[linux-audio-user] jaming over the internet?

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Sep 30 04:23:00 EDT 2003

On Mon, Sep 29, 2003 at 04:58:22 -0230, Juhan Leemet wrote:
> Yes, I remember someone (non-technical) telling me about this great system 
> that allowed musicians on both coasts of North America to perform a "live" 
> piece together, across the internet. It was some kind of university project. 
> They even pulled out a newspaper or magazine article about it. I read it 
> through several times. I could not believe that you can get latencies (esp. 
> cross-continent) down low enough to allow "interactive jamming", where both 
> sides hear each other in real time. 

Yeah, there was some work done about it in MIT. Many universities have
this thing called the Access Grid, which is a sort of high bandwidth video
coferencing rig - it uses stereo 16bit uncompressed audio at pretty low
latency (I'd guess < 20ms).

- Steve

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