Brother Announces Web Conferencing in a Box for SMBs

Friday, June 28, 2013
Posted by Joel Thompson

Collaboration is often viewed of as a 'nice to have' for most small and medium businesses. Those that have learned to work collaboratively have seen startling results. They have greater agility, make better decisions, and are more competitive.

In order for SMBs to collaborate for effectively, Brother International Corporation announced today the launch of OmniJoinTM Web Conferencing in a Box. This offering helps SMBs efficiently schedule virtual meetings, enhance communication, and improve collaboration methods.

The new combination offers SMBs with a virtual meeting experience that has a face-to-face feel, clearer communication with noise reduction and echo cancellation, seamless post-meeting sharing capabilities, and secure, encrypted communication to protect business assets regardless of meeting location.

Brother International Corporation, a leader in small business technology, has announced the launch of its OmniJoinTM Web Conferencing in a Box (item #WCB400). The new offering bundles a HD webcam, compact USB speakerphone and four months of OmniJoinT basic web conferencing service in a comprehensive kit.

OmniJoinT web conferencing has been available since June 2012 as a standalone service, facilitating meetings in the telehealth, education and general business markets. This new bundle marries this advanced cloud-based service with high quality Brother hardware, at an affordable price. The combination offers customers a powerful meeting experience:

  • Feels like a 'face-to-face' meeting with synched audio and video, HD image quality and high-fidelity sound
  • Clearer communication with noise reduction, echo cancellation and multi-party VoIP
  • Seamless post-meeting sharing through cloud recording and storage capabilities
  • Peace of mind with secure, encrypted communication, to protect business assets whether meeting in the office or remotely

"Our proven track record of providing businesses with high quality, affordable printers and scanners has positioned us well to expand into the collaboration services market," said Bill Henderson, Vice President of Brother International Corporation. "Brother understands how our customers conduct business, and by offering web-based collaboration through the OmniJoin service, coupled with high quality hardware, we are ultimately helping to improve efficiency, productivity, and the quality of their business interactions."

OmniJoinT web conferencing offers boardroom-quality web and video conferencing and advanced collaboration tools, like screen sharing, cloud storage, whiteboards, customizable views and chat. The OmniJoin advanced infrastructure ensures all web meetings occur in the 'closest cloud,' resulting in a vast improvement in video quality over many other similar services.

OmniJoinT Web Conferencing in a Box is available for purchase today at, or through online resellers. As with other business products, Brother offers toll-free technical support for the life of the product.

Other Web Services from Brother

For decades, small office / home office, SMB and corporate workgroup customers have depended on Brother for high-quality, value-packed business machines. Brother is now expanding beyond simply offering great hardware products, by launching the Brother Online suite of smart, web-based business services and solutions. Though OmniJoinT web conferencing is the first such major service offering, the Brother Online suite will soon add a variety of scanning and workflow solutions, which will complement and expand the value of BrotherT scanners, printers, and Multi-Function Center® devices.

About Brother

Brother International Corporation is one of the premier providers of products for the home, home office and office. The U.S. corporate office in Bridgewater, NJ, was established on April 21, 1954 and currently markets many industrial products, home appliances and business products manufactured by its parent company, Brother Industries, Ltd. of Nagoya, Japan.

These products include an award-winning line of Multi-Function Center® machines and printers. Brother also provides the number-one line of facsimile machines in the U.S. and is the leader in electronic labeling, with its full line of P-touch® Electronic Labeling Systems. For more information about the Brother OmniJoinTM Web Conferencing in a Box service, visit