CoCon Conference Control Suite is the Televic Conference software suite that offers a totally new experience in the set-up, control and administration of meetings.CoCon_software

The software has a client-server based architecture, is database driven and offers an optimized user experience.

Intuitive user interface

CoCon takes into account the different types of users of the software. An intuitive user interface ensures that everyone feels comfortable using the software.

Client – Server based

CoCon Conference control software is built on a client – server based architecture. In one conference environment, multiple instances of the software can be installed.

Off-line use

The CoCon MeetingSuite can be used off-line, i.e. disconnected from the conference system to prepare a meeting.

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CoCon Software FAQ

Q: What is the CoCon Conference Software Suite?
A: The CoCon Conference Software Suite is the overarching name of the suite of tools that can be used to manage, view, and control a system of discussion systems.

Q: What is the CoCon MeetingSuite Software?
A: CoCon MeetingSuite is a bundle of the CoCon Discussion, Voting, and Signage software that is often used together with Televic Conference Systems.

Q: What does the CoCon Signage Software do?
A: The CoCon Signage software is used to display information from the CoCon Conference Software Suite on external displays and monitors. The types of information displayed includes voting results, delegate seating/positioning within a room, which talker is talking, and more.

Q: What does ‘synoptic’ mean?
A: Synoptic is a fancy word for a graphical layout of the room with microphone positions overlaid on the room view. This view makes it easy to see who is talking and to make it easy to select next talkers, see who’s in queue, and more.

Q: What software do I need for Voting control?
A: For all Confidea and Plixus systems, the CoCon Voting software is used to define the votes, the criteria for passing, and how long the voting period is active. CoCon Signage software is highly recommended to make it easy to display and report on voting results to the larger group.

Q: How does the software license process work?
A: For the Confidea and Plixus systems there is a software license that is enabled in the Central Unit and then the user-supplied PC has the CoCon PC software installed on it. The CoCon PC software communicates to the Central Unit, and if the licenses are valid, then the user has full access to the CoCon PC software functionality.

Q: What are the PC requirements for the CoCon software?
A: System requirements include

Server Application

  • Processor: Intel i5 2 GHz or higher
  • RAM: minimum 4 GB
  • Free disk space: minimum 10 GB
  • Network connectivity: at least 100 Mb/s

Client applications

  • Processor: Intel dual-core 2 GHz or higher
  • RAM: minimum 4GB
  • Recommended graphical hardware supporting DirectX 9.0 or better.
  • Free disk space: minimum 10 GB
  • Network connectivity: at least 100 Mb/s

Note that, when running multiple client applications on the same PC, at least 2GB per Clientapplication needs to be provided.The following languages are fully supported:

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Italian
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Dutch

The following languages are partially supported:

  • Chinese (Traditional)
  • Japanese
  • Vietnamese

Network

Network requirements for the following Central Units (connecting over TCP/IP):

  • CPU5500
  • Confidea WCAP+ Gen 1 & 2
  • Confidea WCAP+ Gen3
  • Plixus Engine

For these central units following network requirements apply:

  • Available bandwidth of at least 10Mb/s for each CoCon Room Server/Central unit connection.
  • Available bandwidth of at least 10Mb/s for each CoCon Room Server/client connection.
  • Certain network topologies do not allow the auto-Room Server discovery. A manual setting is available.

Software requirements

Operating systems supported:

  • Windows XP SP3
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2
  • Windows Vista SP1 or later
  • Windows Server 2008 (not supported on Server Core Role)
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8

Each PC installed with a CoCon component (any client application or the Server) should also be provided with the .Net Framework 4.0. This will be installed automatically when CoCon is being installed.

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