[K12OSN] [Fwd: How to telecast streaming audio from our server]
hick518 at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 15 16:58:51 UTC 2005
I just read up a bit on the ices and icecast
configuration. Basically, ices takes an analog audio
stream or a playlist of pre-recorded files and
converts it to something that is stream-able. Icecast
does the streaming and allows a certain number of
clients to connect. Icecast can also act as a relay,
sending its output to other streaming servers. So you
could stream from the broadcast room using a laptop
and a low-end internet connection, but firewall off
all clients except for your main server. The main
server could then receive the broadcast from the
laptop, and re-stream it to the internet at large.
I can't really help much in configuring this, but it
seems from all the documentation I've read that it is
designed to handle this.
--- Les Mikesell <les at futuresource.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-12-15 at 05:37, Rob Owens wrote:
> > The standard configuration is to stream from a
> > pre-configured playlist, or from the audio input
> > your soundcard. Sounds like you've got an extra
> > complication in your setup. You'll have to get
> > audio from the broadcast room to your server room
> > somehow. I'll have to think about that one.
> > just stream from the broadcast room to the server
> > room, and then rebroadcast from the server room to
> > outside world.
> I don't know of any packages to do it, but it seems
> like you should be able to hook a voice-over-ip
> endpoint into the stream so a phone call would work
> as before.
> Les Mikesell
> les at futuresource.com
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