• Sharp introduces first certified Windows collaboration display

        • Sharp has announced the availability of the world’s first Windows collaboration display with Microsoft’s Skype for Business certification. 

          The next-generation 4K Ultra HD display is designed to support and improve teamwork. The 70” interactive display meets Microsoft’s specifications, combining Sharp’s touch technology and sensors that can work with Microsoft Azure Digital Twins to monitor collaboration spaces.   

          Birgit Jackson, Commercial Director Visual Solutions said, “Sharp is proud to be enabling the next generation of collaborative working and team productivity with the world’s first Windows collaboration display – you simply walk in, plugin and work together – but it also monitors your environment and will help to make those conditions optimal. A display is an ideal device to become more intelligent. It’s the centrepiece of the meeting room and your window to the rest of your team and the rest of the world.”

          The Windows collaboration display from Sharp provides businesses with the tools to instantly connect and collaborate. The world’s first-ever display to achieve Skype for Business certification is paired with an integrated high-quality camera with 4K sensor, far-field microphone and speakers to provide users with seamless and high-quality audio and video experience.  The USB-C also provides simple single connection, reducing the amount of time spent setting up meeting equipment.

           

          According to Sharp’s report on ‘Creating the perfect meeting environment,’ which reviews the impact of indoor environmental conditions on office worker performance, employers could improve worker performance by 20 per cent simply by increasing the fresh air supply in offices and meeting rooms. The Internet of Things (IoT) sensor unit on the Windows collaboration display will monitor this type of data and feed this back to the Azure Digital Twins platform to help facilities managers monitor workspaces.

          These advanced features are part of Microsoft’s vision to bring the power of the intelligent cloud into the workplace, using a mix of AI, IoT, and productivity tools to create a more productive and collaborative environment. Businesses will be able to use this data to improve the management of heating, cooling and room booking systems based on how space is really used.

          The Windows collaboration display from Sharp has been designed to work seamlessly with the familiar Microsoft tools that individuals and organisations will already be using in their workplace. Office 365 provides businesses with a digital hub for teamwork through Microsoft Teams, a platform that brings conversations, content and tools together in one place for easier group collaboration.

          The 70” interactive display also offers the ultimate collaborative experience thanks to Sharp’s Pen-on-Paper experience, an instant and accurate writing feel close to using a real pen on writing paper. The 10-Point P-CAP Capacitive Touch helps to create this intuitive touch experience which means users feel more confident when presenting.

          The Windows collaboration display is available now through Sharp with pricing information available on request. For more information visit: https://www.sharp.co.uk/cps/rde/xchg/gb/hs.xsl/-/html/windows-collaboration-display.htm

        • Stay up to date - Click here and register for FREE OEN online membership and enjoy unlimited access to a host of benefits including the exclusive members area of the website, downloadable business tools, current and back issues archive, priority breaking news alerts, weekly e news summary and the OEN app

        • Related Articles

        • NEC Display Solutions becomes a subsidiary of Sharp Corporation

          NEC Display Solutions becomes a subsidiary of Sharp Corporation

          Friday 27th Mar 2020 by clareb
          Sharp Corporation has decided and agreed with NEC Corporation to acquire 66 per cent of the shares of NEC Display Solutions Ltd (NDS), a subsidiary of NEC, to become a subsidiary of Sharp and to be jointly operated with NEC as a joint venture. NDS i...Read More...
          Ergotron supports Thermal Imaging technology for healthcare sector

          Ergotron supports Thermal Imaging technology for healthcare sector

          Friday 20th Mar 2020 by clareb
          Ergotron has announced the immediate availability of its mobile medical workstations, broadly known as Mobile Thermal Imaging Carts (MOTIC) in EMEA that support the implementation of thermal imaging technology. The announcement comes in response...Read More...
          New Kyocera A3 monochrome printer to meet evolving office demands

          New Kyocera A3 monochrome printer to meet evolving office demands

          Thursday 19th Mar 2020 by clareb
          Kyocera Document Solutions UK has launched the ECOSYS P4060dn. The device is an A3 monochrome printer that continues the legacy of environmental sustainability which defines the organisation’s approach to document management. Designed to meet ...Read More...
                • About Us

                  OEN is the leading source of business news and information for buyers of office equipment, supplies and services within mid tier and up sized organisations. Our multi-platform approach delivers relevant, engaging and focussed content via our main printed magazine, bespoke guides and supplements, website, digital editions, apps, and newsletters with an unrivalled reach across the industry. A highly trusted and respected brand for many years, the print version of OEN last year celebrated its Diamond anniversary.

                  For our latest Media packs and more details on our range of services click here

                • View Latest Issue