[mythtv-users] MythPhone (and several other questions)

Paul Volkaerts paul.volkaerts at lineone.net
Sat Oct 9 19:27:49 UTC 2004


Yeah maybe I'll do that one instead if I can find some source code somewhere
I can legally use.  A lot of the problem with these codecs is knowing which
ones have IPR issues.  The company I use for dialling from the PSTN into
MythPhone actually support GSM so I'm tempted to go that way.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org]On Behalf Of Robert Rozman
> Sent: 09 October 2004 14:30
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] MythPhone (and several other questions)
>
>
> Hi,
>
> what about GSM ? It's quite popular in VOIP world (also Asterisk) and it
> works from my dialup (it's 13kbps + IP overhead).
>
> Regards,
>
> Robert.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Paul Volkaerts" <paul.volkaerts at lineone.net>
> To: "Tyler Drake" <pcjabber at gmail.com>; "Discussion about mythtv"
> <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 2004 9:57 PM
> Subject: RE: [mythtv-users] MythPhone (and several other questions)
>
>
> > > On Tue, 5 Oct 2004 13:19:18 -0500, Caleb Adams <caleb at edadams.net>
> wrote:
> > > > I was hoping to use MythPhone but had a question (or two):
> > > >
> > > > Can you use a standard 56K to use the phone part?
> > >
> > > It is not recommended, but I guess for the voice-only it'd be fine. I
> > > wouldn't try video with it (can you say "1fps"?).
> >
> > Do you mean that you have dial-up Internet access and not broadband?  If
> so
> > then it isn't going to work as the only speech codec supported today is
> > G.711 which is 80k.  I intend to add G.726 as its already in the avcodec
> > library when I finish the stuff I'm doing now.
> >
> > Or do you mean use a 56k modem to plug a phone into? If so; then the
> answer
> > is I have no idea; it depends on whether this looks like a standard
> > soundcard to linux or not.  Would be interested to find out though if
> anyone
> > knows.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
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