In this news, we discuss the Lenovo Hybrid Classroom solutions introduced to build student engagement.
Lenovo today introduced Hybrid Classroom Solutions, a comprehensive portfolio of smarter collaboration technologies to build better connections between teachers and students and drive engagement in distance learning and hybrid learning scenarios.
“We are excited to be able to partner with leading smart collaboration platforms to offer schools the Lenovo Hybrid Classroom portfolio. Delivering robust platforms that can help better integrate the classroom wherever students learn meets our goal of delivering smarter technology for more personalized education, ”said Chris Babson, Director of Global Portfolio Strategy of Lenovo Education.
The Lenovo Hybrid Classroom portfolio includes Google Meet Series One room kits that provide collaboration solutions to new and existing Google Workspace (formerly G Suite) and Google Meet customers to help them meet the challenges of new learning models hybrid. Announced in September 2020, each Series One kit includes an AI camera with 4k capability, a smart soundbar that uses 8 beam-forming microphones, a computing system, a mic module, and a controller.
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Designed by Google Cloud and Lenovo, the Google Meet Room Kits will be available in Chalk and Charcoal color options and in three different configurations from November 2020.
- Small room kit including computing device, 12MP camera, speaker bar with built-in microphones and remote control.
- Medium room kit including computing device, 12MP camera, speaker bar, mic module, and 10.1 inch touchscreen controller.
- Large room kit consisting of a computing device, 20.3 MP zoom camera, two speaker bars, two microphone modules and a 10.1 inch touchscreen controller.
Next in the Hybrid Classroom line is the Lenovo ThinkSmart Hub, a high-end all-in-one collaboration device. It features a new 10.1-inch rotating FHD touchscreen with more visible LED indicators, four improved speakers and microphones, and a smarter single-cable mechanism.
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Now available in Microsoft Teams Rooms or Zoom Rooms versions, the Hub is powered by an integrated Intel Co i5 processor for businesses with vPro technology. The Lenovo ThinkSmart Hub is protected by ThinkShield security offerings while Smart Collaboration Managed Services (for an additional fee) help manage all ThinkSmart devices.
Additionally, Zoom Rooms versions feature Alexa for Business voice capability which adds a layer of protection and easy interaction, allowing users to control meetings with their voice.
The Lenovo ThinkSmart Hub will also be available for purchase in November.
- Introducing Lenovo Hybrid Classroom Solutions to Strengthen Student Engagement