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Live Networks, Inc.

A closely held Silicon Valley corporation, located on the Internet

Technology & standards for tomorrow's Internet, today

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Technology

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

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Standards

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

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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")

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Contacting Live Networks

WWW: http://www.lvn.com/
email: info@lvn.com
snail mail:
650 Castro St., Suite 120-196
Mountain View
CA 94041
U.S.A.
(Internet domain names: live.comSM, lvn.comSM)

"multikit", "liveGate", "liveCaster", and the Live Networks and multikit logos are trademarks of Live Networks, Inc. "live.com" and "lvn.com" are service marks of Live Networks, Inc.
Ross Finlayson

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