Re: mac/netscape/cusee me

Si Ballenger (sballen@cetlink.net)
Thu, 29 Jan 1998 18:30:20 -0500 (EST)


At 12:33 PM 1/29/98 -0600, you wrote:
>On Thu, 29 Jan 1998, daniel taylor wrote:
>> Just a quick note to let Mark know that the embeded vid at
>> http://www.taponline.com is on a mac.
>
>It's too bad they no longer use CU for their virtual dorms like the used
>to...My guess is CU wasn't as scalable as they'd like..but I dunno.
>
>Netscape does have the ability to server push images straight to the
>client...Webcam32 on the PC can use this feature..I've seen upwards to 1
>frame a second or so..My guess is with more bandwidth, it would work much
>better. It's not very scalable either with unicasting having to duplicate
>all the packets for each person wishing to watch. I'm not sure if there
>are any Mac webcams which take advantage of server push for streaming vid.

web-cam-too-14.hqx will do streaming color webcam video. Blinky's site
seems to be down, but an ftp search at www.dogpile.com for the file will
locate it for you.