[Telepathy] Webcam resolution limits

Guillaume Desmottes guillaume.desmottes at collabora.co.uk
Fri May 7 01:01:25 PDT 2010

Le vendredi 07 mai 2010 à 00:12 -0500, Reşat SABIQ a écrit :
> Hi again,
> I haven't seen anything regarding this in FAQ. But i've come across 
> reports that
> A. high resolution webcams would lead to high-resolution video streams, 
> and that webcam's (max) resolution can't be customized/reduced.
> Is statement A. true? If so, i guess it means that it's best to buy a 
> webcam that would be expected to perform well at expected bandwidth.
> P.S. Is resolution tweaking support being planned in short, medium or 
> long term, and are there any operational dates in this regard?

Yes, there is a bug opened about that

I also think that there are some plans to automatically adjust the
framerate depending on the available bandwidth. The Farsight guys should
be able to tell you more about that.


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