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Kramer VIA Go vs Airtame 2

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Kramer VIA Go vs Airtame 2

What’s the difference between Kramer VIA Go and Airtame?

Airtame and Kramer offer wireless screen sharing. 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 Kramer VIA Go. 

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


Airtame 2 Kramer VIA Go
Powering AC adapter or Power over Ethernet  DC power supply
Price*
Cost of hardware $499 $595
Cost of software  Free Free
Cost of central management system Free License required 
Device management Free License required for bulk updates
Digital signage Based on subscription** Free
Connectivity 
Windows  ✓ Airtame app + Miracast ✓ VIA app + Miracast + Join through browser 
macOS ✓ Airtame app + AirPlay ✓ VIA app + AirPlay + Join through browser 
Chromebook ✓ Airtame app + Google Cast  ✓ Join through browser
Linux ✓ Airtame app ✓ Join through browser
iOS ✓ AirPlay ✓ VIA app + AirPlay
Android ✓ Google Cast + Miracast ✓ VIA  app + Miracast
Sharing
Resolution 1080p up to 60 fps 1080p up to 60 fps
Presentation mode Single window sharing (app) + extended desktop (Miracast) ✓ Single window sharing (app) + extended desktop (Windows + macOS)
One-to-many screen sharing ✓ Airtame desktop app
Touchback support ✓ With Miracast
Security
Works on enterprise networks
Pin code connect ✓ 
Web Proxy support  ✓ 
Device management
Bulk updates  ✓ Airtame Cloud Lite + Plus ✓ With license 
Remote updates ✓ Airtame Cloud Lite + Plus
Different access levels ✓ Airtame Cloud Lite + Plus ✓ With VIA Site Management
Moderator mode ✓ Airtame Cloud Lite + Plus
Digital signage
Websites ✓ Airtame Cloud Lite + Plus ✓ VIA Digital Signage software
Custom images  ✓ Airtame Cloud Lite + Plus ✓ VIA Digital Signage software
Videos  ✓ Airtame Cloud Plus ✓ VIA Digital Signage software
Productivity apps and dashboards ✓ Airtame Cloud Plus
Calendar sync for room management ✓ Airtame Cloud Plus ✓ VIA Digital Signage software
Scheduled Content ✓ Airtame Cloud Plus
Power management
Sleep Schedule with CEC support ✓ Airtame Cloud Plus


*VAT not included.

**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 June 10th, 2021

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