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COMMUNICATION: Microsoft Portrait 2.1 with Smartphone support released
Posted by Arne Hess - on Thursday, 15.05.03 - 08:54:35 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News - Viewed 8774x
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Jiang Li, the brain behind Microsoft Research's Portrait for PC, Handheld PC and Pocket PC just informed me, that version 2.1 (see my review of version 2.0 here) was released with Smartphone support now as well as an video codec API for developers:

Microsoft Portrait 2.1, a research prototype for mobile video communication was released. Microsoft Portrait now supports Smartphone.
We provide video codec API in this version as requested by lots of developers.

Microsoft Portrait is a research prototype for mobile video communication. It supports .NET Messenger Service, Session Initiation Protocol and Internet Locator Service on PCs, Pocket PCs, Handheld PCs and Smartphone. It runs on local area networks, dialup networks and even wireless networks with bandwidths as low as 9.6 kilobits/second.
Microsoft Portrait delivers portrait-like video if users are in low bandwidths and displays full-color video if users are in broadband. In low bandwidths, portrait video possesses clearer shape, smoother motion, shorter latency and much cheaper computational cost than do conventional video technologies. Microsoft Portrait pursues providing presence notification, chat/voice/video functions anytime, anywhere, on any device.

I will give Portrait a closer look later.

Cheers ~ Arne

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