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 being optimized for media casting (watching Netflix, HBO, etc.). Both solutions provide a physical product (the receiver) that 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.

Airtame 2 Google Chromecast Ultra
Powering AC adapter or Power over Ethernet AC adapter
Price* $499 $69
Connectivity
Windows Airtame app + Miracast Google Cast
macOS Airtame app + AirPlay Google Cast
Chromebook Airtame app + Google Cast Google Cast
Linux Airtame app + Google Cast Google Cast
iOS AirPlay Google Cast
Android Google Cast + Miracast Google Cast
Sharing
Resolution 1080p up to 60 fps Up to 4K at 60 fps**
Presenter mode Single window sharing (app) + extended desktop (Miracast)
One-to-many screen sharing
Touchback support With Miracast
Security
Works on enterprise networks
Pin code connect Guest mode
Web Proxy support
Device management
Bulk updates Airtame Cloud Lite + Plus
Remote updates Airtame Cloud Lite + Plus
Different access levels Airtame Cloud Lite + Plus
Moderator mode Airtame Cloud Lite + Plus
Digital signage***
Websites Airtame Cloud Lite + Plus
Custom images Airtame Cloud Lite + Plus Google Photos
Videos Airtame Cloud Plus
Productivity apps and dashboards Airtame Cloud Plus
Calendar sync for room management Airtame Cloud Plus
Scheduled Content Airtame Cloud Plus
Power management
Sleep Schedule with CEC support Airtame Cloud Plus

*VAT not included. 

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

***Customers can choose between an annual ($120 per year per screen) or a monthly plan ($12 per month per screen) for Airtame Cloud Plus. Device management and basic digital signage with Airtame Cloud Lite are available to all customers at no additional cost.

Last edited on January 13th, 2022

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Airtame offers a combined solution for wireless screen sharing and digital signage. 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 screens in an instant, improving the overall work and learning experience while encouraging productivity and engagement. Digital signage with Airtame Cloud helps organizations make the most of their screens.

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

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