Posts By: sslivinski

The Real Benefit of WFH: A Telecommuter’s Story

I worked in a physical company office for over ten years until late 2011 when I decided that living in perpetual sunshine and heat was unnatural, so I picked up my family and moved from Austin, TX to a city that celebrates all four seasons, Seattle, WA.  Since then, I have telecommuted.  Around the world,… Continue ReadingFeatures, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, People, Technology, Travel, Trends

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SVC Demystified: Error Resiliency Part 6 of 7

by Stefan Slivinski, Video Team Manager, LifeSize The Internet is imperfect; data gets lost all the time. There are some methods to ensure that data always arrives intact, but these methods often introduce delay. As a result, video conferencing and other types of communications that require low delay/latency don’t use those methods, which means the… Continue ReadingTechnology

Illustration 2: Combination of temporal and spatial layer dependencies with frame loss

SVC Demystified: What is Temporal Scalability? Part 2 of 7

by Stefan Slivinski, Video Team Manager, LifeSize Following up on my introductory blog post on SVC, this article will cover temporal scalability, which as I mentioned is one of the two components of SVC (we’ll cover spatial scalability next time). Temporal scalability provides the ability to have multiple frame rates for the same video stream…. Continue ReadingIndustry, Technology, Trends

Temporal Scalability