Logitech has just revealed its latest conference webcam designed for meeting rooms called ConferenceCam Connect. Logitech describes the new camera as “a portable all-in-one solution with a breakthrough design for small and medium-sized rooms”.
The new Logitech ConferenceCam Connect measures 30.4 cm in length and weighs almost 766 grams.
The 766 grams camera is cylindrical in shape, the top section has a full HD camera, it features two omnidirectional microphones that are full duplex. The microphones have a special technology that cancels any echo and noise.
The bottom side of the camera features speakers that can deliver a 360 degree sound. Also, the speakers have a circular status LED and can deliver the sound within a 12 foot diameter.
The camera can be powered using an AC adapter or it can function on batteries that last up to three hours.
The Logitech ConferenceCam Connect has a 1080 pixels camera that is centered at the top of the device. The camera’s field of view is of 90 degrees and has a 4 times digital zoom. The camera’s lens is a glass Zeiss unit that comes with auto focus.
The new Logitech ConferenceCam Connect has USB and Bluetooth support and can be connected to a PC.
Also, the new conference webcam can be connected to Mac computers and Chromebooks via USB and Bluetooth. The camera has NFC technology for connecting to smart mobile devices.
The new Logitech camera comes with HMDI video-out port, which supports a wireless connection using a Miracast support. This makes it compatible with Windows – 8.1 or later- and Android- 4.3 or later.
The Logitech ConferenceCam Connect was optimized for Microsoft Lync 2013, Cisco Jabber, WebEx and Skype.
The new device was designed for small group conferences of maximum 6 people. Logitech says the new camera is ideal for small business owners.
Logitech said that the new webcam is compatible with almost any software designed for videoconference, including Blue Jeans, Citrix GoToMeeting, Lifesize, Google Hangouts, Zoom and Vidyo.
Logitech announced that its new ConferenceCam Connect will be available for sale staring March and it will cost £449.
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