Cisco Is Back in UCC Market with Aggressive Partnership with Samsung Using Its 5K 21:9 Monitors

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Cisco and Samsung Electronics announced new meeting room solutions aimed at the UCC market. The solutions feature Front Row — an inclusive content layout for Microsoft Teams Rooms, with either Samsung’s newly unveiled 105” Smart Signage (model name: QPD-5K) with a 21:9 aspect ratio and 5K resolution or Samsung 4K Smart Signage screens.

The combination of Cisco’s RoomOS-powered collaboration appliances, Samsung’s Smart Signage displays, and the Front Row layout available on all Microsoft Teams Rooms certified collaboration devices, provides seamless collaboration that virtually eliminates distance between meeting participants.

The systems include:

  • Samsung 5K (5120 x 2160) and 4K UHD displays
  • AI-powered collaboration via camera, audio, and speech intelligence capabilities on Cisco devices and in Microsoft Teams Rooms.
  • IT admins get a fully managed solution in the Microsoft Teams Admin Center alongside insights into the meeting room with Cisco Control Hub.
  • The tight integration of purpose-built devices
  • Users can join fully featured Microsoft Teams or Webex meetings on the same device without needing to reboot or reconfigure the system.

The products in these solutions are generally available today. Cisco support for 21:9 displays will be available starting March 2024.

The integrated video solution featuring Cisco Room Kit EQ and Room Kit EQX will be available are detailed here: