There’s a Trio for that
Polycom has announced new capabilities for the popular Polycom Trio conference phone. These include Microsoft Teams support via the Teams app for phones; integration with Alexa Voice Services (AVS) to bring the features of Amazon Alexa to the device;
certification for the BlueJeans meetings platform; and embedded Zoom software, which enables the Polycom Trio to act as a speakerphone and controller for Zoom Rooms.
Plug and play data centre
The StorMagic ‘Branch in a Box’ integrated micro data centre is a simple, energy-efficient solution for consolidating and running mission critical on-premise and cloud applications at remote and branch offices, retail outlets and SME data centres. Designed for rapid deployment on-site, it has a ‘plug and play’ architecture with integration of all key components carried out through UK distributor Exertis prior to shipping.
Screens for all
AOC’s new P1 Series of business monitors includes sizes from 21.5 to 27in; a choice of IPS, TN or MVA panels; fully adjustable, ergonomic stands; and all common display inputs, from legacy VGA and DVI to DisplayPort (version 1.2) and HDMI. A built-in USB 3.0 hub on five models (the 22P1, 24P1, X24P1, 27P1 and Q27P1) lets users connect peripheral devices directly to the monitor.
Altogether smarter phones
Huawei’s flagship ‘intelligent’ phone, the HUAWEI P20 Pro, incorporates an AI-driven triple-lens Leica camera, which automatically adjusts settings according to the subject matter and gives guidance on composition and framing. A Leica triple lens camera and AI processor is also included in Huawei’s new luxury smartphone created in collaboration with Porsche Design. The Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS features the world’s first dual fingerprint scanner, which users hover over to wake the phone and touch to unlock.
See what I see
Toshiba is bringing hands-free working to enterprise workers with the launch of the dynaEdge DE-100 Windows 10-based mobile edge computing device and associated Assisted Reality AR100 Viewer smart glasses. WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS technologies enable the smart glasses to connect to the corporate network, send and receive data, stream live video and track assets. Using the built-in camera, wearers can share what they see with remote colleagues through live video or still images.
Time and money
Xpenditure is the quick and easy way for users to record and track expenses. The app uses AI to extract important data from receipts captured with a smartphone, including time, date and cost, and gathers everything in one place for finance managers to approve. In this way it eradicates human error and reduces the time it takes to record expenses. The app is available on iOS, Android and the web and can be integrated with other software including Xero, Slack and DropBox.
A Glass apart
Streye Partners, a solutions provider based in Murcia, Spain, has become the only Google Glass partner authorised to sell the Glass Enterprise Edition online. The Glass Partner Developer Pack (PDP), available at streye. com, contains all the hardware and software a developer needs to build solutions for Google Glass’s new business model. In combination with the Streye Platform for Glass development, provided as a Platform as a Service (PaaS), Streye is now able to offer developers a complete Glass Enterprise Edition ecosystem, including support.