Dubai, United Arab Emirates — Dec. 9, 2019 — Today,Logitech introduced the Logitech Tap, a touch control display that makes collaboration rooms easy to deploy and use. Tap is part of pre-configured room solutions for major collaboration platform providers such as Microsoft Teams Rooms.Like other Logitech conferencing equipment, Tap is built on open standards, enabling a broader set of integrations, for example with interactive whiteboards, room control functions, and more.
The tech challenges in meeting rooms, for example starting video calls and managing the remote control, have continued to plague workers despite advancements in conferencing technologies. With Tap, Logitech is simplifying the deployment and use of video conferencing in any meeting room. Coupled with intuitive software from leading collaboration service providers, it’s easier than ever before to deliver functions like one-touch start, calendaring, and seamless content sharing.
“Over the past five years, we’ve changed the video conferencing market by bringing simple, high-quality, video devices to the masses. With Tap, we are extending our approach to meeting control,” said Abraham Mammen, Head of Video Collaboration, Logitech Middle East.
“In addition to enabling one-touch video with the world’s leading collaboration providers, Tap challenges the complex and costly status quo of touch controllers by delivering an affordable, premium solution that can be used for a variety of applications well beyond video conferencing.”
As an integral component of Logitech Room Solutions, Tap couples the purpose-built utility and robust build quality of a meeting room touch control panel with the affordability and flexibility of a tablet. It delivers one-touch video calling simplicity for users in an IT-friendly design ideal for mass deployments. Logitech Room Solutions with Tap include all necessary components in one package: the Logitech Tap touch controller, a small form factor computer with room-optimized video conferencing software from Microsoft and other providers, and a Logitech conferencecam.
“The workplace has evolved in recent years and demands for a fast-paced environment, where teams can collaborate, ideate and grow.” Said Mohammed Arif, Director Modern Workplace & Security, Microsoft UAE. “Our innovations are built from the ground up with productivity and teamwork in mind. Microsoft Teams Rooms, coupled with Logitech’s TAP – is a perfect combination to empower UAE organizations to create rich and collaborative environments – so they can connect, innovate and achieve more.”
Featuring a 10.1-inch touchscreen, HDMI input for content sharing, and robust cable retention, Logitech Tap is designed and engineered for reliable convenience in the meeting room. A range of table, riser and wall mounts offer tremendous placement flexibility, while in-wall rated cabling enables topologies and room layouts that please the eye as well as IT.
Logitech Tap is now available for businesses in the UAE and is part of pre-configured room solutions for Microsoft Teams Rooms (formerly Skype Room Systems) and other leading collaboration platforms.