SignMeeting EWS

RELEASE NOTE

2017-08-04 V1.12.27 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for Room label layout for SMH300 device (connected to SLATE106 devices)
  • Fix: time zone management
  • Add new date format
    • ddd d mmmm yyyy (ex: Fri 4 August 2017)
    • dddd d mmmm yyyy (ex: Friday 4 August 2017)
WILL BE CORRECTED IN NEXT VERSIONS
  • Fix: When using until 20 SLATE106 devices, setting the polling period below 10 minutes could prevent slate106 devices to be updated properly
  • Fix: In case managing several rooms & there is no meeting in all rooms (room screen tab) & return to background if no meeting is activated
    • Book now is not available
  • Fix: In case managing several rooms & there is no meeting in all rooms (room screen tab) & return to background if no meeting is activated & display room names all is activated
    • Book now is not available
    • Room name is not displayed on header
  • Fix: When Next Meeting is cancelled directly in Exchange calendar, it is advised to go in menu to request a SignMeeting refresh and be able to book "now a meeting"
  • Fix: when confirmed, an all_day long meeting (with recurrence) should appear in current meeting AND in next meeting
COMPATIBILITIES
  • Exchange server 2007/2010/2013/365
  • Screen Composer V3.11.11 (or above) Not compatible with Screen Composer V2.xx.yy
  • Gekkota 3.12.33 (or above) (to support the email sending feature)
  • SMT210 platform (touch screen & RFID badge detection)
  • DMC200, SMT210, SMA200, SMP200, SMA300, SMH300, DMB300, WINDOWS platforms (for summary screen)
  • LDAP V3 (used by Windows Server 2000/Active directory and above Windows Server version)
  • Briva LDAP
  • CSS V1.10.20

INFORMATION


DOCUMENTATION

CSS FILE FOR THE DIFFERENT LAYOUTS

  • CSS File for Room Screen layout V1.12.20 (for SignMeeting version V1.12.20 or above) download
  • CSS File for Room Screen layout V1.12.12 (for SignMeeting version V1.12.19 or below) download
  • CSS File for Summary screen by resource layout V1.12.22 (for SignMeeting version V1.10.22 or above) download
  • CSS File for Room Label layout V1.12.27B (for SignMeeting version V1.12.27 or above) download

NOTE FOR MEETING ALL DAY AND CONFIRM MY PRESENCE

  • Confirm my presence may not work properly for meetings all day long with recurrence. Also when a meeting is confirmed, a second meeting with the same time range is created in EWS365, making that the meeting is present in current meeting and in next meeting

NOTE FOR ROOM IS EMPTIED

  • Depending on when button room is emptied is pressed, the meeting is either
    • shortened in calendar system if the spent duration of the meeting is more than 30 minutes
    • deleted from calendar system if the spent duration of the meeting is less than 30 minutes

NOTE WHEN SERVER EXCHANGE 2007 IS SHUT DOWN SAVAGELY

  • In case the server MS Exchange 2007 is shut down savagely, some of the powershell function could not work properly at first restart. To solve the issue, shutdown (properly this time) once again the server Exchange 2007 and restart it again

NOTE FOR DELEGATE CALENDAR SYSTEM

  • When a room is created, it is stored - in delegate calendar system and - in room calendar system and - note: ressource has to be in AutoAccept mode so that the meeting is automatically stored properly in resource calendar. Check AutoProcessing value by calling this for ressource - Get-MailboxCalendarSettings "<Room_name>" | fl
  • When a room is deleted (or modified), it is deleted (or modified) only in room calendar (and kept unmodified in delegate calendar)

NOTE FOR RESOURCE DESCRIPTION

  • Resource description can not be displayed in EWS version

NOTE FOR RECURRING MEETINGS 365

  • In case a recurring meetings is not displayed anymore, please check first that recurring meeting is well present in EWS365 resoure calendar (and not only in the delegate calendar)

NOTE FOR ATTACHMENTS

  • Display attachments in SignMeeting requires memory allocation in the player. Display meetings on 2 page (or more) (ex: 15 meetings) with image size upper than 2 MB could make reboot the player continuously when display all the meetings. To solve the issue inactivate attachment column or replace huge size image (few MBytes) by small size image (few KBytes)

ATTACHMENT DISPLAY

  • In order to display metting attachment, please ensure first that the room resources created in EWS calendar system are still supporting attachments. Indeed MS EXCHANGE is default configured to to delete attachments to save place on server
  • Power shell command example to restore attechment support on EWS:
    • On 2007 server, remove the option on each room. Ex for Room1 Set-MailboxCalendarSettings "Room1" -DeleteAttachments $False
    • On 2010 server, remove the option on each room. Ex for Room1 Set-CalendarProcessing "Salle 1" –DeleteAttachments $False
  • Is it advised to use Mozilla Firefox web browser to connect to EWS2010/OWA in order to handle properly the attachments in this calendar system

NOTE FOR DATASOURCE HOSTED ON DISTANT SERVER

  • Some slowness could be noticed when booking (or cancelling) a meeting in case datasource is referring to distant server with poor reaction capability

NOTE FOR LDAP VALIDITY ATTRIBUTE

  • In case the validity attribute is not found in LDAP (for example in case tipo error inserted in validity attribute), the condition is considered as fully filled meaning that the RFID badge account validity attribute is valid

NOTE TO TEST YOUR LDAP WITH GEKKOTA-DESKTOP

  • It is possible to test your LDAP configuration (search filtering by entity type, RFID badge, ...) with Gekkota-desktop. Please refer to Gekkota application notes Test Your LDAP configuration

NOTE FOR RFID BADGE MODULATION AND BAUDRATE

  • RFID badge modulation and baudrate can be displayed with diagnostic mode with Gekkota_os 3.12.25 (or above). For Gekkota_os version lower than 3.12.24, it is possible to know modulation and baudrate with specific system command (test pattern activated + tool nfc-poll). Contact support@innes.pro for more information

NOTE FOR LDAP AUTHENTICATION ANONYMOUS

  • In case authentication anonymous (empty dn, empty password), the option connexion as anonymous allowed needs to be activated inside LDAP system as well

NOTE UPGRADE VERSION

  • Version upgrading is only possible since 1.10.51
  • In order to upgrade:
    • open Screen Composer,
      • click on SignMeeting link to configure the app
      • make a modification (ex Title) and
      • click on "finish" button
      • click again on SignMeeting link (version modification should be noticed)

NOTE FOR CSS CLASS

  • CSS file need to be configure to suport CSS class
    • (if required double check relative path of picture in theme_css_generic-V1.10.12.css)
    • rename if required the .cusClass1 into the name you want
    • choose API inside
      • background-image or background-colour
      • Note: CSS is compliant with Mozilla CSS background API (W3C)
        • https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/background
          • background-image
          • background-position
          • background-size
          • background-repeat
          • background-origin
          • background-clip
          • background-attachment
          • background-colour
    • for example:
      • The file theme_css_generic-V1.10.12.css is situated in a sub-directory css ( for example ./css/theme_css_generic-V1.10.12.css)
      • The file background picture is situated in a sub-directory images (for example ./images/diagonal3.png)
      • Relative path has to be in this case
        • background-image: url("../images/diagonal3.png"); (go up to CSS file parent directory and then go to images directory
  • Match SignMeeting device/edit/CSS class value with a class value of your theme_css_generic-V1.10.12.css
    • for example, when .cusClass1 is present on theme_css_generic-V1.10.12.css
      • enter cusClass1 in device/edit/CSS class field
  • Add the required media ./images/diagonal3.png in Screen Composer manifest (medias tab)

OLD VERSIONS HISTORY


2017-05-22 V1.12.26 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Fix: translating issue from french language to german language
  • Fix: it was not possible to program a meeting the day after with SignMeeting (german language only)

2017-04-12 V1.12.25 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support of german language
  • Add support of custom Javascript file permitting to control SignMeeting buttons (JavaScript provided only for some specific customers)
  • Fix: scrolling attendees overlap on button “Room screen”
  • Fix: timezone was not taken into account properly

2017-01-12 V1.12.23 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Summary screen by resource
    • Change: default backgrouns colour for line to green to grey (like Room Screen)
    • Change: red colour for the meeting (dark red instead of deep red)
    • Add option "stay on the current page" (do not alternate with other timeslots)
    • Add new day format:
      • ddd mm yyyy
      • dddd mmmm yyyy
    • Change: the option back to the main page after the inactivity timeout expired is inactivated when no interactive menu is selected

2016-11-09 V1.12.22 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support of new layout type: "Summary screen by resource"
    • landscape
    • portrait

2016-10-05 V1.12.21 download

IMPORTANT
  • In order to use SignMeeting EWS V1.12.21, a previous version SignMeeting EWS need to be installed before (else SignMeeting could never manage to collect the meeting)
BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Fix: meeting was not automatically shortened properly (in the minute) when meeting is not confirmed after the timeout
  • Fix: in some case some meetings could pass from next meeting to current meeting in late of few minutes (maximum: until refresh time)
  • Fix: (to workaround a Microsoft EWS365 issue) delete unuseful timezone management making that all the meetings for a room for the request windows could not be displayed in case one of meeting of the request windows has a inconsistent value for timezone &#x0
  • Fix: Meeting was not displayed over the background for all rooms in case one all_day long meeting was present in the day for one room
  • Fix: all day meeting accross several day with no recurrence was not supported
    • ex: start: Monday 9th, all day long (no recurrence) until end: Friday 13th

2016-08-05 V1.12.20 download

IMPORTANT
  • In case the CSS file version 1.10.12 (or below) is used in your SignMeeting, when migrating to SignMeeting 1.10.20, the default colour of buttons will be transparent (no colour). To solve the issue, you have to upgrade your CSS to version 1.10.20 and define the button colour inside
  • SMTP tab need to be validated before being able to activate notification page (RoomScreen tab)
BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add orange colour (status bar and side led) when meeting is not confirmed
  • Add support of SMTP tab (email sender configuration)
    • Note for Exchange 365: given the SSL negotiation is done afterwards, the URL has to follow the scheme smtp:// (and not smtps://) (ex: smtp://smtp.office365.com:587)
    • To know the supported authentications, please refer Gekkota application note Email and supported authentication
  • Add notification page in RoomScreen tab permitting to enter new item. Each item is corresponding to a new button which is added automatically in email interface
    • label, subject, recipient address, pictogram
  • Add email pictogram permitting to send email with predefined
    • label,
    • subject
      • Note: in case LDAP is defined, LDAP variable (by example: RFID badge number) can be inserted dynamically in the subject
    • recipient address
    • pictogram
    • Note: email pictogram appears only when recipient list of Notification page is not empty (RoomScreen tab/Menu)
    • Note: when RFID badging required, email pictogram is only active when a user is authenticated
  • Add support new version of CSS (theme_css_generic_V1.12.20.css) supporting
    • splitter between current meeting and next meeting (adding and configuration)
    • colour configuration for the buttons: book now, confirm my presence, report as empty
  • Add support of confirm my presence button
    • Once meeting is confirmed, confirm my presence button becomes inactive (greyed)
  • Add support of optional duration before displaying report as empty button
  • Change: menu pictogram by calendar pictogram (on main page of Room Screen tab)
  • Fix: In order to be able to display background content, general theme needed to be activated first. By contrary, in order to be able to display Playzilla background, general theme needed to be inactivated

2016-06-13 V1.12.19 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support of vizualization of meeting scheduled accross several days, or all day long
    • Note: In this case, SignMeeting is splitting the meeting accross several days as much as there is day to display the meeting from working day start time to working day end time.
    • For example, a meeting from Monday 2:00PM to Wednesday 12:00, with working day 7:00 21:00, is splitted into 3 meetings:
      • Monday : 1st meeting from 2:00 to 21:00
      • Tuesday : 2th meeting from 7:00 to 21:00
      • Wednesday: 3rd meeting from 7:00 to 12:00
    • It is not possible to modify or delete meeting scheduled accross several days
  • Add Attribute 1 and Attribute 2 research option in interface Datasource / Advanced permitting to get additional information coming from LDAP directory (which can be inserted in the meeting title afterwards)
    • Attribute 1 and Attribute 2 can have any attributes of LDAP attribute editor. It is advised to use string or integer format
    • Even if this option is activated, in case the Attribute value is empty, that does not prevent from successful badge authentication
  • Add a tooltip to display Attribute(s) values
  • Change: remove Preferences tab in Datasource tab
  • Change: meeting title automatical labelling (option) is now based on variable
    • RFID
      • ldap:rfid-tag:attribute1
      • ldap:rfid-tag:attribute2
    • USER
      • ldap:user:attribute1
      • ldap:user:attribute2
    • PIN CODE (RFU)
      • ldap:pin-code:attribute1
      • ldap:pin-code:attribute2
    • Calendar event time range
      • calendar-event:time:start
      • calendar-event:time:end
      • calendar-event:time:interval
      • calendar-event:location
    • Random number
      • math:random:2digit-number
  • Change: Add prefix "app" for the log in console mode
  • Change hourglass rendering (gif displayed when navigating in SignMeeting menu)
  • Change: pictures are not downloaded anymore from server when not requested in SignMeeting
  • Change: calendar system connection trial design
  • Change: room is empty by report as empty
  • Change: in case once the meeting has been created with SignMeeting and if variable calendar-event:<> is used, the meeting tilte is not modified anymore according to the calendar event new start time (or new end time)
  • Fix: connection error was not well raised to the user when LDAP server was not responding
  • Fix: In console mode, check LDAP filter matching for each RFID badging

2016-03-10 V1.12.16 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add new items in event detail
    • number of attendees (at the right of attendees)
    • phone number
  • Add support of different automatic meeting naming
    • fixed: Meeting from HH:MM to HH:MM - room name or
    • custom: free text with random number suffix
  • Fix: new event adding pop-up was prompted sometimes instead of delete meeting pop-up when trying to remove a meeting
  • Fix: in case a pop-up (calendar, add, event detail) was kept opened in "book a meeting" interface, it was not closed when returning automatically to background
  • Fix: in some case, when current meeting is finished and this meeting is the last one, and return to background content when non meeting is activated,
    • the meeting could remain inconsistently in next meeting or
    • attached image could stay stucked over background content
  • Fix: in some rare case, on some players, could not be able to collect the meeting immediately after player reboot
  • Fix: when exiting TV screen standby, could not be able to collect the meeting until next refresh timeout (now refresh timeout is decreased to 3 minutes when screen is in standby and standby duration is upper than refresh timeout)
  • Fix: could not be able to collect the meeting if AVCmd profile is activated (stuck in standby mode)

2015-12-07 V1.12.13 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support new API CSS class in device edition permitting to display, when there is a meeting in room screen, to give possibility to have a CSS theme different for each player
    • require theme_css_generic-V1.10.12.css (available for download)
  • Change: implemement memory garbage collector between each page display (internal INNES)
  • Change: remove the 3 dots (...) at the end of item when its size is in overlap (CSS as well)
  • Fix: in mode 11 lignes, page was not entirely filling all the height (only 85 %)
  • Fix: theme is not displayed when background content is not checked
  • Fix: tipo error in console (diagnostics)
  • Fix: bottom of attendees text was grumbled by description in next meeting (Room screen)
  • Fix: 2th pictogram size was 10% smaller than 1st pictogram size when using pictogram from directory
  • Fix: pressing "room is emptied" the second time was doing nothing (in case reccurent meeting)
  • Fix: attendees could be displayed on 2 lines instead be scrolled on 1 line (Room screen)

2015-10-12 V1.12.12 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add attendees list display with scrolling
  • Add support of a signs library (72 icons) or signs importation (for resources in summary screen)
  • Add configurable timeout to return to main page in case no user activity has been detected
  • Add support of RFID badge
    • authentication (with and without LDAP)
    • modulation type selection (permitting to focus only on some RFID badge modulation and improve RFID badge detection efficiency as well)
    • display modulation and baudrate when badging is detected (diagnostic mode activated) (requires Gekkota 3.12.25)
    • timeout deconnexion when no activity for a duration (60 sec by default)
    • automatic deconnexion when RFID badge is detected and user was previously connected
  • Add support of LDAP
    • with (or without) authentication by Distinguish Name (DN) and password (admin or any other user)
      • in case authentication anonymous, connexion as anonymous needs to be activated inside LDAP system as well
      • support error message in case LDAP connexion failure
    • RFID badge authentication by [DN + attribute]
      • support filtering by entity type in order to decrease LDAP answer time
      • support error message in case search failure
      • support optional research of LDAP user owning RFID badge in another DN
    • attribute validity (and/or)
      • activation
        • with supported format
          • vrai, yes, on, 1 (for for valid status)
          • faux, no, off, 0 (for invalid status)
      • start date / end date with supported format
        • d/m/yy
        • dd/mm/yyyy
        • Account expires timestamp (number of ns since 1st Jan 1601)
        • Active directory generalized time (ex: 20151009225600.0Z)
  • Add support of creation of several instances of different screen composition types (until 10 at all)
    • room screen
    • summary screen
      • landscape
      • portrait
  • Add possibility to remove reservation and consultation button (summary screen)
  • Add support diagnostic console mode
  • Change: all error messages are now handled in pop-up
  • Change: room is emptied capability is supported
  • Change SignMeeting view
    • Default horizontal tab: server, room screen
    • Default vertical tab: Datasource, LDAP, RFID
    • Parameter button to add new instance of the different screen composition types
  • Change: reservation and consultation page is inactivated by default in summary screen
  • Change default colour for return to the main page after being idle for black (instead grey)
  • Change: add automatically the scheme ldap:// when missing
  • Fix unexpected error message title Error lost translation: this.thisStr is undefined when resource is missing or when using button room is emptied and/or button confirm my presence
  • Fix: delete unexpected text at the beginning of the description with EWS2007 (ex: Quand : mercredi 16 septembre 2015 14:00-15:30. Paris, Madrid Où : Room 1 *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*)
  • Fix: reservation and consultation page date was dynamically become SignMeeting current date (room screen)

2015-06-09 V1.11.17

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add: return to main screen when timeout "no user activity" of screen "book a meeting" has expired
  • Change: alarms for mono are now fixed (not configurable)
  • Change user error message when associating a same ressource twice to a player
  • Change (multi-portrait) default displayed lines number is 15 (instead of 14) when banner is present
  • Fix (multi) random banner display issue when logo is activated (linked media management)
  • Fix error message not displayed when the player not properly configured
  • Fix "Book now" button availability issue when playing with navigation menu

2015-02-09 V1.11.16

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add possibility to set position of the banner at the top (or at the bottom) of the screen.
  • Add alarm management & alarm display (architecture 1.11X)
  • Add new button “book now” (architecture 1.11X)

2015-02-05 V1.10.58

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Change banner design (shows the colour of side leds)
  • Fix issue on date/time display on the banner

2015-01-07 V1.10.57

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Fix shift between text and border (landscape & portrait)

2014-12-19 V1.10.55

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add picture from attachement

2014-10-17 V1.10.51

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Fix recurrent meeting calculations

2014-09-29 V1.10.50

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Fix compatibility with Screen Composer 3.11.x
  • Fix 2 files not present

2014-09-18 V1.10.49

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support new app format : .appi
  • Add management user account primary SMTP address
  • Change mono form design
  • Change error messages accuracy
  • Change data conversion for All Day events fix
  • Fix Panel LEDs behavior with SMT210 players

2014-07-02 V1.10.47

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Change: huge rework (and fix)

2013-11-29 V1.10.27

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Fix infinite loop when looking for recurring events (VIEW)

2013-10-22 V1.10.26

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add set LED to display red when busy, blue when idle
  • Add compatibility with Exchange server SP1 and SP2
  • Add view button to just to view a meeting
  • Add server check when adding a new item (modify, delete). If the item is declined, it is removed
  • Add protection to ensure that the edit/text fields do not shrink when there is no content
  • Add display the name of the resource defined in the exchange server
  • Add the possibility to select which toolbar button will be present
  • Add toolbar options, check box for Add, Edit, Del and View
  • Add an example URL text and made the text boxes wider in datasource definition
  • Improve error reporting for all Exchange server communication. On authentication error the app will not retry and connect. Add a message when the configured player mac address is incorrect
  • Change display the application version when click on "MENU"
  • Change menus to improve touch screen performance
  • Change display the defined background (colour and image) when the Idle message is defined
  • Change delete event display a message when the delete fails
  • Change move the mono background and field parameters from events tab to style tab
  • Change alarm related minutes to start at 1
  • Change in alarm configuration, if choose day start/end then disable the definition of minutes
  • Fix background images that contain characters % ; € (or the like) which didn’t work
  • Fix troubles with not bookable rooms
  • Fix calculation for the meeting width and position to be accurate, leave a small space between each. Display correctly on 800x600 screen

2013-10-01 V1.10.24

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Initial version