we are pleased to announce the UC Software 5.7.0 for both openSIP and Skype for Business.
For a full list of features and fixes, please have a look at the Release Notes.
Using Bluetooth Devices with VVX 600 Phones:
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The Polycom Acoustic Fence feature improves background noise suppression when you are using the phone handset or a headset connected to the headset port.
With this release, Acoustic Fence is disabled by default for headsets and enabled by default for handsets. In addition, you can now display a setting on phones to allow users to enable Acoustic Fence from the phone.
Reset Phone without Administrator Password:
To reset the phone:
Prevent Call Park on Busy Orbits:
Enhanced Feature Keys Enhancements:
<test feature.EFKLineKey.enabled="1" efk.efklist.1.action.string="ReplaceWithNumber" efk.efklist.1.mname="ReplaceWithName" feature.enhancedFeatureKeys.enabled="1" efk.efklist.1.status="1" />
The above would add a phone number with a name
Default Off-Hook Phone Screen:
Use the following parameters to configure default off-hook phone screen:
E911 Location Service:
E.911 works either via LLDP-MED, DHCP (Option 99) or a LIS System as Redsky
SIP emergency message:
VVX business media phones can receive SIP emergency instant text messages. You can configure audio alerts for incoming instant messages and set the duration of time that emergency messages display.
Configure emergency instant messages using the following parameters:
The feature expects a SIP Message with Priority: emergency
Voice over Secure IP
Polycom UC Software now allows you to configure your phone to dynamically use either Secure Real Time Protocol (SRTP) or Real Time Protocol (RTP) depending on the media security mechanisms negotiated between phone and outbound proxy using Voice over Secure IP (VoSIP).
When you enable this feature using reg.X.rfc3329MediaSec.enable parameter, the voice signals are transferred securely between endpoints without the need to introduce multiple lines in the Session.
The BroadSoft Executive-Assistant feature now enables users to quickly access the Executive or Assistant menu from the Home screen depending on their assignment. In addition, executive users can Polycom UC Software 5.7.0 now choose a filter criteria for filtered calls from the phone instead of only from the BroadSoft BroadCloud Portal.
Choose a Theme for Your Phone:
On VVX 300, 400, 500, and 600 series business media phones, you can choose a theme for your phone that controls the way the icons and screens display. You can choose from the following themes:
The following figures show the differences between the themes:
Skype for Business Enhancements
Direct Inward Dialing Number on VVX Platforms
Web Proxy Auto Discovery (WPAD)
Note: If the proxies you configure in the PAC file or configuration file are either invalid or unreachable with a working fallback proxy, the time to register with Skype for Business is delayed and the responsiveness of features that support WPAD degrade.
Polycom UC Software allow users to sign-in on to the host phone or a common area phone as a guest user using Hot-Desking feature. When this feature is configured on the Skype for Business server and configuration parameter is enabled, a Guest soft key displays on the phone user interface. The guest user can sign-in to the host phone by pressing the Guest soft key followed by one of the signin methods:
The following parameter configures host desking:
Once the User is signed out you are presented with the sign in screen
Common Area Phone User
Enhancements to Manual Pairing of Phone using BToE
SILK Audio Codec Parameters
BToE 3.7.0 New or Enhanced Features
The Polycom BToE Connector application 3.7.0 now supports following: