24 Feb

Cisco TelePresence Scheduler

Korean based EMETA have released a new scheduler for Cisco & TANDBERG devices called the TP Scheduler.

“Cisco’s TelePresence Scheduler for web, mobile and Tablet. Comprehensive room scheduling and reservation solution for Cisco’s TP and Tandberg endpoints. The system allows users to book conference rooms in multiple locations, across multiple time zones — Anytime, Anywhere!”

Website: http://tpsupport.emeta.co.kr/index.asp

24 Feb

SIP SIMPLE vs XMPP

Master Class: Extending Capabilities with SIP

Jimmy Ray Purser provides a detailed overview of the deployment steps required to extend your instant messaging and presence capabilities to more users with Session Initiation Protocol (SIP). It’s SIP made simple.

20 Feb

VLC 2.0 now available, offering faster decoding, a refreshed UI and experimental Blu-ray support

After 485 million downloads of VLC 1.1.x versions, VideoLAN and the VLC development team present VLC 2.0.0 “Twoflower”, a major new release. With faster decoding on multi-core, GPU, and mobile hardware and the ability to open more formats, notably professional, HD and 10bits codecs, 2.0 is a major upgrade for VLC. Twoflower has a new rendering pipeline for video, with higher quality subtitles, and new video filters to enhance your videos. It supports many new devices and BluRay Discs (experimental). It features a completely reworked Mac and Web interfaces and improvements in the other interfaces make VLC easier than ever to use. Twoflower fixes several hundreds of bugs, in more than 7000 commits from 160 volunteers. More info on the release notes.

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18 Feb

The Windows 8 logo in motion

Microsoft’s unveiling of the Windows 8 logo yesterday drew mixed reactions, based mostly on a single two-dimensional depiction.

Now, the company that designed the logo, Pentagram, has released more details about the design process:

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17 Feb

Cisco VCS SIP and H323 Troubleshooting Tool

Cesar Fiestas has been working on a tool called SMART. SMART will and can assist you parse and analize Cisco VCS SIP and H323 output traces either collected using netlog or by properly downloading the diagnostics log file from Cisco VCS version 7.x. I hope you find SMART a useful tool.

Features
- Cisco Unified Communications Manager Intelligent SIP parsing capabilities 
- Cisco Unified Communications Manager Intelligent H323 parsing capabilities 
- Cisco Unified Communications Manager Intelligent Q931 parsing capabilities 
- Cisco IOS Q931 Intelligent parsing capabilities 
- Cisco IOS Intelligent SIP Log tracing capabilities 
- Cisco Telepresence Video Communication Server SIP Log Tracing capabilities
- Cisco Telepresence Video Communication Server H323 Log Tracing capabilities 
- Cisco Telepresence System SIP Log Tracing capabilities 
- Cisco Cius SIP parsing capabilities
- Quick Find (multiple search criteria within the log or logs) 
- Powerful Call Flow and Media Reporting
- SMART Inspector feature
- Log screen Print
- and more!...

You can download SMART here or by visiting www.telepresencebridge.com/smart or https://supportforums.cisco.com/message/3548982