Pure software video conferencing system and its characteristics

Pure software video is a video communication mode based on PC architecture, which mainly relies on CPU to process video and audio codec work. Its biggest feature is cheap, open and convenient software integration. However, software video still needs to be improved in terms of stability and reliability, and video quality generally cannot exceed hardware video systems, and its current market is mainly concentrated in individuals and enterprises.

Software video conferencing system is an important application of software video, mainly using server +PC architecture. Deploy MCU servers, multi-picture processing servers, and streaming media servers at a central point; A USB camera, headset, and conference terminal software are configured on a common desktop PC. Configure a high-performance PC, video capture card, conference camera, and conference terminal software in the conference room. When a video conference is held, a Windows-based operation interface is used to set and manage the meeting.

Advantages of Software video conferencing system:

1, easy to deploy

The current mainstream configuration of the PC can generally be used as a video terminal, these PCS installed with cameras, headsets and related software, through the local area network or the Internet access to the central MCU server, you can participate in the meeting.

  1. Data conference can be integrated

Based on the Windows operating system, data conference functions such as electronic whiteboard, program sharing, and file transfer can be realized at the same time as the video conference, which is used as an auxiliary tool for the conference.

  1. Low cost

Since the PC is already the standard configuration of the office, the desktop conference terminal does not need to add a lot of hardware investment. The conference room terminal only needs to buy a relatively high-performance PC and video capture card, and its cost is lower than that of ordinary hardware video terminals.