MachineOfTheMonth: Audio conferencing with LinuxAug 04, 2001, 20:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Glenn Mullikin)
[ Thanks to Glenn Mullikin for this link. ]
Here's a look at the other Nautilus project: an audio conferencing package that has versions available for both Linux and Windows. According to the author, it's easy to set up and operates either over the 'net or with a direct connection between two modems (for encrypted communications without the special phone):
"It worked on the first try. I was stunned. The quality was good. You can see some basic things happening when you run the program. You see what encoder it is running, LPC10 by default, which compresses alot but requires some horsepower from the cpu. You can see a cryptographic checksum that prints on your and your correspondent's screens to help prevent "man in the middle" attacks. The way to do that is simply to read off your key to each other and that would make things very difficult for an impostor.
Complete Story [8 pages, but plenty of content on each]