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

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How to get closed captions to appear on a live stream

I want to be able to stream live TV but also include the closed captions. My workflow is to use a Blackmagic Designs Decklink card (video source is SDI) and use VLC to capture and transcode the ...
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Automatic conversion/encode video for Video On Demand streaming

I need an automatic solution to convert video clips for html5 (mp4/x264, webm/vp8) and flash (mp4/x264) video-on-demand streaming. For a site like Youtube, just much smaller. The input files are ...
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Best H.264 settings for low bit-rate streaming video

I'm looking to stream some video from Flash Media Live Encoder with a video bitrate of around 150 Kbit/sec and audio of 50 Kbit/sec. The video will contain quite a lot of movement which I want to try ...
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How can I stream to a single channel, from multiple geographical locations?

We are looking at broadcasting a live 'roundtable discussion' between 4 or 5 people. We are after either a service which would allow us to stream from all of these 4 people into a single channel. Note ...
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Record on laptop from streaming camera via RCA cable

I have a video camera that only 'streams' the images and has no way of recording them. Currently I'm plugging the RCA into a TV and then recording from that, but I need to be mobile and so need to ...
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Getting Started with Webcasting and Video conferencing

Our church is trying to move into the 21st century. We have the opportunity to apply for a grant of up to $20,000 ($10,000 would be more likely to succeed) for equipment purchases. We need to be ...
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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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Live Streaming and Recording Simultaneously

I will explain my situation first. I am getting married in two months and have many family members that are in bad health. They want to make the wedding, but just cant. We had the idea of streaming ...
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What solution do you use to bring a udp, rtmp, … stream back into the hd-sdi format

As a small independent TV Station we cooperate with festivals and congresses which want to broadcast their content live. Most of the times these partners send me a webstream. Currently we have a ...
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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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Does youtube store different video files for different bit rate?

First of all, is the technique called "resampling" ? Does youtube make live resampling for every user ? Isn't it too cpu costly ? So far what i know about codecs is that it has to go through many ...
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RG6 vs RG59 HD-SDI cables for live stream

It seems there are lots of discussions on the web, none recently though, on RG6 vs RG59 and the distances that they can carry signal. For situations when quality matters, such as live streaming (as ...
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Ad Free Video Streaming to Web

I'm currently working with a charity that broadcasts our event to the web. The event is about a week long (24 hrs per day), and gets in excess of 2000 viewers at times during the stream. I am ...
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How to do a video live stream through a VPS?

I've been looking at a million resources and I can't find a definitive answer to this. I'm looking to do a small scale (max 50 viewers possibly), low quality live video stream, with nothing but my ...
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WMV vs MP4 Streaming & Download

I work for a company that outputs videos in many formats. We currently stream movies in FLV format, offer downloads in a WMV and MP4 format. However in the interest of saving server space and ...
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Creating text graphics from a data feed

Does anyone know how to create text/graphics from a data feed? I'm streaming live events and need to take a text data, (mainly CSV files) containing names, clubs, points and position data and ...
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Livestreaming Youtube

I have a Vlog on Youtube that I would like to stream live via LiveStream, but the quality looks like complete garbage. It's blocks and just all around not what it looks like in the browser. Does ...
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Live streaming with Twitter and RSS information

In two weeks we have a live event for 7 days. Last year we bought wirecast but it looks like it has just a few features. They now integrated Twitter, but it's just weird how it's all made. We have a ...
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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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Wavy screen and lines showing now and again in live streaming cam

I have setup a trial live streaming cam in my chicken coop to test this little camera. I am seeing some waves and lines in the feed now and again. Does anyone know why this happens and what the fix ...
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Record and stream what's on my screen

I'm trying to make a videogame review video, with the help of a friend. I'd rather have each of us in different places, so that I can record our audio independently. But then I have a bigger problem : ...
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What can I use to build a live video recording, streaming, marking application / platform?

I'd like to set up a platform such that I can record 2-4 video inputs into storage while also uploading it into a streaming cloud so that it can be viewed in near-live / real-time. Further, I'd like ...
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Practical algorithms for rate adaptation

I am interested about reading material on rate adaptation, by which I mean the process of adapting the bandwidth/rate allocated for a streaming application, ranging from services such as YouTube, to ...
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How can I determine the publishing point for streaming an HTTP stream to Adobe Media Server 5?

I would like to stream a HTTP stream from VLC direct to Adobe Media Server 5, however I am unsure of the URL I should stream to. How can I determine the URL of the publishing point?
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How to display static image if the input stream ends using ffmpeg?

I am receiving a stream over the network with the following ffmpeg command: ffmpeg -i rtmp://server:port/input.stream -f flv rtmp://server2:port/output.stream When the input stream stalls, I want ...
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How do I set up an RTMP stream server and URL endpoint?

I've got a Haivision Barracuda, which can stream RTMP to a URL (secured by username/password) set in its interface, but have very little experience of streaming video. What software do I need (Windows ...
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Is firewire better than USB for live webcasting - Video

I am building a 2 camera, 4 mic webcasting setup. Using firewire to connect the 2 cameras to a laptop is more involved as it requires 2 analog to digital converts and 2 firewire ports, whereas most ...
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What's the minimum software for reliably live-streaming a conference?

With a DSLR's HDMI-out feeding into a Mac, what's the minimum necessary software to do a live web broadcast from a conference? UStream is $99/month and up. YouTube has a live streaming service, but ...
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How to link an audio mp3 file created on soundcloud to your Youtube account

i want create a sound file on soundcloud and bring it to my youtube account. How do i achieve this?
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How to *stream* audio over multiple scenes in Flash?

I must use "stream" because the video must sync with audio. Suggestions I found on Google: 1) Use Event mode. I am aware the "Event" mode will play over multiple scenes, but it does not force audio ...
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Recommend a good online video host?

I have been using Vimeo for a good long while to host our corporate videos. I like the service, and it is certainly affordable, but I am quickly outgrowing it. I now have almost 200 videos warehoused ...
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Hardware solution for live video conversion

To briefly summarize: I am looking for a video conversion box that will accept any resolution/refresh rate/color space and split out a properly converted feed. I utilize a hardware H.264 ...
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Native SDI-output vs HDMI-SDI adapter for live stream

I currently run live streams of amateur sporting events, mainly inside. Currently I am using several Panasonic HS-900ks connected to a PC desktop via RCA cables and several Easycap DC60+s (USB 2.0). ...
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Help needed in choosing video production device for use with Matterhorn Capture Agent

In our institution we need to record every class hours and upload it to our Matterhorn server with schedule recording, so i need a good video capture card which need to support a fixed camera and ...
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Stream from a windows desktop to multiple TVs/apartments on a separate channel

How can I stream from my windows 7 desktop to TVs in multiple apartments in my building on a dedicated cable channel. Is it possible? If so, how can I go about it? The stream must play if someone ...
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How to demux MPTS to SPS

I have a live multi-program MPEG-TS stream [MPTS] over IP, I'd like to select just one program from the stream, and output a single-program MPEG-TS stream containing just that program. is there any ...
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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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putting 24/7 live radio on website

I am trying to figure out how to put a live radio player in a website, for broadcasting from my home studio. I also want to open it up so other people can also broadcast to the website from their ...
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What are the various desktop streaming software used by justin.tv and similar sites?

I want to create a channel to which various users could stream their desktop. I’m looking for the best solution for them. So far I’ve found Dyyno (free but too simple), WireCast (expensive and too ...
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Streaming with a Sony NX5

I recently obtained a Sony NX5, now aside from the fact that its pretty much a great camera in every way (afaik); it doesn't have a IEEE 1394 port. I assume this is probably related to the AVCHD ...
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Producing and streaming to a local Network

i'm facing the challenge of creating a "TV-Show". To understand why i do this i will explain it in detail, but summarize it in the end, for the ones who just want to know what my problem is. LONG ...
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jquery-videosub how to [closed]

Standards compliant video subtitles for HTML5 video tags. Original MooTools implementation by Thomas Sturm, jQuery port by Max Wheeler. Usage UsageDead simple. Call the videoSub() ...
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Video Streaming connection speed

What is the required upload speed I need to stream HD video on web? Curently I am in process of talking to various ISPs so I can find the best solution, but seems like they can't help me since a lot ...
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Is it possible to convert output of TV Channel (set top box 720p) to 1080p?

I have Toshiba 29PB200ZE (just purchased). Now the problem is it displays pixels with very blur effect. Reason is that the Cable operators in India (using Standard Channel Broadcasting) broadcasting ...
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Best presets to scale legacy 4:3 and 5:4 videos using ffmpeg

We have videos in row format (.mov) that are 4:3 (768x576) and 5:4 (720x576). We have a recommended preset for streaming over DASH to HTML5 and Silverlight players (this is the second pass): ffmpeg ...
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How to start and record Flash video stream without recording the player taskbar

I want to record a Flash video stream from the web. This is the website in question: http://www.arte.tv/guide/de/plus7 The problem is that the video starts with a task bar over it and I have to move ...
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Streaming live to co-hosts

I've recently started livestreaming, and during the test stream feedback was received that I tended to concentrate a fair amount on the game I was streaming, and not able to respond to commenters on ...
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Help with a Video streaming a Meeting and archiving it in HD using 1 camera

The Setup Sony Camcorder connected to IMAC via firewire And a PC via Component cable to HDMI on the PC Imac records Hd video using IMovie and a 2TB Harddrive Pc Streams using DaCast to Flash encoder ...
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How Does Remote Streaming Work?

I am thinking of developing a software solution to send images from digital cameras to a mobile phone. I have seen DVRs with 4-8 channels selling as kits. They allow remote access viewing via a ...
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How to defeat the display info overlay on the HDMI output of the Canon XA25 including the status indicator?

How to defeat the display info overlay on the HDMI output of the Canon XA25 including the status indicator. An IT/AV colleague of mine needs to send the HDMI output of a Canon XA25 for streaming but ...