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The changing faces of Technology:
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== XiphWiki News ==
  
A category of hardware and software that enables people to use the Internet as the transmission medium for telephone calls. For users who have free, or fixed-price Internet access, Internet telephony software essentially provides free telephone calls anywhere in the world. To date, however, Internet telephony does not offer the same quality of telephone service as direct telephone connections.
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After a long time, back again. [[WhatHappened]]
There are many Internet telephony applications available. Some, like CoolTalk and NetMeeting, come bundled with popular Web browsers. Others are stand-alone products. Internet telephony products are sometimes called IP telephony, Voice over the Internet (VOI) or Voice over IP (VOIP) products.  
 
  
[[http://www.voip-guide.org/internet-telephony.php | Internet Telephony]]  
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== Projects/Formats ==
[[http://www.voip-guide.org/ |VoIP]]
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[[http://www.predictive-dialers.org/voip.php |VOIP]]
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In an effort to bring open-source ideals to the world of multimedia The Xiph.org Foundation ([[XiphOrg]]) develops a multitude of amazing products.
[[http://www.software-engine.org/bpo-software.php |BPO]]
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[[http://www.predictive-dialers.org/crm.php |CRM]]
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=== Container Formats ===
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* [[Ogg]]: Media container. This is our native format and the recommeded container for Xiph codecs.
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* [[SpeexRTP]]: RTP payload format for voice
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* [[VorbisRTP]]: RTP payload format effort
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* [[TheoraRTP]]: RTP payload format effort
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=== Codecs ===
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* [[Vorbis]]: Audio codec
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* [[Tremor]]: Fixed-point decoder
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* [[Theora]]: Video codec
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* [[FLAC]]: Free Lossless Audio Codec
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* [[Speex]]: Speech codec
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* [[OggWrit]]: Text phrase codec (e.g. subtitles)
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* [[Metadata]]: Arbitrary metadata stream format (vapourware so far)
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* [[OggMNG]]: A mapping for encapsulating the MNG animation format in Ogg
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=== Software for distributing media ===
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* [[Icecast]]: Streaming server
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* [[Ices]]: Source client for Icecast servers
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* [[IceShare]]: P2P content distribution
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== Demonstrations ==
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Want to hear Xiph in action?  These projects are using our codecs, formats, or libraries.
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* [[VorbisStreams]]: Stations streaming with the Vorbis codec
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* [[GamesThatUseVorbis]]: Games using the Vorbis codec for music or sound effects
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== Project management ==
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* [[MonthlyMeeting]]
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* [[Bounties]]
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* [[HyperFish]]
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== Wiki internal ==
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* [[Sandbox]]: Testbed for testing editing skills.
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* [[Translations]]: What about some translation work

Revision as of 02:00, 24 January 2005

XiphWiki News

After a long time, back again. WhatHappened

Projects/Formats

In an effort to bring open-source ideals to the world of multimedia The Xiph.org Foundation (XiphOrg) develops a multitude of amazing products.

Container Formats

  • Ogg: Media container. This is our native format and the recommeded container for Xiph codecs.

Codecs

  • Vorbis: Audio codec
  • Tremor: Fixed-point decoder
  • Theora: Video codec
  • FLAC: Free Lossless Audio Codec
  • Speex: Speech codec
  • OggWrit: Text phrase codec (e.g. subtitles)
  • Metadata: Arbitrary metadata stream format (vapourware so far)
  • OggMNG: A mapping for encapsulating the MNG animation format in Ogg

Software for distributing media

  • Icecast: Streaming server
  • Ices: Source client for Icecast servers
  • IceShare: P2P content distribution

Demonstrations

Want to hear Xiph in action? These projects are using our codecs, formats, or libraries.

Project management

Wiki internal