Questions tagged [streaming]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
217 views

Canon XF105 streaming

Can the Canon XF105 be used for streaming to Facebook Live and record the service simultaneously? We are trying to utilize an existing Canon XF105 to stream to Facebook Live during our services while ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Proper command to remux mpeg-ts to mp4 with FFmpeg?

Should I just use plain command like this: ffmpeg -i C:\video_input.ts -c:v copy -c:a copy -bsf:a aac_adtstoasc C:\video_output.mp4 but I have seen many using -copyts to it, why is this needed I do ...
2
votes
2answers
8k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Highlighting current speaker on multi person podcast?

Is there any easy way to highlight the current speaker automatically (rather than edit the video file manually) in a multi person podcast, similar to this for example:
0
votes
1answer
138 views

OBS (Encoding X264) fails

Since a few days I have a new computer. Here my specifications: GTX 980 I7 5820k Windows 8.1 I'm trying to stream with Open Broadcast Software (OBS), but when I try to preview I already get frame ...
2
votes
2answers
911 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
12k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
198 views

Add an overlay (video or text) to multicast tv stream

What i have 10 decoder which subscribe to private multicasted TV channels. 10 TV to display what the decoders outputs (connected though HDMI). What i want to do I would like to to add an overlay (...
3
votes
5answers
237 views

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 ...
7
votes
2answers
2k views

Can continuous video capture damage my DSLR?

I am thinking about doing some streaming on Twitch, and I thought I would use some equipment I already have instead of buying new. I have a Sony alpha 5000 DSLR camera. Would continuous video capture (...
1
vote
1answer
89 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Is anyone in this group selling educational videos via a hosting website (in my case Expertise TV)?

I have a series of educational videos ready to sell. I am now starting to panic about them being shared all over the internet for free. Is anyone here already selling videos and finding that it is ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Simple: Can HTML5 Play a .mpd Manifest File Through Its Video Tag?

I have a Movie_Manifest.mpd file that is made up of 5 .webm video streams (consisting of different sizes and bps) and 1 audio file. The question I'm asking is: can it be played through a "simple" ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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, ...
1
vote
0answers
119 views

Use my own server to stream 360 videos

YouTube seems to limit the quality / resolution / data size of 360 videos that can be uploaded. If I want to serve higher quality content, what do I need to do? Requirements: Must work with mobile ...
1
vote
1answer
327 views

Questions on workflow: 12G-SDI to 500Mbps to RTSP stream

(Background: I'm relatively familiar with using ffmpeg and libx264 to produce videos on demand, but I'm quite new to live streaming) I'm currently tasked with a project to compress a 4K camera's raw ...
0
votes
1answer
124 views

How to save a stream to a file that would constantly change over time to have the right duration?

How can I save a ffmpeg stream to a file that would contain the last 10 minutes of the stream and would constantly change over time to have this duration?
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Voice is dropped in ads on cable channel via OTT

I am not a video expert. I used to be an audio engineer (like a 1000 years ago) and have done some video editing on my own professional grade editor for giggles but not in the last 10 years. And yet, ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

Generate TS files for HLS VOD streaming with ffmpeg dynamically on request

I Have huge archive of diferent (even older formáty like AVI) video footages and no place / time to reencode. I would like to implement web based browsable catalogue and want to let video play via HLS ...
1
vote
0answers
817 views

Does iOS 10 Safari support MSE (for MPEG-DASH)?

I am thinking about implementing adaptive video streaming using MPEG-DASH. I have read a lot of articles and found the information that iOS Safari doesn't support MSE, so MPEG-DASH playback is not ...
4
votes
4answers
3k views

Multi-source, picture-in-picture live stream

So I have some experience with live production, but I want to do something a bit more complex and need some things cleared. This project would use multiple cameras (lets say 5), some non-camera ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

AVCONV to transcode MJPEG to RTSP

I have an MJPEG test source (local business has publicly available source) that I’m trying to transcode to an RTSP stream for consumption by Evostream. I have tried with and without the -vcodec copy ...
2
votes
1answer
229 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
7k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
582 views

Stream using HLS as source fails

So my problem is this: I have a main process that is using as source bmdcapture, that process is creating a set of 4 different streams using HLS, so the command is something like this (showing only ...
0
votes
2answers
13k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
612 views

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 ...
-1
votes
2answers
563 views

Facebook Live Stream crash

I am using OBS to stream on facebook. I could connect to facebook with OBS and see preview at facebook (audio and video is streaming in preview mode at facebook). When I go live it stop working. What ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Gstreamer 1.0 rtspsrc to rtp (audio and video)

Hi I'm currently trying to use gstreamer-1.0 to consume rtsp source and provide RTP streams for audio and video in the streams (for Janus Gateway). I have a working solution with ffmpeg so basically ...
4
votes
2answers
5k views

How to do video streaming with a canon EOS M?

What software is needed to do video capture from a Canon EOS M? How can I use the Canon EOS M as a Webcam? Thank you,
2
votes
2answers
7k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 the ...
0
votes
1answer
62 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
229 views

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 ...
7
votes
2answers
13k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
917 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
150 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
180 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
23k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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:...
2
votes
1answer
767 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
414 views

How to clone AND downscale 2560x1080 resolution for both display and streaming

The current setup is: ______________ | Computer | |______________| DVI | | HDMI | | HDMI | | HDMI ___|____ _|_________ | Video | | 2560x1080 | |Streamer| |...
1
vote
1answer
108 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
576 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
94 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
56 views

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 ...