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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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 ...
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Record Java Streaming Video

Is there a way to record streaming video in Java? Perhaps a way without using a recorder that just records everything on screen? An example might be something like a Saba Centra presentation, a ...
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webcam streaming on mobile phone

I'm stuck on a project I have I need to find a way to stream my home webcam onto my mobile phone, in this case on a Blackberry bold 9700, also I have an I pod touch 2.0. the problem I keep coming ...
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How can I download Flash videos from videolecture.com with a Mac?

I would like to download this video: http://videolectures.net/mlss07_rasmussen_bigp/. But I cannot do it. How can I do it? Of course the platform is Mac OS X.
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Using MythTV to Stream Satellite Signal to multiple users

I'm planning on setting up a small media center to achieve the following: I have multiple users who want to watch satellite channels I want them to be able to change the channel remotely I'm ...
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Is there a way to share a webradio on a network?

At my work we try to limit the incoming bandwith from streaming webradio's. Therefore we want to stream a couple and then distribute/share them over our internal network. Any suggestions on how to ...
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VLC: Can I stream over SSH?

Question: Can I get a local VLC instance to stream media from a remote computer, via SSH? This is with VLC running on the local computer that I'm watching the video on, not remotely via ...
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ffmpeg: combine two mono live audio stream to single stereo stream

I have two live audio streams, they both are MONO streams. Now I want these two streams to merge in one stream and output to single new stream. I am merging two input streams with following command: ...
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Streaming Games from PC to TV

Currently my PC (Running Windows 7) is in my bedroom, while my TV is in my living room. I was wondering if there was a way to play my Steam games on my TV? Some of the more obvious solutions are one ...
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How do I calculate maximum video size to be streamed smoothly on a limited bandwidth

I mean, I'm gonna put up a video on my website, but the target audience will probably have slow internet connections (500kbps to 2mbps). So my video editor allows me to tweak the video's quality in ...
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Mirroring laptop screen to TV wirelessly

I have a HP DV6 laptop and a SAMSUNG UE46F6505 smart TV. How can I connect/mirror my laptop to the TV wirelessly without an HDMI cable? Both the laptop and TV are connected the wireless router. I ...
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When streaming a song, in what folder does the song get saved?

When streaming a song, the song is downloaded and placed into a temporary folder on the computer, that much I know. However, while streaming the media file – mostly from Pandora – I have been ...
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Intel WiDi / Miracast receiver hardware / software for DIY HTPC [closed]

I've read that there are many mediaboxes which could be good options for being Miracast-receiver. However I'm looking to build my own HTPC, and I want it to support being a receiver of Miracast, as I ...
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Why do these videos not work with Firefox anymore?

This is a pretty simple question, and I'm sorry for the little (or no) details I can provide regarding this question, but I'm curious and have no idea how to answer this question of mine. If it ...
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How to install SSL for Darwin Streaming Server on OS X Mountain Lion?

I downloaded Darwin Streaming Server and while I'm installing I want to enable SSL, but this requires that I have a valid streaming server SSL certificate installed. How can I install an SSL ...
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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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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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I want to serve media across my LAN via HTTP with a nice interface

I've got a huge digital video library and a ton of devices I use to watch content. I want to be able to stream content from my library to my devices, and generally the easiest mechanism I've found is ...
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does Spotify play a local file if it exists?

If I have a local copy of a song, does Spotify still stream it or play the local copy? Or does it choose the one with higher quality of the two? By local copy, I mean a MP3 that I ripped from disc or ...
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How can I capture an Internet Radio Stream using Windows Media Player?

I have an internet radio stream that I need to capture: http://www2.mcot.net/radio/fm_1005.asx For some reason I cannot open in using VLC Media Player. But it opens just fine in Windows Media ...
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VLC media player can't play an internet radio stream, but firefox and Window Media Player can

I am trying to connect to this online radio station (it is in Thai) using VLC: http://www2.mcot.net/radio/fm_1005.asx For some reason, when I connect using Firefox or IE (IE just dumps me over to ...
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FFmpeg constant bitrate

I want to convert some videos with FFmpeg to make them streamable. So I want to convert to a video format with a constant bitrate. Can anyone help me? I have tried a lot of options, like -maxrate, ...
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Create a stream file from online radio stream URL

I have an URL from an online radio stream. I use it in VLC to listen to it. However every time i want to listen to it I need to manually input it in the "Media -> Open Network Stream...". I want to ...
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podcast syncing and playing from multiple computers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Synchronize Podcasts across multiple computers with iTunes (on Windows) I listen to a lot of podcasts and I would like to be able to build a single playlist and access ...
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How do I download this video from Google Video?

I have tried Orbit Downloader, but it can't seem to get it. I know Google Video have updated their methods so it's harder now. http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3332918255822393647# I've read ...
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Re-stream shoutcast stream

Basically I want to 'Re-stream' a shoutcast stream. MP3 stream that is. Tried searching around but couldn't find a way to do this. (It's an internet radio where only some of my friends get it ...
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Internet radio on Ubuntu

Has anyone installed an internet radio client on Linux? I am trying to install a couple of them like gst123 and istreamer, but no breakthrough yet.
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Streaming from a uPnP server to another computer over LAN

I set up MediaTomb on my ubuntu 9.10 computer and it streams to our ps3 perfectly. Now I am wondering what the easiest way to stream it to other desktops/laptops over our home network?
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Make a radio-streaming PC pretend to be a mass-storage USB device

I'm listening to a net radio on my PC I want the sound to go through my boombox cause it has nice speakers/amp The boombox has no "incoming" audio jack that just plays what comes over the wire ...
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VLC command line interface on Windows

Is there a command-line tool for VLC on Windows XP?
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Starting an internet radio station

I've got a bunch of songs (in mp3 format) I'd like to have friends and relatives in the US listen to, but rather than just sending it to them through xdcc/rapidshare/AIM/Yahoo file transfer/etc, I'm ...
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Advice on resizing 1280*720 for web audiences

Forgive my spelling, I'm posting this from my mobile. I've recently decided to record videos to help teach a visual language. My camera likes to boast it can record in 1280; its a cheap camera about ...
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Dowload size of Streaming Videos

I would like to know that if a website advertises a streaming download as say 100MB, would my download to my computer be 100MB ? Would there be streaming control packets that a service provider ...
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How can I stream a local screen capture remotely ( I own a web server )?

I have a VPS Debian server and I would like to stream my screen capture I have locally, so friends could watch what I'm viewing basically. How can I do this? I suspect I would need to have VLC sort of ...
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How do I configure FFserver+FFmpeg to fetch a live stream in one format and output it in another?

I've got an IP camera on a 3G modem. I need to fetch its stream from a landline server and re-stream it. Right now the only cheap option seems to be FFserver (but feel free to suggest others), but ...
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Sirius Satellite Radio Streaming via XBOX 360

Anyone have any luck with this? I've found a number of articles which point to an application uSirius which is apparently discontinued (bought out by Apple or something it looks like) but it is ...
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ffmpeg using -re and -ss together

I'm using ffmpeg to livestream a video file to an RTMP server. I'm using the -re option to ensure the video is streamed at the proper rate to the live source. Occasionally I want to stream the video ...
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Audio streaming bandwith

I am trying to understand the bandwidth consumed by hosting a Audio Streaming server and Web Site that will host the stream. Server A: will host the IceCast server & Media Server B: will ...
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Streaming is much slower than Downloading

I have a media server at home that I use to distribute media to players in the house. I have recently set up a VPN so that I can access my media remotely, but I have noticed something odd. If I move ...
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Not able to stream video from my Defender SN500-4CH security system [closed]

I have a Defender SN500-4CH v1.0 security system. For some reason I am not able to see the broadcast on it when I connect it to the world. It would ask me to login, so I put the correct user name and ...
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Video continuously pausing when home streamed to iPhone with Bluetooth headphones

I have my itunes library on home sharing to share my movie collection across my devices so I can watch either on my iPhone or apple tv. Streaming to my apple tv is perfect but streaming to my iPhone ...
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How to get the streaming wizard option in VLC - Windows?

In MAC-OSX, the streaming wizard option is enabled by default in VLC. However, in windows, I dont' see that option. As I googled, I got to know that the VLC uses QT in Linux and Windows. Thus, it ...
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Saving Live Video received through Netcat

I'm using the following command to stream a video which I receive through Netcat. nc -l -p 5001 | mplayer -fps 31 -cache 1024 - (On Windows CMD) This command opens the MPlayer and plays the live ...
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Netflix (Silverlight) Crashing after 30 seconds

For some reason Silverlight is crashing when I watch Netflix. It plays about 30 seconds then just stops, about 30 seconds later I get an alert saying the plugin stopped responding. I have tried: ...
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how to save m3u8 stream

I want to save a m3u-stream. The content of the m3u8 files looks like this: #EXTM3U #EXT-X-ALLOW-CACHE:NO #EXT-X-VERSION:3 #EXT-X-STREAM-INF:PROGRAM-ID=1,BANDWIDTH=756617,CODECS="avc1.77.31, ...
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Streaming your Linux desktop to a dynamic image in a browser window for anyone to see

I am trying to share the contents of a web page viewed on one computer and make it available to many computers in a simple to consume format via a browser. I would like to avoid java or other things ...