- Barco is calling it the BYOM (Bring Your Own Meeting) concept
- These work with any video conferencing software, camera brands and laptops
Barco has announced the launch of CX-20, the CX-30 and the high-end CX-50 in India. These as per the company can be used to join the meeting from any device and space.
“The workplace is undergoing a fundamental transformation. With the automation of jobs, a peak in freelance work and the gig economy, offering flexible and remote work environments is crucial. Millennials and Gen Z, who have grown up with online sharing technologies like Google docs, online gaming, social media, cloud-based apps and more, prove to be natural collaborators. Their expectations for business technology are driven by their digital lifestyles. Workplace strategy is key to companies who want to attract and retain young talent and unlock the productivity of their workforce,” said Rajiv Bhalla, MD, Barco India.
Demand for remote collaboration solutions is exploding
The new ClickShare Conference range consists of three different models: the entry-level CX-20, the CX-30 and the high-end CX-50. The CX-20 is ideally suited for huddles and small meeting rooms, offering the key functionalities of wireless collaboration and conferencing.
The CX-30, adds a set of interactivity features such as touch back support, moderation, blackboarding and annotation to make users truly connect and click in meetings. The high-end CX-50, for large meeting rooms and boardrooms, brings a premium AV collaboration experience with superior audio and video quality and offers the best possibilities to integrate into your IT or AV environment.
Marc Remond, vice-president, sales, meeting and learning experience solutions, Barco APAC said, “As more and more organisations embrace new ways of working in the Asia Pacific region, the demand for remote collaboration solutions is exploding. While software and cloud-based conferencing solutions have made it easier and more affordable to join virtual meetings from anywhere using any device, there are still many unsolved issues related to team meeting experience in various work-spaces.”
“ClickShare Conferencing Button instantly makes meeting room USB-peripherals available to laptops. Users can plug in the Button and share all the video and audio streams with the meeting room peripherals. The ClickShare Collaboration App, that can be employed while using the Button is accessible via the additional Quick Button,” read Barco’s official statement.
It continued, “Additional features include retrieving a local view of the room display, allowing to share the room content remotely, pause content, ideation, moderation and control of AV equipment. The presence detection function in the ClickShare Collaboration App allows users to instantly connect to the meeting room from laptop or mobile devices and have immediate access to wireless presenting, interactive sharing and feature-rich collaboration.”