It's official. Acano is now a part of Cisco: http://cs.co/acrtb16. Together with my counterparts at Acano, I have been working on technical evaluations and architecture for Cisco and Acano conferencing moving forward (in something called a "clean room" where confidential information is shared). From now on we can share and engage freely across the organisations, and we are now … [Read more...] about Acano acquisition has closed!
I promised in my last post on the hybrid bridge to cover more details on the inner workings of the hybrid bridge. This post is a part of my series on the next-generation multi stream video architecture. You may get more out of this post if you read my last post first, but I have tried to write this post in such a way that you don’t have to!First of all, you need to understand … [Read more...] about Do you want to have all your meetings on a hybrid bridge?
My last post on SVC and related technologies packed a lot of complex concepts into a fairly short post. If you didn’t quite follow, don’t worry, here is a quick summary of the conclusions: <summary>Video streams come in many different resolutions and qualities depending on the type of video endpoint or client you have, and in the receiving end, the experience you are … [Read more...] about Will switched conferences rule the world and replace transcoded conferences? Say hello to the hybrid bridge!
In my previous post, I started a series on the next-generation multi stream video architecture. In this post I will explain the way elasticity has completely changed how you should view audio and video flows in your network. But first, what does a real-time video communication solution consist of? Well, first of all you have the endpoints, or clients, in front of each of the … [Read more...] about Audio and video elasticity – make or break your network?