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First Sighting: Microsoft Surface Hub 84” 4K Whiteboard Running Skype for Business

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The Surface Hub for group collaboration: White boarding with OneNote and Meetings with Skype for Business and a large screen app platform.

Specs
  • Windows 10 based device
  • 84” and 55” sizes
  • 4K
  • Inking
  • Ink Back
  • Microphones
  • Dual Cameras
  • Stereo Speakers
  • Built in PC
  • Bluetooth/NFC
  • wide array of "advanced sensors”
  • (it appears hardware by Perceptive Pixel)
  • Ability to present from a second tablet sized Surface via wireless adapter
  • Can run other apps
  • Support Skype for Business (aka Lync) (source: click here)
  • No Price Mentioned
    • Forrester: "We expect Surface Hub to cost more than Lync Room System" click here

Some significant items Hyat the presenter noted:

  • “1 cable to get started”
  • “When I picked up the pen, the whiteboard automatically launched…”
  • What you are seeing on the screen is Skype for Business designed for the large screen…”
    • “It is taking full advantage…of the dual cameras…”
Surface Hub Video (from Windows 10 Live Event)
Some Pictures

Skype for Business designed for the large screenimage

Skype for Business One-Click Meeting Launch (next meeting is the blue panel) image

Share Content with 1 click (or end meeting and save content with one click)image

 

Microsoft Marketing Video

 

More articles:
https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-surface-hub/en-us
http://www.theverge.com/2015/1/21/7867585/microsoft-surface-hub-announced

Livestream Video about SurfaceHub
http://youtu.be/R8LYzWxpfI8?t=1h59m44s

http://news.microsoft.com/windows10story/ (starts at 1:29)

Marketing Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRLDRQePY1o

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