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Overview of the Conference control

Window control

The Conference control allows you to view and/or listen to video and/or sound in real time.
To create a Conference control:
  1. In the window editor, click (or select "Insert .. Control .. Conference control").In the window editor, on the "Creation" pane, in the "Graphic controls" group, expand "Video and capture" and select "Conference".
  2. Click the position where the control will be created in the window. The control appears in creation mode.
To display the control characteristics, select "Description" from the popup menu of control.
Caution: The Conference controls are no longer supported from Windows Vista.
Versions 20 and later
Note: From version 20, the Conference controls are supported in Windows Vista and later. If you want to use the Conference control with an earlier Windows version:
  1. Display the description window of control.
  2. In the "GUI" tab, check "Use the TAPI 3.x APIs / Windows XP (for compatibility)".
  3. Validate.
New in version 20
Note: From version 20, the Conference controls are supported in Windows Vista and later. If you want to use the Conference control with an earlier Windows version:
  1. Display the description window of control.
  2. In the "GUI" tab, check "Use the TAPI 3.x APIs / Windows XP (for compatibility)".
  3. Validate.
Note: From version 20, the Conference controls are supported in Windows Vista and later. If you want to use the Conference control with an earlier Windows version:
  1. Display the description window of control.
  2. In the "GUI" tab, check "Use the TAPI 3.x APIs / Windows XP (for compatibility)".
  3. Validate.
Principle
Several WINDEV functions allow you to handle communication streams via the Conference control. For more details, see:
This allows two users to communicate between themselves. The image and the voice of the users are broadcasted in real time on each connected computer.
Examples of applications that use the stream:
  • video-conferencing
  • broadcasting a live press conference
  • ...
Versions 20 and later
Note: You also have the ability to establish a dialog between the Conference controls in a different private network via Internet. This type of dialog is using the WebRTC technology. This technology requires the use of a STUN server and a TURN server. See WINDEV and the streams for more details.
New in version 20
Note: You also have the ability to establish a dialog between the Conference controls in a different private network via Internet. This type of dialog is using the WebRTC technology. This technology requires the use of a STUN server and a TURN server. See WINDEV and the streams for more details.
Note: You also have the ability to establish a dialog between the Conference controls in a different private network via Internet. This type of dialog is using the WebRTC technology. This technology requires the use of a STUN server and a TURN server. See WINDEV and the streams for more details.
Limitations
  • The current computer and the connected computers must be equipped with a web camera and/or a microphone. If one of the computers is not equipped with a web camera or a microphone, the corresponding image or voice will not be broadcasted.
  • Only the video sequences currently broadcasted by the Web cameras installed on the connected computers can be viewed. No video file can be viewed.
  • Only the sounds currently broadcasted by the microphones installed on the connected computers can be listened to. No sound file can be listened to.
Related Examples:
The Conference control Unit examples (WINDEV): The Conference control
[ + ] Using the "Conference" control:
- Establish the connection with another user
- Communicate (image and sound) with another user via network
- Close a connection
WD Video Conference Complete examples (WINDEV): WD Video Conference
[ + ] This example uses the Conference control and presents the use of sockets via an instant messaging.
WD Video conference enables you to start a conference (sound + video) with a remote user. Furthermore, with instant messaging, you have the ability to send a file to your contact and to dialog with him.
Minimum required version
  • Version 9
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