[AG-TECH] H.264 bittersweet experience.
p.ohanlon at cs.ucl.ac.uk
Tue Mar 18 11:26:20 CDT 2008
What spec/OS machines are you running VIC on? We have noticed that
MPEG4 is slightly less CPU intensive - or do you see them equally CPU
On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 3:01 PM, John Hodrien <johnh at comp.leeds.ac.uk> wrote:
> 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.
> "I have always wished that my computer would be as easy to use as my
> telephone. My wish has come true. I no longer know how to use my
> telephone." -- Bjarne Stroustrup
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