The PanaCast camera delivers a true 180° view of your room and its sophisticated Artificial Intelligence can be polled for a live headcount. Here’s why that’s important.
Intelligent Room Booking and Granular Room Analytics
No-shows: The camera detects no-one in the room 10 minutes after the start time and the room is released back into the available pool
Squatting: People take a free room without booking it. The camera will see them and advise the booking system to remove the room from the available pool. When the participants leave, the room will be released again
Over-running: If a meeting overruns, the booking system will know the participants are still in the room and extend the booking if the room is available
Early Finishes: If a meeting concludes and the participants leave, the reservation will be cut short and the room released to the available pool
Room utilisation data: can be captured over time providing more granular detail about the average and peak participant numbers in your rooms and so inform the planning of new builds and refits. With this data, you may decide to build more and smaller rooms in the same floor space further enhancing room availability, reducing user frustration and leading to a better overall experience.
So, deploying the PanaCast camera and using its headcount sensing capability will lead to more efficient use of existing meeting rooms and a much-enhanced user experience – an essential requirement especially when rolling out self-service huddle rooms in large numbers.
The PanaCast camera delivers a stunning 4K, 180° view of the room and 180 degree people sensing. (There’s no point in asking a video camera for a room headcount if it can’t see the whole room).
And, just by deploying the PanaCast instead of the traditional, legacy PTZ or webcam, you could be creating even more space efficiency by removing the inherent wasted space in traditional video room design – see how
If you work in higher or further education these days, you’ll probably have an interest in lecture capture.Universities and colleges now understand that every lecture is a valuable asset and, instead of that asset disappearing into the ether every time it’s delivered, they are using recordings of their subject experts’ presentations for remote learning and to co-operate, sell or trade with affiliate education establishments around the world.
However, the technical challenges around practical lecture capture are significant, creating a need for new camera solutions that require minimum user intervention and which can effectively replace a human camera operator.Camera manufacturer iSmart, has been creating solutions for education for many years and they are showing their new, sophisticated tracking and lecture capture camera at:
As universities and colleges introduce flipped classroom and blended learning techniques, the need for a cost-effective lecture capture solution has become critical. Key to this solution is a camera that can reliably and consistently lock on and track the lecturer, accurately emulating a live camera operator.
Watch how the iSmart LTC-A2001N does this
The new iSmart LTC Series 2nd Generation HD-SDI Lecturer Tracking Camera System offers a whole host of benefits and is already being used by the top tertiary education establishments.
The LTC Series offers:
Artificial Intelligence to provide a seamless, user-friendly experience.
Easy set-up; it’s literally plug n’ play
Lecturer tracking capability means no need for an operator
Locked tracking unaffected by in-room distractions like others walking across the field of view or moving video projection
Smooth visual performance thanks to AI face and motion detecting technology
Works smoothly with lecture capture platforms such as Panopto, Echo 360, Galicaster/Opencast and others
Optional whiteboard detection – board-writing triggers tracking. A seperate board-writing detection camera triggers the lecturer tracking camera to move to a predefined board position and start tracking the lecturer there.
Come and see this breakthrough in lecture capture camera technology at the iSmartstand 13-B175 at ISE.So we don’t miss you, please book an appointment by clicking here:http://bit.ly/ISE19calHope to see you there!
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"More than 1800 organisations in 38+ countries are using PanaCast 2 daily to improve their communication and productivity.
Over 200 universities are now adopting the PanaCast 2 for lecture capture and huddle room deployments."
What our clients say!
“(PanaCast 2) is a very different form factor than the usual 1080p camera that we are using elsewhere in the lab. You can see it has no seams and it’s a very good picture quality.”
Robert ScobleFuturist / Rackspace
“PanaCast…actually seems like something that would be both fun and exceedingly useful.”
Michael SeoWriter / TechCrunch
“The actual image captured by the camera when we tried it in a lecture theatre (300+ seat) was perfect. Every seat in the frame, handled the lighting conditions well, good focus, seamlessly stitched. Very impressed.”
Geoff Lambert Sr. Project Manager of IT & Digital Services / University of Western Sydney
“… a great improvement over standard video chat experiences.” Read article
Michael Gorman Editor-in-Chief / Engadget
“The panoramic view allowed me to see all five remote participants at the same time, and the 4k resolution provided great visual detail – allowing me to feel ‘connected’ to everyone in the meeting.”
What Ira M. Weinstein thinks about the PanaCast 2 Senior Analyst & Partner / Wainhouse Research
“We chose the PanaCast 2 video camera because it gives an immersive sense of participation to remote meeting participants. With PanaCast 2, there is no need to squeeze together to get into the scene or waste time panning and zooming like with a typical conference room camera.”
Jolean De KortJolean De Kort Director Employee Technology / GoDaddy
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