Logitech Project Ghost: The future of video conferencing
Do you remember the era of “Zoom fatigue” during the peak of the pandemic? The exhaustion caused by endless video conferencing sessions, the struggles of virtual schooling, and the strain of staring at a small laptop screen displaying a grid of faces? Well, it seems that the tides are turning as Logitech and Steelcase have unveiled a remarkable solution to address video conferencing challenges.
At the Steelcase WorkLife Center Showcase in New York City, the companies showcased Project Ghost, a groundbreaking all-in-one video pod. Standing at around five and a half feet tall and approximately 15 feet long, Project Ghost offers a simplistic and elegant approach to video conferencing. The pod features an inviting couch at one end, accompanied by a side table hosting a conference control tablet. On the opposite side of the couch lies the centerpiece of this innovative solution.
Logitech representatives explained that Project Ghost has the ability to “delaminate” the person you are conversing with from their background. The screen upon which they are projected vanishes, leaving only their image against a pitch-black background—an experience akin to interacting with a real person who is not physically present, resembling a ghostly encounter.