Logitech SmartDock is not a cheap dock to work with the service Skype for Business, which requires a Surface Pro 4
Logitech introduced a device called the SmartDock, for advertising of which created a funny movie.
The new product is designed for use in conference rooms and work with the service Skype for Business. In fact, in the press release and all said that the device was developed jointly with Microsoft.
As seen in the video, SmartDock — compact console with a touch screen, which allows simple and convenient handling of Skype for Business, to adjust conference, to make video calls and so on.
But in fact all slightly different. SmartDock is a docking station with a set of ports and a mount for the tablet Microsoft Surface Pro 4. It is through tablet and managed everything connected with the service Skype. And complete, which is estimated at $ 600, the Microsoft tablet comes. Set the device ports includes USB 3.1 (x3), HDMI (x3) and Gigabit Ethernet.
Also on sale will be a docking station SmartDock Extender Box worth $ 250. It has no display and does not allow to install itself on the tablet. It acts as a hub, offering a pair of HDMI ports, two USB 3.1 and one Gigabit Ethernet. In addition, SmartDock Extender is equipped with five-meter Box with an HDMI cable.