Philips unveils display range at ISE 2020
Philips Professional Display Solutions unveiled its biggest offering to date at the show, launching four new ranges of displays for a variety of markets: New MediaSuite TVs, the T-Line, B-Line and X-Line.
New Google-certified MediaSuite hospitality TVs were announced at the show, with three new models across five size variants, including sizes from 32-in to 65-in. All MediaSuite TVs feature built-in Chromecast to allow users to stream and view content in up to 4K from a compatible laptop or mobile device.
Philips launched its T-Line interactive touch displays for the education market, with a 65-in, 75-in and 86-in model variants available. The T-Line range runs on Android OS, incorporating multi-touch interaction and a glass coating for an improved writing experience which allows multiple users to interact with the display simultaneously.
The display can be interacted with by using hands or an included passive pen alongside the ability to connect with a keyboard and mouse and active pen technology support.
Philips launched its B-Line range, a selection of Google and Crestron-certified UHD professional TVs that are available in 50-in, 58-in, 70-in and 75-in models with a black bezel.
The B-Line uses Android P, Crestron-connected with built-in Chromecast to allow content to be wirelessly shared to one or more displays from a BYOD device. Users can harness Chromecast to wirelessly connect to the network that the B-Line TV is running, allowing for content to be securely cast on the display.
The extended X-Line features improved white balance and colour consistency, with the 55-in displays able to present static and uniform backgrounds such as spreadsheets or slide decks.
The new C-Line series combines the functionality of a PC with a wall/desk mounted whiteboard, designed for a variety of environments including large board rooms and huddle rooms.
The C-Line is available in 55-in, 65-in, 75-in and 86-in size variants, using Microsoft's Windows OS for PC and laptop computers
Administrators can integrate the displays using an embedded professional version of the Windows OS. allowing users to access screen sharing abilities and embed the Windows OS into corporate infrastructure strategy whether in a full Microsoft teams environment (Exchange, Teams, Azure) or a Google implementation (GSuite, Hangouts).
The C-Line displays are tool-agnostic, allowing organisations to use features and functionalities from the displays while using systems such as Zoom, Skype for business and Microsoft Teams.
The displays feature a capacitive touch screen with multiple touchpoints to allow teams to work together directly on the display, controlled and managed with either a hand, passive pen (supplied in the box) or via a keyboard and mouse.
USB and HDMI connection points are located on the edge of the display, with active pen technology being included.
Work can be automatically saved and shared via third party email apps to participants, with the option to store content in the cloud.
Guests can also be added from outside the office network via a dedicated dongle which allows visitors to wirelessly connect to a presentation via the guest's own device
Adding guests from outside the office network is also made fast and simple, with a dedicated dongle allowing visitors to safely and securely, wirelessly connect to the presentation via their own device – eliminating potential time-consuming compatibility and accessibility obstacles.
The C-Line also supports accessories such as audio soundbars and cameras, with support for a range of video conferencing platforms such as Zoom and Skype.