The world of work is constantly evolving with countless collaboration tools and technologies that help teams maximise their productivity. With many options out there, picking the right tools for success can be a daunting task. To help you navigate through this fast-paced and changeable environment we sat down with some of the most innovative minds in the industry, Rylan Rahmakrishnan from Avocor and Nick Escow from Google. Our esteemed guest speakers joined us virtually from the comfort of their homes, as they shared their insights and the latest in workplace technology.
All things Board 65 & Desk 27
The Board 65 and Desk 27 are hardware solutions designed to enhance productivity and collaboration in hybrid work environments.
The Board 65 offers touch functionality, which is a great feature for interactive sessions with multiple participants. It effectively provides all the functionality of Desk 27 in conference rooms and boardrooms. With Board 65, users can easily share ideas, annotate documents, and work together seamlessly. In addition, Board 65 supports touch-enabled creativity tools, which can be used to enhance presentations and brainstorming sessions. Overall, Board 65 is a powerful and versatile tool that can help teams maximise their productivity and creativity in hybrid work environments.
Desk 27 is a 27-inch small-form desktop with a built-in I5 processor running the Chrome operating system, a 1080 camera, and a 5-megapixel microphone using Google's true voice technology. It's an all-in-one solution that can be placed on the desk with complete Google Meet functionality. It can be used with any conferencing service and is optimised for Google Meet. Through a single USB-C cable to your laptop, Desk 27 connects the camera, microphones, speaker, power, and laptop control and extends out to a second monitor. These tools have been developed with the aim of making hybrid work easier and offering seamless collaboration and creativity tools.
What environments do they work best in?
The Board 65 and Desk 27 are designed for hybrid work environments. Desk 27 is an all-in-one desktop solution that works with any conferencing service and is optimised for Google Meet. It's great for a home office, small meeting rooms, huddle spaces, or personal work devices. Board 65 is better suited for larger conference rooms, boardrooms, or huddle spaces that require touch-enabled collaboration and creativity tools. Both devices work with any conferencing service but are optimised for Google Meet. They're a great fit for organisations that value collaboration, productivity, and high-quality video conferencing.
What is True Voice technology?
True Voice is Google's technology that uses AI and machine learning algorithms to improve audio quality. It analyses sound waves and filters out unwanted noise while focusing on the speaker's voice and minimising echo and reverberation. This creates a clear and natural-sounding voice that makes communication easier and more effective. The Board 65 and Desk 27 stand out from other devices with this feature, making them ideal for video conferencing and collaboration.
What is the level of interoperability these devices offer with other software and hardware?
Interoperability refers to the ability of two or more devices or software to communicate and exchange information with each other seamlessly. In the context of Board 65 and Desk 27, both devices are designed to work with any conferencing service and are optimised for Google Meet. They support a wide range of software and hardware, making them highly interoperable. With a single USB-C cable, Desk 27 can connect to your laptop and extend out to a second monitor. Both devices are compatible with Mac, Windows, and Chromebook laptops, providing a seamless experience regardless of your operating system. In addition, Board 65 supports touch-enabled collaboration and creativity tools, making it a great fit for interactive sessions with multiple participants.
Here are some of the specifications for Board 65 and Desk 27:
- Resolution: Both devices support full-HD 1080p resolution for video conferencing and collaboration.
- Camera specs: The Desk 27 features a 1080p camera with a 90-degree field of view, while the Board 65 has a 4K camera with a 110-degree field of view. Both cameras provide high-quality video for remote meetings and collaboration.
- Connectivity options: Both devices support connectivity through USB-C, HDMI, and HSDM. The Desk 27 also includes a built-in Ethernet port for wired internet connectivity.
- Onboard compute processing power: The Desk 27 features an integrated I5 processor running the Chrome operating system, while the Board 65 has an Intel Core i7 processor. Both devices provide fast and reliable performance for remote work and collaboration.
The Board 65 and Desk 27 are powerful and versatile tools designed to enhance productivity and collaboration in hybrid work environments. They offer a range of features such as touch-enabled collaboration and creativity tools, high-quality video and audio, and seamless connectivity options. Both devices are highly interoperable and work with any conferencing service, making them a great fit for organisations that value collaboration, productivity, and high-quality video conferencing.
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