Streaming is the process of continuously sending data from a server to a client host. Often used in video or audio transmission, live streaming is a time-critical process that makes high demands on the underlying network used to deliver the data.

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How can I measure the “impact” of my stream on the rest of the network?

I work in an office with a typical internet usage policy: "Don't use too much." This is often interpreted to mean that no one should notice their connection slowing down because of what someone else ...
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Streaming 4k videos from ubuntu server via DLNA

I am running an ubuntu server in my LAN. Streaming videos and music was done with mediatomb but it looks like the server denied sending UHD videos. I also tried MiniDLNA but ended up with the same ...
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Live streaming from an IP Camera to YouTube

Here is what I have: An IP camera on local network that already has its own RTMP stream available on port 1935 Registered and verified YouTube account, ready for streaming Headless Debian Wheezy ...
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I have a multichannel sound card. I want to stream the card inputs live

I have a focusrite 18i20 sound card connected to a computer. The computer can run w10 or any Linux I care to use. I want to connect 6 analog audio sources (an old studio analog tape recorder) to 6 of ...
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How do understand why a stream lags?

I am trying to play a video stream on my home computers which address is of the type someserver/username/password/1234.ts. So essentially, I just use VLC but the stream keeps buffering all the time. ...
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FFMPEG Trying to restream a RTSP stream to HTTP

I have been trying top cobble something together to take a RTSP feed from a IP camera and re transmit it in HTTP. I am trying to get the feed in to my home automation app which does not support RTSP. ...
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How to merge live video and audio streams

I'm sending a live stream of bitmaps to ffmpeg through standardin like this: proc.StartInfo.Arguments = "-rtbufsize 1500M -f image2pipe -r 25 -i pipe:.bmp -vcodec libx264 -r 25 C:\\test.avi"; The ...
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Does such a playlist format exist which supports program duration?

I know a good online radio station, its played programmes can be listened again about for two weeks by simple urls, which contains the starting time information of the given programme. For example: ...
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DVR to Stream to WEB site

I have DVR (2 camera) and i opened port for watch to internet but anyone who wants to watch need activex, codec, password and DVR have an connection user limit (5 user). I want set up stream server to ...
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Low Latency Audio Streaming

I'm trying to stream audio from a microphone using FFmpeg over a network to VLC, but I haven't been able to get the latency below about half a second, which is unacceptable for my purpose. I've been ...
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How to deal with ffmpeg streaming glitches

I'm currently recording a live audio stream with ffmpeg and I'm wondering how ffmpeg deals with glitches in the broadcast. To illustrate an example, ffmpeg is recording a live stream and for some ...
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ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT issue

I have this annoying error that appears when I try to reach websites while streaming on Twitch or Hitbox using OBS/Xsplit. ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT appears for every website I try to reach only when ...
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ffmpeg: packaging H264@MPEGTS into Smooth Streaming

I have a (quite large) set of files that is all H264 in an MPEG TS container. Due to time constraints I need to repackage this content into smooth streaming without transcoding it (transcoding would ...
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VLC Desktop mode spanning multiple monitors

I have recently found out that VLC had a desktop mode and well i saw that some people was using this to have the ISS Livestream as their desktop background. VLC was started inside Desktop Mode and ...
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How to prioritize an application's network interface use?

We have a OSX.10 MacPro that runs AFP (apple file protocol) file sharing services (client version, NOT server) on a gigabit network with approximately 20 machines. A regular need is 1 or several ...
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Query optimization in Data stream

I am confused about the idea of query optimization in stream of data. As a background, I know that optimization for any query is happening inside the DBMS with using of system catalogs which contain ...
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Is there a way to stream via hardware from a PC to a laptop not in fullscreen?

Basically I have a PC with 2 HDMI ports video card and I want to mirror my PC display image to a laptop, but I still want to be able to use this laptop. I suppose the video stream should just run in ...
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Command line tools to validate MPEG TS streams

Are there any command line tools to validate MPEG TS streams, both offline streams and streams tapped from an IP network? I need to check multiple streams, hence the need for command line utility, so ...
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FFMPEG realtime streaming using a remote m3u8

I've been doing a long term research to do DRM solution for my client and we are almost there, here is what we'd like to achieve and please accept my lack of understanding, Im well new to FFMPEG and ...
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VLC Media Player Desktop Streaming Optimization

I need to stream my Desktop over HTTP using VLC Media Player. My requirement is to achieve the streaming delay less than 1s. Now I am achieving delay of about 3-5 seconds. What ...
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Video streaming lags and creates audio buzz

To begin with, I need to state that I have actually done search on this. All I could find were various solutions that didn't apply to me, and in the end it seemed like it is very specific to ...
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How to display incoming h264 stream?

I have a device streaming out live h264 video using RTSP (TCP). I can open the video using a PC and VLC player. To open it, I just need to access "rtsp://192.168.1.168:554/hdmi". However, now my ...
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What's the point of these “random” subdomains on CDN, etc?

I've noticed a lot when using CDNs (streaming videos, files, etc) you download from a terrible-looking random-looking URL that looks something like vl-in-f95.1e100.net or ...
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streaming consume less data than downloading for viewing same hd movie

If I have 10gb mobile data plan /month which option is better for watching a hd movies (a) streaming (b) watch after download.
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Wifi Media Streaming to TV without Internet

I've been using Plex now for awhile to watch video saved on my laptop on my LG TV. I start Plex on my laptop and my TV recognizes it as a media server. It's been working great but my only complaint is ...
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“Proxy” for streaming video

I am investigating playing live streamed video at an event venue, to a large number of Wifi connected devices. Set up would be: Camera -> PC -> cloud streaming server (like Wowza) -> wifi AP -> ...
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Use pipe viewer when streaming directory through tar

I am currently streaming a directory over SSH after compressing it through tar: tar cz /path/to/foo | pv | ssh HOSTNAME 'tar xmz && some-cool-command' The issue is that pv doesn't know the ...
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FFmpeg RMTP streaming and simultaneously saving to file

I am using ffmpeg.exe to transcode a video source, in this example below from a file and want to simultaneously stream rmtp and save to file. I can't figure out what am I doing wrong with the "tee ...
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What software solutions exist to live stream video over a LAN? [closed]

A school is streaming the morning announcements through a You Tube live stream. The result is great when it works. Frequently the stream is lost for reasons outside of our control (e.g. upstream or ...
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Data Stream encoding not supported yet (FFmpeg)

I have a problem in my project, using FFmpeg. I am trying to use the -map option on the following way. ./ffmpeg -i input.ts -vf "scale=720x480" -map 0:p:59512 -c:v libx264 -preset slow -crf 23 -c:a ...
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What is the relation between bandwidth and resolution?

I want to encode a video in DASH format. I want to have multiple bitrate/bandwidth with multiple resolution. I'm still wondering: What is relationship between bandwidth and resolution? For example: ...
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How do I make YouTube on Firefox cache the video so it doesn't need to buffer the next time I play it?

Okay just to be clear, I know how to disable YouTube's new DASH playback so that's not what I'm asking for. What I'm trying to do is make videos on YouTube be cached so that if I ever want to watch ...
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Stream video from camera using ffserver on Raspberry Pi?

I'm trying to stream video from the camera module using ffserver. The idea is to let raspivid output h264, and let ffmpeg/ffserver stream it without re-encoding. My server configuration is HTTPPort ...
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Can nginx pass certain extensions to a different server?

How would one let nginx deliver everything it is configured to serve, but pass certain extensions to a different server application? More specific, whenever nginx encounters a format that could be ...
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what are the factors affecting video streaming speed?

I use a windows 7 and chrome browser for streaming videos, but I have lags in buffering and playing online videos. I have a 75MB internet connection and I use wireless router. My roommate has a ...
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Youtube live stream mac software app event broadcasting template [closed]

I used xSplit on Windows for live broadcasting to Youtube witch allowed me to create PRIVATE or Unlisted live event inside the app. Once it authorized and event is set its easy to start/stop next ...
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How can I convert .mov to h.264 video MPEG-TS container (with DVB subtitles) using ffmpeg

I have to achieve these results: Vídeo ID : 481 (0x1E1) ID in Menu : 1 (0x1) Formato : AVC Format/Info : Advanced Video Codec Format profile : High@L4 Format config, CABAC : Yes Format config, ...
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When I play a live stream youtube video in VLC the resolution drops?

When i am playing any regular video in VLC from youtube the quality remains the same. But when I put in a url for a livestream youtube link the quality drop down to to 480p. Is there a way to maintain ...
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Data usage from within my router accessing contents via WAN IP

I'm using a domain, example.com, which has a WAN IP (as an example) 23.24.25.26. I want to create a plex server with IP 192.168.1.23 on the computer and use example.com to access it. If I access my ...
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Mpow Streambot 2-in-1 sending audio to Windows 10/64

I have the Mpow Streambot bluetooth transceiver and it works very well when connecting to simple devices like my bluetooth headphones, where it takes audio signal from a standard 3.5mm connection and ...
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Use the soundcard of a different pc to play/stream audio

I now have 2 pc, one to use as desktop, and one to use as server. There is only 1 problem, my server pc has a firewire connection, where I can hook up my professional soundcard, and the desktop ...
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How to detect what is responsible for high jitter?

I'm trying to stream between two computers connected via switch (Ethernet). However it looks like the high jitter is not allowing for smooth transfer (at least according to in-program test mode). How ...
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ffmpeg transcoding and HLS

Transcoding the input stream to the smaller twos: ffmpeg -re -v info -i "rtmp://localhost/live/stream live=1" \ -c:v libx264 -b:v 500k -vf scale=540:-1 -preset faster -copyts \ -c:a aac -b:a 64k -ac ...
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How to change volume while using “duplicate” to “display” in VLC?

While using VLC on Windows, I want to listen to online OGG audio stream in real time and simultaneously save the stream to file. After some research and experiments, I came up with the following ...
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Stream audio/video over RTSP with VLC?

I have a camera module (noIR) and USB mic attached to my raspberry pi. I'm trying to setup a RTSP streaming video/audio so I can observe the feed from another system on my network. So far, I've been ...
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Maximum amount of users in a Skype (Free) Group Video chat

A group of users in my office would like to use Skype for some regular meetings when they are out of the office. Is there a hard limit to how many users can be in a group video call with the Basic ...
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View port 8080 output from own computer

I'm following the tutorial here to learn how to stream video between computers. http://rtcl.kaist.ac.kr/~bkkim/lecture/designlab/DesignLab_RoboCam_Lab6_C.pdf After installing the recommended ...
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Why does Google Chrome automatically play MP4 videos (and is that a good thing?)

I am working on a home media server running nginx. I navigated to one of the .mp4 files I have to test it and it started streaming just by clicking on it. Is this... performance-wise... the best ...
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Using several webcams at the same time on Windows

I am often streaming and commenting games. Last summer I was streaming the french Magic the Gathering nationals. And for that I wanted to have many webcams at the same time. It didn't work as I ...
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Streaming with OBS to Twitch results in a small (5 - 20) ping increase [closed]

First time posting here, but I couldn't find a question that was similar to this. Previously when I tried streaming, my ping for League of Legends would go from 34 to 60 - 180. However, after I ...