Dell adds Microsoft Teams to video conferencing monitors

Dell has announced 3 video conferencing monitors with a focused button for launching Microsoft Teams.

The firm will start off offering the curved Dell monitors Feb. 16. Introduced this week, the choices contain 34-inch, 27-inch, and 24-inch designs at $1,a hundred and fifty, $720 and $520, respectively.

Dell mentioned the shows are the first certified for Microsoft Teams. They contain a Teams button that gives swift obtain to the collaboration system. The monitors also have facial recognition sign-in applying Windows Good day and voice instructions through Microsoft’s Cortana assistant. Other capabilities contain:

  • a sound-canceling microphone
  • two 5-watt built-in speakers
  • and a 5-megapixel digicam that pops up and can be concealed out of watch when not in use.
Dell 34-inch monitor
Dell’s new 34-inch video conferencing monitor, accessible next thirty day period, consists of a focused Microsoft Teams button.

Online video conferencing has come to be essential for at-house workers through the COVID-19 pandemic, and Teams utilization has boomed. In Oct, Microsoft documented the system experienced a hundred and fifteen million everyday energetic customers. A June Nemertes Research review experienced Teams as the most-employed video conferencing support, with 31.5% of the 525 companies surveyed applying it.

New laptops

Dell also announced a slate of new laptops: the Latitude 9420, 9520, 7520 and 5420, and the Precision 3560. The Latitude designs have the 11th-technology Intel Main vPro processor and element Wi-Fi six and cell broadband solutions.

Dell will ship the Latitude 9420 and 9520 in the spring. The fourteen-inch 9420 has a commencing price tag of $1,949, though the firm has not revealed a price tag or technical specs for the 9520. The laptops have an computerized shutter that activates the webcam when a particular person launches a video conferencing software.

Dell will release the fifteen.six-inch Latitude 7520, the fourteen-inch 5420 and the Precision 3560 on Jan. 12. Pricing commences at $1,649, $1,049 and $1,189, respectively.