option to Hide Digital Signage Only Rooms in Contacts List
      Zoom Room admins can now hide Digital Signage Only Rooms from their account’s contact list. This setting is available on the Zoom web portal.
  • Peripheral Device Support
    • Support Logitech Tap as the Zoom Rooms Controller
      The Logitech Tap can now be used as a Zoom Rooms Controller with a Windows Zoom Room. The Logitech Tap can be purchased as part of a Logitech Zoom Rooms kit, but it will work with any Windows PC that meets the minimum specifications.
    • Additional Audio Device Synchronization (HID) Support
      Zoom Rooms now supports standard USB audio device synchronization (HID) for devices from ConferenceCam, Logitech, Jabra, Crestron Mercury, Aver, Polycom, Shure, and Revolabs. Using a supported audio device, you can mute or unmute the room in the meeting and answer or decline Zoom calls.
    • Audio sharing support on Magewell USB Capture HDMI 4K Plus Device
  • Zoom Rooms for Touch Enhancements
    • Customize Pen Thickness
      When a user is drawing on a Zoom Rooms for Touch display, including whiteboard and annotation, they can change the thickness of the pen.
    • Increase Number of Supported Touches to 10
      Now up to 10 touches are supported simultaneously on the Zoom Room whiteboard.
    • Shape Smart Recognition
      With Smart Recognition, when a user draws a shape on the Zoom Rooms for Touch display, it will automatically detect the shape and perfect it. You can choose between regular pen mode and shape recognition mode while using the whiteboard and this setting can also be turned on and off on the Zoom web portal.
    • Show the Meeting Password
      If a meeting requires a password, the Zoom Rooms for Touch will now show the password when viewing the meeting information during the meeting.
    • Multiple Content Sharing
      Multiple screens can now be shared and viewed simultaneously in a Zoom Room with a touch screen. This feature needs to be enabled by an account owner or admin.
    • Invite by SIP/H.323 IP Address during a Zoom Meeting
  • Developer Features
    • Support for DTMF commands in ZR-CSAPI

Resolved Issues

  • Minor Bug Fixes

April 8, 2019 Version 4.3.2 (1104.0404)

Resolved Issues

  • Minor Bug Fixes

March 10, 2019 Version 4.3.1 (1017.0308)

New and Enhanced Features 

  • In Meeting Features
    • Option to Save Whiteboard as JPG for Zoom Rooms Touch
      Users can now select whether they would like to save whiteboard files as a jpg or as a png file on the Zoom Room Controller.
  • Management Features
    • Setting to Choose DTMF/RFC2833 Payload Type for SIP Phone Integrations
      Admins can now enter the DTMF Payload Type on the Zoom web portal. The DTMF Payload Type is 101 by default and the recommended range is 96-127.
  • Peripheral Device support
    • Support for Syncing Muting/Unmuting of Logitech Rally Devices

Resolved Issues

  • Minor Bug Fixes

January 31, 2019 Version 4.3.0 (390.0130)

Changes to Existing Features

  • Make Zoom Rooms an Alternative Host
    When enabled, Zoom Rooms automatically become the host when it joins a meeting before the host. When disabled, Zoom Rooms is an attendee when it joins a meeting before the host. This setting is enabled by default.

New and Enhanced Features

  • Zoom Phone
    Zoom Phone is a cloud phone system available as an add-on to Zoom’s platform. Support for inbound and outbound calling through the public switched telephone network (PSTN) and seamlessly integrated telephony features enable customers to replace their existing PBX solution and consolidate all of their business communication and collaboration requirements into their favorite video platform.
  • In Meeting Features
    • 1080p Support for Video Sharing
      Full High Definition video, 1080p, can now be sent and received.This feature is limited availability. For business customers who would like to be considered for this feature, please contact Zoom Support.
    • Meeting and Call History
      Participants can now view meeting and call history from their Zoom Room Controller. The history includes joined meetings and phone numbers. Account owners and admins can enable this feature from the Zoom web portal.
    • Support for the Raise Hand Feature
    • Toggle Between Hiding and Showing Local Video
      Participants in a Zoom Room can now choose to hide or show their local video from the Zoom Room Controller, on the Participants List.
    • Toggle Between Hiding and Showing Non-Video Participants
      Participants in a Zoom Room can now choose to show or hide non-video participants during a meeting.
    • Additional Participant Controls
      Zoom Rooms can now assign co-host and a participant to closed caption.
    • Identify External Participants
      The host can now view which meeting participants are part of a different account from the Zoom Rooms Controller.
    • Additional Status Options
      The Zoom Room’s presence will now show as “In a Calendar Event” when the room’s calendar is booked and the room is not in a call and “In a Zoom Meeting” when the calendar is booked and the room is in a call.
    • Enhanced H.323/SIP Dialing
      • Keypad for DTMF Entry
        Users who dial out to an H.323 device will now have a keypad available for the duration of the call to enter DTMF tones for the H.323 device.
      • H.323/SIP Dial Out from the Meet Now Tab
        On the Meet Now tab, users can click the Invite Room System tab to call out to an H.323/SIP room system.
      • One Click to Join Third Party Meetings
        With one click, Zoom Rooms can now join WebEx and GoToMeeting meetings with an H.323/SIP address. This feature requires the service configured on the third-party meeting service (Webex CMR or GTM InRoomLink). Please contact Zoom Support to have this feature enabled.
  • Management Features
    • Enhanced Support for Device Management
      • Autonomous Single App Mode (ASAM)
        Autonomous Single App Mode allows Zoom Rooms to run automatically and stay in the foreground of the device. ASAM requires devices to be enrolled in a Mobile Device Management Device program.
      • Automatic Sign-In
        Automatic sign-in allows the Zoom Rooms app to automatically sign in to Zoom, without requiring an administrator to enter their credentials. This feature requires devices to be enrolled in a Mobile Device Management program.
    • Remove Recurring Meeting from Calendar after Missed Check-Ins
      Account owners and admins can now configure the Zoom Room Calendar to remove an event after a configurable number of missed check-ins.
    • Customize HDMI Label
      Account owners and admins can now add a customized HDMI sharing label on the web, which will display on the Zoom Room controller.
    • Ability to Hide the Contact List
      Admins can now choose to hide the Zoom Rooms contact list from all or select rooms. The setting “Show contact list on controller” is automatically enabled and can be disabled at an account, location, floor, or room level in the Zoom web portal.
    • Adjust the Threshold for Low Battery Alerts
      Account owners and admins can now adjust the threshold at which low battery alerts are sent for the Zoom Room Controller or Scheduling Display.
    • Show a Black Screen outside of Operation Time
      Zoom Room displays will now go black outside of the operation times, unless CEC is being utilized.
    • MSI Option to Disable Auto-run when the Computer Starts
      IT admins can now use the flag AUTOSTART=false when installing Zoom Rooms for Windows with the MSI installer to prevent the Zoom Rooms app from automatically opening upon computer startup.
  • Peripheral Device support
    • Option to turn on/off Intelligent Zoom for Panacast Cameras by default
    • Support for Aver 540 presets
  • Zoom Rooms for Touch Enhancements
    • Dual Displays with a Touch screen and a Non-touch Screen
      Zoom Rooms for Touch can now use dual displays with one touch screen and one non-touch screen. The touch screen will always display the shared content and the non-touch screen will follow the Zoom Rooms display settings.
    • Pan-Tilt-Zoom and Far-end Camera Control Support
    • Access Camera, Microphone, and Speaker Settings During a Meeting
    • Enhanced Participants List
  • Developer Features
    • Zoom Rooms Control System API Version 1.1
      The Zoom Rooms Control System API (ZR-CSAPI) provides a SSH-based API for custom conference room installations. Learn more.

Resolved Issues

  • Minor Bug Fixes

December 1, 2018 Version 4.1.6 (35121.1201)

New and Enhanced Features

  • Multiple Content Sharing within a Zoom Room
    Multiple screens can now be shared and viewed in a Zoom Room simultaneously. This needs to be enabled by an account owner or admin.
  • Zoom Rooms for Touch Whiteboard Enhancements
    • Support for Multiple Pages in a Whiteboard Session
    • Option for Black Background
  • Enhanced DTEN Audio Processing
    Zoom Rooms now optimizes the audio from the DTEN microphone array.
  • Added support for MXL-AC360V2 devices

Resolved Issues

  • Fix for CVE-2018-15715
  • Minor Bug Fixes

 

September 24, 2018 Version 4.1.5 (33237.0925)

New and Enhanced Features

  • In Meeting Features
    • Dial Personal Link from a Zoom Room
      The Zoom Room controller now supports entering a personal link, in place of a meeting ID, to join a personal meeting room.
    • View Number of Participants in a Meeting
      The Zoom Rooms display will now show the total number of meeting participants in the lower right hand corner of the screen.
    • Follow Host View during a Webinar
      Zoom Rooms now supports the setting to follow the host’s view during a webinar, displaying either gallery view or active speaker depending on the host’s settings.
    • Microphone Testing
      On the Zoom Rooms Controller, users can start a microphone test. They will speak and wait for the playback to check if there are any issues with the audio.
    • Additional control of PTZ functionality for some camera models
    • Direct Share Improvements
    • Improvements to Recording Notifications
  • Management Features
    • Automatic Operating System Setup
      When configuring a new room, the Zoom Room admin now has the option to automatically modify the computer operating system settings to optimize for Zoom Rooms.
    • Reboot Zoom Rooms computers from the Web Portal
      Account owners and admins can now reboot Mac and PC Zoom Rooms computers from the web portal.
    • Support for Additional Authentication Methods for Calendar Integration
      When setting up calendar integration for an individual or Zoom Rooms, account owners and admins now have the additional options of connecting their Office 365 account via OAuth or utilizing account impersonation to configure their Office 365 or Exchange integration.
    • MSI Deployment of Zoom Rooms software
      IT Admins can now deploy the Zoom Rooms software via MSI.
    • Set Zoom Rooms Computer System Password on the Web
      Account owners and admins can now set the PC system password on the web portal so that the computer will be able to reboot after the weekly restart and launch the Zoom Room.
    • Digital Signage Enhancements
      Account owners and admins now have additional control of the Digital Signage schedule and video playback. Digital Signage also now supports higher resolution files and larger file sizes.

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes

August 19, 2018 Version 4.1.30441.0820

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes

July 1, 2018 Zoom Rooms for PC Version 4.1.27694.0702

New and Enhanced Features

  • Zoom Rooms In-meeting features
    • One click to join a meeting hosted on a Third-Party Meeting Service
      Users can schedule a Zoom Room with Skype for Business, WebEx or GoToMeeting and the Zoom Room will show a button to join the audio conference with one click. This may be useful for companies migrating to Zoom from other video conferencing solutions or who work with vendors and customers who use 3rd party meeting services. This feature requires callout and must be enabled by Zoom support.
    • Support for additional languages
      Zoom Rooms now supports French, Japanese, Spanish, German, Portuguese and Russian.
    • Zoom Rooms for Touch Interface Enhancements
      Improvements to the Zoom Rooms for Touch interface allowing for easier muting and unmuting as well as sending saved whiteboards to contacts.
    • On-Premise Cloud Recording Email Collection
      If enabled, Zoom Rooms in an On-Premise configuration will prompt users to enter their email address when starting a recording.
    • Warning Messages for Performance or Network Issues
    • Improvements to the in-meeting H.323/SIP call-out list
  • Zoom Rooms Management features
    • Check-in to a Zoom Room
      The check-in feature helps maximize your room utilization. When this option is turned on, users must start the scheduled Zoom meeting or check-in to keep a room reservation. If user does not check-in within a configurable number of minutes after the scheduled start time, the room is released from the scheduled meeting and available for other users to use. Zoom Rooms activity such as starting a scheduled meeting, starting an instant meeting, making a phone call, and starting a screen share count as checking-in and do not require checking in separately. This feature can be configured on the Zoom web portal.
    • Improved Zoom Room Alerts
  • Peripheral Device Support
    • Polycom Trio Support
      Polycom Trio can function as the controller and audio device in a Zoom Room. This requires the latest Polycom Trio firmware which can be downloaded from Polycom.
    • PTZ support for serial port cameras with VISCA protocol
      You can now control supported local and far end serial port cameras utilizing VISCA protocol with the Zoom Room controller. Available for serial port cameras utilizing VISCA protocol and Zoom Rooms with a Windows computer and iPad controller. This requires a USB to serial port adapter.
    • Exchange and O365 integration with Alexa
      For Zoom Rooms with the Exchange or O365 calendar integration, you can now use Alexa.
    • Camera preset support for Marshall CV610-U2 camera
    • Support for Behringer UMC1820 & UMC404HD
    • Support for camera presets on Logitech Meetup and Logitech Rally camera

Resolved Issues

  • Optimized performance of HDMI capture devices
  • Minor Bug Fixes

May 20, 2018 Zoom Rooms for PC Version 4.1.24665.0514

New and Enhanced Features

  • Better Visibility of Zoom Privacy Policy and Terms of Service

Resolved Issues

  • Minor Bug Fixes

March 23, 2018: Zoom Rooms for PC Version 4.1.22781.0323

Resolved Issues

  • Minor bug fixes.

March 18, 2018: Zoom Rooms for PC Version 4.1.22620.0319

New and enhanced features

Digital Signage

  • Display content on Zoom Rooms screens
    Use the screens in your Zoom Rooms to display static or dynamic content when the rooms are not being used for meetings. This is configured on the Zoom Rooms page of the Zoom web portal. In addition, you can create a Digital Signage Only room that will not be used for meetings, but instead will continuously display digital signage content.

In-meeting Features

  • Integration with Amazon Alexa
    Participants in Zoom Rooms can start, join, and end Zoom meetings by speaking to Alexa. You can configure Amazon Echo devices with the Zoom for Alexa skill, and then deploy them into new or existing Zoom Rooms across your organization.
  • Switch between shared content and speaker mode
    In Zoom Rooms with a single screen, you can switch between shared content and the video of the active speaker. Tap Advanced (beneath the Change View button) to access this setting in the Advanced Settings dialog.
  • Save/restore manually selected speaker volume
    After exiting a meeting, the speaker volume is restored to the value that was set by the administrator.
  • Camera sharing in Zoom Rooms
    If you have multiple cameras connected to your Zoom Rooms, you can display the video from one camera while sharing content from a different camera. During a meeting, tap the Share Content or Camera button, then choose a camera. This allows two video streams at once from your Zoom Room.

Management Features

  • Simplified Zoom Rooms setup
    After you install the Zoom Rooms software on a Mac or Windows computer, the screen displays a pairing code that you can enter into a Zoom Room controller to automatically connect it to the Zoom Room. In addition, each time you add a room, an activation code is generated, and you can generate an activation code for an existing room on the Zoom Rooms page of the web portal. Enter this activation code on the Zoom Room controller to register the device without the need to sign in with administrator credentials. The activation code is shown on the web portal in the Location Directory.
  • Warning when using Bluetooth for audio
    To prevent audio issues, if your room includes only one type of bluetooth device (either a speaker or a microphone), the Zoom Rooms screen displays a warning message stating that bluetooth devices must be paired together. The warning messages are configured on the Alert Settings tab of the Edit Room page on the Zoom web portal. Note that using bluetooth devices in Zoom Rooms is not recommended.
  • Option for using passcode to exit a Zoom room
    The Require Code to Exit setting lets you specify whether users need to enter a code in order to exit Zoom Rooms.
  • Automatic audio echo test
    Proactively tests your Zoom Rooms audio devices for echo daily.

Touchscreen only features

  • Phone Support - allows users to make phone calls on touchscreen devices.
  • Contacts - show list of contacts on touchscreen devices. Users can call a contact via audio or video.
  • Settings - allows you to change settings on touchscreen devices.

Peripheral Device Support

  • Logitech GROUP camera (latest version) support
  • Logitech Screen Share (HDMI/USB adapter) support
  • Crestron HD to USB Video Converter support

Resolved Issues

  • The performance of Zoom Rooms has been enhanced when an event includes a large number of participants.
  • To prevent performance issues during screen sharing, the resolution of TVs is adjusted automatically to 1080p. This does not affect Digital Signage only rooms or Touchscreen devices.
  • Additional minor bug fixes.

September 29, 2017: Zoom Rooms for PC Version: 4.0.49299.0928

New and Enhanced Features

  • Meeting time format follows the system settings
    The meeting time displayed on your screen now follows the Windows system settings format, so that the meeting time is either in 12 hour format (such as 3:00 pm) or 24 hour format (such as 15:00).
  • Support for XLR microphones
    Note that XLR microphones require the 18 channel, 16 bit setting in Windows. Go to Windows Settings > Sound > Recording and choose the microphone. Change the setting on the Advanced tab of the Properties page, then restart Zoom Rooms.
  • Performance Enhancements

Resolved Issues

  • Minor bug fixes 

August 23, 2017: Zoom Rooms for PC Version: 4.0.44731.0823

New and Enhanced Features

  • Zoom Rooms Scheduling Display
    A new mode in the Zoom Rooms app configures your iPad tablet as a simple and convenient tool that displays and schedules meetings. Run the iPad app in Scheduling Display mode and position the tablet directly outside of the Zoom Room to display room availability and allow a room to be be reserved.
    • Display Zoom Rooms availability from outside of the room
      Position an iPad on the wall outside of a Zoom Room. The top portion of the tablet displays information about upcoming meetings scheduled for the room, while the bottom portion prominently shows whether the room is currently occupied or available.
    • Instantly schedule meetings for Zoom Rooms
      Use the Reserve button on the Scheduling Display to schedule your own meeting during a time period when the Zoom Room is free. Both the Scheduling Display and the Zoom Room calendar instantly show the new meeting, preventing others from double-booking the room.

      Details about the iPad that runs the Zoom Rooms Scheduling Display are available in the Devices tab for the room on the Zoom website.
  • Zoom Rooms for Touch features
    • Meeting controls
      A subset of controller features is incorporated into the Zoom Rooms for Touch screen, allowing you to start, join, and control a meeting. A controller is no longer required, but can be added if you need the full set of controller features.
    • Whiteboard annotation tools
      The whiteboard tools are simplified, with enhanced responsiveness and ease of use when touching the screen.
    • Whiteboard meetings
      You can start a whiteboard session outside of a meeting, and then start a meeting while the whiteboard session is in progress. Once the meeting is started, you can invite others to join.
    • Save whiteboard content
      While using the whiteboard, you can click a Save icon. This displays a dialog where you can enter one or more email addresses. The image of the whiteboard an email that includes an image of the content and annotations of the whiteboard.
    • Annotate direct share screens
      When a meeting participant uses Direct Share to display content on a Zoom Rooms for Touch screen, participants can use the whiteboard tools to annotate the shared content.
  • Zoom Rooms In-meeting features
    • Choose a Thumbnail, Gallery, or Speaker video layout
      The new Thumbnail layout combines the speaker view with a scaled down gallery view. In this layout, a single row of thumbnails containing the most recent speakers displays below a large view of the currently active speaker. Tap the name of the current view on the iPad controller to switch among the layout choices. See Zoom Rooms Display Options for details.
    • Switch to a specific active camera
      If more than two cameras are available in the Zoom Room, you can dynamically choose which camera is active by choosing the camera from a list. Tap Switch Camera to display the list of available cameras and then tap the one you want to use. See Switch Cameras During Meetings in Zoom Rooms for details.
    • Multiple MXL USB microphone support
      When multiple MXL microphones are available in a Zoom Room, they are merged into a single entity and managed together. The room automatically detects which microphone needs to be active at a particular time. Using multiple microphones is particularly useful in large rooms where a single microphone might not detect the sounds from all parts of the room. See Configure Multiple MXL Microphones for details.
    • Support for additional devices for HDMI Sharing
      The following HDMI-USB devices now support audio and video sharing in Zoom Rooms:
      • Magewell USB Capture HDMI Gen 2
      • Magewell USB Capture HDMI Plus
      The following HDMI-USB device now supports video sharing in Zoom Rooms:
      • INOGENI SHARE HDMI 4K2USB3
        Note that audio sharing is not supported on this device
  • Zoom Rooms Management feature
    • Disable devices alerts from appearing on the screen
      The Alert Settings tab lets you specify that peripheral device alerts do not appear on Zoom Rooms screens. For example, if you disconnect the camera and microphone, to use the room for displaying rather than presenting content, the room does not display an alert that these peripherals are disconnected. Configure the alert settings in the Alert Settings tab of the Edit Room page. To access this tab, sign into your Zoom account and click Zoom Rooms, then click the room name. Click the Edit button next to the room name to display the Edit Room page for the room, then click the Alert Settings tab at the top of that page.
    • Automatically start and stop scheduled meetings in Zoom Rooms
      You can specify that meetings in Zoom Rooms follow the Google or Microsoft calendar associated with the room. These meetings start automatically at the start time in the calendar and stop at the end time.
    • Hide or show sharing instructions on the screen
      You can enable or disable the option Hide share instruction from TV. If you enable this option, instructions for how to display your laptop are never shown on the TV.
    • Simplified Zoom Rooms Calendar integration
      You can now easily link your calendar system (Google or Microsoft) on the Calendar Integration page (under Zoom Rooms) and then assign individual room calendars to Zoom Rooms at any time. Additionally, when adding a new room, you only need to enter a unique room name in order to make the room available to your account and you can add the calendar later.

Resolved Issues

  • Minor bug fixes

April 16, 2017: Zoom Rooms for PC Version: 4.0.29736.0414

  • Improved Google login
    Google has enhanced the login process, and in the latest version of Zoom Rooms, logging in through Google takes advantage of these enhancements.
    Important: If you log in using Google, you must upgrade the Zoom Rooms software before April 20.
  • Minor bug fixes

March 2, 2017: Zoom Rooms for PC Version: 4.0.25538.0301

New and Enhanced Features

  • Zoom Room Management features
    • Control cloud recording for instant meetings
      Enable or disable the Start Recording button for meetings started from the "Meet Now" button on the Zoom Rooms controller.
    • Transform all meetings to private
      Choose this option to immediately mask the display of upcoming meeting topics from Zoom Rooms screens. This can be done at the account level, the room level, or at any intermediate level in the hierarchy. The screens show either “<MeetingOrganizer_Name’s> Meeting” or “Private Meeting” instead of the original meeting topic.
    • Hide host and meeting ID from private meetings
      If this feature is enabled, private meetings do not show the host name or meeting ID on the controller or the Zoom Room screen. Individuals can join a private meeting from a Zoom Room by clicking the Start button, even though they cannot see the host or meeting ID. This feature is available for iPad controllers only.
  • Zoom Room In-meeting feature
    • Camera presets
      The Camera Control option includes three buttons that can be used to return a camera to a specific preset position. You do not need a passcode to move the camera to the preset position, but you must enter the passcode to configure the presets. To configure a preset, long press a button to display a popup menu, where you can choose to save a camera position or rename the button. After a button is set, tap it to move the camera to the preset position.This is available on supported models of Logitech and AVer cameras.
  • Zoom Rooms Controller feature
    • Improved end of meeting feedback survey flow
      Previously, if you chose the “Thumbs down” feedback option after the meeting ended, you had to select an option stating what went wrong. You can now choose the “Thumbs down” option without providing additional feedback. This is for iOS controllers only.

 

January 23, 2017: Zoom Rooms for PC Version: 4.0.22217.0124

  • Voice command is updated to only listen to activate 10 mins prior/after of a scheduled meeting. Voice command will no longer activate a meet now (instant meeting).
  • Bug fixes

 

January 16, 2017: Zoom Rooms for PC Version: 4.0.21287.0115

New and enhanced Features

  • Zoom Room Management features
    • Organize a hierarchical structure for your Zoom Rooms based on their location (such as Campus, Building, or Floor).
    • Remotely manage groups of Zoom Rooms and their associated devices.
  • Zoom Room In-meeting features

Resolved Issues

  • The HDMI Sharing dialog will now close after 5 minutes if no one is sharing.
  • Any meeting that includes a Zoom Room is never subject to the 40 minute meeting limitation, even if the host is using a free account.
  • The option to hide non-video participants in Zoom Rooms will now prevent participants not sending video from displaying on the active speaker view.

 

Nov 21, 2016: Zoom Rooms for PC Version: 3.6.12783.1121

Feature Enhancements: 

Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue Zoom Room Controller with proximity detection signal turned on
  • With HDMI sharing, instructions window on controller will close when screen is being shared
  • Shared screen will always show in full-screen mode
  • Other minor fixes

 

Oct 30, 2016: Zoom Rooms for PC Version: 3.6.10800.1031

Feature Enhancements: 

Fixes:

  • Remote Zoom Rooms configurations update immediately
  • Zoom Admin with Zoom Rooms management privileges can manage Zoom Rooms
  • Camera mirroring is now saved
  • Volume control in presentation mode.
  • Zoom Room name is displayed on Airplay display list instead of computer name
  • Problem report includes Zoom Room’s main email and Zoom Room’s name
  • Improved and more user friendly Zoom Rooms alert notifications
  • Fixed low speaker volume with Logitech group and Jabra speakerphones

 

Jul 1, 2016  Zoom Rooms for PC Version: 3.5.55999.0630 

Feature Enhancements

  • Added in-meeting switch camera control (requires iPad update)
  • New UI to end or leave a meeting (requires iPad update)
  • Mute/unmute sync with Logitech Connect Conference Camera and Jabra 810
  • Alert meeting host when invite attendees is launched for locked meetings

Fixes

  • UI Issues when display ratio is set to 150%
  • List meetings with no subject/topic
  • Display Airplay instructions on all displays
  • Muted microphone will stay muted when opening the microphone settings
  • Muted microphone will stay muted when switching microphone
  • Unmute Zoom Room microphones upon leave/end
  • Mute/unmute syncs with Zoom Rooms in and out of meeting
  • Display start and end time on Zoom Rooms monitor via Dashboard
  • Screen sharing instruction clears from the display when sharing ends
  • Phone attendees can no longer be made host (requires iPad update)
  • Airplay screen sharing improvements
  • Inability to choose HDMI Audio when using Blackmagic.
  • Share instructions not showing on Touch Screen when whiteboard is being used.
  • Other minor fixes

 

May 2, 2016  Zoom Rooms for PC Version: 3.5.48968.0428

Feature Enhancements:

  • Move and resize the on-screen video thumbnail during screen share
  • Touch tone keypad entry (DTMF) support during a phone call. Available for both Phone dial out and Invite by Phone features
  • Switch a phone call to a full Zoom video meeting
  • HDMI screen sharing through Magewell capture device
  • Airplay and HDMI content sharing during a phone call
  • Meet Now can be configured for a randomly generated meeting ID
  • Configurable privacy watermark display for secure content sharing
  • Other minor enhancements

 

Mar 14, 2016, Zoom Rooms for PC Version: 3.5.44077.0314

  • New release for Zoom Rooms for PC