[mythtv] Roku, mythtv integration, mvpmc

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Fri Jan 21 13:47:46 EST 2005

Simon Kenyon wrote:

>On Friday 21 January 2005 16:03, thor wrote:
>>On Friday 21 January 2005 10:26 am, David Shay wrote:
>>>Development team,
>>>I just recently found a product called Roku HD1000
>>>(http://www.rokulabs.com/products/hd1000/index.php), and generated some
>>>traffic on the mailing lists about.  I am just stepping into HDTV, and
>>>just bought a PCHDTV 3000 and am getting it configured.  The Roku seems
>>>highly extensible with it's SDK.  I will probably buy one soon, with the
>>>goal of getting some level of integration with Myth.  It was clear that
>>>the team wasn't very happy with the way that the mvpmc group/project was
>>>working, and I was wondering if the group was open to starting a new
>>>initiative to work with the Roku stuff.  If so, how would you recommend
>>>proceeding?  I just wanted to start off on the right foot.
>> For image browsing, you probably want to think about Apple's DMAP protocol
>>(which is what iPhoto uses to share photos, including container/albums).
>>Since the Roku audio players do DAAP (a protocol for sharing audio, which
>>iTunes uses), I would hazard a guess that the HD1000 either already does
>>DMAP, will do so soon, or could be easily extended to support it. A
>>standalone server that talks to myth's image gallery code/database and can
>>serve the content out via DMAP would be a useful way to proceed.
>>Integrating it into the mfd would be even better  :-)
>> For music, mfd already shares mythmusic audio content out via DAAP, so it
>>should work with the Roku out of the box (be very interested in hearing if
>>it doesn't).
>why not upnp?
I've been using the Twonky media server (music mode only) to serve my 
MythTV music to my new HomePod which uses UPnP. 


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