Thigpen's Multicast page on the web.
About Multicast ...
Basically, Multicast and the MBONE broadcasts real-time audio and video over the net. For example, computer conferences and NASA shuttle missions have been broadcasted live over the net. According to ivan, another ccs student:
Multicasting is basically a protocal extension somewhere in between broadcasts(to every host), and unicast(to one host). The idea is that you have a group of hosts that reside on an IP address, the addresses start at 188.8.131.52. Then you speak to that single IP address, and all the hosts in the group get your packets
To collect the newest audio tool, check
Vat's home page.
- Here's a link to the Home Page and the FAQ here and here site.
- Here's a link to the MBONE archiver for vatplay (The link is a little touchy so it may take a couple of attempts.). Also NASA is usually broadcasting and here's a
- Here are some ftp sites:
- Also here's an M-BONE diary from Australia.
To collect the newest video tool, check
Vic's home page.
- Last Updated 6/28/94 -