Intel Unite plugin

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myViewBoard is available as a plugin for Intel Unite. The Intel Unite® solution lets you easily create and manage a secure content sharing and collaboration platform for your organization. Wirelessly connect displays, employees, and mixed technology environments so your team can share and collaborate seamlessly, wherever they are. [1]

Intel Unite® is embedded into selected ViewBoard® slot-in PCs (VPC12-WPO-2 and VPC14-WP-3), making all ViewBoard® models compatible with the Intel Unite® platform. With Intel Unite®, users can manage a room’s UC applications from a single point of access. Collaboration is made easy by allowing users to connect and interact with meeting content in real time, from any location that has a corporate network connection. [2]

To learn more about the myViewBoard Intel Unite plugin, visit the following URL:


Prerequisites

This assumes that you already have the Intel Unite platform running on your environment. Before proceeding, verify that you have the following requirements:

  • Intel Unite server, hub and client must be version 4.0 or higher
  • Browser with access to the Admin Portal (Chrome is recommended)
  • myViewBoard for Windows must already be installed on devices to be used as hubs
  • Local copy of myViewBoard plugin for Intel Unite


Download the myViewBoard plugin from:


If you need instructions on installing Intel Unite, see the Intel Unite Solution User Guide


Installation on the Server

Upload the myViewBoard plugin Package

Use the Admin Portal server to upload the myViewBoard plugin installation package.

  1. Using a web browser, go to the Intel Unite Admin Portal (https://<FDQN of Server>/intelunite/admin).
  2. Log in to the Admin Portal with an account that has permission to upload packages.
  3. Under Device Management menu, click UPLOAD PACKAGE.
  4. Browse to the location of the myViewBoard plugin .cab package file.
  5. Select the myViewBoard plugin .cab package file.
  6. Click Open. A Success message should display if installation was successful.


Approve the myViewBoard plugin Package

Use the Admin Portal server to approve the myViewBoard plugin package for installation.

  1. Using a web browser, go to the Intel Unite Admin Portal (https://<FDQN of Server>/intelunite/admin).
  2. Log in to the Admin Portal with an account that has permission to approve packages.
  3. Under Device Management menu, click FEATURES/APPS.
  4. Click Package Approval to display the list of packages awaiting approval.
  5. Find the entry with the name myViewBoard plugin.
  6. Click Approve for the myViewBoard plugin entry.


Add myViewBoard plugin to a Hub Configuration

Use the Admin Portal server to add the myViewBoard plugin to a hub.

  1. Using a web browser, go to the Intel Unite Admin Portal (https://<FDQN of Server>/intelunite/admin).
  2. Log in to the Admin Portal with an account that has permission to create and modify configurations.
  3. Under Device Management menu, click CONFIGURATIONS.
  4. Click Hub Configurations to display the list of hub configurations.
  5. Click Edit next to the hub configuration that will have the myViewBoard plugin capability.
  6. Click the plus sign next to myViewBoard plugin in the Available Features/Apps section.
  7. Verify that myViewBoard plugin appears in the Selected Features/Apps section.
  8. Click Save Changes.
  9. Confirm the hub device is assigned to a hub group that has the hub configuration with myViewBoard plugin assigned.


Installation on the Hub

Download myViewBoard plugin to a Hub

Hub devices should automatically download the plugin during their next launch. To verify that the myViewBoard plugin deployment is successful, complete the following steps on the hub:

  1. On the hub device, verify that the the Intel Unite application is not active/running.
  2. Open the Intel Unite application for the hub.
  3. Verify that the package is downloading on the hub.
  4. Expand the side panel by clicking >> on the left side.
  5. Click the Apps to display the plugins available on the hub.
  6. Verify that the myViewBoard plugin appears in the Apps section.


myViewBoard for Windows must already be installed and activated on devices to be used as hubs.


Running on the Client

myViewBoard plugin on Client Devices

To launch myViewBoard plugin on client devices, participants must complete the following steps:

  1. On the client device, open the Intel Unite app.
  2. Enter the PIN displayed on the hub. You should now be on the main Intel Unite window.
  3. Click the myViewBoard plugin icon on side panel.
  4. On the next screen, click "Launch myViewBoard". This action launches the myViewBoard for Windows application installed on the hub.
  5. Once the presentation is done, click "Stop myViewboard" to remotely close the myViewBoard for Windows application on the hub.


Closing the myViewBoard plugin on the client permanently deletes the contents of the canvas. Remember to save your canvas before closing myViewBoard.


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