Zoom Meeting VS Zoom Room – What’s the Difference?

What is Zoom Meeting?

Zoom Meeting is the main product of Zoom that enables enterprises host online video-hosted meeting easily. All a participant needs to do is install the zoom meeting client in his desktop or mobile and join the meeting. No matter where the participant is located, he can instantly join a meeting and present his ideas and suggestions and even share a video, document or any other files with other participants. While most of the office meetings are often conducted in the confines of closed door meeting rooms, now with offices having branches all over the world and teams spread out it is difficult to assemble them in a single place to discuss things and that is the reason online meeting solutions is a big hit among enterprises. Zoom Meeting is a revolutionary meeting platform that integrates high-quality video and audio support to all your meetings. With Zoom meeting you can add more than ten thousand participants to the online meeting.

What is Zoom Room?

While Zoom Meeting is a software that enables the easy conduct of online meetings, Zoom Room is basically a physical conference room software that can instantly turn you huddle room, meeting room, training room or any other room into a full-functional video conferencing room integrated with high-quality audio/video capabilities along with Zoom cloud platform. Zoom Room enables you to meet with anyone including remote participants on mobile, desktop or even other external conference systems.

How Zoom Meeting Works?

To setup a zoom meeting, you need to register with zoom with either a free account or a paid subscription and login into zoom account. You can download the zoom client in your desktop or mobile and start setting up a meeting right away. With Zoom Meeting you can hold online video hosted meetings and conferences calls. The host of the meeting has complete control over the meeting as he can setup a meeting with either video on or off.

How Zoom Room works?

When you think about conference rooms, the first thing that come to your mind is the dangling wires and cables running across the room. With Zoom Room, everything is wireless, and you can easily integrate your Zoom Room with your calendar to effectively schedule your meetings. Forget all those dialing into VOIP conference calls, with Zoom Room joining a call is just a touch away. And what’s more you are bringing in high-quality video, audio and web-conferencing features to your online meeting.  Zoom Room is simple and easy to setup as you ca build the room according to your requirements along with the hardware you need on top of the award-winning Zoom’s cloud platform.

How to Setup a Zoom Meeting?

Scheduling a meeting with Zoom is pretty much simple as all you need to do is login to your zoom account online or open your zoom client and provide the details of your meeting including a name for the meeting, timing, duration, audio and video settings etc.

How to Setup a Zoom Room?

Setting up a zoom room is not that simple as a zoom meeting as you are here turning a whole new room into a fully functional zoom room. To setup a zoom room you need basically the following:

  • Conference room camera
  • Conference room speaker
  • Microphone
  • Computer to run meetings (and keyboard for initial setup)
  • Big screen display (and HDMI-supported TV works just fine)
  • Touch controller (iPad)

Zoom Meeting Vs Zoom Room Pricing

Zoom Meeting offers enterprises with various plans including:

  • Basic Version – FREE
  • Pro – $14.99/mo
  • Business – $19.99/mo
  • Enterprise – $19.99/mo

Zoom Room starts with $49/mo for a single zoom room and when you add addons like Room connector, webinar, cloud recording and audio/video conferencing solutions, the cost may go up.

4 thoughts on “Zoom Meeting VS Zoom Room – What’s the Difference?”

    • Hi Joel, you can easily do this by clicking the green shield at the top right, clicking the gear image, go to the “general” section and than enable use duel monitors

  1. I wish to delete the Zoom room application and Download form my MacBook and only use Zoom meetings – how do I do this please?

  2. Interesting. What if a basic user schedule and pick one of the Zoom Room, then start the meeting from that room. Is that meeting has a time limit of 40 minutes still?


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