[zeromq-dev] Using ZMQ for video multicast

Emmanuel Taurel taurel at esrf.fr
Wed Feb 12 08:44:10 CET 2014

Hi George,

If you want to use PUB/SUB and multicast, you have to use ZMQ with PGM.
In ZMQ, PGM is encapsulateded in UDP. Look at the so-called epgm 
(Encapsulated PGM) transport.

Hoping this help


Le 12.02.2014 01:24, George Kumar a écrit :
> Hi all,
> Sorry if this too basic a question for most for you on the list. I
> have a requirement where I need to multicast video to up to 3
> recipients. I am considering ZMQ PUB/SUB model. But ZMQ does not have
> the option of using UDP for transport. TCP is generally discouraged
> for real time data like video. So what do you folks think ?
> Appreciate your feedback.
> Thanks.
> George

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