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Sunday, November 29, 2020

Zoom Ready

I have a new project in the works that requires live video/chat interaction. Popular online resources which provide this type of support, include:

After taking inventory of my hardware resources, I found that only two of my online access devices could handle today's live video/chat applications:

  • Android
  • Windows 10 Pro Mini PC

For various reasons, I decided I would need a dedicated platform to handle all aspects of the new project including interactive video/chat and collaborative/file sharing.

The problem with the Android, I felt it would be easier to share files and collaborate using software on a desktop or laptop system.

The Windows 10 Pro Mini- I purchased last December (2019), is dedicated to software development. Online sharing in a group environment using this dedicated platform would allow security issues I would rather not deal with.

So, I researched the purchase of a new laptop or desktop and decided again on the least expensive option, a new Windows 10 Pro Mini PC. Shown below, side by side the two Windows 10 Pro Mini PCs.

My other concerns: lighting and backdrop for these live sessions so in addition to the new Windows 10 Pro Mini PC, I also purchased a light ring/tripod stand and desktop stand to mount a standalone webcam or microphone.

Pictured below, these new additions to my live office/studio.

As I have already indicated, my new project will be part of a group setting and therefore certain aspects or requirements of the project, were preset. Though I have been a long time user of Skype (business line, etc.), I needed to setup an account with Zoom to be inline with other members of the group.

In terms of costs for the hardware for my new project, I have spent under $230.00. Yes, I did find some items on sale.

I feel this new project is a good investment and will provide more details over the coming months.

    




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