[icecast] streaming video suggestions please!
mark at knm.org
Wed Jan 23 17:50:27 UTC 2002
This is a very interesting topic. We did some experimentation with
this not too long ago, and apparently the RTP format is documented;
check Google. We were doing it at the client end; we implemented an
embedded Linux RTP client (proprietary still, sorry, but we can
answer questions about the formats).
RTP is the Real wrapper around an MPEG stream. Perhaps Ices & icecast
can be hacked to handle this stuff. It can do multicasting or direct;
i'm not sure how much pain it would be to do multicast. If you are
doing multiple videos on the same network, multicasting is more or
I think the painful part would be to adjust the quality of the video
on the fly; but perhaps you can leave that feature off until a future
<p> I have been using Icecast for almost two years and
it's just great, now I would like to have streaming
video and I think a lot of people here can help me to
do the best selection, I prefer something running on
linux, but it's ok on windows, better if its free and
open source. I'm looking for something cheap but good,
something where I can connect the signal from tv or a
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