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  • Page 1 HUAWEI Box 700 Product Overview Issue Date 2019-06-20 HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
  • Page 2 Notice The purchased products, services and features are stipulated by the contract made between Huawei and the customer. All or part of the products, services and features described in this document may not be within the purchase scope or the usage scope. Unless otherwise specified in the contract, all statements, information, and recommendations in this document are provided "AS IS"...
  • Page 3: About This Document

    This document describes the positioning, highlights, networking schemes, structure, features and functions, security and reliability, operations, administration, and maintenance (OAM), and technical specifications of HUAWEI Box 700 (abbreviated as "the Box 700" or "the endpoint" in this document). Intended Audience...
  • Page 4 8.2 Performance Specifications. Modified 8.4 Standards Compliance. Issue 03 (2018-11-30) This issue is the third official release. Added Meetings. Added Collaboration Extension. Added Dual-Screen Switching and Clone. Added Automatic Configuration. Added Touchscreen. Issue 05 (2019-06-20) Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Page 5 About This Document Issue 02 (2018-10-22) This issue is the second official release. Modified Intelligent Voice Assistant. Modfied Touch. Modfied Upgrade. Issue 01 (2018-08-31) This issue is the first official release. Issue 05 (2019-06-20) Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    4.6 Microphone Array................................ 16 5 Functions and Features....................... 18 5.1 Connections and Convergence............................. 18 5.1.1 Connecting to the Huawei Cloud Video Conferencing Service................18 5.1.2 Hardware-Software Synergy............................. 18 5.2 AI Voice Assistant................................ 19 5.3 Joining or Initiating a Meeting............................. 20 5.4 H.265 4K Ultra-HD Video............................20...
  • Page 7 7.2 Maintenance and Upgrade............................41 7.2.1 Log Management............................... 41 7.2.2 System Diagnostics..............................41 7.2.3 Inspection...................................41 7.2.4 Upgrade..................................42 7.3 CHR Data Collection..............................42 8 Technical Specifications......................43 8.1 Physical Specifications..............................43 8.2 Performance Specifications............................44 Issue 05 (2019-06-20) Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Page 8 HUAWEI Box 700 Product Overview Contents 8.3 Ports and Protocols............................... 47 8.4 Standards Compliance..............................48 A Glossary............................50 Issue 05 (2019-06-20) Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Page 9: Product Positioning

    HUAWEI Touch or using voice commands through the AI voice assistant to implement audio and video conferencing. The Box 700 can also connect to a third-party interactive whiteboard (IWB), facilitating collaboration between local and remote participants.
  • Page 10: Product Highlights

    2 Product Highlights Product Highlights 4K Ultra-HD Video with Low Bandwidth Consumption The Box 700 supports up to 4K x 2K 30 fps data experience based on the new H.265 codec capabilities. With Huawei-patented Video Motion Enhancement (VME) technology, 50% of bandwidth is saved and video quality is improved.
  • Page 11 Power over Ethernet (PoE) is supported in wired connection mode. Wireless Connection and Easy Sharing The Box 700 has a built-in Wi-Fi module that supports 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency bands, enabling the Box 700 to function as a Wi-Fi hotspot or a Wi-Fi client.
  • Page 12: Networking Schemes

    Figure 3-1 Networking scheme In this networking scheme: The Box 700 connects to an on-premises network through the H.323 or SIP protocol, or connects to an IMS hosted or SP hosted network through the SIP protocol. Audio and video calling, content sharing, and data collaboration can be implemented between the Box 700 and various types of terminals and meeting clients.
  • Page 13: Esight-Based Networking Scheme

    The STUN server is used for traversal between public and private networks to ensure that eSight manages all devices on both networks. The Box 700 can be deployed on the public or private network, but eSight must be deployed on the public network.
  • Page 14 HUAWEI Box 700 Product Overview 3 Networking Schemes – If the Box 700 is deployed on the public network, it can be managed by eSight through TR-069. – For the Box 700 deployed on the private network, eSight can manage it through TR-111 after the STUN service is enabled.
  • Page 15: Product Structure

    4 Product Structure Product Structure 4.1 Appearance The Box 700 is a boxlike device that needs to work with a display device, camera, microphone, and speaker. The external display device may be a display, IWB, or display + IWB. Figure 4-1 Appearance of the Box 700 4.2 Front Panel and Rear Panel...
  • Page 16 Shows whether the Box 700 is running, sleeping, or faulty. Rear Panel Figure 4-3 shows the components on the Box 700's rear panel, and Table 4-2 describes the functions of each component. Figure 4-3 Components on the Box 700's rear panel...
  • Page 17 COM port. NOTE A device connected to the Box 700 through the HD-VI or HT-RX port can be powered through this port. If both ports are in use, only one port (default: HD-VI port) can supply power for the connected device.
  • Page 18 3840 x 2160 60 fps. The display device can be located at most 50 m far away from the Box 700. Other Touch port Connects to the Touch and supplies power componen to it.
  • Page 19: Indicator

    Connect all necessary cables before powering on the Box 700. 4.3 Indicator By checking the status of the indicator on a Box 700, you can determine its operating status and ensure that it is working properly with other videoconferencing devices. Table 4-3 shows the Box 700 status corresponding to each indicator status.
  • Page 20: Huawei Touch

    Connect the Touch to a network port on the switch to which the Box 700 connects. Connect the Touch to the Wi-Fi hotspot on the Box 700 or connect the Touch and the Box 700 to the same Wi-Fi hotspot on the network where they are located.
  • Page 21: External Camera

    Touch. 4.5 External Camera The Box 700 can connect to Huawei's HD cameras VPC600, VPC620, and VPC800 and Huawei's intelligent camera VPT300. VPC600/VPC620 The VPC600 and VPC620 support HD resolutions such as 1080p 60 fps, 1080i, and 720p.
  • Page 22 AWB, AE, and AF. The VPC800 has a sleek black design, with a half-hidden lens, aluminum-alloy structure, and integrated housing. The lens is well protected from damage and debris. Issue 05 (2019-06-20) Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Page 23 VPC600s. In addition, the VPT300 provides 16 built-in microphones as a microphone array for sound localization, as well as a dual-camera system for face detection. These features support speaker tracking with accurate localization and fast focusing. Issue 05 (2019-06-20) Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Page 24: Microphone Array

    Product Overview 4 Product Structure Figure 4-7 VPT300 4.6 Microphone Array The Box 700 can connect to the HUAWEI VPM220 microphone array shown in Figure 4-8. The VPM220 provides dual-channel wideband audio, delivering a superior audio experience. Figure 4-8 VPM220 High-quality audio The VPM220 supports a sampling rate of up to 48 kHz and a full frequency range.
  • Page 25 This allows participants at the local site to hear every sound nuance coming from participants at the remote site. Power saving Highly energy-efficient, the VPM220 requires no more than 2.5 W of power when running. Issue 05 (2019-06-20) Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Page 26: Functions And Features

    The uPortal will then generate an activation code and send the code to you by SMS or email. After the Box 700 is powered on for the first time, you can activate it and access the Huawei cloud video conferencing service by entering the activation code.
  • Page 27: Ai Voice Assistant

    (convergent conference) networking scenarios. Voice Commands You can say "Hi, Scotty" or "Hey, Scotty" to the connected microphone of the Box 700 to wake up "Scotty", the intelligent voice assistant, and then operate the Box 700 using voice commands.
  • Page 28: Joining Or Initiating A Meeting

    4K provides excellent clarity and lifelike detail, with a resolution four times that of 1080p, on a larger screen. The Box 700 supports H.265-based encoding and decoding for both video and content, and can deliver 4K ultra-HD video and content through Huawei's VME technology.
  • Page 29: Svc Meetings

    90p to 720p. The CloudMCU then forwards the video streams. In total, the Box 700 can receive a maximum of 16-channel video streams, and the resolution is determined by the actual bandwidth. The maximum resolution is 720p.
  • Page 30: Dual-Screen Switching And Clone

    The Box 700 connects to the IWB through the HDMI video output port. To use the reverse control function during content sharing over a cable, the IWB must be connected through the USB Type-A port.
  • Page 31: Split-Screen Display

    5.9 Split-Screen Display When the Box 700 is connected to a third-party IWB and the collaboration capability is enabled, the split-screen display mode is supported. This means that the local whiteboard, open applications, shared presentation, and whiteboard shared by remote sites can be displayed in two equal windows, with the one that you open first displayed on the left and the second on the right.
  • Page 32 Figure 5-2 shows how the Touch's screen appears when the chair is controlling a meeting. Issue 05 (2019-06-20) Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Page 33: Network Address Book

    Figure 5-2 Controlling a meeting as the chair on the Touch Figure 5-3 shows how the Box 700's web interface appears when the chair is controlling a meeting. Figure 5-3 Controlling a meeting as the chair on the web interface 5.11 Network Address Book...
  • Page 34: Globalization

    DST. 5.13 High-Quality Audio and Video 5.13.1 Intelligent Tracking The Box 700 provides the following intelligent tracking functions when it is connected to the VPT300: Uses voice tracking and facial recognition algorithms for sound detection and localization and collects images for facial recognition to achieve accurate and flexible tracking.
  • Page 35: Microphone Array Connections

    Enhancement (netATE), and Audio Jitter Buffer (AJB) 5.13.3 Microphone Array Connections A HUAWEI VPM220 wired microphone array can be connected to a Box 700 as a sound pickup device in a meeting room. For a particularly large meeting room with participants scattered throughout the room, multiple microphones (up to three) can be connected to improve sound detection.
  • Page 36: Wireless Connections

    The Box 700 supports 2 x 2 Wi-Fi technology (that is, 2-channel input and 2-channel output of Wi-Fi data), dual antennas, and dual bands (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz). The Box 700 can serve as a Wi-Fi hotspot or connect to a Wi-Fi network as a client.
  • Page 37: Interoperability Between Data Collaboration And Content Sharing

    Figure 5-4 AirPresence Key Content Sharing over a Cable Connection You can connect your Box 700 to a computer through the HDMI or VGA port to share the computer desktop. If no participants are sharing content in a meeting, your Box 700 starts sharing content after the computer is connected.
  • Page 38: Oam

    5.18 Web Monitoring During a meeting, you can log in to the web interface of the Box 700 and select video sources to view local and remote video in real time. This function is shown in Figure 5-5.
  • Page 39: Apis For Third-Party Integration

    This function is related to personal privacy. Ensure that your usage of it complies with local laws and regulations. 5.19 APIs for Third-Party Integration The Box 700 provides HTTP-compliant APIs for integration with third-party systems to implement various functions, including the following: Login authentication...
  • Page 40: Security And Reliability

    Security maintenance for the system layer ensures that the operating system runs smoothly and also supports stable services at the application layer. The Touch of the Box 700 uses a custom Android operating system, which provides higher security and virus immunity than the Windows operating system.
  • Page 41: Traversal Between Public And Private Networks

    6.6 Web Request Authentication When a user requests access to a specified web page or submits a Servlet request, the Box 700 checks whether the user's session identifier is valid and whether the user is authorized to perform the operation.
  • Page 42: Protection Of Sensitive Data

    Proprietary algorithms are not allowed. 6.9 Protection of AI Voice Commands The Box 700 collects voice commands that users give to the AI voice assistant and transmits the commands to the AI server through the TLS1.2 secure channel for parsing. After being transmitted to the AI server, the voice commands are immediately deleted from the Box 700, and cannot be obtained through any method.
  • Page 43: Security Design

    Labels and security tips are used. 6.13 Disaster Recovery The Box 700 can simultaneously connect to the active and standby corporate directories or SCs for disaster recovery (DR). When the active corporate directory or SC is faulty, the Box 700 automatically switches to the standby corporate directory or SC to continue providing services.
  • Page 44: Operations And Maintenance

    7.1 UIs 7.1.1 Touch The Touch is a simple, intuitive touch control system newly developed by Huawei. On the Touch, you can easily set up meetings with just a few taps. With the Touch, you can execute various types of tasks, including the following:...
  • Page 45: Iwb Touchscreen

    Figure 7-1 Home screen of the Touch 7.1.2 IWB Touchscreen When the Box 700 is connected to a third-party IWB and the collaboration capability is enabled, you can tap icons on the IWB touchscreen or enable the intelligent voice assistant to start a meeting.
  • Page 46: Airpresence Mobile/Pc Client

    AirPresence PC client, including placing a P2P call, joining a meeting, and controlling the camera. Figure 7-3 shows the UI that appears when the AirPresence mobile client running on an Android smartphone connects to a Box 700. Issue 05 (2019-06-20) Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Page 47 HUAWEI Box 700 Product Overview 7 Operations and Maintenance Figure 7-3 AirPresence mobile client Figure 7-4 shows the UI that appears when the AirPresence PC client connects to a Box 700. Issue 05 (2019-06-20) Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Page 48: Web Interface

    7 Operations and Maintenance Figure 7-4 AirPresence PC client 7.1.4 Web Interface The Box 700 supports web-based management that allows the administrator to execute various types of tasks, including the following: Remotely operating the Box 700 Configuring the address book...
  • Page 49: Maintenance And Upgrade

    The Box 700 records logs about operations and system errors, helping the administrator maintain the system and locate faults. Logs are stored as files. On the web interface of the Box 700, the administrator can query, export, or delete logs of a specified time frame or all logs.
  • Page 50: Upgrade

    The software package for the production line can be used only by the production line for manufacturing and repair. You can upgrade the Box 700 to the latest version to fix its vulnerabilities and use the new functions provided in the latest version.
  • Page 51: Technical Specifications

    HUAWEI Box 700 Product Overview 8 Technical Specifications Technical Specifications 8.1 Physical Specifications Table 8-1 lists the physical specifications of the Box 700. Table 8-1 Physical specifications Item Specifications Electricity supply requirements Operating voltage 100–240 V AC Operating frequency 50–60 Hz...
  • Page 52: Performance Specifications

    Up to three VPM220s can be connected. Wireless mouse and Recommended brands: Logitech, Rapoo, and A4Tech keyboard 8.2 Performance Specifications Table 8-2 lists the performance specifications of the Box 700. Table 8-2 Performance specifications Item Specifications Call bandwidth 64 kbit/s to 8 Mbit/s Issue 05 (2019-06-20) Copyright ©...
  • Page 53 2 Mbit/s for 4K 30 fps l 768 kbit/s for 1080p 60 fps l 384 kbit/s for 1080p 30 fps l 512 kbit/s for 720p 60 fps l 256 kbit/s for 720p 30 fps Issue 05 (2019-06-20) Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Page 54 25/30 fps, 4CIF 25/30 fps, CIF 25/30 fps Content sharing: 1080p, 1680 x 1050, 1400 x 1050, 1366 x 768, 1280 x 1024, 720p, XGA (1024 x 768), SVGA (800 x 600), VGA (640 x 480) Issue 05 (2019-06-20) Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Page 55 AirPresence PC client l 32-bit and 64-bit macOS 10.7 to 10.11 installation 8.3 Ports and Protocols Table 8-3 lists the ports and protocols of the Box 700. Table 8-3 Box 700 ports and protocols Port Description and Standards and Remarks...
  • Page 56 1 x ground stud Power input 1 x power input port port 8.4 Standards Compliance Table 8-4 lists the standards with which the Box 700 complies. Table 8-4 Standards compliance Item Standards Video encoding and H.265, H.265 screen content coding (SCC) decoding, H.264 decoding protocols HP, H.264 BP, H.264 SVC, H.263, and H.263+...
  • Page 57 140, RFC2833, LDAP, and LDAPS IP protocol IPv4 and IPv6 dual stack Encryption protocols H.235, STARTTLS, TLS, and SRTP Wi-Fi standards IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, IEEE 802.1p/q, IEEE 802.1x, WEP, WPA, WPA2, and WPS Issue 05 (2019-06-20) Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Page 58 Text information that appears on video. During a conference, a site can add captions to the video sent by the local site. Users can add captions to the top, middle, and bottom areas of the screen. Issue 05 (2019-06-20) Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Page 59 Digital Visual Interface DVI-I Digital Visual Interface-Integrated Enterprise Unified Address Book A next-generation address book server launched by Huawei. It provides LDAP-based unified address book services for Huawei videoconferencing and enterprise communication solutions. G.722 Audio codec standard that uses adaptive differential pulse-code modulation (ADPCM).
  • Page 60 If a remote loopback test is performed, data is transmitted from the local site to a remote site, and then back to the local site. Issue 05 (2019-06-20) Copyright © Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Page 61 Session Border Control Switch Center The Huawei Switch Center (SC) is a next-generation network switch system that provides H.323 GK, SIP server, and media proxy functions. schedule...
  • Page 62 The maximum distance within which sounds can be picked up by a distance microphone. telepresence The Huawei telepresence system provides users a videoconferencing environment in which they can have true-to-life and face to face remote conferences. terminal A device that converts voice, sound, text, images, tables, data and video from physical display to electronic signals or from electronic signals to physical display.

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