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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Setup Windows Media Player 11 to stream from TVersity

I've got TVersity installed on a Windows 2003 server box (work had an extra license that they donated to let me install at home to get some practice setting up/administering a domain etc.) I found ...
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Is it possible to stream from my Mac to my Wii?

I've got a lot of ripped movies and TV shows backed-up on an external drive connected to an iMac. The original media is now in storage (loft) to keep them safe. I'd like to stream my this media from ...
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Transcoding media server streaming to the iPhone

I have a huge collection of videos in different formats, but with one thing in common: They are not playable on an iPhone (or iPod Touch). Instead of complaining about Apple's IMHO broken world view ...
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Streaming line-in to IP

I would like to run some sort of background service that streams my line-in audio to my home network. I would like it to maintain the original quality as close as possible. How should I go about ...
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App / protocol to tune into live audio and video based on schedule or subscription

Many of us have embraced the podcasting revolution enabled by rss feeds and podcatchers. Alot of sites now broadcast live streams of what is eventually edited into a podcast. In most cases ...
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How can I analyze a video streaming over HDMI? [closed]

I want to detect a marker in a video which is streaming over HDMI. A marker is just a combination of 3 characters like "abc" through which I want to decide whether to stream the video or not. I have ...
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Create an icecast2 URL for OGG

I have made an DarkIce server following the answer on this question: Stream sound card output to icecast2 via darkice. And it works fine on players that support. In the Icecast2 Status I have a link ...
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Packets are not in the proper order with respect to DTS when using libx264 for video

I'm trying to use the following command to transcode one stream to a different format and send it over to RTMP server for live streaming. This is the command I am using: ffmpeg -f mxg -i ...
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streaming video to the internet

I want to stream my webcam live over the internet. It is mounted on a windows 7 desktop and connects to the internet over an ADSL connection. I am able to stream successfully within my home/office LAN ...
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live stream with ffmpeg and IP camera

I'm reading a live stream from a DKSEG IP camera, but the results are not good at all ... Here is the command line used for this : ./ffmpeg -i ...
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Streaming Video From Server Using VLC CLI

Currently, I have a server with a bunch of home movies on it. These home movies are anywhere from 720p to 1080p. The bit rate of these videos is too high for me to stream via a simple "open the http ...
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How to stream desktop through audio jack (3.5) using dsp

Is it possible to stream my desktop over audio system? I mean some kind of cat /dev/fb0 > /dev/dsp? Or to pulse-code my desktop using built-in soundcard and to stream it over optical spdif ...
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VLC stream with input options

I'm trying to stream in CVLC for XBMC. My problem is that I can't, because I'm not just using a file stream, but rather a Decklink protocol, and I need input options. I can't find any resources on how ...
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optimise FFMPEG live stream THUMBNAIL

After testing many possibilities, I have a perfect command line for creating thumbnails from a live stream: ffmpeg -i rtmp://srvIp/h264.stream -r 1 -an -updatefirst 1 -y thumbnail.jpg It refreshes a ...
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Windows Media Player 12 doesn't recognize RTSP protocol

I am trying to stream a live feed through RTSP to Windows Media Player 12 and get the error: "Windows Media Player cannot play the file because the specified protocol is not supported. If you ...
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Can WiDi stream from TV to PC?

I know WiDi is for streaming from PC to TV, but I have a scenario where I want the TV-signal streamed to a HTPC in another room, as a secondary screen duplicating the TV-image. I s this possible with ...
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How can I add effects to sound going into my mic live on Mac OSX?

I'm wondering if there is software out there that I can use to edit the sounds going into my mic that will change the way my voice sounds. Preferably live since I want to stream to Skype and Google ...
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How do I stream audio from Android to Windows 8 over bluetooth?

I'm trying to find a way to stream audio from my Samsung Galaxy S3 to my Windows 8 Laptop using bluetooth. The devices are paired, but I cannot find a way to stream music. Is it even possible?
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Video Streaming to Linux from Windows Shares

I wanted to ask this question for a while now, and it may just be nothing, but it's bugging me like crazy. At the moment i have a win2008 server up, which has several dedicated shares for specific ...
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How can I stream audio signals from various devices/computers to my home server?

I currently have a headless home server set up (running Ubuntu 12.04 server edition) running a simple Apache HTTP server. The server is near an audio receiver, which controls a set of indoor and ...
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How to Stream Music from one system to another via Wifi

just tried out Microsoft's Mouse without Borders and found it really handy , as I am able to work on my Laptop while running other applications on my PC. Would be really awesome , if I could have all ...
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What exactly distinguishes a “streaming” container format for audio/video data?

Some AV container formats (like MPEG-4 part 14 and Matroska) are supposed to be "streaming-ready" or "streaming file formats", while others like AVI are not. What does that actually mean? Does that ...
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Live DLNA Streaming on Mac OS X

I have the DLNA server mediatomb installed on my Mac. What I would like to do now is to capture my Mac's screen and to stream it live through mediatomb. Is there any software able to do it?
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Any alternative for ScreenCamera to stream my desktop?

As in the topic. Do you know guys any alternatives to screenCamera so that I can stream my desktop (create a virtual webcam streaming my desktop - in games) ?
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Stream Soundcard to Squeezebox

I'm looking for a way to transmit what's being played by my soundcard directly to my squeezebox. The goal is to be able to having anything music that's being played (whether it's from myspace or ...
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Suggestion for live video stream aggregation/switching/forwarding/management software?

I'm looking for a software or system that can receive video streams from a number of cameras via a network (RTMP or similar protocol), present a visual overview of all video streams and allow me to ...
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Getting a Quicktime Movie to Stream Instead of Download

In the past, I've placed Quicktime movies on Amazon S3, and when a user loads the file's in Firefox (on OS X), the movie starts playing immediately, doing that pseudo streaming quicktime thing where ...
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Enabling media streaming from a removable drive using Windows Media Player

I have Windows Media Player set up to stream video to several devices in my apartment. I had recently run out of space so I purchased an external drive to store my videos/music etc. I can add the ...
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Video Lag when streaming HD Video to XBox360 via PS3 Media Server [closed]

I've been using PS3 Media Server to stream video to my XBox 360 for a while now, because I don't like the whole Windows Media Center Extender thing (I also think I tried it at one point and it won't ...
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How to play .qtch files?

So I have qtch files that apparently were created with QT 7+ because they can't be played (with QT 7+ or VLC) just by renaming their extension (as fileinfo.com says). Any solution out there ?
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Error encoding with ffmpeg

I kept having trouble encode videos. I can encode the video to mpg but the size is 10+x bigger (no joke). So i thought i'd do something simple. Strip the sound, copy the video ffmpeg -i 5.flv ...
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Upgraded RAM Leading to Memory(?) Issues In Windows 7

I was super excited to upgrade my computer from 4GB to 8GB, so much so, I made a pretty amateur mistake: I swapped out the memory while my computer was asleep, and not shut down. Now, I'm not sure ...
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Application to Stream any Audio to UPnP Device (XBox 360)

Is there any sort of application that will just take whatever audio happens to be playing on a PC and stream it to a UPnP Client? For example, you could just run the app, and then play music from ...
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Live Video on website, conferencing

A friend of mine, an author, wants to do on-line book readings. We have a very simple setup and would like to stream live Video through her web site. Her client PC runs on Windows XP, has a standard ...
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How can I access my home media from the internet?

At home all my media (audio, video, photos, etc...) are on an external drive. This external drive is plugged into a router (which happens to have a USB slot) and is exposed to my home network via ...
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How can I get the URL of the bare audio stream played by a browser?

I have some internet radio stations which I can listen to inside a browser; but to play them in media players like VLC I need the URL of the actual audio stream. How can I get my browser (chrome or ...
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How to download Apple Keynotes?

I've tried the usual suspects like WellGet, NetXfer, wget with some referrer forgery and so on, but I never succeeded. So the problem is, I want to download the keynotes from Apple, like the current ...
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Streaming flash video does not work on my Mac OS X

Flash videos do not work properly on my Mac. On this Vimeo video, for example, it shows only the beginning frame, and audio stutters like crazy, playing audio for a quarter second or so, then silence, ...
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Looking for a Linux stream ripper that can be scheduled

I have an MP3 stream I want to schedule a recording of. I can do it using wget to a file, its just a straight mp3 stream. However I'd like to use a command line stream ripper that will do a better ...
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Is 802.11g fast enough to stream DVD and Blu-ray ISOs?

I'm thinking about changing my home media setup so that I stream my video ISOs from a remote PC to my HTPC. However, I'm worried that 802.11g will be too slow to stream high quality video data, ...
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Is it possible to stream windows applications to Linux via VNC?

Is it possible to stream windows applications to Linux via VNC? Need only some apps not a whole desktop.
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How to create a file that tells VLC to start recording a stream?

A PLS file can tell VLC and other players to start playing an online radio. VLC is also capable of recording an audio stream to a file. Currently I tell VLC to do this manually and it requires many ...
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What's the minimum speed internet connection required to stream online video

I know it depends on the bitrate of the video, but in general if I want to watch youtube, hulu or netflix without constant interruptions is 1.5 Mbps good enough? is 3.0 Mbps good enough?
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Technologies for Streaming Audio Over a Wifi Network?

What technologies (hardware/software) are available for streaming audio in realtime (with some latency, of course) over a Wifi network? Although I'm using mostly Macs, I would like something that any ...
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Tools to automate recording streaming radio

Are there any tools that can automate recording online streaming radio? I've been using Total Recorder which has the following useful features: Handy scheduler Supports creating recording templates, ...
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Why can't my router handle heavy traffic from even just one computer?

Whenever I do anything much more demanding then web browsing over my internet connection (via a router), the latency goes from around 20ms to over a thousand. This makes streaming video and gaming a ...
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Video Streaming recommendations

We plan on setting up about 10 webinars and I'd like to ask for recommendations on how to set it up. I'm thinking LiveStream with about 2-3 cameras. Here's the question - would it be better to have 3 ...
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Is it possible to have network-attached monitors?

I'm a recently graduated EE trying to learn IT infrastructure stuff that wasn't even glancingly taught during undergrad, so apologies in advance if this question is silly. I'm concepting ideas for a ...
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Start Recording an Audio Stream at a specific time for a specific duration from command line

There is a radio station I listen to which plays some remixed dance music songs at a specific time each day however I am not always able to tune in everyday at those times to listen, however I quite ...
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CentOS as media server

I have a headless CentOS 6.4 box with no GUI installed, and a WinXP netbook without a DVD drive. How can I stream a DVD from the CentOS box over the network to watch it on the netbook? (I imagine ...