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on 23rd October 2017 / by alfred.paul
OpenMeeting is an opensource project from Apache. It is a web application suitable for video conferencing, instant messaging, whiteboard, collaborative document editing etc. The main requirement of openmeeting is Oracle Java. OpenMeeting uses Red5 streaming server for remoting and streaming. Openmeeting is an open source solution for institutions/organizations that want to keep the conferences private and within their parameter. Features of OpenMeeting Video/Audio conferencing Instant messaging Calendar, for scheduling meetings Whiteboard File explorer to share files between members Contacts and messaging Recording of conference for future reference Can create polls and votes Invite non members to attend conference using invitation hash User management Conference management Public and private conferences Large number of users can attend the conference Moderator can control each and everyone's permission who is attending the conference Provides SOAP API to integrate with other platforms OAUTH authentication to login using Facebook or other OAUTH providers Openmeeting can be installed by entering the following commands in the terminal. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer Then we need to install the dependencies from the repository using the following command. sudo apt-get install unzip imagemagick ghostscript jodconverter libjpeg-dev libgif-dev libfreetype6-dev libfreetype6-dev libreoffice sox build-essential git-core checkinstall yasm texi2html libvorbis-dev libx11-dev libvpx-dev libxfixes-dev zlib1g-dev pkg-config netcat libmp3lame-dev libx264-devThere are also packages which needs to be compiled to run on Ubuntu. 1. pdf2swf The swftools version for Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't include pdf2swf, so https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/trusty/+package/swftools has to be compiled. For this enter the below commands in terminal. cd /opt/ sudo mkdir swftools;cd swftools sudo wget http://www.swftools.org/swftools-0.9.2.tar.gz sudo tar zvxf swftools-0.9.2.tar.gz cd swftools-0.9.2 sudo ./configure sudo makeswftools 0.9.2 gives an error on a makefile which includes an option for rm. See : https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/swftools-common/2013-02/msg00009… So edit the makefile in /opt/swftools/swftools-0.9.2/swfs, just change: rm -f $(pkgdatadir)/swfs/default_viewer.swf -o -L $(pkgdatadir)/swfs/default_viewer.swf rm -f $(pkgdatadir)/swfs/default_loader.swf -o -L $(pkgdatadir)/swfs/default_loader.swfto rm -f $(pkgdatadir)/swfs/default_viewer.swf rm -f $(pkgdatadir)/swfs/default_loader.swfThen install, sudo make install2. ffmpeg with mp3lame Now create install-ffmpeg.sh and add the following commands. Note that the configure options should be double dash – FFMPEG_VERSION=2.4.2 cd /usr/local/src if [ ! -d /usr/local/src/ffmpeg-$FFMPEG_VERSION ]; then sudo wget http://ffmpeg.org/releases/ffmpeg-$FFMPEG_VERSION.tar.bz2 sudo tar -xjf ffmpeg-$FFMPEG_VERSION.tar.bz2 fi cd ffmpeg-$FFMPEG_VERSION sudo ./configure –enable-gpl –enable-version3 –enable-postproc –enable-libvorbis –enable-libvpx –enable-libmp3lame –enable-libx264 –enable-nonfree sudo make sudo checkinstallNext we have to make the script executable and run the installer. chmod +x install-ffmpeg.sh ./install-ffmpeg.shConfirm that all the below components are working by entering the following commands in the terminal. pdf2swf : This command should output the switch options. sox : This command should output the switch options. identify : This (ImageMagick) should output the switch options. ghostscript : This should drop to the GS (ghostscript) command prompt, quit to exit. jodconverter : This should output the switch options. libreoffice –version : libreoffice version confirm. ffmpeg : This will output the compiled options. Download and run the openmeetings installer, the latest version is 3.0.6 using the following commands: cd /opt/ sudo mkdir openmeetings; cd openmeetings sudo wget http://mirror.ox.ac.uk/sites/rsync.apache.org/openmeetings/3.0.6/bin/apache-openmeetings-3.0.6.zip sudo unzip apache-openmeetings-3.0.6.zip sudo ./red5.shNow open the web installer http://SERVERIP:5080/openmeetings/install and set the following initial configurations. Userdata/Organisation(Domain) Username = Administrator name Userpass = Administrator password Email = Administrator email User Time Zone = Time zone for OpenMeetings Organisation(Domains) = Domain nameConfiguration Set the following configurations: Allow self-registering (allow_frontend_register) : No Send Email to new registered Users (sendEmailAtRegister) : Yes New Users need to verify their EMail (sendEmailWithVerficationCode) : No Default Rooms of all types will be created : Yes Mail-Referer (system_email_addr) : Admin email or noreply SMTP-Server (smtp_server) : SMTP server SMTP-Server Port(default Smtp-Server Port is 25) (smtp_port) : SMTP Port SMTP-Username (email_username) : SMTP user SMTP-Userpass (email_userpass) : SMTP pass Enable TLS in Mail Server Auth : Enable TLS for SMTP Set inviter’s email address as ReplyTo in email invitations (inviter.email.as.replyto) : Reply to inviter Default Language : Language for Openmeetings Default Font for Export [default_export_font] : Font used Converters swftools zoom 100 swftools jpeg quality 85All other paths for the components can be left blank or /opt/jod/lib for JOD if all the above ones are worked, otherwise enter the following paths for jodconverter. SWFTools Path ImageMagick Path FFMPEG Path SoX Path JOD Path /opt/jod/lib OpenOffice/LibreOffice PathCrypt Type leave default crypt type (org.apache.openmeetings.util.crypt.MD5Implementation) red5SIP Configuration Enable SIP No SIP rooms prefix 400 SIP extensions context roomsClick the “Finish” button to start installation! Wait until installation complete, then click “Enter the Application” and login as Admin created. Also cancel the session in the console, sudo /opt/openmeetings/red5-shutdown.sh sudo /opt/openmeetings/red5.sh &Now go back to the web interface, enjoy the openmeetings http://SERVERIP:5080/openmeetings. You might need to run this script as background using utilities like screen. References: [1] http://openmeetings.apache.org/ [2] https://adminramblings.wordpress.com/2014/10/31/install-openmeetings-ub… Openmeeting Conference Ubuntu Leave a reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marker *
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on 26th September 2017 / by webmaster
Ecommerce Expo arguably the only show in the UK that covers the whole e-commerce landscape, from acquisition to customer service is all set to start tomorrow. Covering the whole gamut of e-commerce including B2B, B2C the two-day event will be held on the 27th and 28th of September 2017 at the Olympia National Hall in London, United Kingdom. The event will focus on the key challenges faced by organisations in the e-commerce sphere including E-commerce Platforms Customer Service Logistics & Fulfilment Multi-Channel Solutions Payments Security Cross-Border Delivery A look into the sessions slotted for the next two days gives us an insight into what is trending and what are the key concerns faced by e-commerce businesses. Here are some of the session topics for the next two days Customer Experience and AI Use of Cognitive Computing to create a visible and effectively differentiable customer experience Combining artificial intelligence and advanced analytics to enable a seamless customer experience. The use of cognitive technologies to deliver a differentiated customer experience for a productive and satisfactory customer journey while enabling the merchandisers and marketers to be more effective. How to measure customer experience and stay ahead of the competition Remaining relevant in today’s fast-paced business landscape by a delivering a great customer experience. Getting insights into How to measure customer experience? Where does customer experience start and end in the digital world? Who will primarily be responsible for the customer experience? The beginning of the age of AI marketing: where do we stand now and what’s next? As Artificial Intelligence or Augmented Intelligence top Gartner’s hype cycle, how AI will change marketing, and it’s foreseeable impact? Harnessing the power of data Looking into the usability of data and what can be achieved using the data insights. Turning data into insights The challenge of building an AI only e-commerce site Subscription e-commerce on the rise! What is in the heart of it? Personalisation Optimising online conversion through strategic partners: Using Performance Marketing to deliver smarter results Using marketing technologies to deliver a winning customer experience Do customers behave in a consistent and measurable way? Social media to form deeper customer connections and generate social buzz Connecting the dots between mobile customer experience and ROI Using market data to understand your performance Why online brands need to think like tech companies to grow The Digital Customer Under the Microscope- Adopting a customer-centric approach to digital transformation How Predictive Analytics accelerates B2B Marketing Success? Refining the customer experience in the digital era Machine Learning + A.I. Scaling True Personalisation Providing true 1:1 marketing by bridging the gap between data and personalised customer experience. How to truly personalize your online customer experience? Customers are changing the e-commerce landscape and why it’s still just the beginning Online security for business Staying aware of potential cyber threats and how to prevent our business from being compromised by common online threats. Keeping data safe and the 101 on how to deal with a security break. Omni-Channel Treating customers as individuals and not groups How to deliver a customer experience for customers such that each customer is treated as the same unique person throughout their shopping journey, allowing for a seamless purchase process? The journey the audience will take across different channels( online, bricks- and mortar, customer service, mobile etc demonstrating personalisation do’s and don’ts as well as offering examples of retailers who deliver best in class shopping experience today. What key tactics and technologies power a highly personalised shopping experience? Why integrated data (such as inventory, price, product description, customer behaviour) across systems, platforms, and channels is critical to developing a holistic view of a shopper’s journey? How to create a true omni-channel experience that ultimately generates more revenue? Customer Acquisition Bottom Funnel Conversion Optimisation From on-site targeting to email, through product reviews and retargeting, how to drive conversion whilst maintaining positive ROI. You’ll get practical tips on how to develop a conversion optimisation roadmap and execute the steps along the way with an approach that suits your business’s customers, objectives and budget. Game changing email marketing automations Finding the best opportunities for growth How integrating product search engine changes mobile shopping experience How to turn the existing data into revenue growth Connecting the dots between mobile customer experience and ROI Using market data to understand your performance Moving toward audience-focused marketing Modern shoppers are multi-device by default and they expect high-quality cross-channel experiences however they engage What audience-focused marketing is and why it’s important Multi-device journeys– how shoppers vary their usage and why Tips for supporting high quality cross-channel experiences Payment & Fulfilment Cross-Border Payments giving a market edge Managing transaction volumes with velocity What are the benefits of attending the Expo? 7000 from the e-commerce community have already made the choice to visit the show. Get actionable insight from 150 masters of their craft Get inspired by cutting-edge e-commerce technology from over 100 suppliers to optimise user experience Have intelligent conversations with peers who have streamlined their business and adapted to the changing needs of the e-commerce customer What happens at the expo? Connect with a service Browse a list of exhibitors matched to your needs and arrange targeted, face-to-face sessions with the suppliers to solve your business problems. Matching popular demand Conversion Optimisation Theatre, Payment Fulfilment Theatre, Customer Insights Theatre, The Lab: A unique platform for suppliers to demonstrate their products and the Keynote Arena Speakers including IBM Watson(live demonstration), Google Digital Garage, Comic Relief, Forrester, The Body Shop, Amazon, BT etc. Exhibitors Amazon Business, Zendesk, Shopware, SAP Hybris, Ranpak, Foregenix, Brightpearl, DPD, SABIO among others Customer Experience Zone This will not be the usual Customer Service limited to contact centre but will have zones for Customer Insight, Customer Satisfaction, Customer Experience too. If you are an e-commerce business owner, do you have a concern or need that is not reflected in the topics covered? We would love to hear from you! Zyxware Technologies, a leading web design and development company can help you with all the web application and development needs for your e-commerce website. To get it touch with us, click here! To know more about the event go to eCommerce Expo 2017, London UK Ecommerce Conference News Leave a reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marker *