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Jabra PanaCast Review - Get Your Huddle On: Page 3 of 3

The intelligent 180-degree panoramic plug-and-play video solution saves space while enabling on-site and remote teams to easily launch video meetings anywhere. By Matt Whitlock

Summary

I walked away impressed with Jabra’s PanaCast. It’s incredibly simple to use, which is important for groups that want to enter a shared space and start a meeting with little effort. The 180-degree camera really does allow for space saving in rooms designed with the PanaCast in mind. Its compact size makes it suitable as a single conferencing solution for both dedicated rooms and remote teams that want to create a huddle room anywhere.

Most importantly, the expansive, panoramic view is great for team-to-team discussions. For any business with groups of three or more regularly conferencing on video, the PanaCast should be one of the first solutions considered.

FEATURES AND PRICING

(Specifications courtesy of Jabra)

Price … $895 MSRP

Number of cameras … 3

Field of view … Horizontal:180°; Vertical: 54°

Light control … Brightness, contrast, saturation, sharpness, and white balance

Stitching technology … Dynamic real-time stitching technology, running in the onboard PanaCast Vision Processor

Supported resolutions:

  • Panoramic-4K: 3840 x 1080 @ 30fps 1080
  • Full HD: 1920 x 1080 @ 30fps 720p
  • HD: 1280 x 720 @ 30fps

Audio … 2 built-in microphones

Camera controls … Electronic Pan-Tilt-Zoom (ePTZ)

Adjustable field of view … 90°, 120°, 140°, and 180° through Jabra Direct

Connectivity … USB plug-and-play USB-C port

System requirements … Windows 7 or above, macOS X 10.9 or above, Linux Ubuntu 16.x or above, Chrome OS USB 3.0 (supports USB 2.0 through the Jabra USB hub)

Certifications … Microsoft Teams Compatibility Zoom, Cisco Webex, Slack, Google Hangouts and more.

Main unit dimension … (L x W x H) 102 x 67 x 20 mm / 4 x 2.6 x 0.8 in.

Images: Courtesy of Jabra

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Matt Whitlock is online director and technical editor for ChannelProSMB.com.

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