Continuously sending video data to devices such as other computers, mobile phones or TV sets.

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FFmpeg streaming: problems with device name

I'm trying to stream web camera and microphone in Windows using FFmpeg. First, I get my devices names (to specify -i parameter in streaming command) using a command like this: ffmpeg -list_devices ...
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Get webrtc-like latency with ffmpeg?

I've been using this between Chrome and my phone: http://www.webrtc.org/demo And the latency is really good - less than 1 second. I've been trying to replicate that on my computer with no success. ...
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How to reduce latency on FFmpeg video streaming?

On a video streaming application between Linux server (FFmpeg) and Windows client (VLC player), there is a noticeable latency of about 10 seconds. FFmpeg command: ffmpeg -re -f v4l2 -i /dev/video0 ...
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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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Segmenting video and encoding segments individually

I'm trying to build something like server farm for video encoding (encoding for http live streaming (segmented MPEG-TS)). So I need to split large video at master node, transfer each segment to nodes ...
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Alternatives to Video4Linux2 for grabbing from webcam (Using FFmpeg)

I'm getting (two alternating) errors following this guide for streaming from a Raspberry Pi. Are there any other grabbers besides V4L2 that I can use with ffmpeg? Or are there any other streaming ...
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Smoothly switching between dual-monitor mirroring and video output

I am currently building a little home studio and I want to achieve the following: I have a Windows 7 machine hooked up to a DVI-Monitor and a HDMI-Monitor. Most of the times I want both screens to ...
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Fixing ffmpeg latency accrued over time

I have ffmpeg/ffserver running in the following setup: 10.1.2.2 captures from video capture cards (16 channels) and streams them to an ffserver as mpeg1video 10.1.1.1/10.1.2.1 (two NICs) hosts the ...
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xawtv/streamer webcam snapshots are “wrapped”, but streaming works

If I take a snapshot with my webcam, either through right-clicking in xawtv or through streamer -o snapshot.jpeg, the image is distorted. The simplest way to explain is through an example pictures: ...
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Playing and recording a live stream from another computer webcam using VLC/FFmpeg

I was trying lately to set a video server on one machine and play it in a differen machine, it works with me.. but the problem is that it always stuck and become jammed in the middle .. and it is very ...
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detect the start of Flash videos

I like to turn my music off when I start watching Flash videos. It used to be that Flash videos were cached in /tmp, so I could watch for them with inotify: sorghum:~% incrontab -l /tmp IN_CREATE ...
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Stream video with FFMPEG, “Output file does not contain any stream”

I would like to stream an H.264 encoded elementary stream wrapped in RTP headers to a port using FFMPEG. I have tried the following command lines to no avail... ffmpeg -i 1080p_1.h264 -f rtp -vcodec ...
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Issue streaming ffmpeg webcam feed with ffserver

see comments for updates on research on issue I'm fiddling with ffmpeg, ffserver a webcam and Debian Wheezy in order to stream video content. I am able to watch my webcam's footage via mplayer, ...
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FFMpeg generated m3u8 segmented videos long delay before playback starts

I am using ffmpeg to generate a segmented list of files in order to stream them to an iOS app. The list of files is generated fine but when it comes time to play them, the video needs to be downloaded ...
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Windows 7 not sharing all shared files

I've been having some trouble sharing video files from my Windows 7 computer to my other devices. I have a few videos I'd like to watch on my TV, and I'm trying to stream them from my computer to ...
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Setting up Screen mirroring on non smart TV

I have a non smart TV with no inbuilt screen mirroring capability , just a simple HDMI port and two android devices HTC one mini and HTC desire 816 both of which do not support MHL. What would be the ...
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Re-stream (forward) UDP-Live-Video-Stream (using winsock) reduce video quality?

So, I used ffmpeg to stream the live webcam using UDP protocol to port 1111 : ffmpeg -f dshow -i video="Lenovo EasyCamera" -f mpegts udp://localhost:1111 When I played it directly by ffplay from ...
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Why can't I connect to PLEX sever via my roku but I can via my tablet?

On my home LAN I can connect/play media stored on my PC via my tablets but am unable to even connect to it via my roku box? I manually enter the IP address of my machine in the browser of my tablet ...
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How can I reduce latency on VLC

I 'm working on a video streaming application. Server is a Linux machine (ffmpeg-ffserver) and client is a Windows machine (vlc player). There is a latency of about 6 seconds. Despite the fact that ...
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Live video transcoding with reduced quality

I need to transcode input rtsp stream into HLS output of the certain quality. The input stream might be of 3 different qualities 2000kbs 30fps 1920x1080 500kbs 30fps 1280x720 192kbs 30fps 320x240 ...
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Media library with variable availability

I have a collection of movies: A laptop might have a subset of these internally; the complete library might be available on a connected external disk. Various subsets might be available in the ...
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FFmpeg amerge with itsoffset on only one audio stream

I'm facing a situation which I spent the whole day trying to get this working but unfortunately I'm running out of ideas and I thought you gyus might help me out. I have two streams, one audio stream ...
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how to get flash video stream URL from website without browser (telediario, rtve)

I want to access the video stream URL of telediario from spanish television (RTVE) which you can find here in a flash player: http://www.rtve.es/alacarta/videos/telediario/ I want to do this with ...
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Make network stream available via Flash

We have the following network stream http://zara.mitranet.cz:8080/ Users must install VLC to view it as a network stream. Can we provide the stream to them via Flash Player somehow? For example, is ...
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Plugin to speed up embedded videos?

I'm specifically concerned with videos embedded with the <video> tag. I'd like to know if there is a Chrome or Firefox plugin, extension, etc. which can be used to play videos at greater than ...
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How can I install mediafilesegmenter for OS X?

I am a member of the Mac Developer Program, so I can download the Tools. I go to the site: https://developer.apple.com/downloads/index.action and I download MakeRefMovie 2.2.1. After the download I ...
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How do I create a streamable and seekable MP4?

I want to create an MP4 that supports seeking and streaming. DASH appears to be what I want except that the segment seek points are stored in an external file (the MPD) which doesn't work for my ...
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FFmpeg/avconv - non-blocking live audio input?

I'm using avconv/FFmpeg to parse a video feed and an audio feed into a broadcast stream. Currently, it gets its audio information via UDP with the options -f wav -ac 1 -i udp://localhost:6613, since ...
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dynamic ffserver authentication

Ideally I'd like to just be able to add/remove a list of session keys to/from a text file stored on the server without restarting the ffserver instance, but am open to other solutions such as proxies ...
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Streaming remote files using Darwin Streaming Server over RTSP

I have setup Darwin streaming server and I am able to successfully stream locally stored (hinted) video files over RTSP.I would like to know if it is possible to stream files stored on a remote web ...
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Converting a video stream from a camera to IP

I have a standard camera providing a normal video stream via video cabel to a tv system. I would now like to be able to intercept this video stream to either a hardware device to broadcast directly ...
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Webcam stream doesn't work on Logitech E2500

I'm currently trying to get webcam streaming to work on a Logitech E2500 with ffmpeg. Running the command gives me some kind of buffer length error. pi@raspberrypi ~/ffmpeg-dmo-1.0 $ sudo ...
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How can I share a video file during a webinar?

Here is the scenario: I have a number of remote employees around the globe. I want to have a video chatting session. No problem there. Halfway through, I want to shut off all camera video feeds and ...
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Why are the video and audio out-of-sync when I watch YouTube?

I have a 2-year old MacBook that works perfectly. I'm running Snow Leopard and I use Safari as my web browser. Whenever I watch videos on YouTube, the audio and video are out-of-sync. At the start of ...
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input composite video/audio to Skype?

I'd like to use and external composite video and stereo audio source as input Skype on my Windows desktop and laptop. I'd be starting out with three RCA connectors... Is there an RCA/audio two USB ...
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Java appears to be crashing video output/graphics card?

I don't even know how to phrase the question, so I've had very little luck with any kind of search. Every now and then at random intervals a few times a month, I'm watching a video on the internet ...
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How to stream netflix on fixed space on screen

I'm wondering if it's possible through any browsers or software to stream Netflix with a set size, minimal screen space used, but most importantly the "Always on top" functionality. Currently I just ...
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Best H.264 encoding settings to target low-bandwidth audience

We are building a video streaming website targeting audiences with 56kbps internet connection. We've chosen the H.264 codec to prepare the videos, now there are some challenges: 1) Should we use VBR ...
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Debugging choppy video playback on 2011 Macbook Pro

I'm trying to watch a sports highlight video on my 2011 Macbook Pro. I've got my computer set up to be about as fast as it can, apart from upgrading the 2.3 ghz processor - a solid state drive, 8GB of ...
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download video from a website that uses silverlight to stream live stuff?

since it's silverlight, probably rtmpdump etc are out of the way (correct me if I am wrong.) There are tons of software to download flash, but it's silverlight... and live! I am already aware about ...
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How to get QuickTime player to open a non-standard video stream?

On some sites there are video streams, such as this one, that I can open and view well using VLC, but on QuickTime player it doesn't load at all. How can I view it on QuickTime Player? (particularly ...
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Program like airvideo

Is there a program like airvideo for ipad, for the PC. That is, an app that can create a net tunnel and live transcode a video stream server to computer.
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Offloading video encoding to another processor for Live Streaming

So I've been trying to stream myself playing Starcraft 2 for community feedback and whatnot. I'm able to stream, but I suppose my hardware isn't quite fast enough to handle high quality encoding and ...
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Limit MJPEG stream bandwidth

I have a very simple webcam, but it supports MJPEG streaming. Webcam is in remote location, and that location internet connection has a very low upload speed. I can capture that MJPEG stream with ...
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gstreamer - can it actually deliver near real-time video?

I'm trying to stream video to an Android tablet, but I can't even get it to have latency under one second on my own machine, let alone introducing networking. The server is the test-launch rtsp ...
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Reduce Memory usage of ffmpeg Live streaming rtsp

Is there any way to reduce the resource usage of server while streaming a video through ffmpeg Iam using following command ffmpeg -i "rtsp://channelurl" -f flv -r 25 -s 640x480 -an ...
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Setup second router with different dns

I am trying to setup my roku to use US dns, but i am worried it will affect my domain network here so i would like to setup a second router on my connection and use that router to point the dns to ...
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Stream Multicast channel on a website

I have a simple website with JWPlayer. Right now it is receiving a stream from my camera (rtmp protocol). I'm looking for a simple way to do the same thing with a multicast channel. I guess that I'm ...
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How to download Pluralsight videos?

Someone must have a streamlined way to pull down Pluralsight videos without using a mobile device or screen capture utility. In the middle of watching a video, Pluralsight's site went down... they ...
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VLC command to output stream to /dev/video1

Looking to latch onto an http stream (specifically, a GoPro wireless stream, which I can view fine in VLC) and instantiate a fake video device, e.g. /dev/video1/ Is this possible with VLC alone? I've ...