Microsoft releases the first look of Microsoft Surface Hub 2

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Microsoft Surface Hub 2

Three years back, tech giant Microsoft brings Surface Hub to the world, an expensive device in its surface family. The digital whiteboard is a conference room computer used for business conferencing. Some of top companies currently using a Surface Hub for a business conference. Now, its second-generation, Microsoft Surface Hub 2 will begin testing later this year and will release in 2019.

In the promotional video, Surface Hub 2 looks a lot sleeker and more portable than Surface Hub 1 and it is built for immersive collaboration. While, not providing many specifications, release date and price of the Microsoft Surface Hub 2.

Microsoft Surface Hub 2
Source: Microsoft

Details of Microsoft Surface Hub 2

Robin Seiler, General Manager of Hardware Engineering for Surface Hub, said, The Surface Hub 2 comes with a 50.5-inch, a 4K+ device with a 3×2 aspect ratio that can use in portrait or landscape mode. Each panel will be roughly between 25 to 35 KG. The 4K cameras that rotate with the device and integrated speakers and far-field mic arrays.

Also, Microsoft work with Steelcase to make rolling stands and mounts. Microsoft’s Surface team griped with hinges. It designes for dynamic rotation, means it rotates smoothly and stop precisely.

Surface Hub 2 will run Microsoft 365, means Windows 10, Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility + Security. It also will include Microsoft Teams group chat app and Microsoft Whiteboard. According to some rumors, the Surface Hub 2 will be one of the first Microsoft devices to have the Windows 10 Core OS at its center, along with a new type of composable shell.

Also, you can open Microsoft and other third-party apps easily using Microsoft digital assistant, Cortana. Cortana built into Windows 10 to respond to your queries and other tasks. The device also includes a fingerprint sensor. So, multiple users can even log in simultaneously to access, share, and collaborate on files.

However, Microsoft showed off this concept a few years back. They stated, users pushing and pulling content from a centralized hub to their PCs and other handheld devices with a flick-like gesture.