Sunday, January 20, 2013

Video Streaming with VLC to 4 Ubuntu PCs

Below is a demo of video streaming to 4 Ubuntu PCs using VLC.

On the server I execute: vlc --sout udp:239.255.12.42

On the clients I execute: vlc udp://@239.255.12.42

Stream: MPEG2 720p video

Software:

  • VLC media player 2.0.5
  • Ubuntu 12.04 and 12.10

Hardware from left to right:

  • Quad core server.
  • Zotac ION HTPC.
  • Lenovo X1 Carbon laptop
  • Asus UX13 laptop

Streamed over wired 1000Mb/s LAN.

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