Get Ready To Take Zoom Calls On Your TV
Imagine if you could take conference calls on your TV from the comfort of your couch? Well, Logitech, Crestron and Zoom are currently working to make that a reality.
Crestron is a technology company that provides services to help turn people’s homes into a customized smart one. This company is currently in the news for forming an allegiance with Zoom and Logitech.
This union is hoping to come up with a set up which would make conference calls possible on your TV set. This would enable you to take conference calls even on your bed or couch. This set up would have to rely on the kind of array obtainable in an office conference call.
Technology is really changing fast in response to the pandemic. This new stride is one of these developments. With a video camera of room quality and a plasma television set you can initiate a Zoom call meeting while relaxing on your couch.
You no longer have to bend over your computer to make this call. Well, it seems the coronavirus pandemic lockdown is pushing our ingenuity for the better. Daily we are coming up with more comfortable ways to do things.
What Could We Call This?
This setup can be referred to as Crestron HomeTime. It doesn’t require any customized or specialized set of television. It pretty well works with any set. If it has a HDMI port then it’s good to go. This setup is also operated with a camera that has a wide-angle lens.
It would also possess its own speaker. This is exactly where the Logitech 4K MeetUp Camera. This camera equally has a beamforming microphone. With this mic, picking up different voices from different angles of the room would be done with a lot of ease.
This setup can also be organized with a laptop and a webcam when plugged in a television set. Setting up a standard Crestron HomeTime would cost a $6,100 fee for a single room. After that you would pay $3,100 for every other additional room.
The Crestron HomeTime is expected to come into the market on Monday, the 12th of June, 2020.