can VNC transmit pc- television pictures?
lennox "at" cs.columbia.edu
Wed Mar 3 20:40:01 2004
On Wednesday, March 3 2004, "Seak, Teng-Fong" wrote to "<vnc-list "at" realvnc.com>" saying:
> The highest ADSL rate I know of is just 2Mbps while the usual
> entry-level is just about 128 kbps. And even at 2Mbps, nothing can
> guarantee a constant rate. I don't know how much VNC can compress, but
> since it has to be a lossless compression, it can't be very high.
It doesn't *have* to be. TightVNC has a JPEG mode.
It'd be an interesting research project to try to auto-detect on-screen
video, and use a real-time video codec to transmit over VNC. Presumably not
going to happen any time too soon, though.
lennox at cs dot columbia dot edu