[LAU] Streaming low-latency bi-directional audio between Android 4.x and a Linux desktop
len at ovenwerks.net
Sun Nov 3 05:17:14 CET 2019
On Sun, 3 Nov 2019, Stuart Longland wrote:
> I was wondering if someone knew of a tool that would enable me to
> connect my phone (running Android 4.1, I know this is old but it's what
> I have) over WiFi to my desktop (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS) or my laptop (Gentoo).
Mummble? There are more than one mummble clients avaiable for android and
of course linux as well. I think mummble uses opus by default which is 5ms
(or can be) and at least between desktops seems very instantaious. The
android audio stack tends to be laggy, I think there is an alsa in there
somewhere but the application only sees it through a higher level API
which on most smart (cough) phones/tablets seems to introduce too much
delay. Playing drums on the screen for example is too latent to be able to
play with myself even. Hopefully your device is better.
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