Triggered by COVID-19, almost overnight, millions of people worldwide were compelled to stay at home and resume their work-related activities. The lockdown highlighted the need for investment into digital technologies and collaboration tools to ensure seamless, secure, and flexible remote working for business continuity and growth. As organisations adopt the hybrid way of working as the new workplace norm, it presents the unique opportunity to challenge convention, adopt new technologies, foster innovation and most importantly, work securely and effectively.
A successful business is like a network of people and technologies that together create value for clients and thus, rethinking working patterns while shifting to hybrid mode, fostering better collaboration, and optimizing investment in secure, hybrid solutions to create technology abled workspace is the way ahead. Organizations have gauged the importance of secure, digitally robust, work cultures under the given circumstances and future-proofing for business resilience are now imperative. In tandem with the rapid digitization, conscious companies today are incorporating optimal visualization and collaboration solutions which not only effortlessly permeate into the company’s existing work culture, but also allow the highest level of encrypted and secure communications to keep their data secure.
Some new-age hybrid solutions that are in demand, providing the requisite efficiency, safety and seamless work experience include –
Barco’s ClickShare Conference
ClickShare, a wireless presentation and conferencing from Barco, enables users to enjoy seamless presentation and collaboration. It enables the participants to connect wirelessly to your meeting room equipment and in less than 7 seconds you can start the conference, with your preferred conference tool. The solution is wireless, no software needed and most important no-touch panels or controls to be managed. A feature that is relevant to the increasing demand for hybrid work solutions nowadays is that it turns any room into a hybrid collaboration room overnight, with BYOM facility. The triple agnostic nature of Barco ClickShare ensures maximum flexibility, security and a unified sharing experience from the huddle to the boardroom. The solution perfectly works with AirPlay, Google Cast and Miracast and it is an enterprise-grade solution which is secured and cloud-managed.
Jabra PanaCast Conferencing Camera
There are various video conferencing cameras available in the market, but the most suitable enterprise camera for meeting rooms is Jabra PanaCast. Jabra PanaCast is a plug-and-play device that uses three 13-megapixel cameras and real-time video stitching to give a full 180° view enabling inclusive human perspective, with no blind spots. Its intelligent zoom automatically includes everyone in the conversation, while Vivid HDR ensures a great video experience, even under widely varying lighting conditions.
Poly Sync Speakerphones
Poly Sync Family USB/Bluetooth smart speakerphones range such as Poly Sync 20/40/60 are suitable for flexible/huddle/small to medium conference rooms. The Poly Sync Family of products is compatible with the most popular platforms, including Microsoft Teams and Zoom. The Poly Sync 20 is Zoom certified for a seamless Zoom communication experience.
As we prepare to progress into the new normal, smart solutions ensure optimal engagement and efficient collaboration, thus boosting productivity. Many industries are adopting the new smart solutions for disruptive hybridization of workplaces and control rooms, enabling seamless user experiences, and upgraded work culture.