Re: Internet Radio Broadcasting ...?
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Hi - I wasn't aware of the DNAS plugin! It looks promising. I can certainly live with a 10 seconds delay :-) Thanks for the input! On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 5:43 PM, <deppy@xxxxxxx> wrote: > If you use SHOUTcast you can choose to stream pre-recorded mp3s via a > windows or linux server, or you can do real-time streaming via the SHOUTcast > DNAS plugin on winamp. The system encodes in real-time to MP3 or AAC+. You > can get away with decent quality AAC+ streams at 64kbit or ok quality MP3 > streams at 128-160kbit. Doing AAC+ limits you to streaming to only certain > media players though. So a lot of people will usually set up both an AAC+ > and an MP3 stream so that they can cut bandwidth costs for those who have > winamp/vlc/mplayer/etc installed. > > The SHOUTcast DNAS plugin for winamp doesn't care what the source of the > broadcast is, you can select line-in, soundcard, files, etc. I think there > is about a 10 second delay caused by encoding + transmission to the > SHOUTcast server. > > Hope that helps point you in the right direction a little. > > --Michael > > > -----Original Message----- > From: Brian Schau <brian.schau@xxxxxxxxx> > To: linux-admin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Sent: Mon, 21 Jul 2008 5:24 am > Subject: Internet Radio Broadcasting ...? > > Hiya, > > > > So, I am faced with this challenge ... Create a server running > > Apache2 on linux. The server will host a webpage with a link > > to a radio stream. When an internet user clicks on the link the > > users media player should open and start stream the audio > > content. Format here is undecided, so whatever fits the bill ... :-) > > The above is probably the easy part - now the hard part. > > On the "inside" there will be one speaker who will speak in a > > microphone (preferably on a Windows platform :-/) and the resulting > > mp3 stream (or whatever, format is undecided) should be streamed to > > the internet using the above (or similar) setup. > > All this should be done preferably in realtime. > > > > I've looked at icecast but I am not sure it is the best way to go as I > > don't know who "realtime" it can be made? I am pretty > > sure that the windows client can record to mp3 but what will happen if > > the speaker pauses and icecast reaches the > > current end of the file? Will it break the connection to the clients? > > > > Are there better systems than this? > > > > ... and are this list the best list to ask these kind of questions? > > (Linux Admins seems to be sensible and knowledgeable > > dudes, so I will take my chance here ;-) > > > > Best regards, > > Brian > > -- > > To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-admin" in > > the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > > More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html > > ________________________________ > The Famous, the Infamous, the Lame - in your browser. Get the TMZ Toolbar > Now! -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-admin" in the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html