Logitech conferencing solutions are changing the way teams collaborate, opening new possibilities for global communication. Over the last few years, the company is empowering groups to collaborate anytime and anywhere with versatile products designed for small to large-size rooms.
One of the brands most sought-after products is the Logitech Group – a powerful video conferencing solution for medium to large groups. The base system is designed for meetings with up to 14 people in one room. Additionally, optional expansion mics allow up to 20 people to collaborate easily. The integrated video conferencing solution includes a PTZ (pan, tilt, zoom) camera, a speakerphone with four mics for noise-cancellation, and a connector hub. You also get a wall-mounting bracket for the camera, all required cables, Velcro ties for cable management, and much more. The Logitech Group supports USB plug-and-play connectivity that enables you to easily connect a laptop and instantly start a video meeting.
After having used and deployed this versatile communication technology in many projects, we feel it’s is a great solution for small huddle rooms or even larger rooms if the need be. Thanks to its pragmatic design, this video conferencing system makes business-sense in many enterprises. Here are key reasons why the Logitech Group makes sense in your business.
Simple plug-and-play connectivity
For quick video meeting, the Logitech Group connects to your laptop through USB, and you’re good to go. It can be used with a variety of video conferencing platforms. Additionally, you can pair your mobile device with Bluetooth® wireless technology for great-sounding audio calls.
High-definition video conferencing hardware
The Logitech Group offers high-quality HD 1080p video at 30 frames per second along with H.264 UVC 1.5 with Scalable Video Coding (SVC) compression to reduce bandwidth consumption. The camera offers a smooth motorized 260° pan that can be controlled via a remote or the console. It also sports 130° tilt with 10x lossless HD zoom. Overall the hardware offers 90° field of view. Finally, it ships with 5 autofocus camera presets to further simplify the setup.
Intelligible natural-sounding audio
The solution’s duplex speakerphone delivers crisp, clear, and highly intelligible sound. It incorporates Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC) and noise reduction technologies to make conversations natural-sounding with reduced reverberation and ambient noise. This means you hear everything you need to hear and nothing you don’t. Additionally, the speakerphone unit sports an LCD for caller ID, call duration and other functional response along with touch controls for call answer/end, volume and mute, Bluetooth and much more.
Ideal for 14 to 20 people
The Logitech Group video communication system is ideal for 14 to 20 people. For larger rooms, you can opt for expansion mics with variable length cables. Advanced features like acoustic echo cancellation, noise reduction, and intuitive controls deliver natural sound and a rich conferencing experience even with large groups.
Unmatched compatibility with video conferencing platforms
The Logitech Group is designed to seamlessly fit into your communication infrastructure. The video and audio peripherals offer unmatched compatibility with a host of video conferencing software platforms such as Adobe Connect, BlueJeans, Lifesize, Skype for Business, Vidyo, WebEx, Zoom, and many other IP-based video conferencing service installed on the connected computer/laptop.
Ultimate flexibility in use and installation
With the Logitech Group, you can customize the setup to match the layout and size of your room. You can easily mount the camera on a table, tripod, or wall. Optional expansion mics can extend the audio coverage up to 8.5 meters.
Use cases of the Logitech Group
The Logitech Group delivers sharp HD video and clear sound. It offers added value to traditional business video conferencing systems. With the Logitech Group, any room with a display and laptop can be transformed into a video collaboration environment. In larger offices, it can be used to easily convert regular meeting or huddle rooms into video conferencing. In a smaller office, it can be deployed as a cost-effective and multi-functional solution for both Boardrooms and smaller meeting spaces.
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