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Microsoft Unveils New Surface Hub 2

Microsoft Unveils New Surface Hub 2

Ryan Day, a spokesman for the company, described the adjustment in the design as "shipping a TV, not a piano".

Microsoft says that it will be testing the Surface Hub 2 with select commercial customers later this year, and it will be fully available in 2019.

Microsoft also said that it teamed up with Steelcase for a series of rolling stands and mounts so the devices can be easily moved. Surface Hub 1, which came in two models, a 55-inch one for $9,000 and an 84-inch one for $22,000. Nevertheless, the first Hub was impressive, and the Hub 2 looks sharp as well.

And Microsoft loves their hinges and this device is no different, it can now rotate 90 degrees. More than a year later, the company shipped the monstrous 82-inch display for $22,000, clearly pricing it for enterprise budgets. It also will include Microsoft Teams group chat app and Microsoft Whiteboard. The new Surface Hub 2 is sleeker, more agile and more affordable to fit any workspace or work style. We can also expect 4K dual cameras and display with a resolution larger than 4K.

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The Surface Hub 2 won't be battery-powered, though Microsoft's not saying exactly what technology will power it. Microsoft says it will bring as much Surface Hub 2 software functionality as is possible to the previous generation Hubs.

Businesses in need of wall-based Windows 10 devices rejoice, there's a new Surface Hub 2 in town. I see it with our team daily. It should be noted that we don't have a full list of specs at this time, the company is still working on finalizing the hardware which means they aren't ready to share the weight or internal specs of the display but this early look at the hardware will certainly raise a few eyebrows. An intriguing aspect about this collaborative digital whiteboard is that it is now able to rotate from landscape to portrait mode. The other could contribute data that she had collected, Day said. Seeing four of the attractive Surface Hub 2s lined up together has undeniable visual effect and will have a profound impact on what groups can accomplish together, allowing users to display multiple pieces of content side-by-side.

Being able to talk with remote users, via Skype, as if they're in the room is an important capability of the Microsoft Surface Hub 2. Each display can independently show content or spread content (a la video) across all four displays (if so equipped).


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