In continuation to our post “SMS Conference Dial Outs” we dig deeper into the rabbit hole and look for more features attired by the role of short messaging services to trigger online meetings & conferences.
An interesting and unique instant conference solution feature integrated with mobile short messaging service is the ability to initiate a scheduled conference call from remote locations with out the need for any data connection or a device like a laptop or a desktop computer.
Interesting pre-automated features include the ability to rejoin a conference call if the participant drops the call unintentionally with the option to allow the participant to continue with the conference call by calling back and join in the ongoing conference in less than 2-3 minutes. Such attire is absolutely blessed if an accidental phone disconnection does not inadvertently disconnect any ongoing conference call participant.
In such a case, ensure that the participant is aware of the various other modes to join the ongoing conference session like toll & toll free dial in access numbers. It is important to therefore intimate all the conference participants with the information to join a conference session using multiple modes by providing them the details via an email or an SMS as well including the pass-codes and the toll & toll free dial in numbers.
More alternative solutions would include the scenario to initiate a callback if the participants are dropped accidentally. In such a case, the system is configured intelligently to call back the participant automatically and allow them to join the scheduled conference session. However, the system can again limit the entry of such scenarios to say 2-3 tries for reasons of security during the conference event attended by participants from all parts of the globe via a network of incoming dial in access numbers as well as web based dial outs triggered via SMS.
SMS codes could be furthermore configured to automatically detect a predefined phone number as the conference host for the duration of the meeting, record an online meeting session as well as request the call details & post conference reports by sending a preset code via an SMS!
Additionally SMS conference service users can configure their mobile phones with speed keys that in the back end comply with the process to send SMS blast dial outs to different groups and thus exhibit the talent to initiate an instant audio conference session by using the speed dial feature on their phone. An inspiring talented feature configured to reach priorities like a broader official communication channeled based on organizational hierarchy, calling your family members, calling friends & colleagues etc.