Bose Videobar VB1 vs VB-S comparison!
Bose Videobar are a unique USB conferencing devices that provides the highest quality sound and video for your online conferences. They are easy to install, integrate and use in any work environment.
We've rounded up some of the key differences between the Videobar VB1 and the new Videobar VB-S.
- Suitable rooms
Bose Videobar VB1 is designed for use in medium-sized rooms: up to 6 x 6 meters. But Videobar VB-S will be suitable for smaller rooms: up to 3 x 3 meters.
VB1 is equipped with 6 beam steering microphones, but VB-S with 4 beam steering microphones. These microphones are designed specifically for speech transmission. Exclusion zones help reject unwanted sound; and auto EQ delivers optimized audio to all participants.
Both the VB1 and VB-S are equipped with a 4K ultra-HD camera that offers wide field of view, helping meeting participants communicate and be seen more clearly.
- Compatibility with programs
Both Videobar devices can be used with Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Google Meet and other popular Unified Communications platforms.
Bose Work configuration software for easy initial setup, available as an app or via web browser; and manage remotely with Bose Work Management software for single-device or enterprise- wide, multi-device changes, and to view device status.
Bose Work mobile app for real-time control from a smartphone; easily adjust volume, mute, pan, tilt, zoom, present controls, and Bluetooth pairing.
VB1 connections: USB Type-C®, Wi-Fi, 1 Gbps Ethernet, Bluetooth connectivity, HDMI output, 3.5mm (1/8in) aux input, and 2-pin Euroblock GPI
VB-S connections: USB Type-C®, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connectivity
Both the VB1 and VB-S also come with table stands and wall mounts so you can choose the way you want to place your device.
Elegant, low-profile design made possible by renowned Bose engineering, allowing loudspeaker, microphones, and electronics to be housed closely together while delivering stunning performance without interference.
- Technical data
In general, the VB1 will be more suitable for companies or institutions with a larger number of participants attending conferences, while the VB-S will be perfect for small meetings or for directing various seminars, workshops and lectures, as it also has a "Individual" mode that will focus and dynamically follow a speaker.