New Huddle Room Package Eases Real-Time Videoconferencing Collaboration
Altia Systems has introduced
a new "huddle room solution" that aims to provide the technology to make
between teachers and students in remote locations easier.
The PanaCast 2 Huddle Room Solution allows the smooth communication from a remote location that its
make collaboration more effective and productive — and, with a starting
under $1,500, more cost-effective. With a camera that creates a
and 54-degree tall field of view, it is designed to solve some of the problems
real-time video and web collaboration such as narrow field of view, low
slow mechanical operation.
The PanCast 2 Huddle Room
Solution has four plug-and-play components:
- A PanaCast 2 video camera
with 3,840 X 1,080 resolution;
- An Intel NUC or Compute Stick
- USB speakerphone; and
- A wireless keyboard that can
be used with a video display.
Optional software available
includes the PanaCast ePTZ app that will give remote participants the
to use a touch screen or track pad to digitally pan, tilt and zoom,
them to, for instance, zoom in on a whiteboard or an individual speaker
Already available, the >PanCast
2 Huddle Room Solution can also be used with third-party
like Zoom, Intel Unite, Skype for Business, Cisco WebEx or Google
"PanaCast 2 enables the rapid
deployment of low-cost huddle rooms to make video collaboration
everyone, working with popular on-premises or cloud-based video
services," said Frost & Sullivan Principal Analyst Robert
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.