No. Hybrid meetings were not invented by the teleworking boom associated with the beginnings of the Covid-19 pandemic. For years, this has been a reality present in many companies, helping to carry out meetings with teams in different physical locations and also with clients from all over the world. Having the necessary and competitive technical resources is essential.
To help companies of all kinds, Jabra, specialized in personal and professional audio solutions, has presented its new solution for small and medium-sized video conference rooms. This is the PanaCast 50 Video Bar System that will be ready next June.
An integrated solution that includes an Android device, state-of-the-art SOCs or system on chip, speakers, microphones, video camera, with network interfaces, display, and a 10.1″ touch controller to manage and direct the experience in the room.
This new solution for hybrid meetings offers the possibility of Safely use Microsoft Teams Rooms on Android or Zoom Rooms. Offering, in addition, a broad collaboration experience also with an integrated solution in Windows through the PanaCast 50 room systems with Lenovo and Crestron, or a BYOD solution with PanaCast 50.
What makes this Jabra option different is that it helps have visual coverage of the entire room with its 180° Panoramic-4K multi-camera matrix. Also eight professional-quality microphones with voice detection and intelligent algorithms that automatically identify and eliminate residual echoes and static noise, and four powerful speakers in a vibration-free stereo configuration.
AI-powered software platform
PanaCast 50 Video Bar System is designed with an AI-powered software platform. Includes Virtual Director, Intelligent Zoom and Dynamic Composition, which provide a superior experience to remote participants, and are also very easy to install, manage and use from your PanaCast Control. From where you can start or join the meeting with a single touch without the need for additional devices, allowing easy, secure and scalable deployment and management in any room.
“We have an urgent need to improve collaboration in today’s hybrid work era. Our research has shown that meeting fairness has a strong impact on employee experience, well-being, and productivity levels. Adding the PanaCast 50 Video Bar System as part of Jabra’s PanaCast solutions for video conferencing rooms can greatly enhance the hybrid meeting experience. The Jabra PanaCast 50 range of solutions covers all the needs of small and medium meeting rooms. At Jabra, we want to facilitate effortless discussions and encourage innovation among participants, regardless of their location,” said Aurangzeb Khan, Jabra’s senior vice president of intelligent vision systems.
Other key features of the PanaCast 50 Video Bar System are: an integrated video bar that runs Microsoft Teams Rooms on Android and works with licensed Zoom Rooms natively without the need for an external compute unit, content sharing via HDMI cable, proximity bonding and dual screen supportenvironmental sensors to control the air quality of the room in real time and another ultrasonic movement sensor that detects the presence of people in the room, so that the system wakes up and is always ready to work.