Re: [codec] #15: Efficiently combine pre-encoded audio

Jean-Marc Valin <jean-marc.valin@octasic.com> Wed, 12 May 2010 16:56 UTC

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Benjamin M. Schwartz wrote:
> I think I failed to communicate that by VAD I mean _not sending packets_
> during inactivity.  For the packets that are sent, the overhead should
> average much less than 1 bit per frame.

What you're describing is called DTX (discontinuous transmission). This can 
be useful feature, but it's very different from what we were originally 
talking about in terms of conference mixing.

	Jean-Marc