Published on June 22nd, 2016 | by Guest0
7 Tech Gadgets That Can Enhance Your Business
Running a business or managing a team in any company regardless of size requires that you have an environment that is conducive to productivity and creativity. Break away from the pattern of following the latest trends for managing your workforce and consider some gadgets that can spruce up work areas and increase efficiency.
Though finding the ones that will work for you requires a little time and effort, these small innovative devices can save time and create breakthroughs for your company. The following gadgets have already enhanced many businesses, and they can also revolutionize yours.
Cube – RIF6’s Mobile Projector
Use this pocket-sized mobile projector to support your meetings and presentations. The device works with any HDMI or MHL device, including many smartphones, and produces a 120-inch display. Thanks to its energy-efficient LED light source, you won’t have to worry about running out of battery power.
The cube can help your business by making presentations easier and more flexible than they could be if you depended on a traditional projector. Buy it now for less than $300, and you can have robust meetings at customer locations or in third-party conference and meeting rooms.
ili – Logbar’s Wearable Translator
Pushing a button activates the ili wearable translator and sends your words through a built-in processor which then plays them back in the language you select. The device works faster than many of the smart phone-based translation apps and has a proprietary translation engine that makes it surprisingly accurate.
After winning the CES 2016 Innovation Award, the device has attracted much attention from businesses that depend on bridging the gap between languages to build and grow their business. If real-time translating capabilities can help your company, keep an eye on the product’s website. Pricing details and availability will soon become available.
ThinkPad X1 – Lenovo’s Modular Tablet
You can maximize your productivity on-site and off-site with the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 modular tablet. Designed with professionals in mind, the device has a 2160×1440 12 inch display and uses an Intel Core M7V Pro processor to run demanding apps and process information. You can get the device configured with up to one TB of storage and as much as 16 GB of RAM.
The tablet has an innovative feature that allows you to snap on modules to extend its functionality. For example, you can get a clip-on projector that you can use while hosting meetings on the road. You can also get clip-on battery modules that extend the battery life for up to five extra hours. This ThinkPad tablet also has in imaging module available that uses an Intel Real Sense 3D camera that produces 3D images and works with productivity suites.
Buy the ultra-powerful, lightweight tablet for prices starting at $899. The optional modules cost extra.
Dynadock U3.0 – Toshiba’s Docking Station
Toshiba’s Dynadock U3.0 universal docking station will charge devices including cameras and iPods as well as your phone even while accessing your presentations and other files from USB storage devices and sharing them with your colleagues.
The device has a built-in video card that supports as many as three displays, including the one built into your laptop, so you can work and multitask more efficiently than ever before. The Dynadock U3.0 has two sleep-and-charge USB 3.0 ports and two standard USB 3.0 ports. It has a built-in Gigabit Ethernet port and surround sound 5.1 support. Right now you can buy this amazing gadget for $165.99.
Airwolf AW3D HD
The Airwolf 3D printer can be used for commercial and professional productivity without blowing your budget. For less than $4000, you get all the features you need to create the stunning three-dimensional models and products you need to succeed. The printer features high-temperature extruders and has high-volume capability. It can resolve details to 50 µm and has jam resistant features that limit wasted time and materials.
Using 3D printing technology, you can create many different items that can enhance your business. You can, for example, promote your services by 3D printing custom promotional materials. But why stop there? With the help of this 3D printer, you can create prototypes and develop new products for your customers. The possibilities with 3D printing are endless.
Remote workers and traveling employees need a secure way to connect to a computer in their home office or company headquarters. For $99, you can get the job done using the iTwin Connect and its built-in VPN service. This gadget allows you to stay off dangerous insecure public WiFi networks by slipping it into an available USB port on your computer.
You can use the iTwin to collaborate with coworkers and to access data remotely without involving cloud services such as Dropbox. Plug one-half of the device into each of two computers that have active Internet connections and enjoy the security that two-factor authentication and robust encryption provide. The device also has a feature that lets you remotely disable it if someone steals it.
ESI 250 Desktop Smartphone
Getting a smartphone for your desktop equipped with a 7-inch color touchscreen and available apps can boost your productivity while working in the office. You can use the ESI 250 for call recording and text messaging as well as advanced features such as conferencing and automatic call distribution. The VoIP phone runs on ESI servers that can supply service to as many as 300 phones. The phone will cost about $300 when it becomes available.
These seven exciting gadgets can enable you to enjoy enhanced productivity in the office and on the road. Innovative devices like these can revolutionize your business, so including them in your company’s inventory is definitely worth considering.
Jill Phillips is a freelance writer from Buffalo, NY. She writes about business and tech topics. When she is not writing, Jill enjoys taking photos and hiking with her dog. Connect with Jill via Twitter @jillphlps