The HP® Chromebox G1, Dell® Chromebox, and Asus® Chromebox CN60 are approaching end of life. The Chromebox end-of-life policy follows the Chrome OS autoupdate policy. See the complete schedule in Auto Update policy.
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After the M76 Chrome OS Stable release, no further autoupdates will be sent to the HP Chromebox G1, Acer Chromebox, or Asus Chromebox CN60.
The Hangouts Meet service will continue to run, but it will no longer be supported on these devices. Meet will show a warning on the display screen that indicates that the service is no longer supported.
Each Chrome OS release milestone can be mapped to a specific calendar month.
The Chrome OS devices can be converted to regular devices running Chrome OS (not enrolled for Chromebox for meetings) and used as is.
From the Admin console Home page, go to Devices Google meeting room hardware.
To see Devices, you might have to click More controls at the bottom.
Some features may require having the Google meeting room hardware with Calendar privilege.
Under Devices, click Add a filter.
Select Device Model.
Check ASUS Chromebox CN60, Dell Chromebox, and HP Chromebox G1.
Buy the Hangouts Meet hardware kit. Your existing software license can be migrated to the new hardware. To reuse your existing license, discuss buying hardware without a software license with your reseller.
Hangouts Meet hardware has components and features to simplify deployments and enhance meetings. The Hangouts Meet hardware kit consists of a touchscreen controller, speakermic, 4K sensor camera, and Asus Chromebox.
The upgraded Hangouts Meet hardware kit includes:
- A touchscreen interface that allows you to present, record, join, and start a meeting in one tap
- An upgraded speakermic that includes enhanced echo cancellation and noise suppression
- The ability to connect multiple speakermics to cover large conference rooms
- Automatic software and firmware updates, self-diagnosis, and repair capabilities
- HDMI-in support for presenting from your own device
- More camera options, such as a wide field-of-view camera for huddle rooms or a pan-tilt-zoom camera for larger conference rooms
You can buy Hangouts Meet hardware for USD 1,749, EUR 2,249, or JPY 245,000 (without software license) by talking to your reseller. Contact email@example.com if you have any questions or need information on your closest reseller.
Your old software license continues to renew on the same schedule.
To revoke a software license, you must deprovision the Chromebox for meetings. For more, see Licensing.
For information on installing your device, see Install your Meet or Chromebox system.
Depending on the size of your meeting room, you might need to use a USB 3.0 hub or USB 3.0 extension cables with your Hangouts Meet hardware kit. For more information, see Qualified peripherals for Hangouts Meet hardware kit.
Use the new kit for the best videoconferencing experience. However, your existing peripherals are compatible with the new Chromebox.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any additional questions.