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

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Why should I choose a DLNA NAS over a PC?

Background: I have a Dell Inspiron Zino HD that faithfully serves as my HTPC, running Windows 7 Media Center. I have a HD Home Run, connected via its Ethernet port, for watching local TV. The Zino is ...
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Is 802.11g fast enough to stream DVD and Blu-ray ISOs?

I'm thinking about changing my home media setup so that I stream my video ISOs from a remote PC to my HTPC. However, I'm worried that 802.11g will be too slow to stream high quality video data, ...
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translate kbps video stream to video resolution

In the NFL game pass site they offer a video stream of the games upto 3000 kbps. I want to know to what resolution this translates to (hd, sd, 1080p, 720p) and how many frame per sec. Can I figure ...
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How to get media info with PHP? [closed]

I have several movies with "mov" and "mkv" extensions on my server and I want to get media info like size, time, audio streams, video streams etc. via PHP. Is it possible?
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Recommended Xbox 360 Video Format?

What is the recommended or native video format for the Xbox 360? I have a Plex DLNA server setup and I dont want it to have to convert on the fly. So what is the recommended Xbox 360 video playback ...
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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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Apple streaming tools on Linux

Can you guys help me. I need to run Apple's http live streaming command line tools on Linux. I've tried different ways to install .dmg itself, then I've tried to extract files from it, then finally I ...
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VLC (Server) re-stream Security Camera Feed

I purchased a Swann Home Security DVR system and was hoping for some help on how to duplicate the streaming video on my server. In order to get their web view (streaming video in the browser) to ...
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Some web video is not working for me browser independently. Why?

Some flash videos are simply not working for me. One example is gamespot.com. The flash element loads, but it does not display correctly or play the video. This also happens on other sites, for ...
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Get links to streaming video from an iOS app

There is this free app called GLWiz in the App Store, which basically allows you to watch satellite channels on your iPod. The good thing about this app is that you can have access to the HD ...
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Where is the moov atom in silverlight?

I monitored my network traffic to find the stream URL for silverlight video. When I opened that URL with VLC it didn't find moov atom and wasn't able to stream. Could moov atom be in silverlight ...
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Store Lovefilm streaming movies with Sony SMP-N200

I have a Sony SMP-N200 Media Streamer, which I want to use with the LoveFilm streaming service. The streamer has no storage that I'm aware of. How can I cache film downloads on another device so ...
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Streaming movies from Windows Home Server 2011 to iPad

Is there a way to Stream movies from my Remote website to the iPad? I gave it a try and was able to log in and view all my files however, when trying to stream i get an error saying Silverlight is not ...
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VLC refuses to stream

I'm trying to run cvlc on Ubuntu 10.04.4 in VirtualBox to stream a part of the desktop. However, I get the following error message. lowerkey@c:~$ cvlc screen:// --screen-left=0 --screen-top=53 ...
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How much bandwith is required to stream 1080p?

I am wondering how much bandwith is required to stream a 1080p movie from for example Youtube. I am aware that there may be things such as compression that come in play here, but can anyone provide a ...
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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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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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Reduce the disk space required while streaming

My plan is that I'm going to use a 8GB SD-card for my Raspberry PI. The PI itself will not store much more then the actual OS and its components, but will instead gather all required files from ...
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What video format(s) should be used to serve Macs, PCs, and Mobile Devices?

In 2007, I started a site based on streaming and downloading poker strategy videos. At that point in time, the best solution I came up with for supporting users of Macs and PCs was to provide the ...
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FiOS signal bradcast

Can I connect the FiOS set top output coaxial cable to my MOCA wifi/router input so to broadcast the unscrambled signal to my Roku Boxes?
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How can I make my video streaming faster?

I wonder how could I insert a high-quality video in my webpage providing fast downloading for my users. I have a video which is around 80 MB large. It's two minutes long. I have it in M4V, OGG and ...
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How can I record my screen, with sound, and encode it live?

I need to record about two hours of streaming video. Is there a way to encode the video directly ? I've used fraps, but the files created are just enormous.
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Preview large video while still downloading it in Skype

Is there a way to start watching partially downloaded video from Skype while it is still being downloaded? So far my experience was that as soon as I try to do that - Skype interrupts the download.
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Recording a http asx video stream on Ubuntu/Linux command line

I've read several of the other questions here and other pages on the web, but so far nothing I've tried has worked. The video I'm trying to cache for offline viewing is this lecture: ...
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How to record PC screen activity with a DVR?

I was asked how would one be able to record PC screen activity to a standalone DVR (to sync it with CCTV cameras). 2 different solutions came to my mind: A software installed on the PC makes the PC ...
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Real-time Transcoding of Web Video [closed]

How do I transcode a flash or web video in real-time? I want to be able to watch videos on my TV, which is DLNA compliant, but I'm not sure how to get internet content directly to the TV without first ...
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Why can video streaming sites not leverage my 100 MBit LAN-speed?

I am a bit confused about what is slowing down my network and I hope it is correct to ask here and not at "webapps.sx.com", because my issue is not only one with YouTube, but basically many video ...
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Where is the local cached version of a streamed video?

I had opened a video website and watched a streamed video which has been completely buffered. I want to get a copy of the video, which I know is located somewhere in my hard-disk because it's ...
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Windows 7 local network video streaming skips

I have a pretty simple setup - file server with movies, HTPC in living room, various desktops and laptops. All the hardware is fairly recent and entirely capable of decoding 1080p h264. But for some ...
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Stream Screen-Content over Network to DLNA TV

So i got this new TV that is DLNA compliant and can play video files and streams from the network. This works great already with files from a streaming server (Windows Server running Serviio) inside ...
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Desktop w/Blu-Ray in one room, DLNA-compatible TV in another — streaming?

My TV supports DLNA streaming. I have a Blu-Ray drive in my desktop computer and I'd like to stream Blu-Ray movies directly to my TV. Is this even possible, and if so, does any Blu-Ray software ...
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Reassess media file size in mplayer

I have two computers on the same wireless network (same subnet). Lets call them computer-A and computer-B. All my media files are on computer-B. I want to be able to play the file on computer-A using ...
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Ubuntu screen as “webcam”

I want to enable my screen as a video capture drive, so I can share (stream) my desktop screen instead my webcam. I'm using Mint 12 (based on Ubuntu).
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Play movie from Windows Media to a DLNA TV: “failed to retrieve media information from media server”

I have three movie files in my Windows Media Player library. All three of them play fine on the computer. If I choose "Play To" and select my Sony Bravia TV, one of them works fine, but the other two ...
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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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Command encoding h264 baseline profile, level 1, with FFmpeg and libx264

Can anyone suggest a command to encode video to h264 baseline profile (level 1)? Here is a link for reference: http://blog.mediacoderhq.com/h264-profiles-and-levels/ I used this command but FFmpeg ...
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What port does Netflix device streaming use?

What port does Netflix device streaming use? Is this port also used by the website direct streaming in the Silverlight app? What is the HTTP Content-Type if it uses port 80? Thanks.
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How to loop MMS video stream from VLC

I have a VLM config for a mosaic broadcast however once the stream has finished playing, it will not restart regardless of the loop option. Does the loop option apply to certain streams only or just ...
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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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What are the minimum specs required for a PC to stream HD movie files?

I want to stream hi-def (non flash-based) movies from my future minimum spec PC to my network-ready HDTV. What I want to know is: When streaming from a computer (local wifi network), is the ...
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How to stream the PC desktop to a phone with VLC?

I got this famous handy VLC player. I want to stream my PC screen over RTSP to my phone. Here are the details: My PC is connected to a DSL router via ethernet LAN cable, which has a built-in WiFi ...
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DTS to AC3 conversion for LG TV using mediatomb DLNA server

I want to convert a MKV video file containing DTS audio to a stream with AC3 audio. I want to pass this resulting stream to mediatomb's transcoding feature. Mediatomb will transfer the stream via DLNA ...
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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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Streaming a wmv file with mms protocol in Linux

I am attempting to stream lectures via the MMS protocol (mms://xxxx/xxx/xxx.wmv) in Windows and Linux Mint 11. In Windows, this is no problem using Windows Media Player. In Linux, however, I have to ...
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How to turn images into a video slideshow with sound

I have a 65min long MP3 file and 14 different images (a slideshow). How do combine these into a video file that is less than 500MB? Is there any free/opensource/trial software for Windows 7 that can ...
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Is there an equivalent of the “MediaPlayerConnectivity” Firefox extension for Chrome?

The MediaPlayerConnectivity extension allows an easy way to play DivX and other streaming videos in external applications (like VLC). Is there something like this for Chrome? I want to play videos ...
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Computer freezes after watching Youtube videos

I had Windows 7 installed all september. But I installed Windows XP Professional back because my computer couldn't handle the new OS. After first boot I tried to install newest flash player (from ...
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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 media to remote client (native desktop client, web, anything is fine)

There is a server (Intel Atom dual-core CPU with Windows XP installed on it). The 'server' got a huge bandwidth, which I could easily use to stream media to my home PC where I have a simple ADSL ...
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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 ...