[mythtv-users] MythTV on Android

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Tue Sep 11 18:39:03 UTC 2012

On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 1:44 PM, Thomas Mashos <thomas at mashos.com> wrote:
> This would probably work clunky at best. You would need to initiate
> the transcode, at which point it would transcode the file. You'll need
> a pretty powerful backend machine to transcode HD material in real
> time (or faster) so you'll looking at waiting around the length of the
> video (or longer) before you can start downloading (Unless you want to
> keep the connection alive on your android device, goodbye battery
> life). Once you start downloading, you then have to DL a large file
> (likely still > 1GB) which shouldn't take terribly long, but it's
> still a multistep process.

Isn't that almost exactly how HLS works?  It's all done automatically.
 The end user doesn't have to manually orchestrate this.


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