Shrimp Multicast Tools
The multicast tools which we use in the PIPVIC project are the Shrimp tools:
The tools are available
on the following platforms. Please select the platform
Rat - Audio tool
Vic - Video tool
Wb/Wbd - Shared workspace
Nte - Shared text editor
Mb - Mediaboard, an alternative shared workspace
Sdr - A tool for joining and advertising multicast conferences
- Windows 95/NT
See Rat's FAQ
page for recommened audio cards for PCs
Recommended hardware specifications
DRAFT versions of user documentation for the tools is now
available in rtf for the following platforms:
Please send any comments you may have about the user documentation here.
Tips on how to use the tools
To be expanded... suggestions are welcome.
The draft user documentation above contain trouble shooting tips.
Guidelines for preparing material for importing
There is no word wrapping in nte, so make sure that text files have a maximum
of 60 character per line before imporing them into nte.
PIPVIC Multicast Addresses
Sdr session "PIPVIC (Private)" or
main PIPVIC page
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