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MOBILE STREAMING WITH LOCUSCAST




STREAMING WITH YOUR MOBILE PHONE: MOBILE AUDIO STREAMING

LOCUSCAST






LocusCast is a mobile audio streaming app for the Locustream project and Soundmap: http://locusonus.org/soundmap/

This app for Android and iOS (from your iPhone and/or iPad device: the iOS version will be available soon) allows you to stream easily a 44100 mono oggvorbis stream to the Locustream soundmap. It will automatically locates your stream on the map using GPS.

List of Features :

  • Synchronised with your Locustream soundmap account
  • Persistent location using GPS
  • High quality mono one-way stream
  • Ogg encoding
  • Based on Icecast streaming server technology
  • Works with wifi or 3G networks







LOCUSCAST for ANDROID




After downloading locustream app navigate to your downloads folder and click the locuscast.apk to install.

Be sure that 'Unknown sources' is enabled in security settings.

Once the app is installed you simply need to enter your locus soundmap identity and password (see below : First: Open a Locustream Account), enable location functions (GPS) and you can start streaming.

You will obtain better results by using an external microphone. We have tested the iRig microphone pre-amp (http://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/irigpre/) which provides phantom power via a 9v battery and enables the connection of any type of mike with an XLR connector.




Download LOCUSCAST for ANDROID





FIRST: OPEN A LOCUSTREAM ACCOUNT

Before streaming, you must create an account for each microphone dedicated to the Locustream project. Each new account and registration is moderated by Locus Sonus.

create a Locustream account



You need to put in the settings for your Locus Sonus account so the stream is recognized by the Locus Sonus server and appears on the Locustream Soundmap.

configure your Locustream mountpoint



For troubleshootings or detailed information, please contact soundmap(at)locusonus.org



Once you have installed the app you simply enter your locustream map login and pass and you can start steaming. If you enable GPS, your stream location will be updated automatically on the map. You are strongly encouraged to stream from a remote location (as long as you have 3G or WiFi coverage). Please be sure that you only connect to your account with one device at a time.





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LocusCast for Android











LOCUSCAST for iOS (iPhone/iPad)




Soon available on Apple Store and iTunes



Download LOCUSCAST for iOS



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