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Mike,

Wicked impressed.

Jon

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 10:05 AM, Robert Brinkley <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> Mike,
>
> Way cool!  I checked out the website http://www.mythtv.org/.  Would this
> work using videoconferencing?
>
> Robert C. Brinkley, Director of Technology
> North Country Supervisory Union
> 338 Highland Ave., Suite #4
> Newport, VT  05855-4897
> Phone (802) 334-5847 ext. 18
> Fax (802) 334-5952
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: School Information Technology Discussion
>  [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Darth Vader
> Sent: Friday, January 23, 2009 9:31 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: watching inauguration live over the Internet
>
> We captured the video off of cable tv using MythTV, like tivo, then
> provided the file to the network through VLC over UDP (multicast).  Ran
> great, no hang-ups.  We provided a shortcut to the VLC stream in a
> shared network drive so our students and teachers could easily access
> it.  I'd bet we had 300+ connections to it.
>
> End result was a multicast video stream about 30 seconds behind live tv.
> The video and audio quality was awesome.
>
> It was suggested that we could present this at the SB Tech Conference.
>
> Mike
>
>
>
> Michael Vining, SB Network Services
> South Burlington School District
> South Burlington, Vermont 05403
>
> Direct: (802) 652-7298
> DNS Help Desk: (802) 652-7050
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: School Information Technology Discussion
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Raymond Ballou
> Sent: Friday, January 23, 2009 8:44 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: watching inauguration live over the Internet
>
> Dear List:
>
> I was out sick that day, but could track utilization from home.
>
> One issue we ran into was installation of updated FLASH.
>
> Not something I tend to unless it is needed.
>
> Had a number of users who could not view a stream due to outdated flash,
> nor
> install it on their own (permission reasons).
>
> Anyone run into problems, anyone sail through easily?
>
> Anyone install silverlight for the official PIC site?
>
> R.
>
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