Lenovo Introduces Hybrid Classroom Portfolio for Better Connections Between Teachers and Students in Virtual Learning Scenarios
Purpose-built conference solutions can help teachers bring their full presence into digital educational environments and virtually transfer the classroom experience more completely to students learning remotely.
Google Meet Room Kits from Lenovo
The Google Meet hardware Series One room kits from Lenovo provide collaboration solutions for new and existing Google Workspace (formerly G Suite) and Google Meet customers who need to outfit spaces to address the challenges of new hybrid learning models. Ready out-of-the-box, the kits include compute system, controller, smart camera, smart audio bar, and mic podsi and are available in three distinct offerings for small, medium and large learning spaces.
Controlled by a high-performance compute system, the solution includes an exclusive Google TPU (Tensor Processing Unit) that provides AI and machine learning capability to maximize audio and video quality.
New ThinkSmart Hub for Smarter Learning Spaces
A premium all-in-one meeting room system, ThinkSmart Hub delivers a richer audio experience with four improved speakers and microphones and a smarter single cable mechanism to reduce clutter and facilitate simpler deployment. The new ThinkSmart Hub is powered by a built-for-business Intel® CoreTM i5 processor with vPro® technology, helping keep teams more secure, productive and collaborative and offers schools an easy to set up and use conferencing solution.
ThinkSmart Hub, with either Microsoft Teams Rooms or Zoom Rooms, delivers an effortless user experience by focusing on usability that helps participants quickly join meetings with one-touch conferencing start, offering high quality video,ii and providing easy content sharing. Furthermore, with current social distancing measures in place, Alexa for Business voice capabilityiii with the Zoom Rooms version adds a layer of protection and easy interaction, allowing users to control meetings simply through the power of voice.
Helping Make Digital Learning Ecosystems Smarter
Solutions from the Lenovo Hybrid School portfolio combined with Lenovo educational devices and the LanSchool classroom management software can help schools deploy smart technology for better learning.
“We are excited to be able to partner with leading smart collaboration platforms to offer schools the Lenovo Hybrid Classroom portfolio,” said Chris Babson, Director of Lenovo’s Worldwide Education Portfolio Strategy. Lenovo understands engaging a distributed student body is a unique challenge for many schools and teachers. Offering robust platforms that can help better bring the classroom into anywhere students are learning fulfills our purpose of providing smarter technology for more personalized education.
Pricing and Availability
The Series One room kits from Lenovo and the Lenovo ThinkSmart Hub for Microsoft Teams Rooms or Zoom Rooms are available from November 2020.
Oct 27, 2020 at 21:22