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Multicast Audio#

Multicast audio support provides means to setup public announcements on D-Series Phones.

Packets sent to a multicast address will be transported to every device that is listening on this address.

Multicast addresses can be assigned to a range from to (rfc1112).

The D-Series supports two ways of listening to multicast audio, permanent and ad-hoc listeners.

Audio received via multicast audio will be mixed into any stream already playing.

Permanent listeners#

A permanent listener is stored in the settings and waits for audio packets to arrive on the specified address/port.

When audio data arrives, it will be played on the default audio path. Also a Notification is displayed, showing which configured stream is playing.

When the audio stops, the notifiction is removed and the audio stops playing.

Ad-hoc listeners#

An ad-hoc listener is setup via an http api.


will accept POST requests with the following content:


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>

the request will send an unique id as a response.

<mediaStream id="c73dc99e-fdb1-4e8a-9bc7-c308427dc763"/>


the above id can be used to stop the stream.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
  <mediaStream id="c73dc99e-fdb1-4e8a-9bc7-c308427dc763"/