WebEx Video Support (WBS31)

Document created by Cisco Documentation Team on Mar 23, 2016Last modified by Brian Porter on Dec 21, 2016
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WebEx Video Support

Video Requirements

 

WebEx video works with any computer that complies with the standard Meeting Center, Training Center, or Support Center requirements. To be able to reach the video resolution of 360p, PCs must meet the following minimum requirements:  
 
To be able to send high-definition video (720p), PCs must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • CPU: Quad-core processor (three or more meeting participants), Dual-core processor (two meeting participants).
  • RAM: 2 GB RAM
  • Camera: a high-definition video supported USB-based web camera (see list in High-Definition Video Supported Cameras.)
 
 
To be able to receive high-definition video (720p), PCs must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • CPU: Dual-core processor
  • RAM: 2 GB RAM
 
 
To offload video decoding processing to the client's GPU for 720p, any of the following GPU chipsets are required:
  • Windows(DXVA):
    • NVIDIA GeForce 9800GT
    • NVIDIA GeForce GT 430
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 275
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX460
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX560
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX560Ti
    • NVIDIA GeForce GT520
    • ATI Radeon HD 6950
     
     
  • Mac OS X(VDA):
    • NVIDIA GeForce9400M
    • NVIDIA GeForce320M
     
     
  • NVIDIA GeForce330M
 
 

Video Feature Support

 

 
                                                                                            

Feature

 

Description

 

Meeting Center

 

Event Center

 

Training Center

 

Support Center

 

Up to high-definition resolution (720p)

 

Video resolution can go up to high-definition 720p resolution (1280x720).

 

Yes

 

No

 

Yes

 

No

 

Up to high-quality resolution (360p)

 

Video resolution can go up to high-quality 360p resolution (640x360).

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Full-screen video view

 

Full-screen video view with high-definition or high-quality video display (depending on monitor size) and five video thumbnails.

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes (but does not include video thumbnails)

 

Expanded full-screen video view

 

Expand the active speaker to the whole screen, which also allows high-definition video to be received.

 

Yes

 

Yes (Expanded full-screen view without high-definition video)

 

Yes

 

No

 

Active speaker video display in full-screen sharing view

 

Floating active speaker video display when sharing in full-screen view.

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

In full-screen view, the CSR views video in a separate panel; the customer views video in an embedded area of the customer console.

 
V

ideo self-view in full-screen sharing view

 

View self-view video in the main video display when sharing in full-screen view. Start or stop sending video from the self-view video window.

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

No

 

Active speaker switching

 

Automatic video switching to the loudest active speaker.

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

No

 

Video thumbnails

 

Video-based participant list with video thumbnails.

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

No

 

Auto-adjust Video

 

Automatic configuration of participants' video quality according to available network bandwidth.

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Camera hot plug-in

 

Attendees can connect and switch web cams while in a meeting.

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Lock video

 

Presenter can determine whose video will be displayed to all participants.

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

No

 

High-definition video decode offloading to GPU

 

Supported GPU chipsets can offload decode processing from the host CPU.

 

Yes

 

No

 

No

 

No

 
 

High-Quality Video-Supported  Cameras

 

Most PC-compatible cameras should work with WebEx. The following cameras were tested by WebEx for high-quality video:
  • Cisco VT Camera II
  • Cisco VT Camera III
  • Cisco Precision HD
  • Logitech HD Webcam C920
  • Logitech Quick Cam Pro 9000
  • Logitech QuickCam Orbit AF
  • Logitech QuickCam C905
  • Logitech QuickCam S7500
  • Logitech HD Pro Webcam C910
  • Microsoft LifeCam HD
  • Microsoft LifeCam VX-1000
  • Microsoft LifeCam Cinema
  • Microsoft LifeCam VX-6000
  • Microsoft LifeCam NX-6000
  • Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000
 
 

High-Definition Video-Supported  Cameras

 

The following cameras were tested by WebEx for high-definition video:
  • Logitech HD Webcam C310

     

  • Logitech HD Webcam C500

     

  • Logitech HD Webcam C510

     

  • Logitech HD Webcam C905/B905

     

  • Logitech HD Pro Webcam C910/B910

     

  • Logitech HD Webcam C920

     

  • Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000/HD-5001

     

  • Microsoft LifeCam HD-6000

     

  • Microsoft LifeCam Cinema

     

  • Microsoft LifeCam Studio

     

  • Cisco Precision HD

     

  • Cisco VT Camera III

     

  • Apple iSight HD

     

 
 
 

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