jim at worldwebms.com
Thu Jan 4 01:04:55 CST 2007
Chris Foote wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Jan 2007, Jim O'Halloran wrote:
>> Got an interesting problem, and I'm wondering if anyone has any tips
>> on software which might meet my needs. I have someone who wants to
>> do a live/streaming style "webcast". They'd like to broadcast both
>> audio and video, which as far as I can tell rules shoutcast/icecast out.
>> Ideally I'd like to be able to do:
>> Performer ----> Server ----> Viewers
>> The performer's PC will probably run Windows (although if a suitable
>> Linux only solution was available, that might change). The server is
>> a Linux box in a datacenter, with loads of bandwidth available to
>> support all of the clients. The viewers could be running any OS,
>> including Windows/Mac. There could be quite a number of viewers,
>> which probably rules out most of the IM style things (although I'm
>> happy to stand corrected on that). Minimal setup on the viewer side
>> would be best, browser based would be ideal).
>> Can anyone suggest client and server software which could support this?
> Hi Jim.
> I did some research last year into options outside of Windows Media
> Server 9 (big bucks!). You could use Apple's free Darwin Streaming
> Server to stream MPEG-4 media using RTP:
Thanks for that, looks like exactly the sort of thing I'm after.
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