CannesCast '98 - North America
The 51st Cannes Festival on the MBone
using video by Film Scouts
As an experiment, Film Scouts and Bellcore will transmit
interviews and other video programming from the 1998 Cannes Film
Festival over the
The video segments are produced as part of the
coverage of the Cannes Film Festival by
FilmScouts produced by Mayra
The broadcasts will run every evening from 8pm until 4am Eastern
Daylight Time, starting on May 6th with the Film Scouts Cannes
Retrospective. As the festival goes on, new segments will be added to
Back to Cannes 1998
- What is the MBone,
and how do I access it ?
- What network connection do I need to receive CannesCast
- Audio: transmitted at about ?? Kbit/s
- Video: transmitted at about 128 Kbit/s
- In other words: You're out of luck if you have a modem
bandwidth of 28.8 or lower.
However, if you're connected to an Ethernet or have another
Internet feed with sufficient bandwidth (e.g. baserate ISDN or
T1), you can receive the transmission.
- Download software for your platform (Unix Variants, PC
Windows 95, Mac). You need:
- If you start the tools by hand, and for some reason
don't want to use sdr, here are the parameters you need:
- audio (vat 4.0b2):
(4-bit PCM4 format, multicast address 184.108.40.206, port
21302, time-to-live 127)
- video (vic 2.8):
vic -f h261 -t 127 -I 6 220.127.116.11/54270
(H.261 format, time-to-live 127, channel 6, multicast address
18.104.22.168, port 54270)
- Do you like it ? Questions ?
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