Last updated on October 18, 2018

Configuring Crestron Touch Panels (TSS) for Meeting Room Booking

The Crestron touch panel devices are combined with the Appspace App and HTML5-based Meeting Room cards, to provide you an ideal meeting room booking solution, with a simple way to view room availability, book instant meetings, extend a meeting that is in-progress, or schedule a future meeting.

This article provides instructions to configure and register Crestron TSS devices with Appspace App.


Prerequisites

Important

The Appspace App for Crestron TSS is only designed and tested for playlist channels and Meeting Room cards; thus we do not support advanced channels, live stream channels, videos, alerts, device tasks, or playout metrics.

  • Create a Meeting Room card with one of the following calendar providers:

    Note

    When adding the meeting room card to a playlist, please set Content Duration to 8 minutes for optimum results.


  • An active Appspace account, with sufficient Device IDs to register the device.

  • An active Internet connection.

  • Ensure your network/firewall/anti-virus software on your computer is configured to allow access to the following:

    • Google Chrome web browser
    • Network port 80 (HTTP)
    • Network port 443 (HTTPS)

  • The device must meet the manufacturer’s minimum hardware and technical specifications. The models we currently support are the TSS-7 and TSS-10. Please refer to Compatible operating systems and devices.

Important

Currently, the Appspace App for Crestron TSS comes preinstalled on the device.


Configure Crestron TSS

Follow the instructions below to enable Appspace App on the Crestron TSS device:

  1. Enter in the Crestron device IP address in your web browser to access the Crestron web console.

  2. Click Sign in and enter in the Crestron device credentials.

  3. Click the Settings tab, and navigate to the Applications section. Select Appspace from the Application Mode drop-down menu.


  4. Click Save Changes.

  5. Once successfully connected, the Appspace App device registration page is displayed.

    1. Follow the instructions, from Step 2 onwards, in the Register your device article.

      Note

      Currently, the Appspace App for Crestron TSS comes preinstalled on the device.

    2. Assign the playlist channel containing the Meeting Room card in the Assign a channel field.


Note

For information on how to make a room booking, and other features available in the Meeting Room card, go to Book a meeting room.