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Live Networks, Inc.

A closely held Silicon Valley corporation, located on the Internet

Technology & standards for tomorrow's Internet, today



multikit logo multikitTM: A generic multicast session browser

"Your window on the MBone"
Browse and launch MBone services (even if you're not already on the MBone).

liveGateTM: Connect your desktop computer to the MBone!

liveCasterTM: Multicast your data throughout the Internet!

Reach a potentially unlimited audience, even with only a low-bandwidth Internet connection



MAFP: A proposed standard attribute format for multicast-based applications

How to represent quotes, prices, weather data, earthquakes, (you name it!) on a multicast channel

UMTP: The UDP Multicast Tunneling Protocol

A simple, low-overhead protocol for tunneling UDP multicast using unicast


Related Links

"What's All Wrong With Today's Push Technology"
(by Jesse Berst, ZDNet, April 4th, 1997)

Ross Finlayson's letter published in "Red Herring", February 1998
(Scroll down 70%; look for the title "A multicast of thousands")


Contacting Live Networks

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