Teams Rooms beaconing - is it working for you?

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I've been trying to test the new beaconing feature with the Teams iOS app and an IBM ThinkSmart Teams Room system (beaconing is enabled, device is in Skype default mode).  So far, I've not been successful.  Has anyone else tried this out and gotten it to work?  My phone is a foot away, I'm on the pre-join screen, but no dice on detecting the room.  Is there any way to test to verify the beaconing is actually transmitting?  It doesn't work in Teams default or Skype default mode.

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@David Phillips we have three rooms with different kit we're testing out. For us, Bluetooth beaconing is working on the Lenovo ThinkSmart hub, but not the HP Slice or Crestron UC B140 setup. Teams app settings on the devices appear to be identical. Our DSE team is following up for us. 

@David Phillips I haven't had much luck either.  We have one small room setup with a HP Elite Slice G2.  I had the Bluetooth beacon working for about 4 months perfectly and then about 10 days ago (mid March) it stopped working.  I'm the admin and there were no changes made to any settings... so not sure what happened.  I've contacted Microsoft, who told me to contact HP... I contacted HP, who told me to contact Microsoft.  Very frustrating after you are forced to use certified equipment (which should work) and then the equipment fails with no help from the software vendor or hardware vendor.  I'll let you know if I come across a solution. Please do the same if you see hear anything.