Tag: Jitsi Meet

Jitsi Meet, now with geographical bridge cascading

Real-time communication is a tricky business, and large scale video conferencing is especially so. There are many things that can be done to improve user experience but they get harder and harder as you go through the list. Bridge cascading, which we’ll explain shortly, is on the hardest end of this list! Traditionally in a video calling […]

New feature: Brady Bunch style layout

Here’s the story of a lovely video layout and a powerful video engine that came together to form a new Brady Bunch style video layout: Each call participant’s individual video size is put into the grid and the grid automatically changes its dimensions as the call grows and shrinks. Now you can see everyone on […]

New off-stage layer suppression feature

We have a new feature called off-stage layer suppression that helps save bandwidth and CPU for both end users and the Videobridge. To help handle the varying video qualities needed for the active speaker and smaller thumbnail views used for other participants, we use a technique called simulcast. Simulcast lets us send multiple video streams […]