A SIP-based conference control framework

Petri Koskelainen, Henning Schulzrinne, Xiaotao Wu
2002 Proceedings of the 12th international workshop on Network and operating systems support for digital audio and video - NOSSDAV '02  
Conference control has been an area of intensive research over the years but widely accepted robust and scalable solutions and standards are still lacking. The main conference control components are conference management and floor (resource) control. We identify the requirements for conference control and propose a component-based scalable conference control framework employing the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP). The framework assumes a single
more » ... rol point, but our architecture can scale to large groups by distributing media via a tree-shaped hierarchy of conference servers.
doi:10.1145/507678.507679 fatcat:bebwx6ouxbcjti7yajcly6urlm