broadcasting a talk

Patrick Okui pokui at
Mon Dec 5 04:18:42 PST 2005

On Monday 05 December 2005 10:17, Julian Elischer wrote:
> Tim Pozar wrote:
> >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.
> >
> >Tim
> I have FreeBSD and MacOS-X, so what tools would I need and what is the
> client?
> mplayer?

Darwin outputs a quicktime (.mov) stream so you could use mplayer on UN*X or 
the quicktime player in windows/macOS.

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