How to access Operator Panel and the Event as Operator

To access the Operator Panel, log into the VoiceBoxer portal. From there you can click on “Join” to enter the event or “Monitor” to access the Operator Panel:

operator panel join event voiceboxer

Operator Controls in the Event

As an Operator, you can listen to the event but will not need camera or microphone access.

operator panel chat

When you log into the event as the Operator you will have access to the above-shown chat channels, including All Interpreters where the Operator will be able to coordinate with all the interpreters present in the event.

Operator Panel Interface

To access the operator panel go to: https://portal.voiceboxer.com/events/EventKey/live

The page can be accessed only by the creator of the event and the designated operator(s).
Learn more about how to assign operator(s) here.

operator panel interface

Speakers section

Moderator and all assigned presenters for the event are listed under here.

  • The  indicate who has the floor
  • Language – shows in which channel each participant is listening to
  • App – shows through which browser each participant accesses VoiceBoxer
  • Control to reload a partipant’s connection
  • Special upgrade function where you can promote audiences to presenters or presenters to moderators etc:

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upgrade function operator panel

Booths section
All the assigned language booths are listed under here

  • The  indicate the interpreter who is currently active
  • For each booth, the operator can override interpreters’ assignment of the target language by choosing from this menu

 

  • For each interpreter, the operator can override interpreters’ choice of source language by choosing from this menu

  • Operator can also change the microphone assignment from one interpreter to the other by clicking on


Audience section
All the audience members are listed under here:

  • Language – shows in which channel each participant is listening to
  • App – shows through which browser each participant accesses VoiceBoxer

Status section

The status section displays:

  • Event status: Not started / Countdown / Countdown paused / Paused / Stopped
  • Floor language: based on calculation from the booth target direction assignment, the identified floor language is shown here. Learn more here.

Monitor section

The operator can monitor each stream behind the scenes, making sure that all speakers and interpreters are ready to stream when required. Just click on a speaker or interpreter name.

Slide section

The slide section display the current slide and the counter of the primary slides

Ending an event

Operator can also stop the event if needed or if it was forgotten by the Moderator. Just click on the small arrow at the top right and “Stop”