Lync conference calls are no longer limited to small tables. The CHATAttach 170 facilitates USB conferencing for medium and large conference rooms. The CHATAttach conferencing system enables even distribution of microphones and loudspeakers as well as centralized access to mute and volume controls. No matter where participants are seated, conversations are natural and effortless. A professional audio solution for Lync conference calls located in medium and large sized conference rooms. The CHATAttach 170 was created by ClearOne to fill the need for a hands-free speakerphone for small groups or individuals using Microsoft's unified communications platform, Lync. The CHATAttach 170 is a completely full-duplex speakerphone that delivers superior hands-free audio for Lync and eliminates the need for large, expensive tabletop conference phones in offices and conference rooms. Providing true plug-and-play operation, the CHATAttach 170 requires no drivers to be installed; just plug it into a USB port and all incoming Lync calls ring on the CHATAttach 170. The CHATAttach 170 has 3 microphone elements and a large loudspeaker for a full 360° pickup and the ability to easily manage from 1 to 6 call participants. The CHATAttach 170 also contains the advanced audio signal processing technologies that were developed for ClearOne's market-leading professional audio conferencing products.