- ThinkSmart View Plus running Microsoft Teams display allows users to improve collaboration in multiple scenarios with a purpose-built integrated video communication solution.
- The new Lenovo IP Controller is an AV over-IP display with HDMI capture and an easy-to-use Ethernet connection (CAT5e) with PoE.
- ThinkSmart One, the world’s first Windows-based collaboration bar, is now available in select markets worldwide.
From January 31, 2023 Lenovo™ announced today at Information Systems Europe (ISE 2023) in Barcelona its all-new sink smart™ view plus Running Microsoft Teams display1, a standalone collaboration display with premium audio, video, and whiteboard capabilities. Smart collaboration solutions are built for hot desking, phone booths, executive desks, and home office use cases. Also joining the smart collaboration solutions portfolio are the newly announced Lenovo IP controllers for collaboration spaces and the newly available ThinkSmart One.
ThinkSmart View Plus
As the way people work continues to evolve, it’s essential to stay connected and engaged no matter how or where you work. The innovative ThinkSmart View Plus running Microsoft Teams display is a solution that enables hybrid work by increasing productivity, flexibility and collaboration through personal and hot desk experiences.
ThinkSmart View Plus is an integrated device with a 27-inch multi-touch display, high-quality video and audio, and embedded computing for powerful productivity and collaboration.
Designed to enhance personal productivity, ThinkSmart View Plus provides a customized, secure and flexible Microsoft Teams viewing experience by providing access to Teams chats, calendars and files, while Allow employees to join meetings through their devices. When connected to the user’s girlfriend’s PC, ThinkSmart View Plus can be screen-shared between her two devices to view the content and the presenter at the same time. In addition, ThinkSmart View Plus easily transitions to monitor mode when connected to your PC via USB-C.
ThinkSmart View Plus running Teams display also provides hotdesking functionality. It’s a hybrid work solution that allows employees to quickly find flexible workspaces and touch down to make calls, set up ad hoc meetings, and sign in to their personal Teams experience. Once signed in, employees can enjoy a smooth transition from their home office to work without complicated settings while having a customized Teams experience. Signing out removes the user’s personal information from the device, minimizing security risks.
ThinkSmart View Plus allows team members to interact with impact. Equipped with a passive stylus pen and Microsoft Whiteboard application, users can explore big ideas alongside their device. Users will also hear more clearly with a premium soundbar with 2 5w speakers and 4 mic arrays. And a 4K IRGB camera with auto-framing and AI security provides crisp, clear images.
ThinkSmart View Plus provides comfortable productivity with its ergonomic stand and convenient cell phone stand on the base while in monitor mode. The device is also VESA compatible for wall mounting.
ThinkSmart View Plus utilizes the Qualcomm® QCS8250 System-on-Chip (SoC). This is Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.’s purpose-built chip for enterprise and commercial IoT applications. Premium tier processors are computationally intensive and designed to provide maximum performance. It’s ready for cameras and Edge AI applications, and has Wi-Fi 6 support.
Shannon McKay, general manager of Lenovo’s Worldwide Smart Collaboration business, said: “ThinkSmart View Plus is designed with features that increase productivity, innovation and employee satisfaction.”
Albert Kooiman, Senior Director of Microsoft Teams Device Partner Engineering and Certification at Microsoft, said: Purpose-built for these spaces, it complements Lenovo’s Microsoft Teams Rooms solution built for large meeting spaces. ”
Like all Lenovo ThinkSmart conference room products, ThinkSmart View Plus comes standard with 3 years of Lenovo Premier Support.2, provides access to advanced technicians 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It also includes one year of his Lenovo value-added software and services.
- ThinkSmart Professional Services3: expandHelps IT departments set up, configure, and integrate each solution into their existing unified communications platform.
- ThinkSmart Professional Services: Maintenance Provides remote troubleshooting and technical support for ThinkSmart devices by Lenovo Professional Services Technicians.
- ThinkSmart ManagerFour Lenovo’s collaboration management software suite. Maintaining effective collaboration means technology must always be on, always connected, and easy to use. ThinkSmart Manager helps IT departments configure, control and manage an entire smart collaboration solution from a single intuitive interface.
Other smart collaboration solutions
of Lenovo’s Portfolio of Smart Collaboration Solutions continues to expand with more options for enhancing connections between team members across your enterprise.
Lenovo offers new controller options for ThinkSmart Core and ThinkSmart One to enhance your collaboration space. The new Lenovo IP controller is an AV over IP display with HDMI pass-through in a sleek, sleek high-end low-profile design and an easy-to-use Ethernet connection (CAT5e) with PoE. Easier to install and use, the new controller can be installed up to 100 meters away from your PC. No need for extenders, complicated installations, or power supplies at the table. The new Lenovo IP controller addresses the growing demand for HDMI on desktops and IP connectivity with PoE compatibility.
Announced in 2022, Think smart oneThe world’s first Windows-based collaboration bar, will be available in select markets worldwide in February 2023. Designed for small to medium-sized meeting rooms or dedicated home office spaces, ThinkSmart One features a built-in 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processor with vPro® technology. Supports familiar video conferencing applications such as Microsoft Teams Rooms and Zoom RoomsFiveand eight microphone arrays with echo and noise cancellation, 15-watt stereo speakers, and an integrated high-definition camera with a wide field of view, the ThinkSmart One provides a superior audiovisual experience.
price and availability6
ThinkSmart View Plus will be available from mid-2023 in select markets worldwide starting at $2,345.
The Lenovo ThinkSmart One and controller will be available February 2023 starting at $2,899 in select markets worldwide.
The Lenovo ThinkSmart One with IP controller will be available starting at $3,100 in select markets worldwide in Q1 2023.
Demonstrations of smart collaboration solutions such as Lenovo’s ThinkSmart View Plus, IP Controller and ThinkSmart One will be on display at IES at Booth # 2P350.
For more information on Lenovo ThinkSmart solutions, please visit: www.lenovo.com/thinksmartor contact your Lenovo sales representative or local reseller.