Absolutely! Tgif-4.x can actually view a live video stream in
the server-push format. Please first setup
your X resources for to handle images with more than 256 colors.
Tgif will use the "JPEG-dither" import filter.
Let's do this with an example.
There are two live video streams at the North
Dakota State College of Science's Campus. To view the these
video streams, do:
Pressing the <ESC> key stops the streaming.
The server-push format is like a MIME document with
multipart/x-mixed-replace as the content type. It's a
multipart document and each part can be of a different type.
Tgif can only stream in the case where each part is of type
Another example (which only works with tgif-4.0.4 or above) is
Argonne National Lab's TelePresence
To view this video stream (I have no idea what I'm looking at here), do: