[Haifux] Technion video

Maxim Kovgan kovganm at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 11:02:13 MSK 2009

What's wrong with chipmunk voice?

On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 9:47 AM, Ohad Lutzky <ohad at lutzky.net> wrote:

> The "X2 velocity" terminology is confusing, let's try and set it straight:
> What students want to do is watch videos at increased speed, without
> affecting pitch (usually speeding up playback of audio causes pitch to rise,
> which causes a "chipmunk voice" effect). There are several libraries for
> Linux which increase audio speed without affecting pitch, the best-known
> being libsoundtouch. To my knowledge, libsoundtouch has no been formally
> incorporated into any media player. However, there is a relatively new
> project called ScaleTempo (http://scaletempo.sh.net) which provides this
> capability for several media players, including VLC (into which the patch
> has formally been accepted). Please test a ScaleTempo-enabled version of
> whatever media player is currently used to view Technion video (vlc, if I'm
> not mistaken).
> 2009/11/18 Shahar Dag <dag at cs.technion.ac.il>
>>  Hello
>> One of the complains I gets from students in SSDL is that they can't view
>> the Technion's video in X2 velocity.
>> I talked with the people from computer center and they told me that:
>> the video server is MS windows media server 9
>> the video encoding is MS windows media video
>> the transmission protocol is RTSP over TCP
>> is there is a way to view the video on Linux (Ubuntu) in high speed?
>> Thanks in advanced
>> Shahar Dag
>> System & Software Development Laboratory (SSDL)
>> Computer Science Department
>> Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
>> Haifa, Israel
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