[Health] VideoChat is working now - hooray!
Benjamin M. Schwartz
bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu
Mon Oct 13 16:31:06 EDT 2008
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Bob Pyke Jr.,RN,CPNP wrote:
| It aappears to be interestimg. But if your doing remote telehealth you
need to have 30 fps for video.
I think this is a misunderstanding.
We are not talking about robotic remote surgery here, or anything
requiring low-latency feedback. "Telehealth" in this context refers to an
interview between a patient and a medic. For example, a patient might
hold up an injury and ask the doctor if it looks infected.
In fact, for health applications, I would make the unusual tradeoff of
sending the full resolution of the camera (640x480) at high quality, even
if this means that we can only achieve 1 or 2 fps.
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