CHAPTER 13Multipoint TelePresence Design


Multipoint TelePresence extends the virtual meeting experience, allowing three or more CTS endpoints to participate in a single conference. Cisco Multipoint TelePresence uses a centralized switching model where each CTS endpoint sends unicast audio and video streams to a multipoint switch. The multipoint switch mixes the streams and transmits audio and video streams back to each CTS endpoint. Figure 13-1 shows the components involved in a multipoint meeting.

Depending upon whether the TelePresence virtual meeting includes only CTS endpoints or also includes traditional video conferencing or desktop video ...

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