[mythtv-users] Streaming video / music to a wii

Andrew Wilkinson andrewjwilkinson at gmail.com
Wed Feb 7 16:49:28 UTC 2007

On 2/7/07, Ivan Kowalenko <ivan.kowalenko at gmail.com> wrote:
> FFMPEG can produce FLV. You could set it as a particular user job, so
> it can be applied only to certain recordings (like new episodes of
> CSI, or Heroes, or Deal or No Deal, or Scrubs, whatever it is you
> watch regularly. Not sure about doing it on the fly, though...
> Perhaps clicking on a recording could trigger a Perl script that
> starts converting the video upon clicking, then after a pre-
> determined pause (to ensure that there's a file to read with more
> than a handful of bytes of video to read) it sends the browser over
> to the FLV file. But can FLV be played when incomplete?
> I could actually see a lot of use for this. It could turn anything
> with a web browser and a flash plug-in into a basic Myth front-end
> (except the PSP, which, for some unimaginable reason, Sony has
> decided to exclude FLV playback from its Flash plug-in...).

I actually started work on exactly this when I got my Wii -
http://code.google.com/p/mythwii but I couldn't get the Flash player to play
back more than a few minutes of video. If that can be fixed then I'll take
the project off the back burner :-)

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