[mythtv-users] IPad and mythtv.

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Tue May 25 18:39:35 UTC 2010

On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 10:53:22AM -0700, Scott Kidder wrote:
> On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 9:40 AM, Scott Alfter <scott at alfter.us> wrote:
> > I just knocked together some shell scripts that transcode recordings and
> > dump
> > them onto a NAS box that serves them up over HTTP or UPnP.  I can view
> > these
> > recordings on my iPhone with either Safari or PlugPlayer; an iPad should
> > offer
> > similar functionality.  I have all recordings transcoded for streaming over
> > the
> > LAN automatically, so that the iPhone can serve as a "poor man's frontend"
> I'm doing something similar with a MythTV add-on I wrote called
> MythPodcaster (http://code.google.com/p/mythpodcaster/).  MythPodcaster uses
> FFMpeg to  transcode many of my recordings into several output encodings.
> Some of those encodings use the Apple HTTP Live Streaming format, which
> enables automatic stream switching to adapt to changing bandwidth.
> MythPodcaster renders RSS feeds that are easy to browse within Safari on the
> iPhone and iPad.

    How's the quality? Do you have copy of AirVideo to compare it with?

    What does it do with the commercials?

    The Apple video player doesn't have very good skipping controls.


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