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Chromecast vs Airtame 2

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Chromecast vs Airtame 2

What’s the difference between Google Chromecast and Airtame 2?

Airtame and Chromecast offer wireless screen sharing, with the latter is optimized for media casting (watching Netflix, HBO, etc.). Both solutions provide a physical product (the receiver) which connects to an HDMI display (or VGA display with an adapter). Here we provide a feature comparison between Airtame 2 and Google Chromecast Ultra 

Please note that all technical specifications are taken directly from the Google Store website. In cases where pricing is not directly listed online, we include the quoted reseller price.

Google Chromecast UltraAirtame 2
PoweringAC adapterAC adapter or Power over Ethernet 
Price*$69$399 
Connectivity 
Windows ✓ Google Cast ✓ Airtame app (Miracast out Q1 2020)
macOS✓ Google Cast ✓ Airtame app + AirPlay
Chromebook✓ Google Cast ✓ Airtame app + Google Cast 
Linux✓ Google Cast ✓ Airtame app + Google Cast
iOS✓ Google Cast ✓ AirPay
Android✓ Google Cast ✓ Google Cast 
Sharing
ResolutionUp to 4K at 60 fps**1080p up to 60 fps
Presenter mode✓ Single window sharing
One-to-many screen sharing✓ 
Security
Works on enterprise networks
Pin code connect✓ Guest mode✓ 
Web Proxy support ✓ 
Device management
Bulk updates ✓ Airtame Cloud
Remote updates✓ Airtame Cloud
Different access levels✓ Airtame Cloud
Digital signage
Websites✓ Airtame Cloud***
Videos ✓ Airtame Cloud
Custom images ✓ Google Photos✓ Airtame Cloud 
Productivity apps and dashboards✓ Airtame Cloud
Calendar sync for room management✓ Airtame Cloud 

*VAT not included. 

**While the Apple TV 4K supports 4K resolution when screen mirroring the actual resolution will depend on that of the source that’s being streamed from. 

***Beginning in 2020, customers can choose between an annual ($120 per year per screen) or monthly plan ($12 per month per screen) for Airtame Cloud’s digital signage and other premium features. Device management in the cloud will remain available to all customers at no additional cost).

Why Airtame?

Airtame offers a single, unified solution for every screen and use case. It’s a scalable solution with a clear return on investment, including decreased meeting downtime and IT maintenance. 

Internal and guest presenters can easily share their screen in an instant, improving the overall work and learning experience while encouraging productivity and engagement. Digital signage with Airtame Cloud further enables organizations to make the most of their screens. 

Airtame is the perfect match for everyday presenters, IT administrators and managers. 

More than 20,000 companies and educational institutions are using Airtame.

Contact us to learn more.

This article was last edited on December 3rd, 2019

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