Streaming Live Concert

Matthew Frederico mfrederico at
Wed Jun 20 10:57:47 MDT 2012

Have you looked into red5 or wowza?  How tightly do you want to control

On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 10:53 AM, Stephen M. McQuay <stephen at>wrote:

> Friends --
> My brother is a musician who is giving a series of doctoral recitals. He
> would like to stream the audio of these shows live from the university
> network over the internet to those who can't be there in person.
> While historically I've used the venerable vlc to perform a similar task I
> have only done this on a single network.
> Some cursory searching has lead me to believe that I could connect vlc on
> his computer to an internet-accessible machine running icecast (via ssh or
> otherwise). Consumers could then connect to this icecast server using a
> browser, vlc, etc.
> Does this seem like a reasonable strategy? Are there some clearly superior
> solutions or limitations I am overlooking?
> Thanks,
> --
> Stephen M. McQuay
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