Getting started with Place & Play


Connect ​the Place & Play device ​to the computer.​

The Micro USB cable is inside the inset of the the Place & Play box, while the the USB port is located at the back of the device.


If your Place & Play device is not responding, however, this may mean that the battery has been depleted. About 20 minutes of charge time via the enclosed Micro USB cable should do the trick.



Download and run the Visionect Configurator:

Enter the details of your Wi-Fi connection into the Visionect Configurator. Type in the name of your Wi-Fi or scan for existing networks, and then select your encryption type.

  • Open networks: The device will connect automatically.
  • Encrypted networks (WPA2-PSK): Enter the password of your wireless network.
  • Enterprise security networks (WPA2-EAP): Enter the password of your wireless network. Next, enter the RADIUS username and password and upload the necessary certificates.

Please note that the Wi-Fi password is limited to 31 characters only.


Connecting a Place & Play device to a secured Wi-Fi (left: WPA2, right: EAP).

Next, enter the address of the server on which your device is to run. Your IP address will be obtained automatically.

To use the device with Place & Play CMS enter the following server address


Setting the server address in the Visionect Configurator.

By clicking ‘Apply’, your Place & Play device will connect. Find out more about the advanced options of the Visionect Configurator here.


In case you want to connect your device with SIM, please refer to the configuration process for SIM (4G) configuration.


Once your device has been successfully configured for the Place & Play CMS it will show a PIN code. It may take up to 15 minutes for the code to show up after successful configuration. You can now start creating by following the Quick Start guide for the Place & Play CMS (coming soon). The full guide is available here.

Alternatively, you can integrate your interactive apps or a 3rd party CMS with the Visionect Software Suite, our device management and content delivery platform. The VSS is in charge of all the operational aspects of running electronic paper signage and requires a more technical approach than the Place & Play CMS. Follow these instructions to use it.