[AG-TECH] H.264 bittersweet experience.

John Hodrien johnh at comp.leeds.ac.uk
Tue Mar 18 10:01:15 CDT 2008

On Mon, 17 Mar 2008, Jimmy Miklavcic wrote:

> I'm happy that we now can send full frame video with the new
> h.264/MPEG-4 codecs. I am also dismayed that the codecs are such CPU
> hogs. On my current system, it seems I can only run two video sources
> before nailing the CPU at 100%. I can't do much else. I'm about to setup
> a second machine to capture two additional sources, I need to stream
> four sources for this performance at the end of the month.

On our single node AG we can't run one at full res without impacting the frame
rate of the other running vics.


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