[Imc-uk-video] [imc-uk-tech] SESSION PROPOSAL :: live video streaming
smithx at lineone.net
Tue Nov 7 23:30:18 PST 2006
Thanks for the info.
Unfortunately the map is a bit difficult to use outside of the USA. Amazing
number of hotspots though.
This one might be better:
It seems line of sight hotspots arre a bit thin on the ground for the preferred
>please see below...
>On 11/7/06, Doug. <smithx at lineone.net> wrote:
>> Hi Yoss,
>> I've been experimenting with a miniature cycle helmet video camera, with
>> sound, operating a legal pocket 2.4Ghz transmitter which has a potential
>> range of 100m. Currently I am sending to a VHS recorder on my bicycle
>> this could equally be to a link to a remote hotspot, presumably using
>> illegal transmiter ;)
>hmmm - what about these which are perfectly legal:
>> Regarding the backpack idea, what sort of method would be used to communicate
>> directly in the open to radio.indymedia.org? Again it seems a reasonably
>> powerful transmitter would be needed.
>> I wonder where the nearest hotspot to Parliament/Trafalgar Square is?
>you could try looking at for one via this site: http://www.wigle.net/
>or consume used to have a database - http://www.consume.net/ - but
>their site seems to be down at the moment.
>> thought, could streaming video be sent via a cell phone?
>it depends on the bitrate, i suppose. however the throughput of many
>wifi devices can be fairly variable. over the course of time the
>throughput can fluctuate fairly drastcally with changing environmental
>conditions e.g. people moving around, interference from cordless
>telephones, microwave ovens and certain kinds of streetlight.
>this can be problematic for the playback of time-based content such as
>audio and video. a decrease in the network throughput can be mitigated
>by the use of sufficient buffering at the viewer/listener's end but
>large buffers are undesirable because of the impact on user experience
>(e.g. waiting for buffering...buffering...).
>going back to the mobile 3g wifi hotspot idea for a moment, with
>sufficient wedge it would be great to be able to deploy one of these
>little beauties one day:
>i'm in contact with these suppliers so i'll try to get a price.
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