Re: World broadcast

Richard Collins (rcollins@mirror.det.mun.ca)
Wed, 30 Aug 1995 15:02:27 -0230


On Wed, 30 Aug 1995, Bob Cherry wrote:

>
> Windows client doesn't work - especially audio.
Does work with good connection.
> Bandwidth requirements, even for audio only, are way too high.
14,400 won't. 28,800 will in 16kdelta audio
> Can't be used over dial-up. 56K minimum required.
Close to the truth
> Can't be run without a video controller.
If you mean compression card... you won't be able to send without one but
you can receive with as little as sound card.
> No Unix client.
Using NV and VAT you can broadcast and receive via CUSeeme reflectors.
>

I also find it hard to believe that White Pines will go through the pain
of ensuring that Cornell client software won't work with their system.

The MBONE is your only real alternative but you then eliminate all those
PC and MAC users without a CUSeeme element.