SMS Conference Dial Outs

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SMS based conference triggers are essentially tools best attired for professionals who are constantly on the go and therefore the need to attire tools that felicitate them to conduct & initiate a conference session by sending preformatted SMS that works more like codes where each code is predefined for a specific job. SMS Conference Dial Outs are a well thought out process that is defined well in advance with pre-requisites like sorting the list of participants who are to be dial out by the system automatically once the system receives a preformatted message in the shape of an SMS to perform the necessary action.

Regular SMS based conference service users configure the list of the participants and adds them into a group that will deliver the SMS to the group users respectively to attend a forthcoming conference event. Different message codes could be configured like for instance, SMS 52272 to instantly start a dial out trigger to users in a dedicated group.

More actions of SMS codes could be predefined for the role to include a particular phone number to be the conference host automatically by allowing the system to identify the host’s phone number and therefore deploy him/her as the conference speaker for the duration of the scheduled meeting. The best part with SMS based conference trigger is the independency in the deliverables of the service only for the duration of establishing connection.

Once a connection is established and all participants are placed in the conference, thereafter the same is not depended on any other factors like an internet connection and therefore making SMS based conference services even bigger and better as compared to mobile conference services or a typical web based desktop conference event for freelance conference operators whose role is limited to initiating & placing participants to a scheduled conference session.

If two conference callers were using the same PIN to log in to a conference event, the second caller would automatically be recognized as a participant by the system intelligently to give the first participant flexibility-enhanced maneuverability as the conference host!

In summary, SMS based instant audio conferencing services allow:

  • Send a SMS message to trigger a web based conference dial out process
  • Send an inbound call and trigger dial out conference with remote participants
  • Create a group for regular participants and send an instant SMS to trigger a scheduled conference call
  • Send Group SMS for an event like a corporate Webinar or an online trade show
  • Ability to record the audio conference sessions on the go by sending SMS
  • Receive call details and usage reports by sending a simple SMS to a preconfigured number like 57222
  • SMS codes to automatically place a predefined phone number to be the conference host for the duration of the meeting.

We will discuss more features on SMS based conference triggers to dial out conference participants and manage the call using a set of preformatted SMS codes arranged intelligently to deploy defined actions under its ambit

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Posted on August 31, 2011, in Conference and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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