broadcasting a talk

Tim Pozar pozar at
Sun Dec 4 21:31:09 PST 2005

Julian Elischer wrote:
> I'm going to give  a talk on Netgraph on Wednesday
> and I was wonderring if anyone had suggestions about what could be done for
> broadcasting it on the net.
> Unfortunatly the old mbone/multicast system  doesn't seem to be working
> much these days so I'm guessing that we would need a server based
> aproach, (though
> I'd be pleased to hear otherwise)
> I have a DV camrecorder that could be used via firewire.
> anyoen have suggestions as to wha the next steps would be?
> It's not critical, just a "that would be fun" thing.
> I haven't been following what tanscoding tools are around and what could
> be used to process a DV (and sound) stream into a useable stream, and
> what client would the viewers use?

At the BAWUG meetings in the past we used QuickTime Broadcaster on a
MacOSX box and Darwin on FreeBSD for the relay.  Works great as you just
squirt video in the the Mac via firewire.


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