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Kandao Names Image Star North American Distributor


April 11, 2024

Kandao – Shenzhen, China

Image Star – Middletown, Connecticut


Kandao has selected Image Star as a new authorized distributor for its line of collaboration and conferencing solutions in the United States and Canada. Through this partnership, Image Star will support Kandao dealers with inventory, distribution, and dropship fulfillment services across the company’s line of video and audio conferencing solutions.

 

Kandao is a global leader in high-definition camera and virtual reality technology. To support the growing demand for hybrid/remote collaboration solutions, Kandao offers a range of 360-degree video conferencing devices for offices, boardrooms, classrooms, and other collaboration environments. These award-winning cameras are equipped with face-tracking AI and voice localization to track active speakers and immerse remote workers into the conference room setting as hybrid meetings are becoming the norm. The best part is that the video conferencing camera can connect directly to a display and use any video conferencing software without using a computer.

 


Kandao Meeting Ultra in center of conference table


Together, Kandao and Image Star will partner to reach new video conferencing dealers. Kandao’s advanced technology paired with Image Star’s specialist support for the SMB technology channel will offer a compelling value proposition for new channel partners.

 

“Video conferencing is a timely expansion opportunity for dealers looking to tap into demand for hybrid collaboration solutions,” said Philip Crean, Chief Commercial Officer for Image Star. “Kandao’s innovative approach is a real game changer. It is an affordable and flexible alternative to purpose-built telepresence rooms: simply plug in a Kandao device in the center of the room for immersive 360-degree audio and video. SMBs will love the ease of use and accessible price point.”



Kandao Meeting Ultra video modes


Kandao’s distribution partnership with Image Star will tap into the firm’s nationwide distribution network, deep client relationships, and IT and service capabilities to provide best-in-class distribution support for dealers. Image Star clients will benefit from access to Kandao’s innovative hybrid collaboration tools and channel support resources.

 

“We look forward to expanding our B2B channel coverage with Image Star,” said Jiawei Chen, Chief Growth Officer for Kandao. “Organizations of all sizes are looking for ways to foster better collaboration between office, hybrid, and remote colleagues. Our solutions are used in business, education, government, and other verticals across the U.S., and through the Image Star partnership, we plan to bring our products to an even wider audience.”



Kandao Meeting Ultra in center of table


Resellers can now order Kandao conferencing products from Image Star for shipment starting April 15. Dealers can contact their Image Star account executive for product, pricing, and program information at sales@imagestar.com.

 

 

For sales or media inquiries, please contact Kandao or Image Star:

 

Jiawei Chen – Chief Growth Officer, Kandao

+1 (310) 908-6990

 

Carrie Erwin – Sales Manager, Image Star

+1 (860) 740-3530

 

 

About Kandao

Founded in 2016, Kandao is a national high-tech enterprise and has been selected as one of the “little giant” enterprises by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Adhering to the mission of “creating distinguished imaging products, enriching human life experience”, and driven by the mutual development of hardware and software, Kandao is a pioneer in the field of VR technology, Ultra-HD video cameras and video conferencing cameras. We set a new record for being the first Chinese company honored by the CES Best of Innovation Award in the digital imaging category, and the first Chinese company that won Japan Good Design Best 100 in the camera category. Over the years, we‘ve earned many international authoritative awards such as CES Innovation Awards, iF Design Awards, Red Dot Design Award, IDEA Design Award, Japan Good Design Award, German Design Award.

 

Learn more at www.kandaovr.com.

 

About Image Star

Image Star is a nationwide distributor of hardware, software, supplies, and solutions for the workplace technology industry. Image Star carries globally recognized brands, emerging innovators, and its own private brands for high performance at exceptional value. Our mission is to help independent workplace technology providers tap into new technology and thrive, and we have the broad line card and SMB-focused specialty services to make it happen. With a nationwide distribution network, Image Star reaches thousands of clients across the United States with fast, affordable dropship and bulk freight solutions. The IS Connect portfolio of advanced fulfillment capabilities offers technology-enabled outsourcing solutions that help clients grow their businesses, simplify their operations, and drive cost efficiencies. Partner with Image Star – we got your back office.

 

Learn more at www.imagestar.site, and follow Image Star on LinkedIn.

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