Video Lecture

TrueConf Video Lecture

Video Lecture (asymmetric video conference) is video conferencing mode, during which all participants can see and hear only the speaker and he can see and hear all learners.

The video lecture mode was designed specifically to meet the distance learning demands.

Video Lecture Operation Scheme

Video Lecture Mode is available in
vTrueConf Server 4.3.7
Over LAN / VPN / Internet
vTrueConf Online
In the cloud


Focus on The Learning Process

The maximum concentration on the lecturer is achieved due to the lack of audio and video communication between learners. The text chat can be used for communication between learners, and they can record the video lecture for better performance.

The video layout control
The Video Layout Control

The lecturer can drag to a separate display the window with a learner who is responding to the question, while he is still able to see all learners. He can also expand to full screen the window with a speaker.

Video Conference Streaming
Video Conference Streaming

With TrueConf Server you can broadcast your video conferences in real time across any audience. We have supported the standards of modern streaming industry which give you an ability to organize broadcasts even for up to 1 000 000 users with popular services and solutions for content distribution.

Public Conferences and Webinars
Public Conferences and Webinars

TrueConf Server allows to create public video conferences available for unregistered users and federated accounts. You can easily create webinars across your network and Internet.

SVC technology
Intelligent Media Traffic Allocation

Participants using different types of endpoints (laptops, tablets) receive the best possible video quality depending on the screen resolution and performance of their devices.

Increased Collaboration Efficiency

The following tools are available during a video lecture:

  • Video content and applications capturing and streaming directly to the conference
  • Slide shows and presentations
  • Video conference recording
  • Instant messaging

Client Applications For all Major OS

Stay connect always and everywhere! We are offering free client applications for Windows, OS X, Linux, Android and iOS. Turn your device into a video conferencing endpoint.

See also: WebRTC conferencing through a browser

Application of video lectureVideo lecture is not suitable for...
  • Distance learning (educational lectures, workshops and trainings that don't suggest feedback from spectators).
  • Business and trade (presentation of a new product, presentation of a project, a speech made by a head).
  • Medical industry (broadcasting of surgeries).
  • Conferences that involve feedbacks from all participants.
  • Presentations of collaborations projects.
  • Conferences involving external experts.
  • Interviews.

For these purposes, we recommend to use video calls, multipoint (group) conferences or virtual meetings.

Our Clients in The Education Market
Lomonosov Moscow State UniversityInternational Law InstitutePirogov Russian National Research Medical UniversitySaint Petersburg State University of Service and EconomicsBinh Duong UniversityInterregional Social Foundation "Institute of engineering physics"The Distance Learning Centre of "MIEM"

Knowledge Base

What is the maximum number of uses allowed to participate in a video lecture?

25 users. Only one participant can be the speaker (conference host), all other participants are spectators.

Can I invite SIP/H.323/RTSP subscribers?

Yes, if you are using TrueConf Server. You can invite PBX subscribers and users of third-party applications (SIP/H.323) to asymmetric video conferences as well as to connect to IP cameras (RTSP).

Can I join a video lecture through a browser (WebRTC)?

Yes, if you are using TrueConf Server. Please read instructions on how to join a video tutorial through a browser.

Can I schedule a video lecture in advance?

Yes. Video conferences can be scheduled by the administrator of TrueConf Server. Read here on how to do this.


How to Conduct a Video Lecture Using TrueConf?
Video Lecture mode is perfect for video lessons. This type of video conferencing is available in the Corporate plan of the TrueConf Online video conferencing service and in all license packages of TrueConf Server. Read our blog to find out how to organize a video lesson in Video Lecture mode.

What are the System Requirements for Video Lecture Mode?
Video Lecture mode system requirements are similar to the requirements of the symmetric group conference for 4 users. Requirements for the Host of an asymmetric conference depends on the number of listeners. For more information about RAM, supported operating systems and many other topics regarding Video Lecture mode, read this section.

What Modes Does Group Video Conferencing Have?
TrueConf allows you to organize a 1-on-1 video calls and group events for several participants. The maximum number of participants is available in Role-based conference mode. The total number of participants able to communicate in this mode can reach up to 250 people in TrueConf Server, and you can expand that number by combining multiple servers. With this option, you can increase the number of subscribers to several hundreds!