Portal is a screen in the ceiling that shows the contents of the door camera in ASCII art.
The hostname of the laptop is: builds-portal, and it’s IP address is 184.108.40.206.
The portal is running Debian 6.0.3.
Startup sequence: There is no startup sequence.
Potentially reduce latency further.
Laptop screen dims after a while?
3/31: Added new info about how to add new portals to the multiplexer.
2/20: Changed method of streaming to use mpeg4 compressed video over raw udp. Decoding is now done on the laptop. Upon startup, rc.local runs the script /home/builds/portal.sh as root, which runs a vlc command that listens on udp port 5004 for incoming video. On the door, the following command must be run to start the video: