[SATLUG] Sopcast TV streaming

John Pappas j at jvpappas.net
Tue Feb 5 19:57:09 CST 2008


Fair enough.  Platform support for H264 is a bit wider than Ogg/Theora,
correct?

On Feb 5, 2008 7:47 PM, Kristian Erik Hermansen <
kristian.hermansen at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Feb 5, 2008 5:40 PM, John Pappas <j at jvpappas.net> wrote:
> > As with most things, this is bandwidth limited, so h264 compression is
> > recommended, and I can shoot 2 streams over my 1MB "Turbo RR"  with
> > reasonable success.  As long as the recieving side can keep ~350Kbps
> > downstream, things go reasonably well.
>
> Although h264 (x264 in foss) is *seemingly* superior, ogg/theora still
> offers pretty outstanding compression ratios with wide support.  I
> have filed bugs for h264 and mp4/aac implementations in numerous free
> packages as they are just not up to snuff.  Even more reason to stay
> with ogg/theora...
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