The p2pd package can be used to build scalable content distribution networks (CDNs) for interactive video-on-demand (VoD) streaming. It can be used as a server, a cache, and a client, and used to construct both traditional CDNs and P2P-based CDNs that make use of client resources to stream video files. The system is network aware, attempts to make efficient use of the available resources, and adapts to server failures.
The Resilient Streaming Protocol (RSP) is a one-way IP/UDP media streaming protocol that was developed to provide high reliability audio streaming between the mountainchill.com Internet radio station's rural studios and SHOUTcast servers. Although the protocol operates in a unidirectional fashion (without listener ack/resend packets), it does support optional listener reporting and packet quality tracking. A streaming server called rspServer is included. It accepts multiple RSP stream sources, providing both RSP and SHOUTcast compatible relaying and transcoding. The source code package also includes a command-line encoder and decoders.
AmpJuke makes it possible to manage and stream your music online to several clients connected through a LAN or the Internet. In addition to streaming music, it can fetch "metadata" (album covers, images, lyrics, and track "fingerprints") automatically using various Web services such as last.fm and the.echonest. You can scan and import tags from as many tracks as you like, use favorites, and customize personal settings. Its focus is on easy navigation as well as speed.