Category Archives: Video

Masaya Volcano: Video test from day 3

Screen grab image of Skype video call with Paul in Nicaragua using the hotel ADSL cable connection - 10th February 2010

Paul doing a five finger lag test on a Skype video call using the hotel's ADSL cable connection (8.8MB mp4 video)

Yesterday Paul and I chatted on Skype using Skype’s video phone option. Here’s the video I recorded from my screen, while we did a quick five finger test. This test involves putting up your hand and holding out your fingers then closing each finger as you count down from five to none. The video gives a reasonable indication of lag.

Video Connectivity

Yesterday and today I have been testing the procedures for connecting over wired and wireless networks to live video streaming and static image transfer. Below are details of my journey starting with live video streaming over a wired network without 3G and then over 3G.

Wired Network (no 3G)

The equipment being used is a Billion wireless-N/3G ADSL Router, two Eee PC netbooks, a MacBook Pro and a an EDIMax IC-3010WG dual mode camera.

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