[Speex-dev] Change target VBR on-the-fly?
tgrand at canvaslink.com
Fri Apr 11 14:39:26 PDT 2008
Yes, you can change VBR quality or ABR average bitrate at any time.
You don't need to do anything special. I use this feature (changing
VBR quality midstream) from time to time and it's quite convenient.
Joshua Gargus <schwa at fastmail.us> wrote:
> Hi there (from speex-dev newbie),
> Is it possible to change the target VBR on the fly? The application
> is a virtual world with multiple media types (voice, video, 3d
> interaction, VNC, etc.) where the total required bandwidth has high
> variability. Sometimes we'll be able to spare 30kbps per speaker, and
> and other times we will need to restrict the bandwidth considerably.
> It would be a shame to always make the worst-case assumption, even
> though the bandwidth might usually be available.
> I was going to ask if there are any other speech codecs (commercial or
> otherwise) that support this capability, but I guess not since Speex
> is the only one that supports VBR (according to http://speex.org/comparison/)
> .. Right?
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