Visix Touch10 meeting room signs now support a voice user interface that gives instant access to schedules, floor maps, directions and other content by simply speaking to the room sign. This is the latest solution from Visix to offer hands-free interactivity.
Touch10 room signs are powered by the company’s AxisTV Signage Suite content management system, which lets users show schedules, media playlists and interactive content on room signs mounted outside any shared space. The software’s recently released Voice Recognizer Widget (VRW) takes advantage of the built-in speech recognition engine for Windows 10. It can be configured to let Touch10 room signs respond to voice requests.
Content available on Touch10 room signs is controlled by signage managers and is not limited by the software. Besides asking to see room schedules and other content, users can also notify facility managers when a room needs to be cleaned or restocked with items like hand sanitizer. Some example voice commands are:
- “Show me the room guidelines.”
- “What is the room capacity?”
- “Show me the seating map.”
- “Room needs cleaning.”
- “Room needs restock.”
Touch10 room signs support bidirectional bookings at the sign for Exchange and Office 365 calendars. Walk-up reservations still require touching the interactive display or using the appropriate scheduling app on a mobile device (to ensure that reservations meet clients’ booking criteria).
The addition of a microphone is required for Touch10 room signs to support voice requests. Visix can recommend local integration partners who can suggest microphones suitable for the client’s application and environment. Visix can also design Touch10 layouts using the VRW for clients who need creative support.