[AG-TECH] AccessGrid on PDA devices

Piers O'Hanlon p.ohanlon at cs.ucl.ac.uk
Thu Feb 23 12:33:12 CST 2006

Hi Faber,

As Rick mentions VIC and RAT have been running on handheld ARM devices
running Familar Linux for a while now. Incidentally we didn't have as
much problem with Audio latency on RAT running on the handhelds. We've
run both VIC (with capture) and RAT on a 206MHz iPaq over WLAN

One alternative migh be to consider JMF - though since Sun don't seem
to be supporting it that much these days your milage may vary:

If you want RTP based audio decode then there's a few tools out there
that do SIP (with RTP audio) - which you could probably persuade to
talk to the AG via a gateway, or by sending an appropriately crafted
SIP INVITE to it....e.g:


On 2/23/06, Fabrizio.Berdondini at prototipo.it
<Fabrizio.Berdondini at prototipo.it> wrote:
> Hello,
>  "just" a question... I'd like to try to connect a PDA device (Intel
> Bulverde 520 Mhz, Windows Mobile 2003 SE) to the AccessGrid infrastructure.
> I found over the internet some docs citing the use of VPP (Vic for Pocket
> PC) for some kind of interface between AG and a PPC. Is VPP the only app I
> have to install to connect my PPC to an AG session? How should I
> install/configure it to receive audio/video streams from a venueserver
> installed inside my LAN?
> Thanx,
> Faber B.

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