[Icecast] video streaming

adam adam at xs4all.nl
Tue Jul 26 03:17:51 PDT 2005

PD works very well for streaming theora to icecast...i ahve made a patch
that allows you to mix 2 video4linux devices, movies, text overlays and
jpeg, then send
it w audio to icecast2

if u want it i can point u at it

it could also support ieee1394 if i could only get the pix_2pdp patch to


On Mon, 25 Jul 2005, Eric Dantan Rzewnicki wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 24, 2005 at 10:19:51PM +0200, Balint Jacint wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > We're planning to launch a video stream.
> > We do not have anything yet (no camera, no computer, no software, only a
> > Linux server that will do the broadcasting with icecast installed).
> > Has anyone ever done such a thing?
> Yes!
> > What hardware do you suggest? What
> I've used several miniDV camcorders with ieee1394 outputs and an ~2GHz
> laptop. Not sure if I would recommend this, but it has worked for me so
> far.
> > software can be used (both for Linux and Windows on source side). Can
> I've heard flumotion and vlc/vls can do this job, but I haven't used
> them, yet.
> > Icecast be used for this video streaming purpose (on server side)? If
> yup.
> > yes, what additional packages are needed to be installed (using Debian
> > Sarge). Is Theora ready for usage?
> theora works well for me.
> > If this is what you suggest, how does
> > it work?
> > Well I think it's enough of questions for now. :)
> We did live video and audio streams of the LAC2005:
> http://lac.zkm.de/2005/
> The wiki is still up:
> http://footils.org/cms/pydiddy/wiki/LinuxAudioConference2005
> I've continued using a similar settup to stream meetings hosted here at
> RFA. I'm doing another one tomorrow evening.
> Basically I get digital video from a camcorder via ieee1394 into a
> laptop. Inside the laptop my toolchain is:
> dvgrab | ffmpeg2theora | oggfwd
> It works fairly reliably. I'm looking for other options, though, so
> anything you come up with would be interesting to hear about.
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