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

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Baby monitor with netbook and smartphone [closed]

We're shopping for a baby monitor, but it seems like a waste to pay $150 for something when we already have both cameras/microphones (netbook with built-in webcam is the most mobile one) and remote ...
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vlc streaming over the network

Following this, I'm trying to stream video over the network. The settings are: me@kaffeesatz:~$ vlc screen:// --screen-left=67 --screen-top=53 --screen-width=800 --screen-height=600 --screen-fps=60 -...
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FFMPEG capture snapshot image from RTSP IPCamera

Hi I am able to stream video successfully from my IP Camera with VLC using the URL: rtsp://192.168.0.6:554/cam/realmonitor When attempting to use FFMPEG it is failing with the following errors: I ...
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Filesystem for writing/reading video/audio en mass [closed]

I am currently building a cross platform system that will require a lot of reading and writing video and audio to disk. I have tested ZFS, XFS, NTFS, EXT4 and I am unsatisfied with the speed. It is ...
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How is it called when audio streaming “freezes” or “stucks”?

How is it called when streaming (e.g. FireWire streaming) of video or audio stucks (or freezes) after about 10 minutes and I need to reset the streaming process (or reset the FireWire bus) to make it ...
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Behind ISP NAT Firewall - Need to remotely monitor CCTV's

Here's my situation: I have a DVR which is capable of allowing me to remotely view my shop CCTV's over IP.However, I'm behind the ISP's NAT firwall and have no ability to open ports on the router, so ...
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Setting up a Raspberry Pi for Wi-Fi streaming video access from a kite outdoors

I want to attach my already setup, video-streaming-capable Raspberry Pi web server setup to my kite and allow others in the close proximity to view the video via an IP address. There obviously won’t ...
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How do I cut clips using its position from a video?

I have a lot of clip positions that I have to extract from a single video, how can I automate the whole process? As of now I have to manually cut each clip using its position, but as my number of ...
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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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Unable to watch multiple video streams simultaneously

In my house we have a number of devices that can access video streaming sites (Amazon Prime, Netflix, etc.). It seems if one person is connected to one of these services already then you are lucky if ...
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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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HDMI “Video Over IP” hardware

I am interested in using my wireless home network to live-stream video sources such as DVDs, my Raspberry Pi or anything else that is connected to my home receiver. I would like to then send this ...
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Is there anyway to play MP4,AVI,MKV inside Firefox Browser?

Firefox brower can handle and stream flv files with help of Adobe Flash Player,it is well known to us.But can we play MP4,AVI,MKV file on Firefox without downloading?
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ffmpeg audio using lame

I have installed ffmpeg from source with --enable-libmp3lame. Now when I run ffmpeg with: sudo ffserver -f ffserver.conf & ffmpeg -s 320x240 -f video4linux2 -i /dev/video0 http://localhost:7070/...
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Stream computer screen to TV via network instead of a USB wireless link

I want to stream my computer screen (not just video or a limited amount of content) to my TV via the network. I know there are wireless devices that use USB to tranfer the screen to the TV. However, ...
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Processing YouTube video in ffmpeg

I'm using ffmpeg for taking screenshots from video. Is it possible to take screenshots from YouTube video without downloading video to hard drive?
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Issues with a Client involving AWS CloudFront and Static IPs

I have a social media website that uses AWS extensively. Through the site we stream video stored in S3, and this video is delivered through CloudFront. I have a Client who is one of our biggest ...
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Windows Media Player Play to - failed to retrieve media information from media server

So, I'm recently having issues playing any sort of mp4 file to my xbox one. Everytime I try, I just get the message "Failed to retrieve media information from media server". I've tried the common ...
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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, using:...
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Streaming videos from a home Ubuntu server

I have an Ubuntu Server machine, where I store media files (films predominately). How can I stream those files to watch on my mobile device? I'd ideally like a really lightweight solution as I ...
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On a 720p monitor, should it be possible for me to see 1080p? Or at least the difference between the two?

I have a native resolution of 720p on my budget HP 2000 laptop. Why can I tell the difference between 720p and 1080p? Is it not correct that with a maximum resolution on my monitor of 720p, I should ...
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How can I record an RTMP stream in real time?

How can I record an RTMP stream (Adobe Flash video and audio) which is currently playing, as-is? I have a very long video which can't be downloaded by any downloader I tested. So I want to scroll it ...
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Live555 Server Stream to VLC

I am starting the live555MediaServer.exe on my computer, (no firewalls), it says use url: rtsp://192.168.1.200/ to refer to a file in VLC i am entering rtsp://192.168.1.200/space.mp4 or rtsp://...
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What causes frames to be dropped/lost when playing videos with higher resolution on VLC?

I noticed on this Battlefield Hardline Trailer at 60fps, about half the frames are dropped on my laptop playing it at 1920x1080 60fps. If play it 1280x720 60fps, no frames are dropped. What causes the ...
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Is it possible to stream Windows desktop apps to a DLNA TV?

Is there any way (hardware or software) to stream the actual Windows desktop to a DLNA TV? I know you can stream certain media files (and this is working fine) but I would need to stream normal ...
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FFmpeg screencast: capture only one window

I'm using FFmpeg with UScreenCapture under Windows 7 for screencast. Everything works fine, but I want to stream video from only one window - not the whole monitor. I know, there is an opportunity to ...
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How to download these lecture videos?

I want to download these lecture videos by Miles Reid. I have tried using DownThemAll! firefox extension, but it only saves a .asx file. When I tried to open the .asx file using gedit to get the link, ...
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Red5 rebroadcast RTMP stream

I have a live RTMP stream coming from a VBrick server and I need to rebroadcast that stream to help save my bandwidth. I just installed Red5 on a Ubuntu 12.10 server but I can't figure out how to ...
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How to pass stream to Skype?

Is it possible to pass arbitrary video stream to or from Skype? For example, can VLC Player simulate video source or sink? Specifically, I would like to show my daughter some augmented reality ...
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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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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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Re-stream/Mirror HTTP Live Stream

I need to re-stream/mirror some HLS’s (HTTP Live Stream) using a Linux server. From input http://anystream.com/channel1.m3u8 To output http://127.0.0.1/abc.m3u8 I found several media servers ...
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Minimal requirements for Live Broadcasting? [closed]

I would like to broadcast an event to the public (through a web service like LiveStream or similar). I was thinking about using Open Broadcast Software to switch among sources. In your opinion can ...
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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 to play movies stored on my computer streamed to Android

I've got some nice series downloaded and stored in a folder on my computer. Then, I jump into the bath and want to watch them on my Xperia. Both are connected to the same home network via my Belkin ...
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How to make an Axis network camera appear as a local webcam camera?

I am trying to interface with an Axis 210 network camera. I can access it through web browser or some video stream URL. But I really want it to appear as a local webcam since many tools support that ...
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Nginx slow downloads even with low disk io

I run a small video streaming website and i've been noticing some problems with videos on my site. I have multiple 1gbit servers and the servers are only going at 1/4 port speed. When I try to load ...
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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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Can DNS service affect video streaming speed?

I am using a DNS service ( like unlocator.com) in order for me to watch Netflix.com because I am located outside US. Recently, I found that Netflix ( and also Amazon Prime) videos are very slow and ...
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How can I stream recorded video from an IP camera?

I'd like to record a certain area of my house while I'm away from home. I downloaded this app to turn my phone into an IP camera. I can then open up VLC on my computer and get a video stream from my ...
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VLC streaming, setting for Logitech QuickCam at low resolution isn't working

I can stream my Logitech QuickCam S5500 in Windows 7 using the following vlc command: vlc dshow:// :dshow-vdev="Logitech QuickCam S5500" :dshow-adev=none :dshow-size=320x240 :dshow-fps=30 :no-dshow-...
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WMS alternative in win server 2012

WMS is not present in win server 2012, so what alternative we have to support streaming video files. Are there any DLLs available to do this. Where to find info about this, plz give me some ...
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FFMPEG to stream to rtmp

I am streaming a file from hard disk to rtmp server. What i need is to stream a file from the client PC. i.e., I am hosting ffmpeg on the server and my web application streams the file from the client ...
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VLC tv card streaming

I'm trying to stream the output of my desktop's tv card to my laptop using vlc without success. I have on both pcs ArchLinux installed. I'm stuck here: $ cvlc v4l2:///dev/video0:norm=pal-nc:...
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Is there any way I can control the output of my webcam?

I actually got this idea when I was using Google Hangouts; I was wondering if there was any way I could "hack" my webcam to make Hangouts display video that wasnt actually being supplied as input. I'...
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How to watch video streaming from home PC with full control, like on a local player?

I'd like to watch (and listen to) all my media on home PC, from a netbook elsewhere. And I'd like it to appear as seamless as possible, as if I were playing media locally, but actually streaming from ...
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Windows PC users watch videos over LAN without Copy possibility

Is there any idea to make videos playable on Windows PCs over LAN, so the users can not copy the played files. Thank you.
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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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Putting a lower bitrate of my video stream in my current mp4 container

What I have is an MP4 movie with a video stream and an audio stream. What I want in the output is an MP4 file containing: the same video stream the same audio stream the same video stream with a ...
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Removing Netflix From WMC8 And Adding Online Libraries?

I just installed Media Center on my 8.1 Pro laptop earlier and I am trying to figure a few things out. I looked for a good online guide to MC but I couldn't find one... First question, how do I get ...