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How to sync Mozilla Thunderbird with a Meeting Room Schedule door display

Starting out with meeting door displays, everybody has a different starting point. Some small businesses have an email provider and use Mozilla Thunderbird as an email client. Meeting rooms are managed with paper printouts of  calendars. Sometimes there is a shared calendar created. This can be done by exporting the calendar to HTML, iCalendar format or […]

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Connect your Door Displays to O365/Exchange Using Delegate Access

The direct method to connect to a resource to Microsoft O365 or Exchange is described here. It’s very straightforward and should work for 90% of business environments. It needs a visit in the O365/Exchange directory where resources are listed and delivers the credentials needed by the door display solution. Reset the password and you’re done. […]

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How to Get Utilization Reports from your Resource Calendars

In some businesses it is very important to know who booked a resource for how many hours. Co-working spaces are charging for meeting rooms on an hourly basis. They need to prepare utilization reports to bill their customers. Other businesses might be interested to know more about weekly booking behavior of staff or which department […]

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Battery life of wall mounted tablets

The use of any app which keeps the screen on continuously, raises questions regarding the battery life of tablets and power saving techniques. We discovered that some of our users avoid permanent charging due to wiring impediments. We did some experiments to find out how their daily unmounting and charging activities can be reduced. In […]

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How to create an awesome custom look

The Quick-and-Dirty way of doing it: Go to your website. Check the colors used. Look for good background pictures that you can use (you’re looking for pictures that give bright,  almost uniform background to match with dark font colors or vice versa). Download your logo by right clicking on it. Check your tablet resolution by […]

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Font customization

When using Meeting Room Schedule as your meeting room door tablet software, one necessary step you have to traverse is the font customization. It is important to adapt your display based on your company theme, logo etc. This guide gives an overview of how to customize your fonts in the Meeting Room Schedule app. Areas […]

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How to display your event from Sched.com

Sched.com is an event scheduling app which supports single-track meetings to global conferences and festivals. This article describes shortly how to display a sched.com event in Meeting Room Schedule display. Steps for getting the schedule ics link : Log in to your sched.com account. Goto the sched.com event url eg: https://eventabcd2018.sched.com/ Click on the icon […]

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Book room feature now supports speech-to-text

Book Room feature has been enhanced with speech-to-text support in the latest release of Meeting Room Schedule. While booking a room, instead of typing in the meeting subject, you can now record it using microphone button. This article outlines the basic settings and conditions related to the Book Room feature. Enable Book Room feature Open […]

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Reasons for choosing commercial tablets and where to buy them

If you liked our software it is time to start thinking about hardware. You may choose to have an evaluation of Meeting Room Schedule using a consumer tablet and move later towards commercial tablets. If you have a budget of 200-300€/$ per unit, we recommend you to buy professional android tablets for the door displays. […]

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Enable night mode with tasker app

There are multiple options available to enable a night mode or power saving mode. Some commercial tablets have built-in functionality for power cycling. In one of the previous posts, we explained how you can make use of your camera and smart detection to enable a night mode option. To know more, check out the post […]

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