Why Google Chromebox for Business Should Get Enterprise UC Players Start Worrying

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Google launched “Chromebox for meetings” a low cost UC hardware for business. The system includes Chromebox powered by Intel Core i7 processor, a 1080p HD camera, a pair of microphone and speaker and an RF remote control, and need to setup a display. These Chromebox will be manufactured by ASUS, HP and Dell.

Start a meeting instantly by just clicking a remote once with no dial-In codes, passcodes or PINs. Chromebox for meeting is integrated with Google+ which makes it easy to invite others to a conference.

It allows up to 15 remote participants to join video conference with their laptops, Chromebooks, tablets, smartphones or any other device which supports Hangouts. It can be connected to traditional video conferencing systems using VidyoH2O from Vidyo, participants can also join your conference using conference call number from Uberconference.

Chromebox is available for $999 in United States with an annual service and maintenance fee of $250 (first year fee is included in product’s sales price). Chromeboxes from HP and Dell will be available for meetings in the coming months. Later this year, we plan to launch in Australia, Canada, France, Japan, New Zealand, Spain and the U.K. said Caesar Sengupta, VP, Product Management for Google.

Technical specifications

4th generation core i7 processor


HDMI and DisplayPort++

4 USM 3.0 ports

Ethernet and built-in dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n

HD camera 1080p (1920 x 1080 pixels)


RF remote control

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