[FFmpeg-user] UDP FEC Protocol?

Donald McLachlan Donald.McLachlan at crc.ca
Mon May 7 14:28:08 CEST 2012

On 04/05/2012 6:31 PM, Scott Doty wrote:
> Hello,
> Recently heard a company was working on FEC for their streaming.  He 
> also said they were building it as a proprietary system, so I guess 
> they'll have it, and we won't.
> But I assume FEC means a UDP-based streaming protocol.  Do we know of 
> any such thing existing currently?
> This has me intrigued.  Using the error counts coming out of the fec 
> "layer" in a udp stream, maybe one could implement congestion 
> avoidance, and downshift the bitrate of the stream dynamically.
> So -- is there a streaming protocol that is udp/fec, potentially 
> congestion-avoidant, and can be used for abr?

I have not used it, but I looked at UDT a few years ago.  Maybe it will 
suit your needs?

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