Asus has introduced new videoconferencing hardware designed to run Google Meet meetings (by way of 9to5Google). The Brand New tools includes a small computer that runs the calls, an external speaker, and, depending on which configuration you purchase, you’ll be able to also get a digital camera and a touch screen. The hardware could be useful for conference rooms in workplaces that rely on Google Meet as their videoconferencing instrument of choice (as soon as actually going into the administrative center becomes more common, after all).
the computer, which Asus calls the Google Meet Compute Device, has an Intel Center i7 processor, a 128GB SSD, and a magnetic chassis so you’ll be able to attach it to the incorporated stand or more simply mount it out of sight, in line with ASUS. It additionally has a bunch of ports, which you’ll be able to see in the symbol underneath:
With the Starter Package and Small/Medium Room Equipment, which might be designed for conference rooms with as much as eight other folks, you’ll get a camera with a ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-level box of view and the facility to zoom in as much as 4X with out losing 720p image quality, in step with Asus.
There’s additionally a large Room Package, which is designed for conference zooms with as much as 20 other people and to be used with Logitech’s PTZ Professional 2 Digital Camera, consistent with Asus’ site. The PTZ Professional 2 captures 1080p video and provides 10X zoom. The Massive Room Package doesn’t include that camera, even though — Asus says companies will have to paintings with their provider to get that. The Small/Medium Room Package and The Massive Room Package also come with a separate touch monitor panel you’ll use to control the call.
The kits might be available in June in 28 international locations and are available in 3 other price points, according to 9to5Google: the Starter Package will price £1,650/€1,915 (~$2,012), the Small/Medium Room Package will price £1,970/€2,320 (~$2,402), and The Large Room Package (which doesn’t include a camera) will cost £1,SEVEN HUNDRED/€1,970 (~$2,073).