RTP Stream Pause and Resume (RFC7728)
Original Publication Date: 2016-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Feb-08
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
B. Burman: AUTHOR [+4]
As real-time communication attracts more people, more applications are created; multimedia conversation applications is one example. Multimedia conversation further exists in many forms, for example, peer-to-peer chat application and multiparty video conferencing controlled by central media nodes, such as RTP Mixers.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) B. Burman Request for Comments: 7728 A. Akram Updates: 5104 Ericsson Category: Standards Track R. Even ISSN: 2070-1721 Huawei Technologies M. Westerlund Ericsson February 2016
RTP Stream Pause and Resume
With the increased popularity of real-time multimedia applications, it is desirable to provide good control of resource usage, and users also demand more control over communication sessions. This document describes how a receiver in a multimedia conversation can pause and resume incoming data from a sender by sending real-time feedback messages when using the Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP) for real- time data transport. This document extends the Codec Control Message (CCM) RTP Control Protocol (RTCP) feedback package by explicitly allowing and describing specific use of existing CCMs and adding a group of new real-time feedback messages used to pause and resume RTP data streams. This document updates RFC 5104.
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RFC 7728 RTP Stream Pause February 2016
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