Microsoft is expanding beyond desktop video with partnerships that integrate room video conferencing hardware with Skype for Business. Logitech’s SmartDock is the first available integration.
Microsoft’s foray into room video conferencing is taking shape as the vendor integrates Skype for Business with hardware components from video partners.
Microsoft is expanding Skype for Business as hardware products from its Project Rigel initiative become available for purchase. Project Rigel, announced earlier this year, is a partnership with video conferencing hardware vendors Logitech, Polycom and Crestron to integrate Skype for Business with room video conferencing systems.