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Is there any way to capture an RTMP stream and output it to SDI?

Here is my situation: We specialize in producing local sports for web streaming. Occasionally we are asked to deliver a stream to a local TV-station. Paying for uplink truck and the whole satellite thing is way beyond our budget.

I'm not really familiar with IP-based workflows, that's why capturing RTMP-stream was my first idea.

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Try 'Wireshark'................. – user6464 Sep 10 '14 at 3:49

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I found this rack mount device called DVEO D-Streamer IP/DIG. One of DVEO's press relises announced $4000 price for the device.

Inputs: HTTP Live (HLS), UDP, RTP, RTSP, HTTP, RTMP (Open Flash), MMS. Output: SD/HD-SDI.

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It looks like there's plenty of software available to capture an RTMP stream available on the internet, although I personally have not tried any of it because I don't have a legitimate reason to do so. However, to output to SDI, you might be interested in something like this.

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The easiest bet is to simply play back the RTMP stream on a system with SDI output. Don't even need special software, just full screen it and let it rip.

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