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Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015: Altia Demonstrates Plug and Play 4K Panoramic Video Camera

Altia Systems® – a Gartner® Inc. 2015 Cool Vendor in Unified Communications – today announced from the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015 in Barcelona, Spain, that it is demonstrating its PanaCast® 2 video camera’s seamless operation with popular collaboration services at booth (ET9) in the Emerging Technologies Pavilion. PanaCast® is the world’s first Panoramic-4K Plug-and-Play USB video camera.

PanaCast® 2 is transforming the way people engage and connect electronically. It gives users an ultra-wide natural looking field-of-view with unparalleled visual clarity that they can interact with and control immediately and directly. The camera delivers a 180º wide by 54º tall field-of-view with 3840X1080 pixels per frame. Users can select any field-of-view they need, immediately and directly, up to 180º, with full resolution available always.

The PanaCast® 2 camera works plug-and-play with popular collaboration services such as Microsoft® Skype® for Business, Skype®, Cisco® WebEx®, Google Hangouts®, Citrix® GoToMeeting®, Vidyo® and Zoom®, without requiring any driver or software installs. It also works in concert with Altia Systems’ PanaCast® Experience software which is integrated with collaboration platforms like Microsoft® Skype® for Business and Intel Unite®. With PanaCast® Experience, meeting participants can virtually “look around” the room by navigating through the PanaCast® 2 video stream with familiar multi-touch gestures on their personal devices, to create their own views instantaneously from anywhere, and without disturbing other participants.

On Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 12:30pm local time, Altia Systems’ Co-founder, President and CEO Aurangzeb Khan will speak in the Emerging Technologies Theater on the topic of “Immersive Panoramic Video Makes Web Collaboration More Productive.”

At the show, contact Mike McLaughlin, Director of Sales, for more information or to make an appointment for a demonstration. ([email protected])

Follow @PanaCast1 on Twitter® for updates from the show floor.

1 Gartner, Cool Vendors in Unified Communications, 2015, April 15, 2015
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Source: http://www.altiasystems.com/

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