Re: Best Modem for video conferences

Jason Williams (
Wed, 18 Mar 1998 15:26:12 -0600 (CST)

On Mon, 16 Mar 1998, Joe wrote:
> I was reading an article in this Sundays San Jose Mercury News about
> modems. In the article it mentioned that if you were doing video
> conferences you should have a modem with V.80 and H.234 support. Can
> anyone back this up as being a plus as far as video over the net. Also if
> these protocols do enhance video which modems have them in the 33.6 flavors.

>From looking at comp.dcom.videoconf for awhile, I've been able to tell the
V.80 modems are just synchronous V.34 modems used for H.324
videoconferencing over the modem. H.324 is for modem to modem
conferencing, not via the internet. It won't help at all for
internet-based conferencing from what I understand.

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