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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Streaming A/V: who gets multiplexed and encoded, where and when?

I was perusing the list of VLC's supported video/audio formats and I realized that I actually know very little about streaming media. When a streaming media feed contains both audio and video, how do ...
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Xtreamer Sidewinder 3 get stuck

Every time I run 1080P/720P bluray files on the Xtreamer from my computer via wirelees or wired network connection, the movie bumps and doesn't run smooth. I bought the streamer about 2 weeks ago, and ...
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Streaming application content into multiple TVs

I want to stream an application content (or desktop) into multiple TVs in a quite big salon. What should we consider? What should be our strategy? I'm from a programming background.
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Does SSD write when streaming remote content?

I host all my files on a NAS device. I would like to know if I built an HTPC with a small SSD, will it write a lot on disk? I was under the impression that with enough RAM the disk would only read at ...
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Load balance on home wifi

At my parents house (where I'm living for a few months) we have an ISP connection of 3 MBps down and 512 KBps up. On our network, we have a Roku box to stream videos from many sources, mostly Netflix. ...
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FFMPEG: Stream a file with original playing rate

I want to stream a file to the network using ffmpeg in it's original frame rate; so I can play the generated UDP stream using some receiver client such as VLC. I used this command: ffmpeg -i ...
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Streaming the Desktop with VLC on Win7 x64

I'm using VLC 1.1.0 and Win7 x64 to Stream my Desktop to another Computer. At The moment I'm using this code to start VLC on the Server: vlc screen:// :screen-fps=30 :screen-caching=100 --sout ...
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Create streaming server at home like Opera Unite

Opera Unite is discontinued, but it had some nice applications like media server. You could point a folder with movies and other users, who know some password and address could have watched all the ...
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Is there a webinar / conference software that is hosted entirely by the provider and that can be integrated to my website? [closed]

I am looking for a webinar / web conference solution, that is entirely run by the provider (meaning that I do not have to set up any servers). The requirements are: I should be able to integrate ...
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Do you know a tool for media sorting/reformating? [closed]

I have a fairly decent amount of videos and music (legally acquired, of course :)) and I usually maintain them by hand. Lately, I have grown bored of having to do that manually when a computer would ...
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How to make a streaming server to stream media from computer to mobile phone in wifi?

Usually we have many HD movies in our computer, but we want to see them by our mobile phone. This requirement produces some questions: 1、the HD videos are too big to transfer to phone timely and it ...
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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 to break Windows Media Player in Windows 7 [closed]

I know this is a weird question. I’m connected to a hostel network where I can stream media from the other people on the network. I don’t want to see their pictures/videos in Windows Media Player at ...
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How can I stream my laptop's desktop to my iPad?

I recently got a wireless PC controller, and now I enjoy games playing from my bed. However, I find it hard to correctly place my laptop so it's comfortable, and it would be great if there was a way ...
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Very low latency streaming

I'm looking to stream a live lecture into an overflow lecture theater. I'm planning to stream HD content along with audio from a powerful server with nVidia GeForce GPUs connected to the client via a ...
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RTMP Server for Windows

I've been looking for a solution for a while and I'm beginning to think such servers dont exist. I have a dedicated server running on Windows Server 2008 R2. I'm looking for a free RTMP server ...
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Does WebM have its own delivery method? How does it relate to RTMP and HTTP Live Streaming?

When I read up on streaming media formats and packaging methods, I am confused by the way WebM is described as mutually exclusive to RTMP and HTTP Live Streaming. From my understanding, WebM is a ...
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How to stream videos/music from Windows Server 2003 to Xbox 360?

On my Win7 laptop, I add the media to Windows Media Player and allow my library to be shared, but in the outdated Windows Server 2003, I can't figure out how to stream anything. Windows Media Player ...
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Problems with Netflix Streaming, DDWRT, and Xbox 360

Basically, I have been having problems getting Netflix Streaming to play on my Xbox 360 with my DD-WRT router. The thing is, it will play some movies, sometimes. For example, the other day, I could ...
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Stream video from a computer to a tablet

I would like to watch presentations and college videos I have on my computer, from my tablet. There are almost a hundred of GB in videos, so I would like to watch them in streaming from my computer. ...
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Extracting streaming video from swf

I am trying to speed up this video by 1.25x to 1.5x, udacity style. I tried grabbing the http://smart.if.uidaho.edu/courses/f2012/cs512/ using the Download Flash & Video Firefox plugin, but it ...
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Does DLNA do streaming the way AirPlay does?

Everyone says how DLNA and AirPlay are similar things. As far as I understood, this is simply not true - AirPlay lets an audio stream travel wirelessly to an AirPlay "receiver" which reproduces it, ...
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Internet Llive streaming to LAN

I am watching a football match on live stream from a given website.. Is it possible for me to stream the same video via LAN to my friends? Is it possible?
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Streaming video from a point-and-shoot camera that doesn't support it

I have a Canon IXUS 120is (PowerShot SD940) - a nice digital camera that's a couple of years old. It does record fairly decent video, but, alas, can't function as a webcam - and I need to stream video ...
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Raspberry Pi as MP3 Player [closed]

I'm looking to make my own MP3 streamer using a Raspberry Pi as the client and my Linux box as a server. The linux box would serve via SBM/DNLA/??? I would control it via my android phone using a ...
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Why should I choose a DLNA NAS over a PC?

Background: I have a Dell Inspiron Zino HD that faithfully serves as my HTPC, running Windows 7 Media Center. I have a HD Home Run, connected via its Ethernet port, for watching local TV. The Zino is ...
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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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Need wireless screen clonning and streaming media

I have a LG TV which has USB input (play divx, xvid, mkv, everything) and I would like to connect it wirelessly to my notebook so I can play files directly from it's hd. I have found some solutions ...
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Determining Framerate of H.264 stream

I have encoded a video from Lagarith to H.264 using x264, and I might have inadvertently forgotten to write down it's framerate. The video stream itself isn't in any container (just a h264 file), so ...
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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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Recommended Xbox 360 Video Format?

What is the recommended or native video format for the Xbox 360? I have a Plex DLNA server setup and I dont want it to have to convert on the fly. So what is the recommended Xbox 360 video playback ...
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Having trouble Getting “RTSP over HTTP”

There is an axis camera that is connected to our site (camba.tv) through axis one click connection component (which acts as proxy). We can communicate with this camera only through http by setting the ...
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Creating MP4 videos ready for HTTP streaming

How can I convert some.flv or some.avi or some.wmv with FFmpeg to be sure that this video will be playable and seekable in JW Player?
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Is a video card necessary when I have a video capture card?

I need to process live streaming (video and audio), and I am looking for a really great performance PC. I plan to buy a video capture card, but I wonder if additional video card makes andy difference. ...
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Can I run iTunes as a Windows Service?

I'd like to run iTunes as a Windows service on my home dev server which runs Windows 2008 so that I can stream my collection to my AppleTV over my home network. Currently I have to log in to Windows ...
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What data transfer rates are needed or streaming HD 1080p or 720p video, or standard quality video?

Want to know data transfer rates for streaming video, such as from an external hard drive, or from an NAS or a home network. All I'm asking about is the data transfer speeds for clean video streaming. ...
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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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Stream webcam to website like justin.tv from commandline?

I've got a webcam hooked up to a headless debian box, and I'd love to be able to stream it somewhere like justin.tv so I can't just give people a link and they'll have a video up and viewable and it ...
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can I stream some .WMV file from a linux box using a media server and play it on a windows one?

If I have a windows-only file and want to stream it to windows media player for example, can I do so from a linux media server? Does it depend on the media server software used or is it not possible ...
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Multicast streaming without IGMP

If server is streaming to multicast address (for example 224.1.1.1:1234) and a client is receiving data from the same address: in this case, is IGMP protocol used automatically? Is it possible to use ...
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Audio stream from secondary computer

What is the simplest/best way to get the audio from my desktop to output on my laptop? I have two computers at work, a laptop and a desktop. While I'm at work I have to use both machines ...
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Company video streaming to customers [closed]

our company need from time to time make some video conferences. Microsoft Lync and Skype solutions are not good because we need to stream up to 2000 viewers. My idea is to use some service like ...
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Stream Video from Android to Internet

I have an old Android phone (Droid 1) that I no longer use but, if possible, I'd like to set it up so that it streams a video feed to the internet. Something I can view in a browser. Obviously, it ...
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Download and Convert live stream video

I want to download live streaming video from some websites and it seems Internet Download Manager can handle the job. However, the video I want is just a small part of the live stream and the the ...
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How to play a .MKV 3D Video on my 3DTV?

I have a 3D movie on my computer hard drive. I've tried to stream it to my TV but that does'nt work because of the .MKV extension, so how do I play it on my TV? Can I burn it to DVD? Do I have to ...
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What effect does a graphics card have on live streaming output?

I stream live events, with the cameras inputted through USB adapters, and the stream encoded with WireCast. How much of an effect does the graphics card have on the output quality when live ...
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Is it possible to push multimedia content on DLNA TV from Linux?

On Windows I loved the "Play To" function included in Windows Media Player to push content to my Samsung TV. But now that I am on Linux I don't know how to do the same thing. I found how to setup a ...
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VLC refuses to stream

I'm trying to run cvlc on Ubuntu 10.04.4 in VirtualBox to stream a part of the desktop. However, I get the following error message. lowerkey@c:~$ cvlc screen:// --screen-left=0 --screen-top=53 ...
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How much bandwith is required to stream 1080p?

I am wondering how much bandwith is required to stream a 1080p movie from for example Youtube. I am aware that there may be things such as compression that come in play here, but can anyone provide a ...
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How to test the Throughput of a particular consumer router/computer-router-device Path

Often the throughput of home routers is becoming more important than in times past, given that more and more people are streaming video/audio from Network Attached Storage, or the like. When doing so, ...