Audio endpoints are devices which are used by organizations for communications. USB audio end points are now considered soft phones which only require a USB connection to your computer and access to your favorite unified communications software. These include system phones with VoIP capabilities, microphones, speakers, headsets and so on. Large corporations use VoIP phones designed specifically for meeting rooms and can be connected to Lync servers now with professional level Skype for Business servers. These phones are also connected to a telephone service provider and are available through partnered resellers. But as technology changes, small and medium enterprises are looking for a more affordable solutions and thus the rise of USB soft phones is upon us.
Unified Communication solutions now range from USB headsets to dedicated USB soft phone devices for a 1/3 the third price traditional VoIP phone systems.