Newline Adds Montage Wireless Collaboration Capability to Displays

Newline Adds Montage Wireless Collaboration Capability to Displays

The What: DisplayNote Technologies, a provider of collaboration tools for connected working, has announced that its wireless presentation solution, Montage, will be included with all Newline’s TRUTOUCH X Series, now shipping.

The What Else: A software version of Montage will be included with all of Newline’s TRUTOUCH X Series Displays, allows meeting participants, whether they’re in the meeting room or connecting remotely, to wirelessly stream what’s on their device to the main meeting room display at the same time. Attendees can join the meeting via a Windows application, through a browser, via AirPlay, or with native Montage apps for iOS and Android.

Using either touch or a mouse, Montage allows users to reorder and rearrange how participant screens appear on the large-format display. As well as wireless presentation, meeting attendees connecting remotely can communicate with those in the meeting room via Montage’s native video conferencing.

“We are very happy to announce our partnership with Newline,” said Paul Brown, CEO of DisplayNote Technologies. “We have worked closely with their team to build a solution that makes meetings more collaborative for everyone and puts the display at the heart of the interactive meeting room.

“Montage is designed to be scalable and is built with enterprise deployment in mind. Built on the WebRTC framework, it’s a supercharged wireless presentation system with voice and video capabilities. The peer-to-peer approach means it’s more adaptive to network conditions and not as bandwidth hungry as other in-room TCP focused solutions. It’s the IT-first approach plus our expertise in building collaboration tools for large-format displays that makes us a natural fit for Newline.”

“Newline strives to bring interactive and innovative solutions that make collaboration easier to our customers,” said Chris Bradford, president of Newline Interactive. “We are excited to partner with the DisplayNote Technologies team to add Montage in our X Series as a total solution and we are confident that our partnership will increase the synergies between the two companies resulting in a ‘one-stop solution’ for our partners and customers alike.”

The Bottom Line: Every Newline’s TRUTOUCH X Series features two wide-angle cameras, microphone array, and speakers embedded in a single display, which improves ease of installation. Users can walk into the meeting room and quickly start a videoconference without connecting extra devices. X Series’ advanced touch technology helps facilitate collaboration with the most comfortable writing experience. Anyone can simply use their fingers to annotate on the display, share, and save the notes with one button.

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