watching home via Internet

Matthias Apitz guru at
Thu Dec 29 18:52:38 UTC 2011

El día Thursday, December 29, 2011 a las 06:22:17PM +0100, Luigi Rizzo escribió:

> too much bandwidth, the video would travel uncompressed.
> you are better off running skype or
> a videophone app on the remote system (ignore the display)
> and receive the compressed stream with another skype/vidphone.

I do use Skype, but I discarded this idea because I did not realized
that the remote end (Skype at home) can be configured to answer the
incoming call by its own -- it can! I will check this out; thanks for
pointing to this;

> there is a nice phone app called 'baresip' which also
> does video and has a command line interface, see

will check this as well

Matthias Apitz
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