New Updates for Zoom Rooms Windows Controller Follow

Upcoming Release

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

Current Release

September 24, 2018 Version 4.3.33234.0925
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New and Enhanced Features

  • In Meeting 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Automatically Test System Audio
      Enable the Audio Device Daily Auto Testing to proactively run a brief test of the audio in the Zoom room each day.
    • Closed Caption Support
      If enabled on the Zoom web portal, meetings in rooms that use a Windows controller can display closed captions.
    • Switch between Shared Content and the Active Speaker Video
      Zoom Room users can now switch between the shared content and the active speaker video during a Zoom meeting.
    • Local and Far-end PTZ support for Serial Port PTZ Cameras
      Zoom Room users can now control the pan, tilt, and zoom functionality of both local and far-end serial port PTZ cameras.
    • Remote Camera Control
      Remotely control the camera in another Zoom Room or in a conference room connected via CRC using the Zoom Room Controller.
    • Additional Language Support
      Zoom Rooms Controller for Windows now supports French, Japanese, Spanish, German, Portuguese, and Russian.
    • Additional control of PTZ functionality for some camera models
  • Management Features
    • Support to Turn On/Off supported CEC-enable devices
    • Support for Operation Time
      Zoom Rooms admins can configure hours of operation for Zoom Rooms devices on the web portal to conserve energy when the room is not in use.

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes

Previous Release

July 2, 2018 Version 4.3.7690.0702
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Resolved Issues

  • Minor Bug Fixes

July 1, 2018 Version 4.3.7629.0629
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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.
    • 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
    • Improved Certificate Handling
  • Peripheral Device Support
    • 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

March 29, 2018  Version 1.2.2974.0329
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Resolved Issues

  • Minor bug fixes.

March 18, 2018  Version 1.2.2651.0319
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New and enhanced features

In-meeting Features

  • 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.
  • Panacast camera preset support
    You can use the camera preset values for Panacast cameras.
  • Pin a participant’s video, and spotlight participant
  • Claim or reclaim host control of the meeting
  • Users can provide feedback after a meeting
    The Windows controller can now display the end-of-meeting experience feedback survey, if this option is enabled on the web.
  • Camera presets
    The Camera Control option includes three buttons that can be used to return a camera to a specific preset position. This is available on supported cameras.
  • Control floating video location in a meeting
    The Speaker view includes the Advanced option, where you can specify the corner of the screen in which the video thumbnail displays.
  • Choose a Thumbnail, Gallery, or Speaker video layout
    The 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 Change View icon on the controller to switch among the layout choices.

Management Features

  • Simplified Zoom Rooms setup (ZOOM-31697)
    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.
  • Support for arranging displays when a Zoom Room has 2 or 3 screens
    If your Zoom Rooms has 2 or 3 screens, the Windows controller arranges the displays according to the Display Settings specified on the web.

Resolved Issues

  • Additional minor bug fixes.

January 25, 2018  Version 1.1.59858.0126
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  • Fixed a proxy support issue

November 11, 2017  Version 1.1.54801.1123
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New Features

  • Zoom introduces the Zoom Rooms Windows Controller for tablets. This controller works in a similar way to the Android and iPad controllers. See Zoom Rooms Controller features for details.
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