Chapter 2. Conferencing System Design and Architecture
This chapter covers the following topics:
This chapter examines various conferencing system architectures, their design, and the interactions of the modules that comprise the system. Details are provided about the user interface, conference control, and control and media planes from which conferencing systems are constructed.
The later sections of this chapter discuss architectural models. In addition, specific conferencing system features and operational modes are reviewed in detail. Topics include the role of a conference moderator, floor control, lecture and panel mode.