The act of transmitting media over a network for consumption in real time.

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Stream tablet to computer with switcher to stream to internet

I was unsure where to post this, so please move if there is a better site for it I am trying to design a cheap system that allows me to have 3 video inputs, allows me to mix them and stream it live ...
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Downloading earlier segments from a live m3u8 playlist

I have an .m3u8 URI of type LIVE. As far as I know, live playlists use a sliding window instead of containing all the segments. My questions are, 1) Is it possible to find out what the length of ...
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Http Live Streaming for beginners

I'm new to live streaming and it's quite hard to find good information for beginners. Could anyone recommend resources to HLS besides Apple's documentation? I'm trying to make an app similar to ...
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Wirecast to wirecast

I am running a broadcast and would like to include content from 2 locations, each location has the ability to stream from wirecast. Is it possible to stream from wirecast at location 1 to wirecast at ...
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Using ffmpeg to stream to or from Blackmagic Decklink Card

I want to use blackmagic cards with ffmpeg to stream their input but there is a problem. When I use "H264 Pro" Encoder as a "decklink" or "dshow" input, I see this error in command line output of ...
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on-the-fly transcode and stream with VP9 and MPEG-DASH

In the VOD system, I want to add a unique watermark to the video with FFmpeg, so I need a on-the-fly transcoding and streaming method. In this article, it describe how to create non-muxed and chunked ...
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Dash live streaming

after a lot of googling and after I've read tons of forums, I'm still not able to do a live stream using my cam to another device. My system is made up by a server ( a windows laptop ), that capture ...
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How to achieve a twitch styled video skin in google hangout?

My apologies if this isn't the correct stack, seemed like the one most related to my issue. I'm trying to set up a friend with a live stream, but he can not use Twitch for professional reasons. What ...
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Resize a live stream and overlay over another live stream for broadcasting

I'm working with ATEM Production Studio 4K from Blackmagic to switch between several video feeds that are broadcast using Wirecast onto Youtube from a Mac. Our ATEM product is not one of the switchers ...
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Live streaming to a disk

Not sure if this is the right place to ask this question (pretty technical), but I thought I'd start here. I'm interested in building a website that will have a streaming-video feature. It's not ...
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How can I avoid Quicktime Vulnerability with h.264 encoded MP4 files?

I posted this earlier on SuperUser, but realized that this is likely the more appropriate forum for my question. We have several thousand very large MP4 files that have been encoded over the past ...
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Dash player stalls on high bitrate video

I transcoded Sintel for Dash using the commands below. Everything seems fine, except the Dash.js Reference Player stalls at 3:30 - I run it on a local HTTP server with a clone of their Github project -...
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FFMpeg and HLS, videos need to load in their entirety before they start playing

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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Is it possible to specify ffmpeg args from a file?

I'd like to do some streaming with ffmpeg. I've gotten it working with a command like the following: ffmpeg -f x11grab -s 1920x1200 -r 15 -i :0.0 -c:v libx264 -preset fast -pix_fmt yuv420p -s ...
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ffmpeg: reducing the framerate of an an h.264 flv video file

I am trying to record a window on one machine, stream it via RTMP to a streaming server, record it, and then run ffmpeg to reduce its framerate. This is how I'm recording: ffmpeg -loglevel warning -r ...
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HDMI SSD recorder and streaming through USB or IP

The actual scenario: We are given a HDMI signal (or SDI which we convert to HDMI) We cannot change the recording devices, because it comes directly from teleoperators We use this device to record it ...
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How to configure crtmpserver for live streaming?

This is what I would like to do. A Linux laptop has a webcam connected to it and captures video and audio in real time The laptop sends the live video and audio stream to another Linux server which ...
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What's the best way to record a skype conversation?

I need to record a skype conversation and upload it to youtube (it's a live conference and the other party asked for it). Can I record a skype conversation? What would be the best way in terms of ...
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Combine video and audio TS segments coming from HLS stream

Apple HLS streams MPEG-2 TS files containing video and audio data in packetized elementary stream format. These segments (.ts files) can be joined in order to build final video. Recent version of HLS ...
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Convert mkv to mp4 (or webM) with the output file viewable in the process

I'm trying to find a way to convert a MKV file into MP4 and actually already start to view it, while it's still converting. The output file would be viewed via Chrome or Firefox and I would like to ...
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Best Streaming Encoding Software to incorporate a message feed

I am trying to stream a weekly boardgaming video podcast. I was hoping to incorporate a message feed to video. I want the people playing the game to be able to show watchers their strategies without ...
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What hardware and software do I need to live stream 360 video?

This would be for an event. So far I had this idea: Hardware: camera stand and mount a Ricoh Theta S, which is able to provide a fish eye view 360 stream while connected to a computer through USB. ...
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Put branding over tv signal

Im trying to figure out the most clean way to put custom content (being text or picture for branding) over standard tv signal for a business that want to show their logos and such in the tv´s they ...
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Which web server is better for HLS streaming?

I try to create a server that stream HLS to client, i created .m3u8 file and for receive from client use Apache web server. Some time changing source of video take more than usual time...i think that ...
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a7s hdmi stream for OBS

I'm doing a conference shoot where I want to record main stage camera (a7s) to ProRes (via shogun) for later post production. I would, however, also like to use the a7s feed for an OBS live streaming ...
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How to compromise between byte rate, resolution and fps

I want to stream a video on a device full screen (therefore, the dimensions of the display are fixed) What should I focus on to offer the best experience for a given bandwidth? Should I have other ...
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HDMI Streaming Bad Delay

Here's the deal - I have a green screen and want to stream input from Canon Vixia HF R62 camcorder. I have a Magewell HDMI to USB 3.0 dongle which goes into the USB 3.0 port of my Dell Pro3X docking ...
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Video Analysis Tool - Open Source Software Recommendation

This is blurring the lines between programming and vid production (question not allowed on Stack Overflow or Programmers) I am throwing this out there as I know there may not be a suitable solution, ...
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Encoding videos for MPEG-DASH

I read this article on encoding for MPEG-DASH, which has helped me a little and then follow up article. My end goal is to create a batch file that can read in a directory of MP4 files, and then ...
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Does having hardware encoding chip help?

I've been googling for a while now so I finally decided to ask others as well as I'm pretty darn confused. I'm looking to be able to stream at 1080p at 60fps ( from a gaming laptop, it's more than ...
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ffmpeg streaming to rtmp and extracting image periodically

I'm using this command to receive a input stream and transcode it to a different resolution and stream it to ustream. ffmpeg -hide_banner -loglevel info -progress /tmp/ffmpeg.log -i udp://10.0.0.150:...
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random errors from ffprobe

I'm trying to create a multicast MPEG stream scanner (with Python if that's of any relevance) that would be able to scan a multicast network range and give me information about the streams available (...
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Is there a buffer caching application that preloads streaming video?

I'm trying to find out if there's already a application in existence or a way to preload (cache/ buffer) couple minutes ahead of live streaming media e.g. live stream onine TV, rtmp protocol etc.. in ...
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Can video be composited for live streaming?

I was watching a Twitch.TV stream of a panel of announcers discussing eSports live, and while all of the graphics, sets, backgrounds, lighting looked great, I thought it would be nice if the raw video ...
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How to clone AND downscale 2560x1080 resolution for both display and streaming

The current setup is: ______________ | Computer | |______________| DVI | | HDMI | | HDMI | | HDMI ___|____ _|_________ | Video | | 2560x1080 | |Streamer| |...
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Advantage of HLS/HDS over direct bytestream

I've been becoming familiar with a lot of streaming protocols in the past few years, but now that I ask myself, I don't know what are the advantages of protocols such as HLS or HDS which chunk the ...
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How to prevent users from downloading videos?

We want to provide VOD service via http/https, but we dont want users download a video by finding out the url directly from the web player or using a developer plugin like firebug. We are told that ...
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How to stream video with delay

I need some kind of rtsp buffer to delay video. I have a live cam and i need to start recording video on some event. But I need 10-15 seconds before that event too. Idea is to read from camera, use ...
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Can I open Windows Media Player to play RTP stream in command line?

https://msdn.microsoft.com/zh-tw/library/windows/desktop/dd562624(v=vs.85).aspx This website is the Microsoft documentation about Windows Media Player's command line option.But I find nothing about ...
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RED streaming interface

I need to get a live video stream from a RED camera into a proprietary app running under OSX (though I can switch to Windows if necessary). I'm unable to find any information about getting a live ...
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best way to publish low latency video on ffmpeg

I am trying to publish a stream of live video that need to get to the client side in under 3 sec in latency. I am using vMix to capture a 720p/50 stream from a camera, that by virtual camera letting ...
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Looking for real time video streaming/editing software for commercial snips

As the title says i am looking for a video editing/playing software for commercial snips, etc. I should be able to: Add video files to a "queue" Play this "queue" in a loop Reorder video files ...
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Is there a way to capture RTMP-stream and output it to SDI?

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 ...
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Is there a buffering difference between increasing and decreasing stream quality?

When you change from low quality to high quality on a stream, is buffering time (or anything else) slower than changing from high to low? If so, is there a difference in doing this on a live stream as ...
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Realtime fulldome video splitting

I need to split fulldome video stream to several projectors for planetarium. I wrote hlsl (and glsl) shader which does exactly what I need and has some configurable parameters. It works in MPC:HC that ...
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How actually RTMP work

I'm not a video expert but what I understand about RTMP that it work in the following manner : Video Source -> MP4 Container -> FLV Container -> RTMP Container -> Propagate through internet -> RTMP ...
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Streaming 2 local and some remote players audio issue

I am trying to set up for streaming. Here is what i want to accomplish. I will be the only one streaming video and streaming from the same computer i am playing on. I have a mixer attached to my ...
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convert live hls stream into rtmp stream

one of our partner is exposing a live HLS stream. I want to know if there is any tool that can take hls live stream as input and convert it to rtmp live stream and ideally push that output to some ...
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Endless video chat?

Looking to create a video conferencing experience between 2 offices. Want to make it like a window where people can just walk up to the camera/screen/mic and see who is there. Is there a cheap way to ...
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Live streaming an event

I want to live stream an event on YouTube with my DSLR. Will I need a HDMI capture card? If yes can you please list a few inexpensive ones. Also, please mention if there are any other ways for me to ...