Managing the room
Managing Maestro management platformLast updated February 14, 2019
When you open the Maestro web interface, the Meeting Rooms page provides an overview of all rooms that have been added in Maestro. To manage a meeting room, click Manage to the right of the room entry in the Meeting Rooms table. From here, you can:
- Configure room display options
- Configure call options
- Enter Skype for Business and Exchange details
- Configure audio settings for the Teamline 5250 system
- Configure camera resolution and add presets
- Configure video input for the Teamline 5250 system
- Configure network settings
- Configure touchscreen UI settings and functionality
- Enable certificates for the room
- Enable WiFi for content sharing in meetings
You can filter the room table by room name, location, or status. To filter results by category in ascending or descending order, click the up or down arrow next to the appropriate heading in the table. For example:
To refine the results, click a category in the Filter By list, then select an option from the drop-down list. For example:
Enter a name in the Search Room Name field to locate a specific room.
Wildcards are not supported.
To clear a specific filter, click the X next to the filter or click Clear all filters.
To edit the name or location of the meeting room, click Edit to the right of the room name.
The options in the Settings panel are read-only by default. To change these options, click Edit in the Settings panel.
In the General tab, you can configure the following options for your meeting room display(s).
The room display does not go into standby if an active presentation source is connected to the Teamline system, and will come out of standby mode for active calls. The camera will remain in standby, even if an active presentation source is connected.
TV Standby Timeout stops sending video from the Teamline system to the room display(s). If the room is not in a call and there is no content source connected, the room display will go into standby after five minutes of inactivity. If Disabled is selected, the standby screen is sent to the room display(s).
AV Standby Timeout moves the camera into privacy position and mutes the microphone after a period of inactivity. If the 1 minute option is selected and the Teamline system is not in a call, the camera will go into standby mode after one minute of inactivity. Select Disabled to prevent the camera from going into standby mode.
Self view displays the video from the meeting room camera to the room display in a small picture-in-picture (PiP) overlay. Self view can be set to Always on or it can be configured to Disappear after 15 seconds.
The default Conference Layout for the meeting room can be set to Gallery View to show a maximum of five participants in a strip across the room display or Speaker View to show the current speaker only.
You can determine whether or not participants can make and receive calls in the room using the touchscreen, and how incoming calls are answered.
In the Touch Panel tab, select Windows 10 from the Interface drop-down list. Select Disable outgoing calls to prevent point-to-point outgoing calls and/or select Disable incoming calls to prevent point-to-point incoming calls. To allow outgoing and incoming calls, ensure these options are unchecked.
If incoming calls are enabled for the touchscreen, they can be answered automatically within a few seconds. In the General tab, select Auto Answer to automatically answer incoming calls.
In the Skype tab, enter the credentials used to sign into the Skype for Business account:
- The Skype for Business Sign-In Address. Enter the account address that will be associated with the Teamline system in the meeting room.
- The Skype for Business Username associated with the sign-in address, if applicable
- The Password the password for the sign-in address
- Automatic Connection Settings to use the connection settings connect automatically where possible. If this setting is disabled, enter the Internal Server Name and External Server Name.
Click Advanced settings to Disable video-based screen-sharing. Video-based Screen Sharing (VbSS) is used to share content in Skype for Business meetings. If this option is selected, content is shared using remote desktop protocol (RDP.)
In the Exchange tab, configure the options for your Exchange server:
- Select Copy Skype For Business Credentials if your credentials for Exchange and Skype for Business are the same. Otherwise, uncheck this option to specify the Email address, Username, and Password of the Exchange account
- Select Enable Autodiscovery to automatically retrieve your Exchange server settings. Otherwise, uncheck this option to enter the Exchange Web Services (EWS) address in the EWS URL field
If you are using a Teamline 5250 system, additional audio settings are available in the Audio tab.
- To enable a StarLeaf microphone, select StarLeaf XLR microphones. Phantom power is automatically enabled for StarLeaf microphones.
- To enable a third-party XLR microphone, select Third-party microphones. You can select Enable Phantom Power and Enable Echo Cancellation, and adjust the XLR gain using the slider.
- To enable a microphone or a microphone mixer to the line-in connector, select Line-In. You can select Enable Echo Cancellation, and adjust the line-in gain using the slider.
For all microphones, you can adjust the Line-In Gain level using the slider. In the Output area, select an Output Device from the drop-down list. To override the default audio output level, select Line-Out (Consumer) and adjust the Consumer Line-Out Gain using the slider.
In the Video tab, select the camera resolution. From the Camera Mode list, select one of the following resolutions that is available for your camera model:
Camera presets are predefined camera positions, for example, to point the camera at a whiteboard or change the camera to a wide-angled view. Meeting participants in the room can select a preset on the touchscreen, and can swap between presets at any time.
You can add up to five camera presets.
To create camera presets:
- On the touchscreen, tap the camera control tab and move the camera to the required position.
- In Maestro, click Manage next to the relevant meeting room in the list.
- Click Camera Presets in the Video tab.
- Click Add Preset and enter a name in the Preset Name field.
- Click OK.
In the Video tab for the Teamline 5250 system, you can select an icon and provide a label for up to three video input sources in the Video Inputs list. For example:
These icons and labels can be used in combination with customized presentation text on the touchscreen. For more information about the presentation help panel, see Configuring presentation help.
If you have Quality of Service (QoS) configured on your network, you can configure the Teamline system with the relevant settings in the QoS tab. In the Differentiated Services Code Point (DSCP) area, select a value from the drop-down list for audio, video, any other media, signaling, and other sources. For traffic shaping, enable Rate Limit Data to select a maximum rate limit using the slider.
In Maestro, you can configure UI settings and functionality for the touchscreen.
The touchscreen dims between the hours of 7:00 pm and 7:00 am in the meeting room’s local time zone. When the touchscreen is dimmed, a screensaver displays the current time. Tap the screen to switch the backlight on. The touchscreen will not dim again until one hour after it is touched. This setting is not configurable.
In the General tab, select a language from the Language drop-down list to change the language presented on the touchscreen. To change the timezone displayed on the touchscreen, select a time zone from the Time Zone drop-down list.
You can enable a presentation help panel on the touchscreen to provide users with information about connecting presentation sources. Select an option from the Presentation Help on Home Screen drop-down list to display presentation help as a tile on the homescreen or a tab on the right-hand side of the screen.
If the Override Presentation Help option is selected, you can customize the text displayed in the presentation help panel. This allows you to provide help to participants about connecting presentation sources to the Teamline system. To add presentation help text, enter up to five text strings in the Presentation Help Text fields. On Teamline 5250 systems, you can also add icons and labels for the video inputs in the presentation help panel. For example:
For more information about adding icons and labels, see Configuring video input on the Teamline 5250 system.
Use the Speed Dials area to add up to six speed dial contacts on the touchscreen. To create a speed dial contact, click Add Speed Dial, select an icon, enter the URi, and enter a name for the speed dial tile. The contacts are displayed on the home screen. For example:
Speed dial contacts on the touchscreen are not created by adding favorites or group contacts in the Skype for Business client.
To prevent users from making changes to the touchscreen, select Lock Touch Panel and enter a 4-digit PIN. This PIN will be required to make changes in the settings page on the touchscreen.
Select Enable ECAPI to use the Teamline API. The ECAPI Key is provided; this is a 32-character key specific to the Teamline system. For more information about using the API, see Introduction to endpoint control.
In the Certificates tab, select one or more certificates from the list that will be used for the meeting room.
On the WiFi tab, select Enable WiFi to allow participants to share content in meetings using wireless connections (such as Miracast) with the Teamline system.
In the Miracast Name field, enter the name that will be displayed when users search the list of available wireless devices in the room. It is recommended that you use a name that helps users easily identify the Teamline system for this meeting room.
In the WiFi Channel drop-down list, select a channel.
Some applications and settings may prevent Miracast connectivity such as VPN software, group policy settings, firewall settings, third-party antivirus products, and third-party virtualization software. For more information about troubleshooting Miracast on Windows 10, go to the Microsoft Support Site at: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4012820