Ubiconf WebRTC Videoconference – User Guide

WebRTC Kite Videoconference is based on WebRTC technology and Kite solution and allows both PBX users and external users to access the conference via a link or a phone call.

Updated: July 2016

 

Features

Requirements

Create a conference room

Invite participants and schedule a conference

Conference controls

Invite external users to participate in an audio conference

 

Features

 

         WebRTC based

         HD Audio/Video

         Max number of participants: see Bandwidth requirements (Requirements chapter)

         Screen sharing, application sharing

         Access for external users via invitation by email, via link, via phone number

         Mute/unmute participants

         Dynamic video allocation

         Conference recording (audio / video / screen sharing)

         Conference scheduling (synced with Google calendar)

         Participate in a videoconference from WP600ACG / from PC

 

 

 

Requirements

 

General

         Browser: Google Chrome, Chromium

         Wildix applications: Collaboration, KITE-MCU08 

         Max number of concurrent calls with Kite service: 8

         For Desktop Sharing access Collaboration using wildixin.com domain

 

Port to open on firewall

443/TCP towards:

         conference.wildix.com

         ws2sip.wildix.com

         videobridge.wildix.com

         turn.wildix.com

         kite.wildix.com, vnc.wildix.com, vnc1.wildix.com, wmp.wildix.com (for screen sharing)

 

Bandwidth requirements

The bandwidth used by Wildix Videoconference is adaptive and varies to provide the best experience on participants’ network.

Minimum bandwidth required

         Outbound from the participant: 300 kbps

         Inbound to the participant: 300 kbps

Ideal bandwidth

         Two-person video calls:

         Outbound from the participant: 2.6 mbps

         Inbound to the participant: 2.6 mbps

         Group video calls:

         Outbound from the participant in all situations: 2.6 mbps

         Inbound to the participant with 5 participants: 3.2 mbps

         Inbound to the participant with 10 participants: 4.0 mbps

 

 

 

 

ubiconf videoconference: First access

 

Create a conference room

 

A PBX user can create a conference from Wildix Collaboration interface (Messaging tab)

 

Note: it is recommended to access Collaboration using “wildixin.com” domain, otherwise Deskop Sharing component doesn’t work for the user who has created the conference.

 

Note: it is impossible to create a videoconference from WP600A/ACG, but it is possible to participate if a PBX user invites you. For more details, refer to WP600A/WP600ACG – User Guide.

 

1)       Click “Create a conference” in the left part of the screen (Recents)

2)       Click “+ Video Conference” or select to access one of the previously created conference rooms:

 

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Invite participants and schedule a conference

On the next step you can invite participants and schedule a conference:

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1 – edit conference name

 

2 – enter the name or an email address into the search field to invite participants

Note: PBX users receive an invitation both via chat and email

 

3 – conference scheduling: select the date and the time

Note: conference time and date is synced with Google calendar (event is automatically added)

 

4 – edit the timezone for the conference scheduling

 

 

 

Conference controls

 

Conference controls are situated in the upper part of the conference screen:

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1 – start / stop screen sharing

 

Note: it is recommended to access Videoconference using “wildixin.com” domain, otherwise the user who created the conference will not be able to start desktop sharing.

 

The first time you click the button, you are prompted to add Wildix Desktop Sharing to Chrome extensions:

 

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Once the extension has been added, you can check its permissions and status by clicking “Customize and control Google Chrome” ( upper right part of Chrome browser tab) > More tools > Extensions.

 

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Select a screen or an application that you would like to share.

 

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2 – share a link

 

This feature allows users to work together inside web applications, collaborative applications, for example, Google Drive.

 

3 – start / stop conference recording (available only for PBX users)

 

On the next step select the conference screen to start the recording.

Press the button again to stop the recording.

The file is automatically downloaded to your PC (Downloads folder) in *.webm format.

 

4 – mute / unmute the microphone

 

5 – start / stop personal video streaming

 

6 – show / hide chat

 

7 – enable / disable full screen mode

 

8 – view the prompt how to call the conference

 

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          PBX users call the number in the format: 98XXXXXXX, where 98 is the feature code to access to the conference, XXXXXXX is the conference ID number consisting always of seven digits.

          External users call the local number indicated in the prompt

 

9 – invite participants (available only for PBX users)

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(1) – enter the name into the search field to invite a participant

(2) – conference scheduling

(3) – copy the link and send an invitation to an external participant

(4) – tick off participants and click a handset / an envelope icon to invite them by phone / email

 

10 – conference settings

          Change language

          Select screen resolution

 

11 – exit the conference

 

 

Additional controls are situated in the lower right part of the screen:

 

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1 – Mute and Remove participants (available only for the user who created the conference)

 

2 – Click the arrows to hide / show the personal user picture / video and the pictures / videos of other participants

 

 

 

Invite external users to participate in an audio conference

  1. Create a conference room from Collaboration and write down the conference PIN
  2. Establish a call with the second party
  3. Transfer a call to the conference: use the number 98XXXXXXX as the destination number for the transfer, where 98 is the feature code “Conference”, XXXXXXX is the PIN code of the conference

 

 

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