Justin Chapweske writes: "Forward Error Correction (FEC) is an essential building block of any
satellite or IP multicast based content distribution system. Onion Networks' library is the fastest and most mature Java FEC library available. It features: fast multi-threaded I/O routines for encoding and decoding files; native linux, solaris, and win32 accelerators with pure Java fallback; FEC codec plugin interface; and cryptograhic hashes can be used for checking file integrity. Download here.
September 27, 2001