[AG-TECH] VideoPresence and Unicast: looking for a VIC replacement when bridged

Fabrizio.Berdondini at prototipo.it Fabrizio.Berdondini at prototipo.it
Fri Jun 16 10:58:11 CDT 2006

Hello Rhys and all,
we were running VIC and VP at the same time, however, as far as now, we 
are no more much concerned with the use of the VideoPresence service, as 
our infrastructure requires the use of an unicast bridge when outside our 
We are still looking for some info about services/modifyed VICs that would 
allow us to have a "full screen" visualization of the streams.
Thank you for help,
Faber B.

Rhys Hawkins <Rhys.Hawkins at anu.edu.au> scritti il 06/06/2006 03:16:15

> Hi Fabrizio,
> VP does handle unicast. There is a known issue where if you have VIC 
> and VP running then only VIC receives the video packets due to the
> different ways VIC and VP bind to the receiving port. Could you please
> confirm that you were running VIC at the same time and that you're
> using windows? Otherwise its a separate issue.
> Cheers,
>     Rhys
> On Mon, 2006-06-05 at 10:24 +0200, Fabrizio.Berdondini at prototipo.it
> wrote:
> > 
> > Hello all, 
> > while inside our LAN, using multicast, we found very useful the
> > VideoPresence tool as a replacement of standard VIC (easier interface
> > for less experienced users, just needing a videoference personal node,
> > no needs of tools for sharing applications and datas). 
> > However, while conferencing with people outside our network, leaning
> > on our unicast bridge, the VP tool becomes useless (it works only with
> > a multicast configuration). Is there some similar replacement for the
> > VIC which could be used with a unicast bridge too? 
> > Furthermore, we read something about the development of an "enhanced
> > VIC" that has been showed up during the 2006 AG Retreat. We thought it
> > may be suitable for our solution and so wondering if this tool is
> > going to be somehow distributed, even for trial/testing. 
> > Thank you in advance, 
> > Faber B.
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