Lync client codecs

I have been missing this sort of overview on the Lync Clients for a while, somewhere to get a summary on the different protocols and resolutions/bandwidths of the different Lync Clients. TechNet and other sources I’ve come across are only showing some parts on the subject.

So ultimately I put together this “Matrix”, although not complete. As you can see I lack the info on what kind of voice proto’s being used for Lync:Mac 2011. I do not suspect that this is different from the Lync 2010 Client for Windows (since these are communicating) – but I cannot prove it.

Here is the summary I’ve been able to do this far:

Clients overview

Some remarks from the table are
*1: If Your Android Device supports the Qualcomm 8×60, send rate is 640×480@15fps
*2: Windows Mobile Devices will support hardware offloading on transcoding


Lync Server 2013 mobility – revisited

I wrote up a post on this topic a few months ago, named “Lync 2013 Mobile Client deployment – field notes“.

This has somewhat proven to be one of the more popular posts on my blog, both regarding stats and comments/questions. I have promised to update it to reflect some more recent experience and knowledge on the subject, but haven’t had the time until now (vacation time) to do so. But finally, here goes.

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