The company’s ConferenceCam Kit combines Logitech’s video conferencing cameras and speakerphones with Intel’s mini-PC and Unite software.
Logitech officials continue to rapidly grow the company’s portfolio of video conferencing products that can be used in the enterprise and smaller businesses.
The company for several years has been offering peripherals—including cameras and speakerphones—that can be used with PCs or tablets to create video conferencing environments for groups and rooms of various sizes. Customers can use their own PCs that already use video conferencing software from an array of third parties, connect the Logitech technologies through the USB and they’re ready to collaborate.
However, there are challenges, according to Logitech officials. The PC may not have the necessary processing power or the cables don’t work or the remote controls are confusing or the Windows software on the systems is mis-configured.
Or, “many of our customers also prefer the convenience of just walking into a room and joining a meeting like a traditional video system,” Scott Wharton, vice president and general manager of Logitech’s Video Collaboration Group, wrote in a post on the company blog. “No computer required.”