Get together when you’re apart

27 November 2020

Two companies have combined products to create all-in-one wireless video conferencing.

Barco’s ClickShare Conference, its wireless conferencing product, has been combined with Logitech’s Video Collaboration products for conference sizes ranging from huddle rooms to large meeting areas.

ClickShare Conference, the latest in Barco’s range, features what the company calls BYOM (Bring Your Own Meeting) because attendees can join any type of video conference from their own devices.

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Extending Wi-Fi to outdoors

27 November 2020

Made to extend Wi-Fi outdoors, the model CPE710 from TP-Link has a 23dBi high-gain directional Cassegrain antenna and dedicated metal reflector.

It offers 802.11ac for up to 867Mbps on 5GHz wireless data rate and is, says the company, ideal for long-distance applications.

It is said to have excellent beam directivity, improved latency and noise cancellation with innovative snap-lock parts to make for fast assembly and a sturdy structural design keeps CPE710 stable even in strong winds

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Septentrio ‘credit cards’ track from the sky

27 November 2020

Three credit-card sized devices to track machinery and vehicles through satellite positioning have been introduced by Septentrio.

Called the AsteRx-m3 range, they are the latest in the company’s GPS/GNSS OEM products and are said to have the lowest power consumption on the market, allowing longer operation times.

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Spot Gen4 pocket-sized device will call for help

27 November 2020

Designed for lone workers and adventurers, Spot Gen4 is a device about the size of a pack of cards which uses GPS to locate and track users.  

It is the latest model from a subsidiary of the operator of low-earth satellites, Globalstar.  Features include requesting help, allowing contacts to track the user’s progress, single-press emergency SOS alerts and pre-programmed messages.  Up to 1,250 messages can be sent on a single set of four AAA lithium batteries.

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