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Master the fundamentals of video conferencing with these chapter downloads

For years, high quality video conferencing has been just out of reach for all but the largest enterprises. But all that has changed. The required Internet bandwidth is now affordable, the hardware works, and videoconferencing is not within reach of even smaller enterprises. Read these chapter downloads from Cisco Press, Syngress Publishing, and InformIT to demystify the technology involved and learn how to deploy videoconferencing efficiently and cost-effectively.

For years, high quality video conferencing has been just out of reach for all but the largest enterprises. But all that has changed. The required Internet bandwidth is now affordable, the hardware works, and video conferencing is within reach of even smaller enterprises. Read these chapter downloads from Cisco Press, Syngress Publishing, and InformIT to demystify the technology involved and learn how to deploy video conferencing efficiently and cost-effectively.

video conferencingSecure your video conferencing system

To be effective, a video deployment requires multiple layers of security to protect against internal and external threats. However, some layers of the security infrastructure can interfere with video conferencing protocols. Identify security threats affecting video conferencing deployments and learn best methods for protecting video communications from these attacks.

Master the fundamentals of audio and video conferencing over IP networks

As VoIP technology becomes mainstream, the conferencing and collaboration markets are following its lead. Receive an overview of the various types of voice and video conferences.

Study the RTP and RTCP protocol formats and their application to conferencing systems

Study the different types of RTP devices used in conferencing systems and their functionalities. Then, explore the payload formats, packet types, and key frame detections for common video codecs. Finally, investigate stream loss detection with ICMP unreachable messages and RTP inactivity timeout messages.

Investigate lip synchronization in video conferencing

Video conferencing systems can synchronize any type of media to any other type of media, including sequences of still images or 3D animation. In this download, focus on audio and video, addressing two issues that complicate the process of achieving synchronization. Study several fundamental elements of a system that accurately achieves lip sync.

Video call software comes of age: Selecting the best commercial video call and video conferencing solution for your small enterprise

Demystify the technology involved in video conferencing and learn how to deploy it efficiently and cost-effectively. Make sense of the plethora of solutions in the commercial software video call space and learn how to select the best solution for your particular needs.

Will desktop video conferencing improve collaboration and improve your company's bottom line?

It sounds like a good idea: connect remote employees with desktop Webcams and instant messaging applications. Getting it all to work correctly is a bit more complicated. Explore the real-world challenges of desktop video conferencing.

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