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

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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 ...
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How can I read a video file that is being created?

I have a very old video capture device (Dazzle DVC USB) hooked up to Windows7, and it works with the program that it came with just fine to create a MPEG2 file in a directory. However, I want to ...
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Black screen when attempting to watch videos on cbs.com

As of about three weeks ago, I haven't been able to watch streaming videos from cbs.com. I don't remember making any changes to my system configuration around that time. When I try to load any ...
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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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Is there virtual webcam software that accepts a HTTP stream as a video source?

I need to stream video from DVBViewer's Netstreamer plugin, and capturing its onscreen video output is too laggy. Is there any virtual webcam software that accepts HTTP Live Streams as a video ...
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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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Playing random short clips from a collection of movies

I'm hosting a party, and I want to play random sequences from a collection of movies in the background. I don't want to sit and edit together five hours of footage by hand though. Ideally I would: ...
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Can you sync a livestream (audio/video) to a live TV broadcast?

Does anyone know of a way to sync a livestream to a live Television broadcast? Since most people watch TV via DVR and the networks have delays built in as well is it possible to sync a livestream to ...
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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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Choppy video in all browsers

I recently defragged and ran the hard disk error checking provided with windows xp on. Since then when I watch streamed videos such as youtube the video is really choppy. I am running windows XP and ...
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Streaming video in Virtualbox jumpy

I am trying to get Netflix to work on my Ubuntu netbook. I know it will not run in Linux so I am trying it in my Win XP virtual machine. It streams the video but the sound and video are out of sync ...
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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: ...
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Live video streaming over UDP?

What options are currently available for live streaming of video over UDP? Current solution uses libx264 and wowza media server, to serve up an rtmp stream. Unfortunately it's communicating over ...
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Which codec is optimal for streaming a screencast with a small webcam PIP?

I need to stream a video feed generated in real time using CamTwist and QuickTime Broadcaster on OS X. The video is of a fairly static desktop, with some mouse movements, and occasional mild changes ...
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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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Using a flash video stream in my .NET application [closed]

I want this question deleted. I have reposted the modified question at StackOverFlow. http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7075884/using-a-flash-video-stream-in-my-net-application
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A way to stream from a v4l2 device?

I have a Arch Linux server and I'm currently using the mjpeg format to stream a security camera. The problem is that mjpeg is a bad format in terms of compression. It compress frames individually so ...
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How do streaming videos download works?

I use Firefox and the Video DownloadHelper plugin to download videos from YouTube, etc. How do these plugins and sites automatically obtain download links for these videos?
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DVR card: Streaming audio through BNC connection?

I would like to live stream video/audio from a source that uses BNC connector out, and I'm having trouble identifying what kind of DVR/video capture card I would need so that I could stream both video ...
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Record Java Streaming Video

Is there a way to record streaming video in Java? Perhaps a way without using a recorder that just records everything on screen? An example might be something like a Saba Centra presentation, a ...
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How do I take an FMS h264 stream and wrap it in a container?

I have an FMS (Flash Media Server 4) that writes out the video streams to .f4v files. As far as I can see and understand, it only writes the video/audio data with no container at all, though I could ...
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Is there a cheap option for restreaming from an MJPEG IP camera in Flash format?

We're working with Axis brand cameras and media encoders (1 camera, 1 encoder) that are outputting MJPEG format video to our web server. We then need to show these streams on a website. Clients will ...
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Two FFMPEG commands simultaneoulsy

I want to multicast two videos to two different ports of a multicast address. I am able to send one video to one port at a time. But I want a command where both the videos are sent to the ports at the ...
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How can I stream video directly from torrent file?

Is there some way to do live stream video directly from torrent ? Are there linux tools like torrent cleint which can do this? I need to do something like uTorrent Video Stream
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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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What's the difference between the graphics capabilities in Sandy Bridge and an accelerated graphics card? [closed]

I've been reading that the big news with Sandy Bridge processors is that they can process video much faster. Does this mean that we no longer need accelerated graphics cards that can do this? Are we ...
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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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Is there a way to browse a media server (MediaTomb) with a media player (VLC)?

I currently have an EEE PC set up with LinuxMint as my media server using MediaTomb. I use VLC as my media player on another Windows computer to watch videos off the media server. It works fine, but ...
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FFMPEG command to stream video to a Multicast address

I need to stream a video to a Multicast address. I heard using FFMPEG we can stream the content. I used the following command to stream to the multicast address ffmpeg.exe -i input -vcodec copy ...
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Dedicate 5.2 GHz to video streaming

I have a cisco e4200 router capable of running 5.2 and 2.4 GHz simultaneously. On a windows 7 machine, I have a cisco wusn600n wireless adapter. From the windows 7 machine, I stream full hd videos to ...
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Single link to all mobile video stream formats

I'm doing some video streaming to different kinds of mobile devices(with the help of Wowza Media Server). And I need to have a single URL to serve all device types(e.g. mobile://funny-cats.mp4). A ...
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Baby monitor with netbook and smartphone

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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Batch Edit Keyframe Metadata FLV Recorded Stream Video

I recorded an FLV stream, but the resulting video has an awkward metadata quirk that prevents successful conversion to other formats. Here is a snapshot of the keyframes at the beginning of the FLV as ...
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DVIHDMI to network stream (mms, etc.)

Did anybody ever hear or use appliance which has HDMI/DVI input (like monitor) and can broadcast network stream (mms, etc.)? So, the goal is obviously to plug it to PC graphic card (DVI/HDMI) and ...