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Operating Instructions

HDVC-MPCS
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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions HDVC-MPCS Thank you for purchasing this Panasonic product. Please read this manual carefully before using this product and save this manual for future use.

  • Page 2: About This Manual

    HDVC-MPCS Console, you can perform operations such as starting a conference, changing the screen layout, changing address book settings etc. The HDVC-MPCS Console can be used by simply accessing a server that has the HDVC-MPCS software installed from your computer’s web browser. Special software is not required.

  • Page 3: Open Source Software

    For Open Source Software released by ITU-T, within a period of at least three (3) years from delivery of the product, Panasonic will give to any third party who contacts us at the contact information provided below, for a charge of no more than the cost of physically distributing source code, a complete machine-readable copy of the corresponding source code and the copyright notices covered under ITU-T.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Table of Contents Before Operation ..................6 Data Security ........................6 Privacy and Right of Publicity ..................6 Preparation ....................7 System Requirements ......................7 Authorised Users ......................7 Screen Display ........................7 Log-in Screen ........................7 Home Screen ........................8 Setting Screen ........................9 Maintenance Screen ......................9 Profiles ..........................10 Conference Mode ......................10 Dial-in/Dial-out .........................10...

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    Changing the Account Password ...................37 Log ............................37 Configuration Data ......................38 Making a Backup of the Configuration Data ..............38 Restoring the Configuration Data ...................39 Shutdown .........................39 About HDVC-MPCS ......................40 Additional Information ................41 Troubleshooting ......................41 Basic Operation ......................41 If These Messages Appear ....................42 Specifications ..................43 System Specifications ....................43...

  • Page 6: Before Operation

    By installing and using this product, you are responsible Panasonic is not responsible for any damages for maintaining the privacy and usage rights of images caused by improper use of this device.

  • Page 7: Preparation

    HDVC-MPCS Console with Mozilla Firefox, the supported operating systems are Windows and Linux ® Authorised Users Two types of users with different user authorities can log in to the HDVC-MPCS Console. Maximum Number of Type of User User Authority Registrations...

  • Page 8: Home Screen

    Preparation Language Setting Menu Select "English" from the pull-down menu. Log-in Button Clicking the button displays a dialogue box to enter the user name and password. Home Screen Screen Selecting Tab Click a tab to jump to the designated screen. Help Button Click the button to display Help.

  • Page 9: Setting Screen

    Preparation Setting Screen Setting Menu List Setting menus are displayed. Setting Area Used for making settings such as the bandwidth setting, profile settings for conferences, or registering/ editing the address book. Maintenance Screen Maintenance Menu List Maintenance menus are displayed. Maintenance Area Used to set up enhanced features or user accounts.

  • Page 10: Profiles

    In Ad-Hoc Mode, any sites can participate in a conference because a profile is not specified. Dial-in/Dial-out There are 2 types of connection methods to make a conference using HDVC-MPCS, as follows: Connection Methods Description Dial-out Call sites to participate in the conference from the HDVC-MPCS.

  • Page 11: Changing Screen Layout

    Preparation Layout number Layout configuration CP10 9 10 CP13 10 11 12 13 CP16 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Changing Screen Layout There are 3 methods to change screen layout, as follows: Automated Layout The screen layout changes automatically depending on the number of sites in the conference. Number of sites Layout number 9-10...

  • Page 12: Changing The Display Position Of The Site Image

    Preparation Note • To have the screen layout change automatically, the setting must be configured in Basic Settings (in Ad-Hoc Mode) or in a profile (in Normal Mode). For details, refer to "Basic Settings" (in Ad-Hoc Mode) or "Profile Settings" (in Normal Mode). Manual Layout (Normal Mode Only) The screen layout can be changed manually during the conference.

  • Page 13: Basic Operation

    Console]/hdvc_mpcs/index.cgi). Note • The IP address for the HDVC-MPCS Console is the IP address of the server that has the HDVC-MPCS installed. If the server has 2 IP addresses, use either IP address. • Select "English" from the drop-down list in the upper right corner of the screen. The screens are displayed in the selected language after clicking "OK"...

  • Page 14: Starting A Conference

    Basic Operation Starting a Conference Making a Conference In Normal Mode A conference is made with the sites registered in a profile. You can select which sites participate in the conference and which sites to not dial out to, from the registered sites. Click the "Home"...

  • Page 15: Making A Conference In Ad-hoc Mode

    Basic Operation Note • For details about the types of screen layout, refer to "Screen Layout Pattern (Page 10)". • This operation cannot be performed if "Auto" is set to "Screen Layout Switching" in the profile selected in step 3. Select the sites to not participate in the conference.

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    Basic Operation Select "Ad-Hoc Mode" in "Conference Mode". Click "Next". • The conference start screen is displayed. Select sites to dial out to by following either one of the following instructions. Select from the address book: Click "Add from Address Book". Select sites to dial out to.

  • Page 17: Operation During A Conference

    Basic Operation Click "Start Conference". • The sites in the "Dial Out Endpoint List" are dialled out to. The conference starts when the sites answer. Operation During a Conference Changing Screen Layout (Normal Mode Only) Note • To perform this operation, "Screen Layout Switching" in the profile must be set to "Manual". For details, refer to "Profile Settings".

  • Page 18: Muting/unmuting The Audio (normal Mode Only)

    Basic Operation Click the "Conference Operation" tab in the operation area. • The conference operation screen is displayed. Select the sites for which you want to change the display position, from the "Active Participant List". Select the display position from the "Display Position Switching" drop-down list. "Top": The first priority position "Bottom": The last priority position "Hide": Not displayed...

  • Page 19: Displaying/hiding The Site's Name

    Basic Operation Select the site you want to mute/unmute from the "Active Participant List". Select "ON" (mute) or "OFF" (unmute) for "Mute/Unmute Switching". Click "Execute". • A dialogue box to confirm the muting/unmuting is displayed. Click "OK". • The selected site is muted/unmuted. Displaying/Hiding the Site’s Name You can select whether to display the site’s name on each site image displayed on the site’s screens.

  • Page 20: Adding Sites During A Conference

    Basic Operation Select "Show" or "Hide" for "Site Name Display Switching". When in Normal Mode: When in Ad-Hoc Mode: Click "Execute". • A dialogue box to confirm the displaying/hiding of the site name is displayed. Click "OK". • The site’s name is displayed/hidden. Adding Sites during a Conference Note •...

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    Basic Operation Select the sites you want to add. When in Normal Mode: Click "Add". • Sites in the "Participant" list are displayed. Select the sites you want to add. Click "OK". • The selected sites are dialled out to. When in Ad-Hoc Mode: Select the sites you want to add by performing one of the following procedures: Select from the address book:...

  • Page 22: Disconnecting A Site From The Conference

    Basic Operation hide the guides and icons for the site. For details, refer to the Operating Manual or User Manual of the HD Visual Communication Unit. Disconnecting a Site from the Conference Click the "Home" screen selecting tab. • The Home screen is displayed. Click the "Conference Operation"...

  • Page 23: Checking The Status Of The Conference

    Basic Operation hide the guides and icons for the site. For details, refer to the Operating Manual or User Manual of the HD Visual Communication Unit. Checking the Status of the Conference Click the "Home" screen selecting tab. • The Home screen is displayed. Click the "Conference Status"...

  • Page 24: Joining A Conference (dial In) (on-site Operation)

    Joining a Conference (Dial In) (On-Site Operation) If you call the IP address of the HDVC-MPCS for a conference (dial in) from the HD Visual Communication Unit, you can join a conference. For details, refer to the Operating Manual or User Manual of the HD Visual Communication Unit.

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    Basic Operation Note • Sites using software version 2.40 or earlier for the HD Visual Communication Unit may display the computer’s screen in an incorrect aspect ratio (horizontally long). In this case, perform the following procedure to change the aspect ratio. Press [G].

  • Page 26: Settings And Registration

    Value range Default Total Bandwidth Set the total bandwidth that the 1 Mbps-100 Mbps (Unit: 100 Mbps HDVC-MPCS can use for 1 Mbps) performing a conference with the sites. Endpoint Bandwidth Set the bandwidth per site. The 384 kbps, 512 kbps, 1.0 Mbps...

  • Page 27: Profile Settings

    Settings and Registration Item Description Value range Default Interval for VA Specifies the time interval after 1 to 30 seconds (per 5 seconds Switching which the Voice Activated second) Switching feature is enabled again after the feature has been performed. The Voice Activated Switching feature is disabled until the specified time passes.

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    Settings and Registration Set the following items in the setting area. Item Description Value range Default Profile Name Set the profile name. Up to 50 characters ― Description Set the description of the profile. Up to 200 characters ― Endpoint Bandwidth Set the bandwidth per site.

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    Settings and Registration Item Description Value range Default Connection Endpoint Set the sites that can participate in 2 to 16 sites the conference. Note • The order of registration corresponds with the display priority. Select from the address book: Click "Address Book". Select the site you want to set, and click "OK".

  • Page 30: Deleting Profile

    Settings and Registration Click "Set". • The setting of the profile is saved, and the profile list screen is displayed. Deleting Profile Click the "Settings" screen selecting tab. • The settings screen is displayed. Click "Profile" in the setting menu list. •...

  • Page 31: Address Book Settings

    Settings and Registration Click "OK". • The profile is deleted, and the profile list screen is displayed. Address Book Settings Registering/Editing the Address Book Note • You can register up to 200 sites in the address book. Click the "Settings" screen selecting tab. •...

  • Page 32: Deleting A Site

    Settings and Registration Set the following items: Item Description Value range Default Site Name Set the site name. Up to 50 characters ― IP Address Set the IP address. Class A: 1.0.0.0– 126.255.255.255 Class B: 128.0.0.0– ― 191.255.255.255 Class C: 192.0.0.0– 223.255.255.255 Description Set the description of the site.

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    Settings and Registration Select the sites you want to delete. Click "Delete". • A message to confirm deletion is displayed. Click "OK". • The site is deleted and the address list screen is displayed. Operating Instructions...

  • Page 34: Maintenance

    Activation is performed, and a message to show the completion of license registration is displayed. Click "OK". • The activation screen is displayed. Network Status You can check the network status of the HDVC-MPCS. Click the "Maintenance" screen selecting tab. • The maintenance screen is displayed. Operating Instructions...

  • Page 35: Account Setting

    Note • Perform the following operation if you want to change the IP address of the HDVC-MPCS for a conference. In this case, it is also necessary to change the IP address of the server. For details, contact your dealer.

  • Page 36: Deleting Accounts

    Maintenance Set the following items: "User Name": Enter a user name (6 to 16 characters). "Password": Enter a password (6 to 16 characters). "Retype Password": Re-enter the password. "Login Level": Select "Administrator" or "User" from the drop-down list. Note • The characters that can be input for the user name/password are as follows: User name: alphanumeric characters and symbols _ - Password: alphanumeric characters and symbols ! # $ % () - = * _...

  • Page 37: Changing The Account Password

    Maintenance Click "OK". • The account is deleted, and the account setting screen is displayed. Changing the Account Password Click the "Maintenance" screen selecting tab. • The maintenance screen is displayed. Click "Account Settings" in the maintenance menu list. • The account setting screen is displayed.

  • Page 38: Configuration Data

    Maintenance Click "Download" to obtain the history log. • The screen to confirm the saving of the history log is displayed. Save the file. • The history log file is downloaded, and the log screen is displayed. Configuration Data You can make a backup of or restore configuration data. Making a Backup of the Configuration Data Click the "Maintenance"...

  • Page 39: Restoring The Configuration Data

    The configuration data screen is displayed. Shutdown Click the "Maintenance" screen selecting tab. • The maintenance screen is displayed. Click "Shutdown" in the maintenance menu list. • The exit screen is displayed. Select "End HDVC-MPCS" or "Shutdown PC". Operating Instructions...

  • Page 40: About Hdvc-mpcs

    Click "OK". • The selected operation is performed. About HDVC-MPCS Information such as the software version of the HDVC-MPCS and license information is displayed. Click the "Maintenance" screen selecting tab. • The maintenance screen is displayed. Click "About" in the maintenance menu list.

  • Page 41: Additional Information

    Cause and Solution You cannot log in to the • The user name and/or password is incorrect. HDVC-MPCS Console. → Check that the capitalisation of characters is correct, and then try entering them again. A site registered in the profile •...

  • Page 42: If These Messages Appear

    Ask the sites to update the software. • The software version of the HD Visual Communication Unit at the site is 2.30 or earlier and only that site is connected to the HDVC-MPCS. → After being connected with the HDVC-MPCS, the site is disconnected automatically for approximately 30 seconds.

  • Page 43: Specifications

    Specifications System Specifications Number of Simultaneous Conferences 1 Conference Number of Sites in Conference Up to 16 Sites (Depending on the number of the license ports) Connection Mode IP Mode Maximum Bandwidth 2.0 Mbps (IP Rate) 1920 Kbps (Video IP Rate) 80 Kbps (Audio IP Rate) Call Control Standard...

  • Page 44: Index

    Index Index Account Address Book Ad-Hoc Mode 10, 15 Browser Conference Mode Displaying Other Video Sources 12, 24 End Conference Mute Normal Mode 10, 14 Presentation Mode 12, 24 Privacy Profile 10, 27 Protecting Information Right of Publicity Screen Display Screen Layout Layout Change 11, 17...

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    Notes Operating Instructions...

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    Copyright: This material is copyrighted by Panasonic System Networks Co., Ltd., and may be reproduced for internal use only. All other reproduction, in whole or in part, is prohibited without the written consent of Panasonic System Networks Co., Ltd. © Panasonic System Networks Co., Ltd. 2012...

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