[FFmpeg-user] Streaming overseas

Karim SLIMANI diffusepro at gmail.com
Sun Nov 4 14:44:54 EET 2018

Le sam. 3 nov. 2018 à 14:59, Louis Letourneau <lletourn49 at gmail.com> a
écrit :

> I was wondering if anyone had experience streaming 720p ~5000kbit/s
> video overseas successfully? If so which protocol did you use?
> I'm trying to stream between Stockholm sweden to toronto canada.
> Using mpegts over tcp, I sometimes get so many retries that the
> bandwith falls below 5MBit/s for many seconds.
> The source and destination buffers are 16MBytes
> I wanted to try pro-mpeg, but ffmpeg only has it as a send protocol
> not receive (or I missed something)
> I can't use HLS/MPEG-Dash which would be my first choice for reasons
> at the source I can't get into.
> My 2 choices I think
> 1- Spawn an amazon or whatever cloud instance as close as possible and
> grab the stream THEN convert to HLS and send it overseas
> 2- Use another protocol I don't know....
> Thanks for the input
> Louis
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Hello Louis,

Have you take a look at SRT protocol ?

Source code : https://github.com/Haivision/srt

Latest FFmpeg handle this protocol (if i am not wrong).


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