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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
1answer
57 views

Standby/Offline stream image with ffmpeg/nginx RTMP

Is there a way to script NGINX RTMP to show a Offline/Standby video or static image when there is no incoming streams to rebroadcast? The idea is that when there is no incoming RTMP streams (ffmpeg, ...
1
vote
1answer
5k views

Can't stream videos even though I have a fast Internet connection

For some reason, despite having an internet connection that should easily handle it, I seem to be unable to stream HD videos from beginning to end. Specifically, I usually attempt to stream videos ...
1
vote
1answer
13 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Streaming / Transcoding failed

I installed VLC, and works well apparently, on Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3, but when I streamed some video (.flv format) I get this error.- Streaming / Transcoding failed VLC could not open ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
16 views

Streaming with OBS to Twitch results in a small (5 - 20) ping increase

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
5k views

ffserver configuration to handle a large webm stream

I'm setting up an ffserver for CCTV streams with 16 cameras - all the individual channels are streaming well with a config like: <Feed 0.ffm> File /tmp/0.ffm FileMaxSize 5M ACL allow 10.1.2.2 ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

convert RTMP streaming to HLS Streaming using FFMPEG

i am doing rtmp streaming to HLS streaming using FFMPEG , the following code is used to convert my desired option ffmpeg -v verbose -i rtmp://xxxx.com:1935/live/live1 -vcodec libx264 -acodec aac -ac ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

FFMPEG “Past duration 0.xxxxxx too large”

I'm recording an HLS streaming and I would like to save in a FLV Container. My ffmpeg's cmd is: /.../recorder/class/ffmpeg-2.6.1-32bit-static/./ffmpeg -i http://server/url/playlist.m3u8 -b:a 128K ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

How can I tell VLC that a source video stream has non-continuous frame rate?

I'm streaming my Android device screen to my PC on which VLC should display it. The android device pushes screens as they are generated. So the framerate that VLC gets is dynamic. Sometimes there's ...
1
vote
1answer
17 views

Record IP Camera w/o motion detection or transcoding?

I have a Hikvision IP camera (DS-2CD2332-I: 3MP, IR, h.264 stream) mounted on the front of my house, and I'd like to record its stream, so that it can be later watched - for example, if there is a ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

windows media player doesn't play rtsp stream

I am trying to play RTSP stream with Windows Media Player. I succeeded to do this with VLC player, but WMP says that there is a network error. In network options of WMP all possible protocols are ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Increase and force concurrent connection in chrome

I have bandwidth monitor installed to monitor, Well my bandwidth. the thing is when I watch youtube at morning I can stream videos at full speed, yet after 7 PM and streaming becomes very slow. the ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Clarification on streaming media

I currently have a point to point, local topology set up with a Darwin Streaming Server and a client. The server has a media file with a bit rate of 1019 kilobits per second. The client on the other ...
0
votes
1answer
7k views

Play UDP stream in VLC?

I receive an UDP video stream of which I know both the IP adresses and the incoming and outgoing ports of both computers. How can I plat his in vlc? udp:@:1234 Doesnt work for me. How to fix this?
1
vote
1answer
14 views

Long range wireless H.264 video streaming

I am streaming H.264 through Wi-Fi. The distance is quite long for the Wi-Fi and it causes tons of packet loss. The resulting video is nearly useless due to the packet loss. I have tried to reduce ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

FFMPEG webcam stream to Youtube drops frames

I need to do a live videostream on Youtube using a Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920. My OS is Fedora 20, and the command I am trying to use is: ffmpeg -f v4l2 -i /dev/video0 -flags +global_header -ac 1 ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

What happens when you change video resolution on a player (netflix, youtube, vimeo)?

Of course the overall quality goes down and the bitrate is lowered, but is the actual pixel count lowered? If so, how? When you upload a video it is usually transcoded into various bitrates, but is ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

upnp/dlna as streaming source?

Idea The server (NAS) continuously streams from my music collection, songs can be changed through control points (iOS/Android/.. -devices). Once a device turns off the stream continues (in the ...
7
votes
6answers
25k views

How do I find the video stream URL of my security DVR by myself?

I have this 8 channel DVR with the brand "ELEC" that streams video over the network. However, I can only connect to it using iPhone apps called vMyEye, Asee+, and other similar names. I want to use ...
-1
votes
0answers
31 views

How to configure heavy load wifi network while streaming internet radio

Very unknowledgeable about networking issues: we are setting up an online radio station and need to reconfigure the internet network setup to optimize for stability. The music studio we have been ...
1
vote
2answers
64 views

Good video quality over VNC or RDP?

I am using a Windows 10 PC and I want to access and control it using my iPad. So I installed Microsoft Remote Desktop on my iPad. The problem is that when I play videos in remote desktop, quality is ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

own streaming source within home network

I'm looking for a way to create a streaming environment within my home network. I figured out DLNA or Airplay are probably the way to go but now I have a problem figuring out with which device I'm ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Adding videos to MiniDLNA Raspberry using LAN

I have a Raspberry with MiniDLNA, it acts as a dlna server through my local network. I have connected an external HDD to the Raspberry, which contains all my videos. Everything works well, without ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

howto watch embedded html5 video with `blob:` url with external player

Recently I stumbled upon blob:http* urls in <video src=*> on some websites. Is it possible to watch these in an external player? I tried VLC out of the box, but it doesn't seem to work, vlc ...
1
vote
2answers
50 views

Recording videos live embedded in a web page

I have a website that live streams videos (usually 30-60 mins long). Because of livestreaming, I cannot download the video after the streaming is done. Thus I would like to video record the whole web ...
12
votes
10answers
89k views

Netflix streaming: how much bandwidth does it use?

Title more or less says the question. I'm thinking about getting netflix, but want to make sure that our connect is fast enough to watch movies streamed. So: what is the bandwidth used by netflix, ...
-1
votes
1answer
20 views

Chromecast stops streaming browser after minimizing browser

I'm streaming chromecast from my browser. Surprisingly, every time I minimize the browser or have another window pulled up the image freezes on the TV yet the audio continues. Anyone experienced ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

DVB tuner is not initializing - Prof 7500

As per instructions, copied fw file into /lib//firmware (Using Ubuntu 14.04) ls -al /lib/firmware/dvb-usb-p7500* -rwxrwxrwx 1 box box 3812 Jan 5 00:54 /lib/firmware/dvb-usb-p7500.fw But the tuner ...
0
votes
1answer
77 views

Make ffmpeg loop video indefinitely while streaming

Is it possible to make ffmpeg loop an input file infinite times copying its video and audio and streaming it to a RTMP server (nginx with rtmp module). I am trying to create an animated video which ...
1
vote
0answers
148 views

Motion RTSP streaming from Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to get streaming from raspberry pi camera to my motion server. Raspberry pi (10.10.84.2) has VLC for RTSP and is run like this: raspivid -o - -t 0 |cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout ...
0
votes
0answers
84 views

VLC on OS X showing dlna/upnp share in Local Network tab

The issue just took place since a day or two ago. Before that I was always able to just click the Local Network > Universal Plug 'n Play tab and select my DLNA server (miniDLNA on Raspberry Pi) to ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

How to choose chapter with vlc streaming ISO from command line (MediaTomb)

I have played around with numerous methods to add Media Server functionality of all my .iso's. I settled on MediaTomb. Vlc by itself chooses the wrong audio (the one for the blind) while streaming. ...
1
vote
1answer
66 views

nginx HLS vod capability to stop and track streams

I need to be able to stream VOD, but videos will be tracked per minute, so I need to constantly maintain information of how much minutes user has, and when he spend minutes, I need to terminate his ...
3
votes
1answer
104 views

VLC Stream with fallback video track

I'm trying to use VLC for video-streaming, but I can't figure out how to add a fallback (external) video file. For example, I have a playlist consisting of both .avi and .mp3 files, when VLC starts ...
2
votes
2answers
36 views

Stream a windowed application to another Windows PC on the LAN network?

I need to stream a single windowed application on a Windows 7 PC to another Windows PC, so that the other Windows PC can see that application and, preferably, interact with it. But all I want it to ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

Stream Desktop on demand with VLC

I have set successfully desktop broadcast stream through DLNA with Serviio and VLC. But problem is when VLC broadcast desktop, even if I don´t watch on TV and It take inconsiderable part of PC ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

Streaming from USB plugged into router to LG Smart TV

I have an LG 55LA620S-ZA Smart TV and I here is what I am trying to do: I want to see the content of my USB flash drive which is plugged into my home router a D-Link DSL-2750B by using my WI-FI ...
2
votes
3answers
18k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Darwin Streaming Server live stream in windows

We are trying to live stream webcam through Darwin Streaming Server on windows 7. we have installed and configured DSS correctly and getting the videos in the movie folder out correctly. But when we ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

Do active USB extensions cables cause delay(game controller)?

How much of an input delay would cause using 2 active 5m USB extension cables with an xbox 360 3m wired controller? Also, any risk of input not going trought? I'm kinda forced to this kinda of ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

How to use VLC as a DVR (split-screen)?

Is there any way to make VLC tune into multiple sources/streams and display them as a single split screen? My Main goal is to then take this single screen and multicast it on my office network. If ...
3
votes
0answers
368 views

pipe unlimited curl stdout into chunked files

I've got an HTTP-endpoint that serves an unlimited stream of events. Now I'd like to record that stream using curl, but splitting the recorded files at the same time - preferably based on the line ...
0
votes
0answers
64 views

RTMP WriteN error using NVENC while libx264 works fine via ffmpeg

I am trying to run some transcoding tests to figure out how well ffmpeg works on some GPU servers we have. From my desktop I am sending up an RTMP stream via OBS to a media server system we have ...
1
vote
0answers
26 views

How can my friend stream a game from his Xbox One to my RTMP server?

My friend has just began streaming, but on his Xbox One. I use PC to stream my games and have never done it through Xbox One. Now he streams using the Twitch app. But i have this RTMP Server which i ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

Stream Windows audio to another Windows PC

I have 2 computers - both running Windows 7 - on the same LAN (they are also close enough to each other to connect via cables). I want to stream ALL of the audio from the first PC to the other, and ...
1
vote
1answer
11 views

Viewing file while recording livestreams

I'm currently recording a livestream via VLC player. Will it interrupt the recording session in anyway, if while it's recording, I play the dumped video file?
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Streaming with chromecast lags at high bitrate

I'm running a Plex Server on my desktop computer which is connected to my router through cable. I've tried placing my router next to my TV (with a chromecast) and laptop. When I stream on my laptop ...
9
votes
3answers
24k views

How to stream multiple files on demand in VLC?

Is there any way at all that I can set up VLC on a server PC in such a way that I can access a list of all my videos from another PC, and pick one to be streamed on demand? I've been pointed at this ...