And speaking of maps, the Windows Maps app is particularly fun to play with on the Hub. The Hub 2S includes an 8-element beam-forming microphone array for high-quality conference audio. You can also import photos of a real, physical whiteboard taken on a smartphone, and then convert them into a virtual whiteboard in the Whiteboard app. Available storage is subject to change based on system software updates and apps usage. They measure just 15 millimeters thick, which I found a bit surprising. Sure, it requires a significant investment and there are some minor software issues, but it's a unique and impressive addition to any corporate conference room.
No whiteboard would be complete without sticky notes. It has a 16:9 aspect ratio Q. Microsoft's support team was very quick to respond, and help us with the setup process, however. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. You can digitally ink talking points to focus on.
What the Surface Hub does is package up a set of existing technologies in a way that makes them easier to use, and therefore makes it more likely that they will be used. For example, the Store option is under System. The wheels offer just enough resistance to stay in place as you use it but not so much that moving it becomes a chore. I understand and agree to the terms above and am in full knowledge of the product I am purchasing. It's available in two sizes, and the smallest is 55in going all the way up to a whopping 84in for the larger version.
The 50-inch 4K+ Pixelsense display is, like the screens on earlier Surface devices, a real stunner. The Hub 2X has everything found on the Hub 2S, but with an extra trick. You can swipe to flick through them or tap twice to expand. Data and other connections To use Surface Hub, you need an active Ethernet port and a standard power outlet. Scribbling on the Hub 2S truly feels like drawing on a real whiteboard.
This state-of-the-art piece of equipment is integrated with the very best of all features and specifications, and guarantees that interactivity is fully supported at workplaces. If a Nobel Laureate is available to teach a course, but isn't able to live in Berlin for an entire semester, the school could theoretically hire the scholar; but, instead of using blackboards, lecture halls, and Xerox paper, with the Hub, the course would be conducted via Skype, the whiteboard app, and Office 365. Instead of conference calls, meeting minutes written in Word documents, and static PowerPoint presentations, lawyers at the firm can speak with remote counterparts face-to-face via Skype, while taking notes on the Hub's whiteboard app, with all of the data available via email for posterity. Coupons are not applicable to prior orders. The Surface Hub 55'' come with Windows 10 + Office Word, PowerPoint, Excel Q. There are so many great features built into Whiteboard to help you create your content.
In testing, calling non-Business Skype users was smooth and crisp. Microsoft argues that after an average one-hour meeting, an additional 20 minutes is spent on after-meeting tasks like typing up whiteboard notes, or taking pictures of whiteboards, or writing explanations to go alongside a diagram or image. The Hub is chock-full of sensors, including not only an enormous array of multi-touch sensors, but also a set of infrared cameras that can detect when someone approaches the device. They sounded fine in test calls with remote conference participants, and are even able to fill a room with a movie soundtrack, but they won't replace a multi-channel high-end home theater sound system. You can either have your Surface Hub wall mounted or on a rolling stand: around 40 percent in use by customers are wall mounted, while 60 percent can move around.
The Hub 2S can move, but it can also be used as a digital whiteboard. There are also some tools to help you structure your content - the ruler to assist you in drawing straight lines. If you prefer, you can send your whiteboard to participants as an image file. To get the Surface Hub's communication apps aka Skype and email working, we had to sign into an account. Conversely, we were able to speak from at least 15 feet away from the device before there were any issues being heard by remote listeners. We felt like we were standing on the building's roof.
You'll also find the Surface Hub 2 Pen, Surface Hub 2 Camera, and the power cable. For local participants, the Surface Hub acts as a Miracast display, so any compatible phone or tablet including any device running Android 4. Video Conferencing T he Call button opens in a sidebar on either side of the display. Microsoft says that it has about 2,000 customers who have purchased Surface Hubs, with some ordering hundreds, but honestly, we're not convinced. The new Hub 2S is a more tactile device, and I felt that from the moment I stepped into a room with it. In Settings, you have the ability to customize the background of your canvas, including different line options and colors. Because it's a Windows 10 device you can also import content -- such as a web page to annotate -- to the infinite whiteboard using Microsoft Edge.
So, how much can businesses expect to pay for this marvel? Now you can start to add content and the table will intelligently adjust to fit. These instructions can also be found here: Important Retain and store all Surface Hub shipping materials—including the pallet, container, and screws—in case you need to ship Surface Hub to a new location or send it for repairs. For cleaning, care, and safety information, see the mounting guides and user guide at. Individuals around the world are being prompted to discover and adopt ways which facilitate work in collaboration rather than individual work. You switch among running apps with the Task View button. If you can afford it in the first place, that is… What is a hands on review? When you connect to the Hub using Miracast or cable, you can edit documents directly on the Hub and have those changes reflected on the file of origin.