Best Video Conferencing EquipmentVideo Conferencing Equipment is the audiovisual hardware, including cameras, microphones, speakers, remote controls, etc., that enables video conference calls.Lifesize Video Conferencing1 RealPresence Group Series3 Hosted VoIP4 Webex Room Series (formerly Cisco Spark Room Series)5 Webex Teams (formerly Cisco Spark)6 RealPresence Immersive Studio8 Cloud Videoconferencing9 GROUP10 Scopia XT11 MAX PRESENCE12 Infinity13 DigitalMedia (DM)15 Control System16 Server17 Rally18 MeetUp19 SmartDock20 Tap21

Video Conferencing Equipment

Best Video Conferencing Equipment

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Video Conferencing Equipment Overview

What is Video Conferencing Equipment?

Video Conferencing Equipment is audio-visual hardware that enables video conference calls. This includes cameras, microphones, speakers, remote controls, etc. These are installed in a meeting room with a monitor so that conference participants can collaborate with colleagues in a remote location. Modern deployments may support one-to-many conferences (e.g. a livestream broadcast), or many-to-many collaborations with peers spread across disparate locations able to talk to and see each other.

Video Conferencing Equipment Features & Capabilities

Video equipment may provide the following key differentiators:

  • lifelike HD video quality

  • HD audio quality, support for multiple microphones

  • Interoperable with web conferencing software

  • Interoperable with VoIP services

  • Self-diagnostic & easy troubleshooting

  • Room booking, calendaring and scheduling

  • Scheduled event reminders

  • Event recording to software platform, video service

  • Dynamic responsive video camera (focus on speaker)

  • Multi-monitor (e.g. dual display) support

  • Screen-sharing, support for web conferencing type features

Key Considerations

Voice quality, as well as video quality, are crucial. Most vendors strive to make the audio and visual streams as lifelike as possible so that high-quality video conferencing can replace travel/in-person meetings without sacrificing productivity.

Performance not only impacts the quality of meetings, it also determines how much time IT administrators will need to spend troubleshooting the equipment.

Interoperability with web conferencing software, VoIP services, calendar scheduling functionality, etc. is another key consideration for buyers, as is the ability to upgrade by adding multiple cameras and/or microphones for larger spaces and groups.

In addition to connecting conference participants face to face, some video conferencing equipment allows users to share content with the group from their mobile device or computer.

Pricing Information

Video conferencing equipment is available on perpetual licensing and presents a single up-front cost. However, device service plans, warranties, or firmware updates are usually available on a subscription basis. Discounts may be available for equipment bundles (e.g. free cables, discounts for multiple cameras, etc.). And because many video conferencing equipment vendors have shifted focus to web and video conferencing software, with their recurrent revenue model, video conferencing equipment is often discounted when bundled with a subscription to a vendor’s conferencing software.

Video Conferencing Products

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Lifesize Video Conferencing

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249 Ratings

For more than a decade, Lifesize has been a leader in video collaboration, delivering high-quality solutions designed to bring people together. The vendor’s value proposition is that they combine a best-in-class, cloud-based video conferencing experience, with award-winning, easy-to-use devices t...

Jive Hosted VoIP

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19 Ratings

Jive Hosted VoIP is a cloud-based business phone system. It includes features such as call analytics, call recording, softphone, fax to email, voicemail to email, and desktop integration. Pricing starts at $19.25 per month and increases based on the amount of users and number of devices.

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Logitech GROUP is an HD video conferencing solution designed for meetings of up to 14 people, with optional expansion mics to extend to meetings of up to 20 people. Components include the camera, speakerphone, hub, remote, wall/table mount, and expansion microphones. The system plugs into the use...

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Avaya Scopia XT is an enterprise video conferencing solution configurable for rooms of different sizes.

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Huawei MAX PRESENCE is an HD multi-media video conferencing and surveillance system for large conference rooms. It uses image-splicing technology to display a panoramic video of the room on 10 x 70-inch HD displays combined into 1 ultra-wide screen. MAX PRESENCE supports up to 3 simultaneous vide...

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Pexip Infinity is a video conferencing platform that combines enterprise communications and collaboration solutions in Virtual Meeting Rooms, or operates as a gateway between platforms. It allows people to use any communication or collaboration device or tool of their choice: traditional videocon...

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British company StarLeaf offers a messaging application that supports rapid escalation to group and video calls, and can extend Skype for Business by providing the commonly used application with meeting rooms which Skype users can access. The cloud service provides other features as well, like fi...

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Crestron, headquartered in New Jersey, offers the Crestron DigitalMedia (DM) line of conference room equipment, presenting their series of switches, endcoders/decoders, transmitters and receivers, all-in-one presentation systems, and other equipment supporting conference rooms customization.

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Taiwanese company ATEN International offers the ATEN Control System suite of video conferencing equipment, including switches, controllers and control boxes, software, and input devices, as well as various display systems.

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TrueConf Server is a powerful, high-quality and highly secured video conferencing software server. It is specially designed to work with up to 250 participants in a multipoint conference over LAN or VPN networks. TrueConf Server requires no hardware and includes client applications for all popula...

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The Logitech SmartDock system is designed to integrate with Microsoft Teams and Skype to create a complete video conferencing solution for meeting rooms with these web conferencing applications, for a relatively low cost conferencing solution.

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Logitech offers Tap, a video conferencing touch controller designed to provide video conferencing capabilities to Google Cloud and Microsoft web collaboration tools, offering calendar integration, touch-to-join, content sharing. Also, Logitech Tap supports Zoom rooms.