[mythtv-users] OT: IPTV Appliance Suggestions

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Fri Jan 11 19:34:28 UTC 2008

On Jan 11, 2008 6:56 AM, Matt MacDonald <macdonald.matthew at gmail.com> wrote:

> My work has been using the Cisco IPTV appliance to multicast TV though the
> network.  This is basically a Windows PC with several capture cards that
> sends the signal over multicast.  There is a client software application on
> the desktops to recieve them.
> Now that the IPTV appliance is end-of-life, I have been looking around for
> an alternative.  Since there seems to be so much A/V experience here, I
> thought that somebody on the list might know of a solution.  I have
> previously suggested Myth as an option but my work insists on an commercial
> option with a support contract.
> Requirements (and nice to haves) are:
>  - Receive TV from analog cable and tune to predefined channels
>  - Stream each channel over multicast
>  - Have a branded easy to use receiver application
>  - The ability to stream radio from an antenna would be a nice to have

I think VLC will handle the multicasting.

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