Alright Everybody, this is a big one!
We have been at it for about 10 months now and we are really, really, really happy to now bring it to you.
Adaptivity is all about getting Jitsi Videobridge to adapt to your available bandwidth and only send you as much media as you can afford. This is a very tricky business as there are many moving parts. To begin with, your available bandwidth is something that is determined by your connection to your Internet Provider on the one hand, but also by the other applications currently using that same pipe. Also, all other participants are sending video streams that are constantly changing and, on top of it all, the whole premise of Jitsi Videobridge and SFUs in general is that we don’t want to transcode media in order to keep it lightweight, so we use things like simulcast and temporal scalability.
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