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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Which one has the least amount of latency: powerline or 802.11AC?

I want to steam stream from my PC to a stream mini on my living room next to my TV. Right now the latency is low-ish but less than ideal at 6ms. For reference I have the gaming PC wirelessly connected ...
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how can I create SDP file?

hi can you tell me how to manually create the SDP file I want to play through the RTSP server? I am using the Darwin streaming server.
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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 ...
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Display image every X seconds and during Y seconds in ffmpeg

I want to stream video with gif image (myimage.gif) but I want to display it every X minute (every 10 minutes) and during this time I want to make it loops Y time and then disappear (fade out). or ...
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Bluetooth Compatibility issue between Radio with 2.1 and headphones with 4.2

need your suggestion on resolving an audio issue between the built-in radio on my motorbike Triumph 1200 Trophy SE (with BT 2.1 + EDR, A2DP enabled) and my intercom INTERPHONE URBAN (with BT 4.2, A2DP ...
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How to record RTMPT stream which keeps disconnecting with VLC?

I am using VLC to record this stream: rtmpt://164.100.169.57/livepkgr/lok However, the stream stop abruptly after a few minutes of recording in VLC (never lasting more than 12 minutes). On the ...
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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 ...
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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 -...
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Windows | Two audio streams from movie through different audio outputs?

I have an issue where I want to output different audio streams from a movie to different outputs. One audio stream is the original movie audio, the other is a dubbed translated version. My PC is ...
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How to make VLC server that can communicate with clients

I have VLC 2.0.8 in and I have recently discovered that I can stream movies by using it. So my plan is: - at home I have a computer with a list of 3 movies (for example). - when I am traveling, I ...
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How do I play an RTMP stream in VLC?

I'm trying to get this stream playing on VLC. Here are the SWF flash variables: file=simpsons.mp4&type=rtmp&streamer=rtmp://76.10.210.214/tvamigos/&autostart=true&bufferlength=1&...
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Can I use a vpn for a game, while using no vpn for the software I use to stream the game

Just wondering if its possible to use a vpn connection for 1 sole program ( a game) while the software I use for streaming the game live to twitch (OBS) uses my normal connection to my ISP. Reason is ...
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What is the CORRECT way to fix keyframes in FFMPEG for DASH?

When conditioning a stream for DASH playback, random access points must be at the exact same source stream time in all streams. The usual way to do this is to force a fixed frame rate and fixed GOP ...
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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?
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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 ...
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What does the term “Access Global, Cache Local” mean?

I am reading a document which is talking about streaming multimedia and the following sentence is written with no explanation: Youtube uses the 'access global, cache local' concept. I'm assuming ...
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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 &...
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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 ...
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Stream HLS with token to DLNA-TV

I use xupnpd2 on my router to stream some HLS-streams to my DLNA-TV-device. Some streams (e.g. http://52dced661def1.click2stream.com/) use a token-string. As a workaround, I copy the playlist-url ...
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Challenging RTMP stream

I can't figure out how to download this RTMP stream. I got all the info here extracted from Firefox: netstreambasepath=http://streamin.to/embed-stx1jx4ysd5a-828x480.html id=vplayer file=...
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windows apache streaming audio can't pause

I'm not sure if this is a server or software issue, but hopefully we can figure it out. So I have Windows 7 and Apache for a media server that contains lots of mp3 files. If I drag the files to an ...
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Discover multicast addresses in a network

Consider there is a network where users can access multicast streams by knowing the IP and port of the multicast streams. The traffic is not sent to them by default till they request the stream and if ...
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Need help setting up multi-VPN solution [closed]

Ok so here is my network rough sketch. Location 1 has 125/125 fiber connection, location 2 has 300/25 cable connection. GOALS: I want every device at both locations to be able to access the ...
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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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ffmpeg setpts=pts at filter complex doesnt take the different PTS of several streams

i am now testing ffmpeg for some month and have a strage problem. I use the following command to combine 4 streams in a mosaic: ffmpeg -i STREAM1 -i STREAM2 -i STREAM3 -i STREAM4 -filter_complex " ...
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Opening FLV AAC stream in VLC

When I run vlc from the command line and pass it the url of a stream I want to listen to, it works: $ vlc http://14143.live.streamtheworld.com/CJMOFMAAC But when I try to open this url from within ...
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mplayer preload next fragment when playing fragmented stream

I have the URL of a stream and I am trying to watch it with mplayer. For some radios/TVs the URL represents a playlist with 10 second fragments so after each fragment I have to wait until mplayer ...
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TV showing 1080P When my computer says it streams 4k (UHD)

So i've bought an LG 43UF680V And it's amazing, but here comes my problem: I have an ASUS X555UJ and in specs it can stream 4k throught HDMI. My screen size says it is 4k, but the tv info panel says ...
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Live stream from rdp

i need to make a live stream from rdp but I found that it requires graphic card with it and I didn't find a website provides that so from where can I get it ? Thanks
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Streaming Subtitles with VLC

I'm trying to stream from an *.mkv file over HTTP using VLC. The file has a soft-coded subtitle set, and I'd like to pass that along with the stream without having to burn in the subtitles or extract ...
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NGINX / RTMP / HLS live stream on Raspberry pi (Debian 8.4)

Debian 8.4 / Raspbian 8.0 Nginx 1.9.15 ffmpeg 2.6.8 (server side) / avconv 11.6-6:11.6-1~deb8u1+rpi1 (camera collect) . Avconv is a FFMPEG fork, it does work fine on raspbian. Flow schema cam-1 :...
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Can I use an external HD Camera to stream video?

I have 3 cameras to choose form: a sony DSLR, a Canon HR R500 HD Camera, and Canon XH A1 I need to stream an event and a standard webcam won't do. I'd like to use one of my cameras to do this. I ...
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linux pc-based dlna “remote”

I have a linux PC running a DLNA server, and a DLNA-enabled TV. I can use the TV remote to browse & play the DLNA videos advertised by the PC, or I can use the BubbleUPNP app on my smartphone to ...
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Audio and video are very chunky when they are merged by ffmpeg for live streaming

I'm now trying to live stream rawvideo and PCM audio through RTMP by using FFMPEG. I could make it work when I publish them with separate streams but when I put them together into a single stream, ...
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Want to automate the following sequence of Tasks in Windows7

I want to automate the following sequence of Tasks in Windows7: 4AM: Wake my computer from sleep and make VLC record a stream for 1 hour. 5AM: put my computer back to sleep. 5:30AM: Again, wake my ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 stream video from IP Camera Planet HM126 to a webpage

Unfortunately, I'm not able to find how I should set up this specific model of Planet IP camera to stream its video somewhere. (Is it even possible?) Finally I'd like to put that stream into my ...
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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 concatenate dynamic chunks (on-the fly)

The ffmpeg docs for concat lists the following way ffmpeg -f concat -i mylist.txt -c copy output The mylist.txt file contains file like file '/path/to/file1' file '/path/to/file2' file '/...
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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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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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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 ...