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  1. ClearOne Due Diligence findings and other matters 07/20/2005 Chat Products

  2. Introducing CHAT 50!! Delivers hands-free, un-tethered, high-quality full-duplex audio in a wide variety of settings.

  3. Chat 50 – USB connection • Connected to a PC via USB cable: • Internet telephone • Skype, Vonage • VoIP softphone • Cisco, Nortel, Avaya, Inter-Tel etc. • Web conferencing • WebEx, Sametime, LiveMeeting • IM with chat • AOL, Yahoo, MSN • Audio playback - .mp3 files, CDs • PC-based gaming with TeamSpeak feature • Desktop videoconferencing

  4. Chat 50 – Connect to your existing phone • Connected to telephone with headset jack: • Significant audio performance improvement over built-in speakerphone. Cable has 3.5mm jack for Chat 50 and RJ9 modular connection for the headset jack on your existing phone.

  5. Chat 50 – Connect to your cell phone • Connected to cell phones: • Significant audio performance improvement over built-in speakerphone. Multiple cable options for different cell phones (3.5mm to Chat 50 on one end & 2.5mm to headset jack on cell phone)

  6. Chat 50 – Connect to iPod/MP3 players

  7. Connected to desktop videoconferencing system: • Significant audio performance improvement over built-in mics and speaker. Multiple cable options for different systems (3.5mm to Chat 50 with options for 3.5mm or RCA) Chat 50 – Connect to a desktop videoconferencing device

  8. Chat 50 – product details • Pricing: • Chat 50 USB $149.99 – Includes: Chat 50 Personal Speakerphone and USB cable • Chat 50 USB Plus $179.99 – Includes: Chat 50 Personal Speaker Phone, USB cable, 2.5mm-3.5mm cell phone audio cable and power supply • Chat 50 Global Traveler $209.99 – Includes: Chat 50 Personal Speaker Phone, USB cable, 2.5mm-3.5mm cell phone audio cable, power supply (with power supply clips for US, EUR, UK, AUS), hard shell travel case and iPod/MP3 interface cable • Accessories: • Hard shell travel case • Telephone interface cables • Cell phone cables • iPod/MP3 interface cable • Desktop videoconferencing cable

  9. MSRP $149 - $209 Full-duplex Mute button USB Cell phone connection MP3 player connection Telephone connection Videoconferencing devices Built in DSP chip for AEC 2 year warranty MSRP $129 Full-duplex Mute button USB No cell phone connection No MP3 player connection No telephone connection No videoconferencing devices No built in DSP chip for AEC 1 year warranty Chat 50 vs. Communicator

  10. Chat 150 • True full-duplex performance • Distributed Acoustical Echo Cancellation • Noise Cancellation • Automatic level control • Advanced microphone gating algorithms • Wideband audio frequency response (20Hz-20kHz) • Multiple connectivity options via breakout boxes & USB • 3 built in microphones (12ft coverage) • USB/analog mix feature for 3 way calls • Chat software

  11. Chat 150 Usage Models Audio conferencing peripheral for three categories of devices: • Enterprise handsets • PC’s • Video conferencing systems

  12. Chat 150 – Enterprise Handsets • Instead of replacing your handset with a conference phone, add the Chat 150 • Retain all of the features that you enjoy on your phone: • Access to company phone directory • Dialing ad-hoc (“meet me”) audio bridge • Retrieving voicemail • Transferring calls • But replace the poor-quality speaker on your phone with a rich, high-quality solution

  13. Chat 150 – Enterprise Handsets • Almost completely eliminates the issue of what kind of line do I need (analog, digital, VoIP) • Breakout boxes will be specific to manufacturer (some crossover may occur) • Current target list: • Cisco • Avaya • Inter-Tel • Nortel • Siemens • Alcatel • NEC • 3Com

  14. Chat 150 – PC’s & Video conferencing • PC’s • VoIP soft phones • Web-based video conferencing • IM with chat • Audio playback • Skype • Video conferencing systems • Set-top • Installed • Logical replacement for AccuMic, although no daisy-chain capability

  15. Chat 150 – Breakout Boxes • Handsets – Plugs into headset jack. Includes headset jack. Privacy button mutes Chat 150 and re-routes audio to headset jack. (RJ-9) • VC version – RCA in and out. Button mutes speaker on Chat 150 and re-routes speaker audio back to TV or in-room sound system. • Note that the USB port is located on Chat 150 and therefore all sku’s have PC capabilities.

  16. Chat 150 – Pricing & Availability • Pricing: • Chat 150 USB $399 • Chat 150 VC $449 • Chat 150 Cisco $449 • Chat 150 Avaya $449 • Chat 150 Inter-Tel $449 • Etc. • Availability • Mid-October 2006 • USB, VC, Cisco • Additional phone breakout boxes coming soon

  17. SoundStation2 Avaya 2940 $1,049 MSRP Full-duplex Automatic Gain Control Gated microphones 3 built in microphones 1 built in speaker 10 foot mic coverage No USB connection Not compatible with video No headset jack 1 year warranty Chat 150 $449 MSRP Full-duplex Automatic Level Control Gated microphones 3 built in microphones 1 built in speaker 12 foot mic coverage USB to PC Videoconferencing compatible RJ9 headset jack for privacy 2 year warranty Chat 150 vs. SoundStation2 Avaya 2940