streaming tutorial

  • Norm

    Norm - 2008-03-19


    is there a tutorial (or a set of steps) on how to stream a dirac file?  I am particular interested in seeing the amount of bandwidth used, rather than the speed of rendering on the client side?  I appreciate the project is mainly about the codec, but streaming (since wavelet based) makes this codec unique.

    How will this be plugged into OGG container?

    Many thanks,


    • Thomas Davies

      Thomas Davies - 2008-03-26

      No there isn't a tutorial on that. Dirac can be wrapped in a transport format and streamed like any other codec. There is a spec for MPEG2 TS and a draft spec for muxing in Ogg: any tools that can stream these can stream Dirac with the appropriate plugins.

      I think the oggmux element in gstreamer (if you have the latest and greatest) will handle Dirac.

      For details on the mappings go to the Schro documentation page:

      If you want practical advice on streaming stuff you might start asking questions on #gstreamer on irc.




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