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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.

Airtame 2Google Chromecast Ultra
PoweringAC adapter or Power over Ethernet AC adapter
Price*$399 $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 
Resolution1080p up to 60 fpsUp to 4K at 60 fps**
Presenter modeSingle 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.

Why Airtame?

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 screen 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.

More than 20,000 companies and educational institutions use Airtame.

Contact us to learn more.

Last edited on November 12th, 2020

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