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How to Get a Clear picture in Video Conferencing with IFP

How to Get a Clear picture in Video Conferencing with IFP

2023-05-17

The use of video conferencing in business is increasing. This is because people are finding it to be a very effective way of communication. There are many products available on the market for people to buy. So how to ensure the picture of the video meeting and improve collaboration? Here we suggest buying an IFP (interactive flat panel) for video conferencing. Not only can meetings be held on it but also presentations can be made. It can be very effective in improving the efficiency of people’s meetings. Today’s technology is developing very fast, an IFP can ensure the quality of the picture. For example, IQTouch HA1100 Pro integrates 48MP and 13MP dual-cameras. It builds the video conference environment that participants can be precisely positioned and the focus of different speakers can be automatically switched. Besides, it guarantees ultra-clear picture quality and adapts to different lighting conditions.


1. Why video conferencing is important?

People in today’s work environment prefer to choose video conferences for discussion because of the productivity increasing. Imagine that a colleague is away on a business trip and needs to have a meeting without having to wait. A video call is all it takes to start a discussion with a colleague. With first-time clients, you don’t need to spend a lot of time and money on the road. Just one video call is all it takes to collaborate.


1.1 Increased efficiency

Video calling attracts many users with its powerful features such as screen sharing and real-time collaboration. And the ability to participants to join from anywhere for clearer communication makes video conferencing more hassle-free.


2. Why IFP is suitable for video conferencing?

Interactive flat panel is popular in the education and business industries due to its ease of operation. IFP is also known as an interactive whiteboard. It comes with the built-in stable system and has multiple apps for use. It can also be annotated at anytime, providing a convenient platform for group brainstorming.

 

2.1 Powerful functionality

Take IQTouch HA1100 Pro as an example to show the powerful functions of IFP. It has a built-in Android 11.0 system and IQ OS interface. More stable systems and rich collaboration tools are at your fingertips. It makes users’ operations smoother and easier. Advanced touch technology gives the screen instant response and high-precision writing. The 40-point touch technology and infrared touch bring you a different writing experience.


2.2 Ultra high-definition picture

IQ interactive whiteboard has 48mp and 13mp dual-cameras. Giving you a high level of visual experience when conducting video conferences. Optical bonding technology gives you the maximum viewing angle. And it can provide you with the most accurate and smooth touch experience. Mohs 8 AG(Anti-Glare) +AF(Anti-Fingertips) ultra-safe glass is used. This glass is both shock-absorbent and super durable.


2.3 Perfect AV setup

IQTouch HA1100 Pro has a built-in eight-array microphone and 2.1 stereo sound. There is no need for external sound devices when you are conducting a video conference. Enhanced microphones and speakers ensure wide-range sound pickup. Providing you with a more immersive sound environment. Eight array microphones support 8m pickup distance and the technologies like echo cancellation and noise reduction. Even in large video conference rooms, the audio is clear and powerful.


2.4 Wireless collaboration

BYOM (Bring Your Own Meeting) is a natural extension of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), you can wirelessly access IQTouch HA1100 Pro’s camera and microphone. And you can choose your prefered UC (Unified Communications) platform for video conferencing such as Zoom, Webex, and Google meetings.


3. How can I look better on video conference calls?

As we all know, video calls are crucial in today’s world. We hold meetings, conduct job interviews, talk to friends and family, and meet with clients - all of these are done via video calls. Despite this, it can still be uncomfortable and many people feel embarrassed about it. We have a few tips to you.


3.1 Background

Before making a video call, take some time to choose an appropriate background. If it’s a private call, this may not be a problem. However, if it is a business call, you need to create your own environment. Try to choose a neat and clean background. It's really easy to get distracted if the background is stuffed with things.


3.2 Lighting

Lighting is critical when choosing a location for video calls. If you are indoors, please prepare enough light sources. So that your picture can be transmitted. If you are outdoors, please do not backlight. Because then it is likely that no one will be able to see you. One of the reasons many people say they don't look good on video calls is actually because of the lack of light. To look good on a video call, you need a light source to illuminate your face that is located in front of you.


3.3 Network connection

You must have had a video call that ended by a bad network signal. Usually, the problem occurs because the network connection is not stable. If you have an important call, make sure the network signal is stable enough before you make the call. If you have no other choice and you only have a wireless connection, don't worry, you can still make it. Just try not to use other things online while you are on a call, such as downloading, uploading, etc.


3.4 Testing Equipment

For any live online event, live stream, video call, or live game, testing is critical. Test all your equipment and do a trial run. You can confirm the volume level before making a video call. Adjust the brightness of the screen, as well as familiarize yourself with the operation of the equipment. Prevents you from being unable to adjust in time if something goes wrong.


Of course, there are other suggestions, such as making more eye contact with the audience. We hope these tips will help you on video calls.


Summary

Video conferencing is becoming a mainstream trend in daily life and business event. Especially in education and business meetings smart devices play a very important role. Using IFP as a tool for video calls solution can have many extra advantages. We at IQ offer a wide range of interactive flat panels for you to choose according to the different needs. We can provide software and smart solutions in addition to hardware products. As long as you have a need, we are strive for satisfying you. Welcome to contact us and get your unique surprise.

 

Returnstar Technology to exhibit at InfoComm Asia 2023 with innovative solutions for smart classroom and smart conference

Returnstar Technology to exhibit at InfoComm Asia 2023 with innovative solutions for smart classroom and smart conference

2023-04-28
From May 24 to 26, Returnstar Technology, the global leading provider of smart campus and smart conference solution, will be showcasing integrated audio/video solutions for global audiences. InfoComm Asia is one of the world’s largest leading AV and system integration exhibition held in Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok,Thailand.

In the event, Returnstar will be showcasing its two brands: IQ and Q-NEX. IQ features a wide range of cutting-edge products that are integrated for business and education application scenarios. While Q-NEX offers remote and centralized control solutions by converging IQ products and existing third-party devices to all-in-one Networked Media Processor (NMP) or Media Box (MBX) to achieve audio/video distribution and centralized device control over Q-NEX cloud-based platform. For details, please visit here.

Showcasing IQ Product Deployment in Q-NEX Solutions

The Q-NEX team will be demonstrating how the IQ products can be deployed along with the IoT devices in Q-NEX solutions to achieve smart classroom, campus-wide AV distribution, and Smart Meeting with remote and centralized control.


Smart Classroom Solution


This solution centers on lecture capturing. We will be revealing the power of IQ lecture capture sytem in making the hybrid learning enjoyable to both local and remote learning students in our demonstration.

All our attendees will be able to see and experience how the IQ lecture capture sytem featuring video station, auto-tracking camera, and ceiling mic can work in unison with Q-NEX Network Media Processor (NMP) to live stream its enriched lecture contents to targeted places within the campus over Q-NEX cloud-based platform in hybrid learning scenario.


● Campus-Wide AV Distribution Solution

In this solution, we will be presenting both IQ products, IoT device and Q-NEX media box (MBX) involved in Q-NEX solution to achieve MBX-based campus-wide audio/video broadcasting and live streaming. Attendees will be provided with a demo simulating AV broadcast and distribution at the corridor and outside of the classroom.

● Smart Meeting Solution

This solution focus on the wireless screen sharing technology that brings about smart hybrid meeting involving both local and remote meeting participants.

 IQ team will be demonstrating how you can achieve BYOD/BYOM meeting by taking advantage of IQShare WP40 (Wireless Presentation System), which works in unison with IQTouch interactive display, IQMeet Conference camera , speakerphone for a highly immersive hybrid meeting.

Who We Are

Returnstar Technlology has been dedicated to the educational industry since 2006. With over 17 years of development, it has now come to us with two parellel brands: IQ and Q-NEX. As a global leading AV solution provider for education and business environment, Returnstar is committed to providing our customers with best products and solutions.

Returnstar products and solutions have been deployed in more than 3,200 projects worldwide in over 100 countries and regions and we are trusted by 300 plus partners worldwide with 7 industry awards.
 
To discover more about IQ/Q-NEX products solution, please visit Q-NEX/IQ team at booth A01 at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC) in Bangkok, Thailand. Or you can also contact us here.

What Is A Document Camera Used for?

What Is A Document Camera Used for?

2023-04-28

Many people want to know what a document camera is. The document camera is also known as an electronic physical projector or interactive physical projector. Many people use it for educational purposes. The user can place the visualizer on a table to capture objects for display. Such as physical documents and images. The visualizer can display the content of the document in real-time on the connected large screen. Some visualizers are also equipped with a light source that illuminates the files. In IQ, we offer the IQView E4521 is the one with its adjustable light. There is a choice of the brightness of the light. Because of the convenience of the document camera, which is used more in the teaching process.


1. What is a document camera used for

In short, a document camera is a powerful visualizer tool that has been gaining a lot of popularity. Especially in classrooms and other educational institutions over the past few years. With the ability to capture and present the documents, images, and objects in real-time, teachers and students like to use this device. It is an important tool for educators who want to engage their students in dynamic and interactive learning experiences.


1.1 For teacher

A digital visual presenter is useful for teachers, librarians, and others who work in education. The device can be a powerful tool that makes a teacher’s job easier and more effective. A document camera allows teachers to show slides, 3-D objects, documents, and so on. The digital visual presenter can be easily moved around. So it allows teachers to show content from different angles and perspectives. Some cameras even offer built-in annotation software. In IQ Board, we have Interactive Whiteboard Access. The IQView E4521 provides multiple ways to access the powerful interactive whiteboard software for your education enhancement.

 

1.2 For student

The doc camera can be a basic tool for enhancing understanding and comprehension during class. With the ability to see texts and objects clearly, students can get the correct information and participate in interactive discussions. It’s good for students to improve the efficiency of learning.


2. The feature of the IQView Document Camera

There are many features designed for your classroom on the IQ official website. You can click here “https://www.iqboard.net/iqview_e4521.php” to get more details. IQ Document Camera, also called a digital visual presenter, visualizer, and doc camera, is a versatile and high-quality interactive teaching tool. It is perfect for displaying high-definition physical content to students.


2.1 UHD Demonstration

One of the most impressive features of the IQ doc camera is the 4K Cam & 10x Optical Zoom. With its 8-megapixel camera, this device can easily capture every detail. The visualizer is a good choice for teachers who need to showcase vivid details to students. Moreover, the 10x optical zoom lens enables the camera to focus on documents and physical objects. Additionally, it can provide an unmatched level of detail without distortion. Visual quality is important to enhance the learning experience. So clear presentations are particularly useful in educational environments


2.2 Easy to use

With the easy connectivity options of HDMI, USB, and VGA interface, users can connect to any classroom display, including interactive flat panels, projectors, interactive whiteboards, and so on. HDMI is a high-definition multimedia interface that enables users to deliver clear pictures. USB ports allow for easy connections to other devices such as IP cameras and webcams. VGA is a standard analog video interface that is commonly used to connect computers to monitors. IQView E4521 offers three types of interfaces. Its simple design makes it easy to use and allows for seamless integration with classroom display equipment. To sum up, with the product users can easily and quickly present their content to the students.


2.3 Extra large coverage

The doc camera's extra-large coverage allows it to easily capture high-quality pictures of large documents, posters, science experiment and so on. The 90-degree rotation of the lens and A3 size shooting range makes it possible to capture wide-angle shots with minimal distortion and result in clear. This advantage is particularly useful for professionals such as engineers, educators, and designers. The people who often need to showcase large-format materials. With this product, you can easily present your files, allowing you to focus on what matters most your ideas.


2.4 Matrix switch

Normal document cameras only support transferring images to a large screen. It is not possible to switch resources at will. But our products can switch the input sources. Integrating the matrix switch module, the visualizer makes it easy to switch images from three input sources such as physical object demonstration, courseware, and so on.


·How to achieve the matrix switch

Many users are curious about how to use matrix switching with the IQView E4521. Firstly connect the document camera to the display with an HDMI cable. Secondly, another HDMI cable is used to connect to the computer. Once the connection has been made, the user can switch the matrix via the buttons on the doc camera. This means that the product can be used to display a physical file and can also be switched to a computer screen. This function facilitates the teacher's presentation of the courseware.


3. Do document cameras need a projector?

If the users have the document camera in the classroom, they needn’t buy the projector. A document camera is useful even without a projector. With the camera available, users can use their personal computers to show the image.

 

To sum up, the document camera is a powerful tool that can enhance the learning experience for both teachers and students. The IQ official website document camera offers a range of features designed for you. Such as extra large coverage, easy connectivity for display, matrix switch, extremely compact design, and so on. The IQView E4521 interactive 4k document camera is a great investment for any educator looking to improve the quality of teaching. If you have any interest in our products, please contact us today! We have 24-hour online customer service to serve you.

What Is An Example of Digital Signage

What Is An Example of Digital Signage

2023-04-28

Digital signage is a key symbol of the 21st century. It is electronically controlled signage. This can be anything from an electronic billboard to a TV mounted on top of a restaurant checkout area. At IQ we can provide you with the digital signage and other related products that you may need.. Here is our website, you can click here for quick access to information.


1. What is digital signage?

Digital signage is also called electronic signage, narrowcasting, dynamic signage, and screen media. In simple terms, digital signage can be used to display a variety of content. Digital signage is used in many industries. I will take some examples for you:

1.1 Digital signage can be used to display menu items in a restaurant. If there is a need to change the names, pictures, and prices of food items, this can easily be done on digital signage.

1.2 In the hospital, users can use digital signage to display patient information. For example, the number of appointments and the waiting time can be displayed on the screen.

1.3 Retail shops can use digital signage to display product information. For example, it can show new products, display shop locations, and information about sales activities. This can give the buyer a quick overview of the basic information about the shop.

1.4 Public areas can use digital signage to display relevant information. For example, the location of surrounding attractions and relevant safety notices. This device can be used to quickly inform visitors about the area.

1.5 There are also many scenarios in which digital signage can be used in schools. For example, the latest exam announcements, and the school culture promotion.

1.6 Companies can use digital signage as a welcome sign. It can also be used to display information such as the daily weather and daily news.


2. Digital signage VS traditional signage

Unlike traditional physical signage, digital signage allows for easy content updates. In addition, another important factor is efficiency. Digital signage serves as an open space display area for special situations. For example, in universities, digital signage is installed in easily accessible public areas. Classmates or colleagues can connect wirelessly and display media on it. Although this is not the ideal situation for every scenario listed above. But it shows that deeper collaboration can be achieved anywhere.

 

2.1 Why choose a display for digital signage

An interactive display is an all-in-one machine that combines collaboration and meeting management features. Users can connect to the interactive flat panel from their own devices or use the multi-touch functionality on the interactive touch screen. The IQTouch HC900 Pro is the world's only dual-camera integrated interactive tablet. It has a 4K 8MP video conferencing camera and a 4K 13MP document camera. It provides vivid, clear images in any light. This is handy for many scenarios of use. If you have a display with the latest notifications, you can add as much content to the screen as you like. This enables both information to be displayed and touch control to be achieved.

3. Advantages of integrated digital signage

Many people may not know the benefits of the interactive flat panel as digital signage. I will take some examples for you.


3.1 Improve your space

To improve your use of the product, I recommend that you purchase an interactive flat panel as digital signage. This is especially true in scenarios such as conference rooms and schools. You can combine multiple displays and create a complete picture with a correlation. You can also blend the background of the content with the color of the wall on which you hang the displays!


3.2 Attract the attention of your customers

People always catch the picture quicker when comparing text and images. The brain processes images 60,000 times faster than text. And 90% of the information transmitted to the brain is visual. That's why digital signage is fast becoming the new way to capture customers' attention. With vivid visuals and interactive content, digital signage can engage customers through content. Enabling businesses to effectively guide customers through promotions, displays, and other messages.


3.3 Digital signage boosts revenue.

Imagine that when you walk into a store for the first time. You can see the multiple images on the digital signage displays. That can show the product and the price. You can get the most information about the shop. These kinds of features help businesses increase sales. And shows statistically: digital signage has been scientifically shown to increase sales by about 33%.


3.4 It's affordable

The last and most important point for any business is considering the budget of digital signage. An affordable solution is workable for the corporates. You only need one interactive whiteboard to achieve a good picture display. Here are the options our company has for you regarding displays. You can get more options by clicking here. Of course, if you have other needs, please contact us today. We will provide you with the product you are most satisfied with. For an average-sized room design, the solution can easily be done on a four-figure budget!


As digital signage can display a more vivid picture, it has led more people to choose it. To make your experience better, we recommend that you buy an interactive flat panel as digital signage. This device allows for the display of relevant information and achieves touchscreen control. You can change the content and make presentations whenever and wherever you want. Our company can provide you with the product you are looking for. And we can also offer you intelligent solutions for both education and business. Best of all, smart solutions are affordable. If you are interested in finding the right digital signage and presentation solutions for your space, we will be more than happy to help you achieve your ideal smart space. Please get in touch with us today.

To Go for Interactive Whiteboard (IWB)or Interactive Flat Panel (IFP) Display ?

To Go for Interactive Whiteboard (IWB)or Interactive Flat Panel (IFP) Display ?

2023-04-25

Being interactive has always been a teaching philosophy worldwide. Many schools or universities have adopted interactive whiteboards or interactive flat panels to enhance classroom interactions between teachers and students for an upgraded level of teaching and learning efficiency. However, many of us do not know quite well about what they are before deciding on buying either of them. So people must get to know their features, differences, advantages, and benefits before they decide whether they should go for an interactive whiteboard or the interactive flat panel weighing their pros and cons. This article would definitely help you in some way or another whether you want to buy either of them or just want to clear up your confusion about what they are respectively.


1. What an interactive whiteboard is?

Interactive whiteboard is abbreviated as IWB, which is used by teachers in the classroom to replace the traditional backboard or chalkboard for more engaging and interactive education. Teachers can not only display images, power-point presentations, videos, electronic teaching courseware, and teaching software such as IQKitsMemos but also perform a certain degree of control like writing and drawing either with a pen or with your hand gestures like erasing anything you put on it or writing and drawing something on it. But a question being asked is that can the IWB work alone by itself without the support of other devices to achieve all its features as we expected?


2. Can interactive whiteboard work by itself?

It is common that people who have no previous exposure to the IWB might tend to believe that IWB board is pretty much the same as interactive flat panel such as HA1100 PRO, which has its own inbuilt system for supporting all kinds of direct on-board operation. IWB, in the contrary, is a dependent device that must work in combination with the other two key devices: a computer and a projector. So, an IWB board is pretty much like a whiteboard that has no in-built system inside, however, it does have hardware on all side of the frames, which is what we called the signal emitter and receiver that works together to interpret the X and Y axis of the movement your finger or you pen, which are later synchronized to your computer, then finally get projected to the whiteboard through the projector. So when you are writing or putting something on the board or performing certain actions on the interactive display board, you might feel as if you are working on the IWB directly, however everything you see is what is processed by the computer before being projected through a projector to the screen. So its operation mechanism is indirect as opposed to the direct and self-relied interactive display panel. So the working mechanism or the concept of IWB along with its supporting device might somewhat clarify and explain what an IWB really is for some of our users.


So far, we have a better understanding of what the interactive whiteboard is in terms of its working mechanism, how it is related and work in unison with the computer and projector in the real life application. But what is the benefit or advantage of IWB interactive whiteboard?


3. What are the benefits of buying an interactive whiteboard?

 When compared with an interactive flat panel, the benefit of buying an interactive whiteboard can be basically characterized by the following five reasons:


·Budget-saving: buying IWB can be a good option if you are budget-tight without high demands on the interactive displaying quality in your classroom teaching. To make IWB work, you can get it connected to an existing computer or a laptop dedicated to the classroom, or if teachers tend to bring their own laptop, that will further drive down the cost. And school only needs to buy a projector to support the projection. So it is cheaper than buying interactive flat panel that has its LCD display and its own in-built system. For example, IQTouch interactive flat panel has dual operation system. One is inbuilt system running Android, the other one is detachable OPS module running Android. So if you are budget-tight and do not have high requirements for its interactive and displaying quality, the IWB just is an ideal option for a budget-tight project.  


·Easy-to-operate: IWB is easy to operate for people of all ages. First, the IWB does not have its own operation system like Android, projector. so what you need to do is just to get the IWB set up with computers and that’s it, So it is much easier who are less technical-savvy and get used to the traditional chalkboard, blackboard, or whiteboard, because they don’t have to deal with operation system by tapping on apps and jumping from here and there on the screen for a more complex and interactive teaching result. and sometimes it can be difficult for them to deal with the Android system that is acting up. Second, IWB gives you the convenience of using teaching software that are controlled with icons (keys) on the display. In the most of time, the IWB comes with certain numbers of HOT keys which can be easily used by teachers when they are using such software as IQView Micro-lecture Making, IQKitsMemos, this device comes with abundant resources and subject tools to help enrich your classroom teaching. Third, gesture recognition makes your teaching effortless, on IQ board IFP display, it provides you with 16 points infrared touch, which means you can use gestures to back out a certain function, move something or cancel something while allowing several people to work on the IWB board at the same time.

 

·Easy-to-maintenance: The IWB can be easily maintained with its simple IWB hardware and projector. In so far as IWB hardware is concerned, IWB is nothing more than whiteboard with little hardware inside except for hardware for X and Y axis-based signal emitting and receiving for example in IQBOARD IR and IQBoard DVT.  IR adopts infrared matrix mechanism while DVT adopts optical imaging mechanism. And both IR type and DVT type are the mainstream IWB type on the market. IWB board comes with little hardware with no system inside therefore it is easy to maintain.


·Eye-protective: The IWB with front projection protects your eyes. When you see the images projected behind for example projecting curtain, the light is emitting directly to your eyes, so it might somewhat hurt your eyes, but when a projector cast the image to the IWB at the front, the light directly emitted to the whiteboard, so IWB is more eye-friendly. And the projector widely in use now is mostly with laser bulbs inside for example IQLaser projector.


·Easy-to-Setup: IWB board along with projector can be easily installed. Before use, IWB display position needs to be calibrated on your laptop with related IWB drive software. Once it is calibrated, it is for good without having to constantly change it. However, you will need to calibrate the Hotkey to make it match the software control icons, such as IQ KitsMemos. At the same time. If are using laser projectors such as IQ laser projector you will have on the limitation on where you can set the IWB up, which is because the laser projector comes with a projection ratio of 0.25, meaning the projector is capable of projecting the full-size image to the IWB even when you put it 0.5 meters away from the IWB, so it is pretty lenient on installation space limitations.


Such are the benefits or the advantage of the IWB. Now let’s take a look at the disadvantage it has when to compare with IFP board.


4. What are the disadvantages of buying an interactive whiteboard.

·The IWB needs calibrating before use. You will need to calibrate the whiteboard so that the IWB can work in unison with the computer, namely, your computer will be able to interpret the position (X/Y axis) of your finger, marker, and pen via either IR or DVT mechanization. But when it comes to IFP, then you will be free from all these calibrations, and is ready to use.


·The IWB cannot work by itself. As you know IWB has to work with a computer and projector, therefore if any one of them goes bad, for example, when projector lamp is broken, it can be inconvenient to maintain or repair it. However IFP has its own system, hardware, and LCD screens, therefore it is just plug-and-play.


·IWB has fewer features with limited scalability. When compare with IFP , which has all kinds of apps, for example, EShare Pro, which allows the students to share the screen contents from their smart phone or laptop to the IFP display, however IWB just cannot do that, and it does not help teachers to create an interactive, engaging, and collaborating environment comparable with that of IFP display.

 

In summary, Interactive whiteboard has its own advantages that can be summarized as budget-friendly, easy operation, easy maintenance, easy installation, and eye-protective, which can be a good choice for schools who want to cut down cost in the deployment while paying less attention to its display quality, collaboration, interaction, engagement, and powerful features brought by Android OS. While the Android-loaded IFP screen display can be expensive but it brings you display images with high resolution and powerful software that will maximize your collaboration and interactions with the students. With all these bear in mind, it is easier for you to choose between them.

 

Why AI Camera is Indispensable for an Ideal IFP Display?

Why AI Camera is Indispensable for an Ideal IFP Display?

2023-04-25

Accompanied by the rapid development in IT technology, everything goes smarter, for example, your smart phone, smart tablets, and so on. An interactive display panel is no exception. The interactive display is getting popular and has become widely used in different scenarios mainly related to teaching application scenarios and company office scenarios. Apart from common functionalities such as writing, drawing, making the presentation, running movies and other video content, and screen sharing, what key features that an interactive flat panel should possess to help better serve people's needs? In this article, we explore with your about why and how AI camera can free people from worries while at the same time creating a more collaborative and engaging user experience.


1. 4K AI Camera  

Nowadays, having a hybrid meeting involving both local meeting participants and remote meeting participants is common place. And sometimes, the remote participant can be an important person in the company like a general manager, a CEO, the board of directors, or even important overseas customers. Given the importance of the meeting, people starting to get worried about how to organize a remote meeting to better engage them, which is because you not only want to get your ideas across to them but also want to make them feel like they are actually in the meeting, with ability to hear people who is talking and who are there in the meeting. But is it hard to achieve what has been mentioned here on the interactive display. Well, IQTouch HA1100 Pro interactive display can serve as a solution.

IQTouch HA1100 Pro comes with two cameras, with the AI camera on top and the document camera at the bottom. With the AI camera, you can successfully bring your laptop or a dongle to call a meeting for the in-room meeting participants and remote participants at the same time. You can access the camera from your mobile device, for example, a laptop to share the live video captured by the camera to someone remotely for a meeting via Zoom, and so on. To be specific, the AI camera has two prominent features, auto-framing and auto voice-tracking. These two features are what bring about an interactive and collaborative meeting experience for remote participants.


2. Auto-framing 

It goes like this, when you turn on the auto-framing feature, the remote meeting participants can see all the people attending the meeting because the camera is capable of bringing all the people in focus in the frame. And this makes it easier for remote participants to see who are there in the meeting, thus making them feel respected, therefore for a higher sense of involvement. And but sometimes, it is important for a remote participant to be able to see who is talking while observing their facial expressions. And if this case, auto-voice tracking is what is needed.


3. Voice-tracking

When it comes to business negotiations or important company meetings involving remote participants, it is all the more important for the remote participants to see the expression of the people who are talking. And the magic power of the voice tracking feature on the camera is that it would automatically bring into focus the one who is talking for 5 seconds continuously, therefore the camera will be able to recognize the speaking event while eliminating the non-speaking one. So the remote participants can always hear and see the talking person and this really help increase the interaction, collaboration, engagement, and involvement of the remote participant. It not only helps maximize the meeting efficiency but also creates more business opportunities by creating virtual face-to-face communication. In short, it brings people closer. In the meantime, the 4k high-definition image from the AI camera also plays import role as it enables the remote participant to see and hear better what is going on in the meeting.


With the help AI camera, you can bring your own laptop to hold a BYOM meeting using a dongle or via sharing software like Eshare. But can we go without the dongle or Eshare? We will talk about this in the following sections.


4. AI camera through Type-C Interface 

Although dongles and sharing software like Eshare are getting popular, sometimes you might get into a situation where you have neither dongles nor do you have EShare Pro pre-loaded on your personal computer. And assuming that you are visiting your customer's company for making a hybrid demo involving local participants and remote participants, but only to find the company you visited has not prepared a dongle or loaded their interactive display with Eshare for you, how would you handle that? But it is completely no problem with HA1100 PRO. IQTouch HA1100 Pro comes with a Type-C interface that would enable you to hold a BYOM-based hybrid remote meeting or a hybrid class without having to use the dongles and Eshare. What you need to have is nothing more than a type-C USB cable and a laptop. By connecting the Type-c USB cable to the Type-C interface of the interactive flat panel, you can easily access the AI camera from your laptop via the USB cable. So type-C on IQTouch HA1100 Pro can serve as a good alternative when both dongle and Eshare software are not available.

Too much about the AI camera on top, let’s take a look at the bottom one.


5. Bottom Document Camera

In school, or meeting room document camera is a regular device for presenting something. However, when the document camera fails or simply there is none, then it can be a problem. IQTouch HA1100 Pro comes with a camera at its bottom. Imagine that if your document camera doesn’t work or simply you don’t have one, what would you do? Well, with the bottom camera, you can present everything you like under it, for example, A3 paper file, or QR code. Very convenient and handy either in a meeting or in a classroom.


To sum up, the dual camera on the IQTouch HA1100 Pro is instrumental in the bushiness application scenario and education scenario. With AI camera, you can bring your own meeting easily with both local and remote participants while achieving closer, more interactive, collaborative, and virtually face-to-face communication between local and remote participants. And IQTouch HA1100 Pro offers you great flexibility as it allows you to access its AI camera via a dongle, EShare Pro, or even with a USB cable. Moreover, the bottom camera is handy when it is necessary for you to present something like a paper document or scanning a QR code to open up a website for presenting something whether it is in the meeting or in the classroom. 

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