[icecast] Re: Viewing Broadcast using scope in a Webpage

Murray Saul Murray.Saul at senecac.on.ca
Wed Feb 18 08:01:14 PST 2004



Hi Thomas,

So those possible solutions could allow for an audio spectrum analyzer 
to be on a webpage?
(i.e. like the ones you can see on XMMS or WinAmp?)

Murray

Thomas B. Ruecker, DM8TBR wrote:

>Hi Murray,
>
>  
>
>>Is there a method to code on XHTML webpage that will use a "scope" to
>>display the music stream that is being played? (like something using
>>JavaScript?)...
>>    
>>
>Depends on what data you want to use for that scope. ATM the only usefull data I can see in the source file (/admin/stats.xml) would be number of listeners. If you know about the bitrate of the stream you could translate this additionally to bandwidth.
>
>To realize this you have several choices:
>- do something using the built in xslt possibilities.
>- put out the raw listener numbers and process it with an external app (php/gd/perl/python)
>
>Depends on what you want to have as output...
>I like my stats as a history graph:
>http://dk0td.afthd.tu-darmstadt.de/mrtg.png
>
>This is accomplished using mrtg + some xlst + some wrapper so mrtg can read the output.
>I'll put up a webpage covering this topic, but am quite busy ATM. Don’t expect this before middle/end of next week.
>Oh, and - yeah uhh - nowadays I'd probably choose its successor RRDTool...
>But should be fairly similar to set up.
>
>Regards
>
>Thomas
>
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