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Webex Desk Camera Data Sheet

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Updated:July 26, 2021

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Webex Desk Camera

Webex® Desk Camera is a premium USB web camera that provides high-quality video and audio for video conferencing, video streaming, and video recording.

Office worker using a Webex Desk Camera for a video call

Above: Office worker using a Webex Desk Camera for a video call

It brings superior video up to 4k, high-quality microphone audio, intelligent AI-based features, IT device management no matter where you are.

Product overview

The Webex Desk Camera is a 4K USB desk camera that can be connected to a personal computer over USB and mounted onto an external monitor, laptop, or tripod. It is compatible with all popular meeting or video applications and enables laptop-based video conferencing anywhere. It brings uncompromised video collaboration experience in open and huddle spaces for office users. It is also ideal for working from home users. The Webex Desk Camera fulfills the following use cases:

      Upgrade video: Upgrades an existing laptop camera to high quality video for heavy video and meeting users

      Instant office: Office or home working users with laptop docked to existing independent monitor, Webex Desk Camera provides outstanding video and superior dual microphones, more akin to room video and audio standards

      Creation and Broadcast: for users broadcasting or creating basic video content who need a quality camera

      Online Education: for students, teachers who need to join online classes and do not have access to a room or desk system

Powered by the Webex® app, the Webex Desk Camera is a fully managed IT asset with centralized device management and insights. It also offers a Webex Desk Camera app for any Windows or MacOS users to do professional camera settings, firmware upgrade and troubleshooting.

Features and benefits

Table 1.        Features and benefits

FEATURE

BENEFIT

4K ultra HD video

  Provides superior video with outstanding clarity, rich colors, great smoothness, superb resolution and frame rate
  Enables uncompromised video collaboration from any space

Light performance

  Excellent video quality in all lighting conditions
  Helps users always look the best on video calls

Auto focus

  Brings peace of mind by fast, clear and perfectly sharp focus

Adjustable FoV

  Select the field of view appropriate for your environment

Built-in privacy shutter

  Shutter controls the video streaming on and off to ensure the complete privacy as needed.
  Video turns off completely via a software switch (rather than only covering your camera lens)

Audio

  Offers high quality microphone audio via 2x omni-directional microphone with background noise reduction

Face detection and recognition

  Certifies with Windows Hello and allows secure facial recognition login through the IR sensor
  Powers admin-controlled workplace occupancy detection* through human detection and face detection

Multiple connection and mounting options

  Includes both USB C-to-A and USB C-to-C cables for flexible PC connection
  Multiple placement options with the camera clip and the tripod screw thread

Management features

Webex Desk Camera is designed for the changing workplace that has a high demand of laptop-based video conferencing for open and huddle space office users and working from home users. The device management and utilization tracking are essential to IT departments.

This single consistent device management experience is available on Control Hub to all Cisco collaboration devices including Webex Desk Camera.

Table 2.        Webex Desk Camera management features

FEATURE

BENEFIT

Device inventory

Enables easy device management for administrators on Control Hub

Reports device inventory to Control Hub via the WebexApp

Firmware upgrade

Supports firmware upgrade and troubleshooting through web-based Cisco Accessory Hub

Platform support

The Webex Desk Camera is designed to work on Windows and MacOS PC as a standard video device. It is compatible with any Cisco or non-Cisco meeting applications. With more camera controls and features integrated into the Webex App, Webex Meetings, and Cisco Jabber, it gets the best Cisco-on-Cisco integration when working together with the Cisco soft clients.

Table 3.        Platform support

PLATFORMS SUPPORTED

DESCRIPTION

Cisco applications

Supports the following Cisco desktop applications on Windows and Mac OS

  Webex App
  Webex Meetings App
  Cisco Jabber

3rd party applications

Compatible with all popular meeting or video applications (including Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business, Zoom, Google Meet and Google Hangouts, BlueJeans, Slack, FaceTime, etc.)

Licensing

Webex Desk Camera does not require a device specific subscription. Registration to Webex cloud and access to Control Hub is through Webex App.

Product specifications

Table 4.        Product specifications

SPECIFICATION

DESCRIPTION

Components

Fully integrated unit is delivered with:

  4K image sensor and active LED
  Dedicated chipset for AI Computer Vision algorithms
  IR sensor and IR LED
  2 internal microphones
  Video privacy shutter
  USB 3.0 type C port
  Camera clip
  Tripod screw thread

Cables included

  1 USB 3.0 USB-C to USB-A cable
  1 USB 3.0 USB-C to USB-C cable

Video features

  4K Ultra HD camera supports video streaming and recording
  Multiple resolutions and frame rates (up to 4K at 30fps, 1080p/720p at 60fps)
  13MP image sensor
  Supports excellent video in various light conditions
  81° diagonal field of view
  10x digital zoom
  Face detection enhanced auto focus
  Face detection enhanced auto exposure
  Auto brightness and white balance
  Built-in video privacy shutter supports video mute and unmute
  UVC1.1
  Supports YUY2/NV12/MJPEG video format
  Human detection and face detection based occupancy detection

Audio features

  High quality 48kHz audio
  2x omni-directional microphone with background noise reduction
  UAC1.0

USB passthrough

  Ability to provide video and audio over one USB cable to a connected computer

Security features

  Secure facial recognition login via the Windows Hello, certified by Microsoft for compliance
  Image (software load) authentication
  Physical privacy shutter

Physical dimensions

(H x W x D)

  Camera: 19.5 mm x 90.64 mm x 41 mm
  Clip: 17.5 mm x 41 mm x 64.8 mm
  Packaging size: 66 mm x 166 mm x 137.5 mm

Weight

  153 grams
  Shipping weight (including packaging): 396 grams

Operating temperature

  0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F) ambient temperature

Humidity

  10% to 90% Relative Humidity (RH)

Compliance

Regulatory compliance:

  CE Markings per directives 2014/30/EU and 2014/35/EU

Safety

  UL 60950 and 62368
  CAN/CSA 60950 and 62368
  IEC 60950 and 62368
  AS/NZS 60950 and 62368

EMC – Emissions

  47CFR Part 15 (CFR 47) Class B
  ICES-003 Class B
  EN55032 Class B
  AS/NZS CISPR32 Class B
  EN61000-3-2 and IEC 61000-3-2
  EN61000-3-3 and IEC 61000-3-3
  VCCI Class B

EMC – Immunity

  EN55024
  CISPR24

Software and user interface

  Webex Desk Camera OS
  Control the camera directly with Webex Desk Camera App on Windows and Mac OS
  Upgrade camera firmware from web-based Cisco Accessory Hub

Language support

Webex Desk Camera App supports the following languages:

  English, English (UK), Dutch, French (Canada), French (France), German, Italian, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Spanish (LATAM), Spanish (Spain), Swedish, Chinese (China), Chinese (Taiwan), Japanese, Korean, Russian

System management

Webex Desk Camera is managed in the administrator portal in Control Hub via Webex App

System requirements

The Webex Desk Camera is a USB camera that can be connected to a PC. The list below shows the computer system requirements for using the Webex Desk Camera application.

Table 5.        Webex Desk Camera application system requirements

SYSTEM PART

DESCRIPTION

Operating system

  Windows 10 with Universal C Runtime and above
  Mac OS X 10.12 and above

CPU*

  I5@2.4 GHz/i7@1.9 GHz Intel processor, or a processor with equivalent capabilities

RAM*

  16 GB or more

USB port

  USB-C port
  USB-A port (USB 2.0 or USB 3.0, 4K video requires USB 3.0 port)

Ordering information

Table 6.        Ordering information

PART #

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

CD-DSKCAM-C-US

Webex Desk Camera in carbon black for United States
(includes USB C-to-A and USB C-to-C cables)

CD-DSKCAM-C-WW

Webex Desk Camera in carbon black for worldwide
(includes USB C-to-A and USB C-to-C cables)

Warranty information

Webex Desk Camera has a one-year limited liability warranty.

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