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A High Quality and Inexpensive Video Conferencing Hardware Solution for Your School or Sim Center

Friday, October 12, 2018  
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By SimGHOSTS President Ferooz Sekandarpoor

We’re all familiar with Skype, FaceTime, Zoom and other point to point video conferencing apps.  Yet they all have one common issue, if you don't use them with the right hardware you get poor picture and sound quality, which detracts from the meeting experience. To have the best video conference experience you need to have a good camera that is wide angle and a great microphone to capture everyone in the classroom or meeting room.

Here, we are going to talk about an affordable, all in one video conferencing system, that you could easily deploy in your teaching and workplace.

Logitech Group:

Logitech Group is an all-in-one package that contains all the hardware that you need to use during the video conference at a reasonable cost. It is a USB plug and play system that connects to your computer and will work with your preferred video conferencing software. 

It comes with a 1080P 30 frame performance camera, with motorized pan and tilt and 10x optical zoom, it also comes with a base station which embeds a large speakerphone and Omni-directional mic.

The system could be used for any room settings with the capacity of 8 to 14 people. The base or the hub of the system comes with a 2 meter long USB cable and additional microphone options.

Logitech partnered with Microsoft, Zoom, Cisco and other video conferencing solution providers, to allow their hardware to integrate with their software.

Logitech Group supports a seamless integration to the following videoconferencing system software such as Skype for Business, Microsoft Cortana, Cisco Jabber and offers enhanced integration with BlueJeans, Broadsoft, LifeSize Cloud, Vidyo, and Zoom.

The price for this product is different between regions, please visit their website to get the right price, but it is will cost between $999 to $1249 US.

This is a genuine unsolicited product review. Ferooz Sekandarpoor and SimGHOSTS have not received any benefit from Logitech in return for publishing this review.