[mythtv-users] IPad and mythtv.

Francesco Peeters francesco at fampeeters.com
Thu May 20 20:55:31 UTC 2010

On 5/20/10 22:40 , Matt Emmott wrote:
> On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 7:19 AM, Christopher Kerr <mythtv at theseekerr.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 8:14 PM, Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Was just given an iPad for a work project. I think that it would make
>>> a great front end.
>>> Has anyone started any work on porting mythtv to the iPad?
>> Not as far as I know, but in the interim, you can get some useful
>> functionality by combining the Air Video app with Mythlink. The PC
>> server side takes a bit of effort to set up on linux (the Windows and
>> Mac versions are easy), and it takes some fairly powerful hardware to
>> transcode to H264 in realtime, but it works quite nicely.
>> - Chris
> Interesting, I'm doing almost the same thing with Orb - I have Orb
> installed on an XP VM and I mount the Recordings folder on one of my
> Mythboxes via SMB. However i can't stream any of my recordings -
> They're the default x.264 from an HD-PVR and huge but I haven't
> researched root cause yet. I hadn't heard of Air Video but it looks
> decent and has a native iPad app - Are the recordings you're
> transcoding from an HD-PVR?
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Have you added .ts as a valid video extension in Orb? That is all I had
to do to make it stream on mine!...

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