Room Controls Follow

Overview

The setting Room Controls allows you to control third party IP-capable equipment, so that the equipment can be controlled from the Zoom Room Controller. Admins can create a configuration profile to add outgoing IP control messages from Zoom Room.

This article covers: 

Prerequisites

  • Zoom Rooms for Mac or Windows
  • Third party devices controllable by LAN or WLAN
  • iTach network adapter, if device does not have native LAN or WLAN access

Instructions

Configuring the Devices

After connecting the devices directly by LAN or WLAN or with the iTach network adapter, you can create a configuration profile that you will add to the room on the Zoom web portal. See the sample Zoom Room Control JSON Profile.

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. Click Room Management > Zoom Rooms.
  3. Click the Edit to the right of the Zoom Room name.
  4. Under Devices, toggle Enable Room Controls to on (blue). 
  5. Click Create Profile.
  6. Enter the json configuration for this room. 

Default Icons

Device Name Image
air conditioner icon_air_conditioner
cable TV icon_cable_tv  
ceiling mic icon_ceiling_mic
curtain icon_curtain  
DVD Player icon_dvd_player  
Xbox/PS4 System icon_game_console  
HDMI icon_hdmi  
laptop icon_laptop  
light icon_light  
projector icon_projector 
rack equipment icon_rack_equipment   
satellite dish icon_satelite_dish   
speaker icon_speaker  
speakerphone icon_speakerphone
TV icon_tv
power icon_power
up icon_up
down icon_down  
cold icon_cold
hot icon_hot
water icon_dry  
wind icon_wind  

 

Using the Room Controls

On the Room Controller device, tap the Room Controls icon. 

When not in a meeting, the Room Controls icon is on the left. 

  1. During a meeting, tap the icon at the top right.
  2. The Room Controls will now display.
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