MediaCast uses the latest in broadcast technology to deliver the content of all events to the widest audience possible. Depending on your specific type of connection to the Internet, you will want to make sure your system is configured appropriately for a combination of the following technologies. Links are included to general resource locations on the Internet about each technology. You'll want to to check out our Software section for help in installation and configuration of the more complex tools.
Note: This page is not current and therefore not entirely complete. You should tune into each event for specific information and pointers to tools used for that particular broadcast. Those listed below are still rather common, however.
|Application||Configuration Difficulty (1-5)||Connection Speed Needed||Available Platforms||Description|
|MBONE||5||128k (ISDN) and up||UNIX, Windows||The Multicast Backbone
ID Name: MediaCast or MC:
|2||14.4k (modem) and up||Macintosh, Windows||White Pine/Cornell University's
Video Conferencing Software
Reflector Name: cuseeme.mediacast.com
|Living Web PagesTM||1||If you can read this, you're set!||All (with WWW software)||
|2||14.4k (modem) and up||Macintosh, Windows||Telephone quality real-time audio|
|2||14.4k (modem) and up||Macintosh, Windows, X/UNIX||Low to high quality real-time video & audio|