[Noisebridge-discuss] Streaming Noisebridge meetings [help needed]

Naomi Most pnaomi at gmail.com
Wed Feb 5 02:16:39 UTC 2014


Cool, I've never used a beaglebone before.  I'm just reporting on my
direct experience -- it's totally un-abusive to run darkice on a
raspberry pi, really!  :)

--Naomi


On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 6:14 PM, Adrian Chadd <adrian.chadd at gmail.com> wrote:
> for people looking to abuse small embedded hardware for streaming -
> please consider taking a step back from a r-pi and try a beaglebone
> (black).
>
> There's ridiculously more power available on the
> slightly-more-expensive ARM boards out there.
>
> 2c,
>
>
> -a
>
> On 4 February 2014 18:11, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Realizing I am late to the party here, BUT:
>>
>> I can host the NB stream via icecast on my server, nthmost.net:8000
>>
>> As for a source, I've used many things, but a raspberry pi running
>> darkice can work quite well.  The latency comes from using an
>> unadvantageous USB audio adapter (you have to use one for input, the R
>> Pi only has a built in output jack), and from spending too much CPU on
>> raspbian (ArchLinux FTW) or using mplayer or something silly like
>> that.
>>
>> darkice can send streams in ogg, icecast can host ogg, it's all good.
>>
>> Another possible solution might be setting up a VOIP conference phone.
>>  I have an asterisk node on my server too.  :)
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Naomi
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Jan 25, 2014 at 1:12 PM, Carlos Sosa <gnusosa at gnusosa.net> wrote:
>>> Tom Lowenthal <me at tomlowenthal.com> writes:
>>>
>>>> I haven't heard anyone offer to help pay for streaming equipment. I
>>>> don't think that this gear would be a good use of Noisebridge general
>>>> funds, so I'm not going to ask for that. If you are interested in
>>>> hacking together a streaming system, now's the time to get in touch.
>>>
>>>   I would like to help setting up Icecast[1], and other services in the
>>>   box that you might use. I don't know of any SoC (Raspberry Pi,
>>>   BeagleBone, etc) that are capable of delivering a solid stream without
>>>   much latency.
>>>
>>>   [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Icecast
>>>
>>> - Carlos Sosa
>>>
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>>
>>
>>
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