Asus reveals new Google Meet videoconferencing hardware for offices

Asus reveals new Google Meet videoconferencing hardware for offices

Asus has introduced new videoconferencing {hardware} designed to run Google Meet conferences (via 9to5Google). The new gear features a small computer that runs the calls, an exterior speaker, and, relying on which configuration you purchase, you may as well get a digital camera and a contact display screen. The {hardware} might be helpful for convention rooms in workplaces that depend on Google Meet as their videoconferencing device of selection (as soon as really going into the workplace turns into extra widespread, in fact).

The computer, which Asus calls the Google Meet Compute System, has an Intel Core i7 processor, a 128GB SSD, and a magnetic chassis so you possibly can connect it to the included stand or extra simply mount it out of sight, in line with ASUS. It additionally has various ports, which you’ll be able to see within the picture under:

With the Starter Kit and Small/Medium Room Kit, that are designed for convention rooms with as much as eight folks, you’ll get a digital camera with a 120-degree subject of view and the power to zoom in as much as 4X with out dropping 720p picture high quality, in line with Asus.

There’s additionally a Large Room Kit, which is designed for convention zooms with as much as 20 folks and for use with Logitech’s PTZ Pro 2 Camera, in line with Asus’ site. The PTZ Pro 2 captures 1080p video and affords 10X zoom. The Large Room Kit doesn’t include that digital camera, although — Asus says firms should work with their provider to get that. The Small/Medium Room Kit and the Large Room Kit additionally include a separate contact display screen panel you need to use to handle the decision.

The kits might be obtainable in June in 28 nations and are available in three totally different worth factors, in line with 9to5Google: the Starter Kit will value £1,650/€1,915 (~$2,012), the Small/Medium Room Kit will value £1,970/€2,320 (~$2,402), and the Large Room Kit (which doesn’t embody a digital camera) will value £1,700/€1,970 (~$2,073).

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