[Asterisk-Dev] MeetME one to many video implementation questions

Steve Kann stevek at stevek.com
Thu Jun 23 06:44:49 MST 2005

David Boisvert wrote:

>I don't know if this is the right place to ask about it but I would
>like to have information about contributing to asterisk. The thing I
>would like to do is to implement one to many video streaming in
>meet_me or app_conference.
>It could be used in a class room to do live broadcast of a teacher
>(voice+video) and stream it to all the student in the room. The
>teacher will be the room moderator and his voice/video will be
>broadcasted. If a student have questions, his voice will be
>broadcasted to all others but the video will stay on the teacher.
>I don't know if this is possible,  but if so, I could use some hints
>about where to start looking in the source code and what are the
>pitfalls or problems I could encounter while doing it.
I think you'll find it's easier to address this with app_conference, 
since it deals with whole frames only, as opposed to meetme, which ends 
up working at the sample level down in zaptel.  So, in app_conference, 
you'd just re-queue the video frames to all the clients.


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