[Red5] onlinelib vcs server
rsaccon at gmail.com
Fri Aug 18 12:39:14 EDT 2006
see my question inline below.
On 8/18/06, neve_capricorn at gmx.de <neve_capricorn at gmx.de> wrote:
> hi dan,
> [dan wrorte] ok is that another FMS variant ?
> yes, vcs is a flash video server too, supports all linux variants, solaris
> 10 but no windows.
> i buyed the developer editon for 99 euros. i can test everyting with 3
> maximal connections.
> you can use http streaming and switch to rtmp in realtime via timecode sync
> , thats funny :)
> for installation i got 2 binaries, no installation needed, no java needed. i
> can start the application
> from every folder. i got 1 server binary and 1 admin binary, both are under
> 1,44 MB. in their developer forum they
> wrote that most of the code was written in ASM ?!?!? ( what is ASM ?!) and
> vcs is a little bit other then fms, it has a own flash actionscript library
> to communicate. i dont know
> it excatly, but as i understand its not compatible to the RTMP specification
> of FMS or RED5.
> the server / client uses a 96kbit random key for each connect. they also
> develope a DRM system for flv files with server for communicating for AMEX
> Cards and Postbank Paysolution
> , had no time to test it yet.
> [dan wrote] so it stays at 10 seconds or more ?
> yes it stays at 10 seconds.
> in vcs you have 2 values for buffering. 1 is in the vcs.conf for "global"
> buffering, defined in seconds.
> with the second value you can set buffertimes for each flv in the admin
> interface of vcs.
> this is nice, cause you can start playing the movie after 1 second and the
> buffer goes up to the
> value you setup for the requested flv in the admin.
> but there is no live option in vcs yet. i asked and they let me know that
> the quality of flash encoder
> is not good enough to develope a live feature in vcs. i red that they are
> working on a live xvid encoder
> for the flash player 9. as soon as i have news i can post it.
How is that supposed to be ? An external app for xvid encoding /
upstreaming or some magic with continuous snaphosts, xvid encoding and
upstreaming via binary sockets within Flashplayer 9 ?
> i hope that the red5 developement go fast as it is at the moment. we are at
> 0.5, you cant
> speak here from a final software , but iam very impressed what we can do
> with red5, and dont
> forget the develope are spending their free-time on this.
> nice weekend
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