[JDEV] Videoconferencing with jabber /Re:[speex-dev]Videoconferencing with speex and jabber

Ulrich B. Staudinger us at die-horde.de
Fri Nov 28 06:12:54 CST 2003

> Yes it does increase traffic for each client but its nothing that broadband
> connections cant handle and it avoids the major problem of a single point of
> failure, also the stream calculation is wrong 6 people doesnt make 42
> streams in each client (and mine is slightly wrong too looking back at my
> reply, but nowhere near as wrong), if there are 6 people in a conversation
> you will only be communicating with five other clients that makes 10 streams
> total in and out, 5 in and 5 out, that makes for a bandwidth utilisation of
> 40kbps using a 8kbps voice codec, broadband connections can easily handle
> this, and also as ive already said using silence detection you can take the
> bandwidth requirements right down as not everyone will talk at once the
> whole time.

Now some other join the conference and suddenly some can't handle the
traffic. annoying ... 

one thing forgotten, someone will definitely host the relay servers,
this can definitely be good advertising! 


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