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BellCommander SIP School Bell Software
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Easy To Use Scheduled Audio and Emergency Notification System For IP Phone Systems


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Easily integrate scheduled audio, school bells, factory bells, and emergency notification with SIP/2.0 compliant phone systems.

- Play school/factory bells, announcements, and music over phones and overhead/wall-mounted speakers
- Launch emergency notifications from phones. Notifications will loop audio alerts across the system
- Tested with the following systems:
  - PC Based: 3CX, Asterisk/Trixbox/FreePBX, FreeSWITCH
  - IP PBX: Allworx, ShoreTel, Avaya, 3Com VCX 7000 series, 3Com NBX (SIP mode), Cisco CallManager Express/UC 500 series, Mitel 3300ICP, Adtran, and others supporting SIP/2.0 endpoints
- Individual extension dialing and overhead paging supported on Cisco UCM and Panasonic systems
- Other SIP/2.0 compliant systems can also be used, but should be verified with the trial version of BellCommander
- Use multicast RTP or SIP to send audio to IP speakers and amplifiers from CyberData
- Use unicast RTP to send audio to Barix network audio devices
- Additional versions of BellCommander available for audio interfaces, relay/contact closure interfaces, non-SIP network audio, and analog phone paging

Success Stories:
BellCommander Provides School Bell, Paging, and Mass Notification System for Polk County Schools, Florida
BellCommander Provides VoIP School Bell and Emergency Notification Solution for Centennial School District

Press:
Security Magazine: BellCommander Provides Campus Intercom and Emergency Notification System

Configuration Guides:
The following documents describe how to setup BellCommander with SIP phone systems and IP speakers and amplifiers. Other SIP compliant phone system may also be compatible and we welcome help with adding more installation guides:
Phone Systems:
3CX Configuration Guide - Configuration guide for 3CX systems. Updated for 3CX Version 15.
3Com VCX Configuration Guide - Configuration guide for 3Com VCX 7000 Series
Allworx Configuration Guide - Configuration guide for Allworx
Avaya IP Office Configuration Guide - Configuration guide for Avaya IP Office systems
Barracuda Configuration Guide - Configuration guide for the Barracuda Phone System
CallManager Express Guide - Configuration guide for Cisco CallManager Express, including UC 500 series
Epygi Configuration Guide - Configuration guide for Epygi QX Phone System
Jive Configuration Guide - Configuration guide for Jive Hosted Phone System
ShoreTel Configuration Guide - Configuration guide for ShoreTel
Trixbox/Asterisk Configuration Guide - Configuration guide for Trixbox and other SIP systems
Lync Configuration Guide - Configuration guide for Lync with Patton Smartnode and CyberData devices

IP Phones:
Polycom Configuration Guide - Configuration guide for sending multicast to Polycom phones

IP Speakers/Amplifiers:
CyberData Configuration Guide - Configuration guide for sending multicast to CyberData speakers and amplifiers
Advanced Networks Devices Configuration Guide - Configuration guide for sending multicast audio and text to AND speakers/message boards
Valcom Configuration Guide - Configuration guide for sending multicast to Valcom speakers and amplifiers

BellCommander is trusted by customers around the world, including schools, manufacturers, retailers, and other businesses:
School and Business Customer Map

Preview the solution by downloading our free trial or contact us for more information.

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In addition, we also offer a music streaming application for CyberData Speakers and multicast-capable phones.

Benefits
Save thousands of dollars with easy-to-use Windows and network-based technologies
Never be stuck with ordinary school bell sounds again
- Play any standard WAV audio file to the phone system or to IP speakers and network audio devices
- Play popular sounds such as included chimes and tones, traditional school bell sounds, or play custom sounds/music such as the national anthem
Flexible and powerful multi-zone scheduling
- Use different multicast addresses or SIP extensions to send audio to different phones, IP speakers, and network audio devices
- No special wiring needed - Uses existing TCP/IP network infrastructure
Manage bell schedules, zones, and sound sequences remotely using the BellCommander Web Manager
Easy-to-use and even a novice Windows user can quickly create and maintain bell schedules

Features
Powerful Scheduler
- Supports standard and block scheduling
- Easily define and set holiday and assembly schedules
- Change schedules on-the-fly
Flexible Integration
- Easily integrates with phone systems that support SIP/2.0 endpoints
- Sends audio over SIP or multicast to CyberData speakers and devices
- For small to medium-sized systems, low cost or free SIP platforms such as 3CX or Trixbox can be used
- 3CX and BellCommander can be installed on the same Windows server to provide savings on hardware and power
Run BellCommander as a Windows service in paid versions. Run scheduled audio even without a user logged in
Popular bell sounds included in wav format