What Is Mira Connect?

For a quick introduction to Mira Connect, start with our animated video on our home page and then view the Mira Connect Product Family.

Mira Connect AV Control System

Learning How To Set Up Mira Connect

If you’re ready to get started with Mira Connect, click on the green down arrow to expand out the suggested steps.

Suggested Steps To Learn How To Set Up Mira Connect:

STEP 1

Watch our series of short online training videos, starting with the first video about getting started with Mira Connect.

STEP 2

Create your own account in Mira Portal.  There’s no cost and no obligation.  Once you’re in Mira Portal, you can step through the tutorial we’ve created to help you navigate Mira Portal using an example system.  The Mira Connect Administrators’ Guide is a good resource if you want more information.

STEP 3

In Mira Portal, create your own organization, site, and room.  You can then select equipment to be controlled from the equipment pull-down menus.  If you don’t have any equipment to control yet, go to Step 4.  If you do have equipment that you want to control, skip to Step 5.

STEP 4

If you have a Mira Connect unit but don’t have any equipment to control yet, place a checkmark in the ‘Simulate Equipment’ box when you’re selecting equipment to be controlled within Mira Portal.  Then you’ll be able to see what the Mira Connect user interface would look like with that equipment.

If you don’t have a Mira Connect unit yet either, you can still preview what the Mira Connect user interface will look like on a regular browser.  Check out our blog post about the Mira Connect UI Preview.  For a demo of the UI Preview feature, see our short UI Preview video.

STEP 5

If you do have equipment to control, check out our Supported Equipment page to see the full list of audio visual products that Mira Connect currently supports.

On that page you’ll find step-by-step integration guides for each manufacturer’s products to help you integrate them with Mira Connect.  This includes a guide for integrating Zoom Rooms as well.

Don’t see something on the list that you’d like to see supported?  Please share it with us, as we’re always working on adding more products to the list.

STEP 6

To pair a Mira Connect to a room and selected equipment, you’ll need WAN access to allow the Mira Connect to retrieve the settings from Mira Portal.  Please review the Mira Connect Network Considerations document for further guidance.  If there is no on-site WAN access at the customer’s site, please read our post on Configuring a Mira Connect Without On-Site WAN Access.

STEP 7

If you’d like to integrate Mira Connect with a Microsoft Office 365 Calendar to show upcoming meetings to the room on Mira Connect and to launch dial meetings with one-touch, please see the detailed instructions in the Mira Connect Administrators’ Guide.  If you’d like to demonstrate to others how Mira Connect can integrate with Office 365 Calendar, you can use our demo account with instructions here.  Other helpful links are below.

Mira Connect Resources

FOR END USERS

This guide is targeted towards end users and describes the user interface elements of Mira Connect and what the different buttons on the screen do.

FOR SALES & INTEGRATION PARTNERS

Provides an overview of Mira Connect and shows the user interface including how Microsoft Office 365 Calendar meeting invitations appear.  A useful resource for integrators.

Overview of Mira Connect with Zoom Rooms systems and the benefits of using Mira Connect to control Zoom Rooms.

Answers to commonly asked questions about Mira Connect.

Compares the total cost of ownership of Mira Connect with a traditional control system.  Mira Connect is typically 40%-70% less expensive due to the time reduction and delivery process innovations of Mira Connect.

A series of short videos that provide step-by-step installation instructions on how to create a Mira Portal account, how to create a room within Mira Portal, how to add equipment to be controlled by Mira Connect, how to customize the Mira Connect screen with customer branding, etc.

Sales people can integrate their Mira Connect with their own Office 365 Calendars OR they can use Aveo Systems’ demo Office 365 account.  This document shows how to do the latter.

This document shows how you can share your PC’s network connection to provide WAN access for Mira Connect while also controlling real equipment on a local LAN.  This is useful when performing a demo with real equipment when there isn’t wired Ethernet to set up Mira Connect, such as in a hotel or tradeshow.

USING THE UI PREVIEW FEATURE IN MIRA PORTAL TO SEE-IT-BEFORE-YOU-BUY-IT

Blog post on how to use Mira Connect’s User Interface Preview when you don’t have an actual Mira Connect unit in hand yet.  Let’s you see and test exactly how the system will look and feel.

Our YouTube video on how to use Mira Connect’s User Interface Preview when you don’t have an actual Mira Connect unit in hand yet.  All you need is a Mira Portal account.

Create a new Mira Portal account or log into your existing Mira Portal account here.  No cost and no obligation.

DESIGN RESOURCES

This document is comprised of typical system drawings of Mira Connect integrated with other types of equipment, including DSPs, video codecs, displays, video switchers, and more.  Useful to show the scope of applications for Mira Connect.

INSTALLATION RESOURCES

For step-by-step instructions on how to integrate Mira Connect with each product that it currently supports (including Zoom Rooms), please visit our Supported Equipment page and look for the integration guide(s) that apply.  Don’t Miss These!

This document provides details on how to set up Mira Connect, including connecting a Microsoft Office 365 Calendar account and setting up the equipment to be controlled within Mira Portal.

This document details the network requirements of Mira Connect and is useful for network administrators who want to know how Mira Connect operates on their network.  Includes typical network diagrams of how Mira Connect connects to the AV LAN and the Corporate LAN.

This blog post details how to configure Mira Connect when you don’t have on-site WAN access.

This blog post offers the top 5 best practices for implementing RS-232 serial control and suggested items to keep in your integrator’s tool box.

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