Poor audio quality in video meetings can be frustrating. Video conferencing is about communication, after all, so audio quality is key. Though video plays an important role in conferencing, the significance of clear audio can never be neglected. The reality is, if the video fails during a virtual meeting, you can still continue it.But if the audio fails, the meeting has to end or be rescheduled. In either case, it is still a bad user experience both of which cause unnecessary costs. Costs that could be easily outweighed by investing in higher quality video conferencing equipment. With this in mind, we offer some insight on how to get the best video conferencing audio quality. The first step, is figuring out how to improve it. We explain more below.
How to Improve Audio Quality
Audio quality is important on a video call, but how do you achieve it? To achieve it is to know what affects audio quality in a video conference. When it comes to sound there are a few things you must consider (what impacts sound and how to improve it) below we offer some more insight:
Lack of Bandwidth: can make your audio quality suffer
To improve it, make sure you have enough (upgrade your network) to maintain a strong internet connection.
Reverberation: in a room always will always degrade the audio quality
Acoustical treatments will help to absorb or diffuse sound and improve the quality of it.
Background Noise: can distract the listener
A quality microphone is the easiest way to improve your sound and reduce background noise.