Meeting Room Assistant

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This application acts as a substitute for the pc-based application to make a booking for a meeting / conference rooms available within a building. So the users of the application could make book a meeting by simply pressing few buttons on the APM attached to the IP Phone. This application interfaces with the database which holds that information and display it on the touch screen.


Operational Overview

Operational Overview:

  • Meeting Room Assist application on the phone interacts with the server using XML. The server provides XML to the phone which the application renders into a screen for the user to interact with. The user’s interaction with the phone results in key-value pairs being passed back to the server for processing.
  • Java Application connects to database using JDBC (Java Database Connectivity).
  • Java Application then uses SQL to query /update the database on the server.
  • In turn database returns the results in the form of result-set.
  • Java Application processes this result-set and constructs an appropriate XML page for IP Phone.

Key Features

  • Browse Meeting / Conference rooms

User can navigate through different room information and reserve a timeslot for a meeting for any given room.

  • View Room Details

User can view facilities available within a room e.g. tables, seats, lan connections, projector screens, etc.

  • View Others Bookings

User can even view meetings booked by other users of the system.

  • View / Cancel My Bookings

User can view all the rooms booked by him and can cancel any specific booking made.

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