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merwin pinto
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Hi,
I have written a basic chat application using Swings. I was Trying to see if Video streaming was possible...some thing like a web cam. I have no idea how to go about this ... Is there any link where i could get the details? or a logic how i could go about achiveing Video communication in the application i have written
thanks a lot
William Brogden
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This sounds like a job for Java Media Framework (JMF).
(as a starting point anyway)
merwin pinto
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Thanks a lot for the link, The Java Media Framework is really good,
I wanted to know if the H264 encoding is possible in Java for video streams. I believe H264 encoding is the latest and most effecient encoding standard. Formats supported by the JMF 2.0 ..are H261 and H263..
can they be used instead of H264?
 
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