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Logitech unveils enterprise webcam for HD video calls

13 Feb 2013
Logitech C930 webcam for business video conferencing

Logitech has unveiled a new enterprise-grade webcam that offers 1080p HD video quality to meet the needs of firms taking advantage of video conferencing technology.

The C930e Webcam has a number of key video capabilities including support for the H.264 SVC and UVC 1.5 video conferencing standards, Logitech said.

It also features a Carl Zeiss-certified lens that the company claimed avoids "fish-eye" distortion when displaying large areas such as meeting rooms.

Logitech said it hoped the new product would meet the needs of increasing number of employees using video conferencing systems at work, giving them a better experience of these products.

"Video calls at work aren't just about one person sitting still and talking to another person," said Eric Kintz senior vice president of Logitech for Business.

"Instead, we frequently collaborate in new ways - pulling other people spontaneously into conversations, for example, or moving around our cubicles to show everything from product prototype to whiteboards."

He also touted its flexibility to meet the different requirements a user may have for the device ranging from showing an entire room space to specific items or products.

"The Logitech C930e delivers the widest field of view in a business webcam, at 90 degrees, with full 1080p high-definition video. This provides more than double the coverage area of embedded webcams in typical laptops, which offer only a 60-degree field of view," he explained.

"But, you don't always want to share the full scene, so the Logitech C930e includes digital pan, tilt and zoom - up to four times magnification without sacrificing HD quality - to focus on exactly what you want the other person to see."

The device is compatible with Microsoft's Lynch system, and products from Cisco, and Skype and other video conferencing systems.

Logitech said and will be launched in May costing £110.

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