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Appendix 1: Coping with video compression

Because compressed video uses such a narrow bandwidth (typically 128 kbps - 384 kbps) the quality of the connection is not of broadcast quality. These tips are useful for presenters on how to cope with some of the difficulties this causes.


Motion is not handled as well as at might be. This means that rapid movements produce a blurred effect at the far-end. Strategies to deal with this include:


Users will note that there is a delay between talking at one site and when a response is noted at the remote site. This delay is just long enough for participants to talk over each other until they adjust to the delay:
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