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1. Meeting Owl Pro
A CES 2020 Innovation Award honoree, the Meeting Owl Pro is a 360-degree camera, microphone, and speaker smart device, ideal for business meetings. While sitting in the center of a table, the device’s smart zoom-in function can identify, locate, and magnify the person speaking, according to a press release.
The smart camera can operate with popular video conferencing platforms such as Zoom, Google Meet, and Skype for Business.
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2. Acer C250i projector
Another CES 2020 Innovation award honoree, Acer C250i projector is a portable LED wireless projector that makes sharing content in business spaces easier. Its portable nature makes the device ideal for traveling business professionals presenting projects.
The projector is stand-free, has multi-angle orientation, and auto-portrait mode specifically to share smartphone content, according to a press release.
3. Klaxoon Teamplayer
Klaxoon Teamplayer is a business collaboration platform and device set that brings in a gaming angle. Teamplayer consists of three parts: A device that holds the Klaxoon software and plugs into any HDMI-equipped monitor, and two Bluetooth-enabled controllers called the Wheel and the Pad, reported ZDNet.
The purpose of Teamplayer is to turn any screen, in an office, home, or hotel, into a collaborative workspace. All the user needs is a screen, as Teamplayer is portable. While Teamplayer won’t launch until June 2020, it is already a CES 2020 Innovation Award honoree.
4. Yeti X USB Microphone
The Yeti X, a CES 2020 Innovation Award honoree, is a new microphone for professionals wanting to create high-quality audio content. With Blue VO!CE technology and a four-capsule condenser array, Yeti X delivers professional-level sound for video production, podcasts, or even video conferencing. Best of all, the microphone can connect to a computer via USB.
5. Kandao Meeting 360° All-in-one Conferencing Camera
Kandao Meeting 360u00b0 is a video conferencing camera made for remote collaboration. The camera has two fisheye lenses, eight omnidirectional microphones, and two full-duplex speakerphones, according to a press release
Capturing attendees at 8K resolution, the CES 2020 Innovations Award honoree can locate and track active speakers via artificial intelligence (AI) recognition, as stated in the release.
6. LG UltraFine Ergo 4K UHD monitor
The UltraFine Ergo 4K UHD monitor from LG is a 2020 CES Innovation award winner. The Ergo stand can extend outward, positioned close to the wall, moved up to eye-level or lowered down to the desk, according to a press release.
It can also swivel to face the opposite direction, making it convenient to share the screen with colleagues. The ergonomic design allows the screen to be positioned at the ideal height, distance, and angle for the user, as stated in the release.
7. Logitech MX Master 3 wireless mouse
The Logitech MX Master 3 wireless mouse is perfect for all professionals, but particularly designers and coders. The mouse is crafted to fit the shape of your palm, with a dedicated thumb area, gesture buttons, and thumb wheel, according to the press release.
The mouse also has a MagSpeed scroll wheel that uses magnets and electromagnetic pulses to silently shift between slower and faster scrolling modes. It’s specifically made to work faster with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Google Chrome, Safari, and Microsoft Office, as stated in the release.
8. Fitterlab's Fitterdesk
The Fitterdesk is an ergonomically friendly smart working desk. Controlled completely by smartphone app, users can track their standing and sitting durations, as well as calories burnt in real time. The desk also has sit and stand reminders that users can program, according to the product site.
9. Heatbox self-heating lunch box
The Heatbox lunch box will keep your lunch warm throughout the work day, and even reheat your food itself. Operated via smartphone app, the lightweight lunch box is leak proof and rechargeable, with three “heat ups” sustained per charge, according to the product site.
10. Lenovo's ThinkSmart View
Lenovo’s ThinkSmart View is tailored for remote workers, allowing users to make Microsoft Teams audio and video calls from any location, even in public spaces.
The display is powered by the Qualcomm APQ8053 system-on-chip and allows users to start a meeting with just one touch and pair it with a Bluetooth headset. The device features a physical camera shutter and device lock by PIN for added security, according to the press release.
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