CHAPTER 3TelePresence Audio and Video Technologies


Chapter 2, “Cisco TelePresence Solution Overview,” provided an overview of all aspects of the Cisco TelePresence solution. At the heart of this solution is the Cisco TelePresence codec. This chapter provides an under-the-hood view of the codec architecture and how the audio and video are encoded and decoded.

Codec Design Requirements

When Cisco began its quest to design and build a true-to-life telepresence experience, it had a rather large obstacle to overcome. No other vendor at that time had anything that could deliver the level of video and audio quality and integrated systems approach that ...

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