Simulcast

Simulcast is a technique by which a WebRTC client encodes the same video stream twice in different resolutions and bitrates and sending these to a router who then decides who receives which of the streams.

Simulcast is closely related to SVC, where a single encoded video stream can be layered and each participant receives only the layers that he can process.

 

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