6 Smart conferencing tools to nail your board meetings

What’s worse: having a meeting that could have been an email or having a conference call that can’t connect? We think the latter - which is why we’ve compiled these smart conferencing tools for everything from multi-office team phone calls to video conferencing for remote teams.

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We get it. Conference calls aren’t exactly exciting. And a conference call with disruptions and annoying interference is even worse. But, there’s some fantastic technology out there to make each and every call even better. Check out these smart conferencing tools to improve the quality of all your important team calls so you can focus on the content.

HELLO 2 Encrypted Video Communication Device

This device turns any TV into a powerful communication tool for screen sharing, video conferencing, digital whiteboarding, and more. You can also use HELLO 2 for gaming, live broadcasting, and TV streaming. It’s the ultimate connection solution. Complete with Amazon Alexa and Google voice assistant, HELLO 2 can even be used for home automation.

Logitech Group Video Conferencing Bundle

Designed for big rooms with many participants, this bundle is equipped with everything you need for a seamless meeting. The 1080p HD camera has a 90-degree viewing angle so it can capture the entire scene. Likewise, the sensitive speakerphone picks up all the auditory details and the expansion mics ensure everyone is heard loud and clear. Ideally working with up to 20 people in a single room, the equipment has an audio range of up to 28 feet.

Logitech Group Video Conferencing Bundle

Logitech Group Video Conferencing Bundle

Google Jamboard – Smart Collaboration Space

It’s real-time collaboration on a brilliant scale, whether your team is together in the conference room or spread all over the world. This 55-inch 4K screen will make it easy for teams to make those meetings smarter and more productive than ever. As you draw, write on, and use the Jamboard, it updates its display across all connected devices so everyone is on the exact same page.

SMART kapp 42 Capture Board

Although it may look like an ordinary 42-inch whiteboard, this incredible device is intelligent and connected. Working with a dry erase marker, everyone invited and logged in to your meeting is able to view everything you write an draw on the SMART kapp 42, all in real time. Colleagues and classmates can remain tuned in from anywhere in the world.

eMeet OfficeCore M2 Smart Conference Speakerphone

Equipped with four microphone arrays, this device catches sound from all angles. Likewise, the M2 picks up sound 26 feet away, making it ideal for offices and meeting rooms. In fact, it works well with up to 12 people in the room. You can even extend the coverage area by using multiple speakerphones. Featuring a Voice AI Algorithm and Acoustic Echo Canceller, the M2 provides clear HD audio and removes unwanted echo or noise.

Highfive New Age Web Conferencing Tool

Once connected with your TV, power, and the internet, Highfive gives you the ability to screen share your conversations in an HD video and hi-fi audio format. It enables wireless projection which comes in handy whenever you’re using a Bluetooth configured laptop during conferences or meetings. No need to worry about cables and tangled wires – Highfive is a new-age web conferencing tool making your calls easier than ever.

Highfive New Age Web Conferencing Tool

Highfive New Age Web Conferencing Tool

Which of these would you get for your next office conference call? Share with us in the comments below.

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Meet Madhurima Nag

Madhurima Nag is the Head of Operations at Gadget Flow. She side-hustles as a digital marketing lecturer/speaker and loves to voice her opinion on marketing, crowdfunding and gadgets (of course!) in general.

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