Definitions for "Continuous Presence"
A videoconferencing technique, allowing all participants to see all other perticipants, all the time. It makes use of a video processing, transmission and display technique generally implemented by extracting the horizontal center half of video images from two cameras, and electronically stacking the two center halves into a single video signal or data stream for transmission. At the receive location(s), the images may be displayed one above the other on a single video monitor or alternatively, viewed on two side-by-side video monitors. Continuous presence can be used with video codecs.
A video processing, transmission and display mode that involves combining parts of two separate video images for transmission in a single data stream.
A videoconference in which each participant is seen in one quadrant of the screen for the entire length of the meeting. [Source: Global Crossing