Meeting rooms and Video conferencing room technology 101
The global pandemic has transformed the way we work. With offices opening up globally and organizations adopting Hybrid work, the need for collaboration spaces in offices is growing significantly. These rooms must be equipped with video conferencing infrastructure. IT Teams are looking for reliable, easy-to-use, and secure VC Room solutions.
Firstly, let’s explore the various types of rooms.
Video Conferencing Room
A video conferencing room is a dedicated space designed for video conferencing, with equipment such as a camera, microphone, and display. This type of room can be customized based on the company’s needs and used for internal and external meetings.
A collaboration room is designed to facilitate teamwork and collaboration among team members. These rooms are equipped with tools such as interactive whiteboards, video conferencing systems, and projectors, enabling team members to brainstorm and collaborate effectively.
A conference room is a space designed for formal meetings and presentations. These rooms are equipped with AV equipment such as a projector, screen, and sound system, enabling companies to conduct presentations and discussions efficiently.
It is a small meeting room designed for quick meetings and discussions. These huddle rooms are equipped with video conferencing systems, allowing team members to connect with their colleagues remotely.
A boardroom is a large meeting room designed for board meetings and high-level discussions. These rooms are equipped with advanced AV equipment, allowing executives to conduct presentations and meetings efficiently.
A meeting room is a space designed for meetings and discussions. These rooms are equipped with AV equipment, enabling companies to conduct presentations and discussions effectively.
A telepresence room is a specialized video conferencing room equipped with high-end video and audio equipment. This type of room is designed to provide a virtual meeting experience as close to an in-person meeting as possible.
All of the above rooms are now being converted into video conferencing spaces. Some of the common VC Room solutions that are used to enable video conferencing in these spaces are
A Ving Room is a very popular room solution that enables users to connect to meetings scheduled across any meeting platform, such as Zoom, MS Teams, Webex, GMeet, BlueJeans etc. It also offers wireless screen sharing, in-room digital signage and a cloud management layer for IT teams to manage their room infrastructure remotely.
A Zoom Room is a video conferencing room specifically designed for use with the Zoom platform.
Microsoft Teams Room
A Microsoft Teams Room is a video conferencing room specifically designed for use with the Microsoft Teams platform.
Google Meet Room
A Google Meet Room is a video conferencing room specifically designed for use with the Google Meet platform.
A Webex Room is a room solution that is enabled by a Cisco camera and is designed to best use with the Webex meeting platform.