Cisco Jabber Video

IVCi is a Cisco Certified ATP Partner for TelePresence and has obtained the Cisco Advanced Collaboration Architecture Specialization as well as Cisco TelePresence as a Service (TPaaS) for our cloud based video conferencing services.  We have the experience and expertise to provide standard and custom Cisco TelePresence solutions nationwide. Our 24/7 global managed service with concierge-level support is available for all TelePresence customers. When you partner with IVCi, you can be assured a superior TelePresence experience every time. 

Extend Your Telepresence Calling Circle

Cisco Jabber is Personal Telepresence for Mobile, Remote, and Extended Teams

Cisco Jabber Video for TelePresence (formerly known as TANDBERG Movi) is a soft client that extends the benefits of in-person video collaboration by broadening telepresence access to more people. Jabber Video works with your PC or Mac and a webcam or USB camera to provide high-definition video communications from wherever you need to work — the airport, hotel, coffee shop, or home office. It keeps you connected with your entire telepresence community, no matter where you are.

  • Overview
  • Features and Benefits
  • Specifications
  • Video
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Cisco Jabber Overview

Cisco Jabber Video for iPhone (formerly TANDBERG Movi) photo.

Jabber Video is available in both on-premise and cloud options to meet the different needs of customers.

On-premise deployment: Jabber Video Enterprise (previously called TANDBERG Movi) is deployed on your network to add video mobility to your users. It offers flexibility for user management and policy setting tailored to the requirements of your network architecture.

Cloud-hosted option: Jabber Video is also available as a web-based or subscription-based service, supported through a downloadable software client. The web-based service, available through a global beta program starting Q12012, provides an easy way to extend your telepresence calling circle to vendors, partners, and clients with a forum-based self-support model. The subscription-based service that works with Cisco TelePresence Callway is part of the Cisco TelePresence offer for small and medium-sized businesses and includes additional features and options such as multiparty video calling, integration with your cloud directory, and live end-user support provided by Cisco.

Jabber Video complements the ever-growing Cisco Jabber client family to transform workplace communications.

Cisco Jabber: Collaborate on a Variety of Devices

Be more productive from anywhere on any device with Cisco Jabber, a new unified communications application. Cisco Jabber lets you access presence, instant messaging (IM), voice, video, voice messaging, desktop sharing, and conferencing. Find the right people, see if and how they are available, and collaborate using your preferred method.

Cisco Jabber Video for Blackberry (formerly TANDBERG Movi) photo.

Collaborate from Any Workspace

Find out how Cisco Jabber can give your teams the collaboration tools they need to see, hear, or think together — on any device, at anytime.

  • Jabber Mac
  • Jabber Windows
  • Jabber Android
  • Jabber BlackBerry
  • Jabber iPhone
  • Jabber Nokia
  • Jabber Video for TelePresence
  • Jabber Web SDK

Unifying Communications Across Platforms and Devices

Cisco Jabber can give your teams the collaboration tools they need to see, hear, or think together – on any device, at anytime.

Collaboration Applications

Voice, video, and web conferencing; messaging; mobile applications; and enterprise social software keep you connected and productive.

Jabber Service and Support

IVCi provides a broad portfolio of intelligent, personalized services and support that can help you realize the full value of your Cisco TelePresence investment by increasing business agility and network availability. This portfolio of services accelerates business innovation through a network-based collaboration platform that enables businesses to collaborate anywhere, anytime.

Product specifications are estimates and subject to change without notice.

  • Experience the benefits of high definition (HD), telepresence quality video anywhere, anytime. Cisco Jabber™ Video for TelePresence (Jabber Video), previously called Cisco TelePresence Movi™, is a soft client that works with your PC or Mac to provide high-definition video communications from wherever you need to work – the airport, hotel, coffee shop, or home office (Figure 1). It keeps you connected with your entire video community no matter where you are.

Cisco Jabber Video for Android (formerly TANDBERG Movi) photo.

Product Variations

  • Jabber Video is available in both on-premise and cloud options to meet the different needs of customers:
  • On-premise deployment: Jabber® Video Enterprise (previously called Movi) is deployed on your network to add video mobility for your users; it allows flexibility for user management and policy setting tailored to the requirements of your network architecture.
  • Cloud-hosted option: Jabber Video is also available as a web- or subscription-based service, supported through a downloadable software client, in the first quarter of 2012. The web-based service provides an easy way to extend customers’ telepresence calling circle to vendors, partners, and clients with a forum-based self-support model. The subscription-based service, available as part of the Cisco TelePresence for Small and Medium Business, offer includes additional features and options such as multiparty video calling, integration with customers’ cloud directory, and live end-user support provided by Cisco.
  • The intuitive user interface of Jabber Video enables fast, easy, and reliable connections to other soft client users, desktop video systems, and meeting rooms up to immersive telepresence rooms.

Jabber Service and Support

IVCi provides a broad portfolio of intelligent, personalized services and support that can help you realize the full value of your Cisco TelePresence investment by increasing business agility and network availability. This portfolio of services accelerates business innovation through a network-based collaboration platform that enables businesses to collaborate anywhere, anytime.

Product specifications are estimates and subject to change without notice.


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IVCi is a Cisco Certified ATP Partner for TelePresence and has obtained the Cisco Advanced Unified Communications Specialization. As with all of the telepresence and video conferencing products we represent, IVCi provides clients with one point of contact for sales, service, management and support of the entire Cisco TelePresence line.

For optimal results, Cisco TelePresence systems must be planned, designed, and installed by an experienced integrator. IVCi is a certified Cisco TelePresence Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) and Advanced Unified Communications Specialist. We have the experience and expertise to provide standard and custom Cisco TelePresence solutions nationwide. Our 24/7 global managed service with concierge-level support is available for all TelePresence customers. When you partner with IVCi, you can be assured a superior TelePresence experience every time.

Cisco Jabber Product Specifications

Table 2 lists the product capability specifications for Jabber Video.

Table 2. Product Specifications

Specification Description
Bandwidth
  • Support for bandwidths from 24 kbps up to 8 Mbps
Video standards
  • H.264
  • H.263+
  • H.263
Video features
  • Far end
  • Self-View
  • Up to 1080p 30 fps encoding and decoding
  • Ability to select an application or the entire desktop and share content and presentations with standards-compliant devices on the far end through Binary Floor Control Protocol (BFCP) and H.239
  • ClearPath packet loss protection in nonoptimal network conditions, including mobile environments
Video resolutions and frame rates The available resolution at any time depends on the video source, the available bandwidth, and the processing power of the computer.Native NTSC:

  • 400p (528 x 400 pixels)
  • 4SIF (704 x 480 pixels)
  • SIF (352 x 240 pixels)

Native PAL:

  • 448p (576 x 448 pixels)
  • 4CIF (704 x 576 pixels)
  • CIF (352 x 288 pixels)
  • QCIF (256 x 144 pixels)
  • SQCIF (128 x 96 pixels)

Native PC Resolutions:

  • XGA (1024 x 768 pixels)
  • VGA (640 x 480 pixels)
  • QVGA (256 x 144 pixels)

Wide Resolutions:

  • w1080p (1920 x 1080 pixels)
  • w720p (1280 x 720 pixels)
  • w576p (1024 x 576 pixels)
  • w448p (768 x 448 pixels)
  • w288p (512 x 288 pixels)
Audio standards
  • MPEG4 AAC-LD; 48 kHz, 64 kbps
  • G.722.1; 24 kbps
  • G.722.1; 32 kbps
  • G.711 a-law
  • G.711 mu-law
Audio features
  • 48-kHz wideband audio subsystem with compliance-grade, adaptive, acoustic echo cancellation
  • Perceptually optimized packet-loss concealment
  • Audio mute
  • Speaker volume
  • Speaker mute
  • Dual-tone multifrequency (DTMF) (in-band and out-of-band)
Privacy features
  • Audio mute
  • Video mute
Content sharing
  • H.239 (through Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server [VCS] H.323 Interworking)
  • BFCP Content Channel encoded with H.264, H.263+, and H.263, enabling wide range of interoperability
  • Ability to select content source from open applications, helping ensure only the intended applications are shared
  • Option to share entire desktop
User interface
  • Quick setup to assist users in selecting and tuning audio and video devices, and test the available resources to predict outgoing video quality
  • Separate windows for phone books, presence, and video calls
  • Address book search (from Cisco TelePresence Management Suite directory and phone books)
  • Presence status indication on contacts
  • Toggle video mute
  • Toggle audio mute
  • Toggle Self-View
  • In-call Picture in Picture (PiP) Self-View
  • PiP to show far-end video when receiving content
  • Flexible layout control and placement; you can toggle between main screen and PiP with double click
  • Moveable PiP throughout screen
  • Automatic presentation sharing option when Microsoft PowerPoint is in presentation mode
  • Switch to turn on Self-View on startup
  • Favorites
  • Recent calls with time, date, and duration
  • Missed-calls notification
  • Network quality indicator
  • Call status dialog
  • DTMF keypad
  • Bandwidth settings control
  • Resolution settings control
  • Auto-start on boot
  • Auto-sign in on start
  • Always-on-top mode
  • Minimize to system tray
  • Select ring tones
  • Select video and audio devices
  • Disable ring tones on busy or in call
  • Initiate ad hoc multiparty calls with Cisco TelePresence Multiway*
  • Control the far end with Far End Camera Control
  • Flexible bandwidth management through provisioning (administrator controlled)
Firewall traversal
  • Firewall traversal enabled through Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server Expressway™
Embedded encryption
  • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)
  • Transport Layer Security (TLS)
IP network features
  • Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) dialing
  • Support for ICE
  • E.164 alias dialing supported through Cisco VCS
  • Adaptive jitter handling
  • Bandwidth probing before first call to set a suitable starting point
  • Adaptive bandwidth management throughout the call to adjust for changing network conditions
  • Bandwidth history log that enables calls to different participants to start at optimal rate
  • Domain Name System (DNS) lookup for provisioning clustering and load balancing
Protocols supported
  • SIP
  • H.323 (through VCS interworking)
  • TCP/IP
  • TLS
  • Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)/Real-Time Control Protocol (RTCP)
  • DTMF (in-band and out-of-band)
  • BFCP
  • H.239 (VCS H.323 Interworking)
  • H.281 (FECC)
  • ICE
Directory services
  • Phone books from Cisco TelePresence Management Suite
  • Provisioning directory phone books
  • Active Directory (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol [LDAP]) integration
  • My contacts on client
  • Recent calls (with time and date)
  • Missed-calls indication
Cisco Network infrastructure requirements
  • Cisco TelePresence Management Suite Version 12.6 or later
  • Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server Version X5.2 or later
PC requirements
  • CPU depending on video resolutions to send and receive:
  • A processor supporting SSE3 (such as Pentium 4 Prescott) or better is recommended. For business-quality HD video, Cisco recommends using the Cisco TelePresence PrecisionHD™ USB Camera and a 2-GHz Core 2 Duo processor or better.
  • Encoding VGA 30 fps can be done on as low-end CPUs as the Intel Atom @ 1.6 GHz.
  • Operating system:
  • Windows XP SP2 or later
  • Windows Vista SP1 or later
  • Windows 7
  • Web camera
  • Graphics and sound
  • OpenGL Version 1.2 or later
  • Any standard sound card (full-duplex, 16-bit or better)
Mac requirements
  • Macintosh computer with Intel x86 processor
  • Mac OS X 10.6 or later.
  • For optimal experience Core 2 Duo @ 2 GHz with 2-MB Layer 2 cache per core is recommended.
Camera requirements
  • The system is designed to support all Windows-compatible web cameras.
  • For an optimal business-quality video experience, Cisco recommends the Cisco TelePresence PrecisionHD USB Camera.
Certifications and compatibility

*Available features vary depending on the version of Jabber Video deployed (enterprise or cloud-hosted version).

Cisco Jabber Features and Benefits

Table 1 summarizes the key features for Jabber Video.

Table 1. Jabber Video Feature Summary

Feature Summary Benefit
Jabber design features
  • Offers intuitive user interface with easy access to phone books, corporate directory, and presence status*
  • Provides for application and presentation sharing with standards-compliant devices on the far end
  • Interoperable with any standards-based Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) endpoint and H.323 system – even telepresence
  • Easy to deploy and manage
  • Scalable to thousands of users
Application features
  • Extends standards-compliant video and telepresence to mobile workers
  • Helps you accelerate decisions, scale expertise, and create a cohesive team environment
  • Allows you to experience high-definition videoconferencing, anytime, anywhere
Performance features
  • Offers up to 1080p HD resolution at 30 frames per second (fps)
  • Offers superior audio performance from a PC or Mac
  • Provides industry-leading, appliance-grade adaptive echo cancellation
  • Offers intelligent bandwidth distribution and dynamic bandwidth adaptation to optimize network load
  • Enables you to initiate ad hoc multiparty calls using Cisco TelePresence Multiway
  • Offers maximum collaboration with others using Far End Camera Control
  • Offers ClearPath packet loss protection technology for optimal experience
  • ICE support

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