Alarm if screen is deconected

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Offline moncef.j

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Alarm if screen is deconected
« on: June 04, 2010, 04:26:45 PM »
Hello all,

I try to configure new alarm in Magic Info i to receive alarm by email if screen have problem (screen off line, player stop etc...)
Thank yo for your help.

Moncef

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Alarm if screen is deconected
« on: June 04, 2010, 04:26:45 PM »

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Re: Alarm if screen is deconected
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2010, 03:41:29 PM »
We have several 46' Magicinfo-i machines in the often empty hallways of a public university, and somewhat fear theft.

We have something that does this.

Big Brother network monitoring software pings devices hooked up to the internet and sends an email if the pings fail.  http://bb4.com/

I use it so that I know if the displays have locked up, been stolen, disconnected, or turned off.  I have the email go to a gmail account, which forwards the mail as text messages to various cell phones.

One problem at this point is that the system seems to only ping at rather long intervals, say 20 minutes.  Just started doing this, maybe we will figure out how to get a faster interval.  Also, I think there is a free version of Big Brother out there.

Does anyone have anything better?

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Re: Alarm if screen is deconected
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2010, 04:39:44 PM »
Incidentally, there are a couple of   *CENSORED* /free products that do this as well that I plan on experimenting with.  Ping Alert and Alert Ping.

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Offline glen

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Re: Alarm if screen is deconected
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2010, 06:59:15 PM »
Incidentally, there are a couple of   *CENSORED* /free products that do this as well that I plan on experimenting with.  Ping Alert and Alert Ping.

OK, tried these, unsatisfied.

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Re: Alarm if screen is deconected
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Offline glen

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Re: Alarm if screen is deconected
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2010, 06:32:54 PM »
I have found that I always get the alerts within a minute of unplugging.

One problem is that we have environmentalists roaming the halls at night, who sometimes turn them off.

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Re: Alarm if screen is deconected
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2010, 06:43:02 PM »
Hi Glen

so which software did you go with in the end-we could do with an alert for the same reason  ;D

EricL

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Re: Alarm if screen is deconected
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2010, 10:18:53 PM »
Hi Glen

so which software did you go with in the end-we could do with an alert for the same reason  ;D

EricL

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Our IT dept already had it, they just added my stuff onto the list to check.

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Re: Alarm if screen is deconected
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2010, 10:48:22 PM »
Nice one, thanks  ;D ;D

EricL