“Rendez-Vous”: Web(RTC) Conference as a Service

Over the last decade, videoconferencing services were often deployed in the form of Multipoint Control Units (MCUs) using the SIP or H.323 protocols. These deployments have reached a moderate level of popularity and have satisfied some common use cases within the Research and Education (R&E) community. Most of them however have all been sharing the same constraints: • High cost, • Problematic usability, • Deployment complexity, • Lack of diversity. The Jitsi Videobridge Selective Forwarding Unity and the accompanying Jitsi Meet web application appealed to RENATER as a unique opportunity to achieve one specific objective: Bringing affordable video conferencing services to the masses!


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