Surface Hub 2, Microsoft reinvents the multi-touch screen for work areas

Microsoft Surface Hub 2

Microsoft presents the second generation of screens focused on the professional environment to streamline group work. It's about the Microsoft Surface Hub 2, a screen with 4K resolution that wants to be installed in the majority of meeting rooms around the world.

In recent years we are witnessing how Microsoft is turning into the design of the equipment it sells. Good examples are its Surface line, both the equipment that are tablets like those with a more marked laptop look. However, this line It also has a branch that focuses on companies. And if the Surface Hub was presented a few years ago, now it is the turn of the new generation Surface Hub 2.

What is this new invention about? Microsoft's Surface Hub 2 is a large screen, 50,5 inches in diagonal and 4K resolution, which also has a multi-touch panel. This makes it run as a team that can go very well within companies, in meeting rooms or in collaborative spaces. Such is so Microsoft does not sell this Microsoft Surface Hub 2 to the general public; only accepts corporate orders.

Also, one of the great strengths of this new version is that it is a versatile screen that can be placed in different spaces: both on the wall and on a lectern in true slate style. In addition, and it is something that we have loved, is that if the company wishes, it can place more screens in a correlative way to create a large wall from which to work. Of course, according to the company in its press release, up to a total of 4 displays can be connected in the same space.

Meeting with Microsoft's Surface Hub 2

On the other hand, the Microsoft Surface Hub 2 also allows you to recreate everything that those attending these supposed meetings or presentations have on their laptops. Although if the user who is using it at that precise moment needs it, also is compatible with stylus pens with which you can draw and take freehand notes as, once again, if it were a conventional blackboard.

According to Microsoft Product Manager Panos Panay, 5.000 units have been sold of the Surface Hub in 25 countries. Although the acceptance of this new screen without frames is expected to be even greater. Pricing has not been disclosed, but to give you an idea the previous version cost 10.000 dollars. This Microsoft Surface Hub 2 will go on sale next year 2019.

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