|Document type:||Building Block Type||Owner:|
This Building Block Type belongs to Working Area Server (SE). A Stream Transformation facility can convert and convey streams between clients that are unable to transfer streams directly from sender to receiver. This may be because the receiver doesn't understand the streaming protocol, or because they cannot set up a direct circuit between them to transfer the stream over. Furthermore, Stream Transformation can integrate streams from multiple sources so they can be sent to recipient(s) as a single stream, as is necessary for applications such as teleconferencing.
Examples of facilities that use (a.o.) Stream Transformation are
- digital PBXes that interconnect multiple formats for telephone or video calls, such as VoIP and ISDN,
- facilities that provide teleconferencing.
The icon below can be used to represent this infrastructure function in graphical Pattern representations that it might be part of:
Variants of this Building Block Type
The following variants of this function have been defined:
No Pattern Variants based on this Pattern Type (yet)
Pattern Types using this Building Block Type
The following Pattern Types use this function:
|Pattern Variant||Brief Description||Owner||Maturity|
|PAT.Streams Management||Streams Management||J.A.H. Schoonderbeek||3|