[Icecast] streaming non-MP3 formats

Dennis Heerema Dennis at heerema.net
Fri Aug 5 10:48:13 UTC 2005

Hi There,

There seems to be AAC-LD used in ISDN codecs from
 TELOS http://www.telos-systems.com/ 

Mpeg AAC-LD is AAC low delay, specialy for communication pupuses, it's from 



-----Original Message-----
From: Bruno Batista <cuby at vizzavi.pt>
To: yjliang99 at yahoo.com
Cc: icecast at xiph.org
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2005 11:30:18 +0100
Subject: Re: [Icecast] streaming non-MP3 formats

> hi!
> this is very interesting... even yesterday I was thinking if there's a 
> way to stream uncompressed audio...
> one of the problems with high compression is delay. for example, when 
> you make a radio broadcasting, you cannot easily use a stream to relay 
> live programs in remote locations, because the time lag between speech 
> and return signal from the rf transmitter drives everyone crazy. for a 
> cheap system (without local return), I was thinking about streaming raw
> pcm (.wav) using wireless hotspots for the signal relay...
> so... this has practical interest.
> bye
> Bruno
> ps: usually we use ISDN connection with professional equipment in each 
> side of the line, streaming mp3... with delay, but even for one day the
> telecom company charges a minimum 212.02 euros + communications. that
> sucks!
> Yi Liang wrote:
> >Hi, I'm working on a project to add more audio formats
> >other than MP3 and Ogg that can be streamed by
> >Icecast. Yes, I mean streaming those formats, not
> >converting them to MP3. These formats I'd like to add
> >include PCM (.wav) and ADPCM (.adp). Although they are
> >much less advanced codecs compared to MP3, they have a
> >valid market for low-power clients.
> >
> >I've been working on the source codes, and believe I
> >need to write modules analogous to format_mp3.c in
> >Icecast, and mp3.c in Libshout.
> >
> >Does anyone have suggestions, advice? Anyone
> >interested in this project and interested in working
> >with me? 
> >
> >Thanks.
> >Yi
> >
> >
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