Problems building svsutil.hxx in Windows Mobile SDK

If you try to build svsutil.hxx on certain versions of the Windows Mobile SDK, you may run into build errors.  I know it’s on WM5 SDK at a minimum, I don’t know about WM6 SDK.  The error you’ll see will complain about the methods int operator==(int iBit) and int operator==(SVSBitField &bf) in the class SVSBitField…

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Controlling VOIP interfaces on Windows Mobile devices

RTC 1.5 can be restricted to use only certain types of interfaces (Wifi, Ethernet, etc.) on Windows Mobile devices. Same restriction cannot be applied on Windows CE, as RTC uses connection manager functionality to do that, which is not available on Windows CE.   RTC can be restricted using the following reg keys. These reg…

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Pluggable video codec for RTC 1.5 stack

RTC 1.5 (CE 6.0 R 2 release) supports Point to Point Video calling. However, the stack does not ship any built-in video codecs. Instead it supports a pluggable video codec architecture through which, one can add their own video codecs. Below are the steps one needs to take to plug-in a video codec into the…

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Sample Code for Local Audio Mixing using RTC 1.5 (CE 6.0 R2 Release)

Sample code for local audio mixing to achieve 3 way/N way calling. In CE 6.0 R2 release, RTC 1.5 started supporting local audio mixing. Local audio mixing can be enabled by using the flag RTCIF_ENABLE_GLOBAL_MEDIA_MIXING during RTCClient object initialization. Here is the code example (ignoring error handling): Initialize RTC to enable local media mixing:    …

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What is new in RTC 6.0 R2 release?

Following are the new features in RTC 6.0 R2 release: 1. Local audio mixing capability (enabling 3 way VOIP calling)2. Point to Point Video Calls3. Pluggable Video Codec capability4. Ability to inspect SIP headers for certain SIP messages5. Ability to add custom headers to certain outgoing SIP Messages6. Attended Call Transfer facility7. Call Park/Pickup facility…

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The History of the DCOM Remoting Addon Pack

I recently wrote about the recent DCOM Remoting Addon pack being available. Since I’m running out of things to write about, I’ll explain the geeky details of how the DCOM addon pack came to be.  This post is for the very bored only or those who are intrigued by the Windows CE Build Process.  There…

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DCOM Remoting on Windows CE 6.0

As I wrote here, in Windows CE 6.0 we removed DCOM remoting – that is the ability to create and host COM objects across a network.  We did this due to security.  Our DCOM is built on NT4 vintage code and there was no way we could patch up our implementation to meet security requirements. …

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