[mythtv] Wii frontend

Joel Sjögren joelsjogren.wii at gmail.com
Sun Jun 16 20:25:42 UTC 2013


> > You may want to look at using the services api to implement it, I do not
> > know what language you use but the services api is pretty good for most
> > tasks (list recordings etc)
> > On Jun 14, 2013 10:33 AM, "Joel Sj?gren" <joelsjogren.wii at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Hello, I'm investigating the possibility of running a mythtv frontend on
> >> the nintendo wii. It already has an app (wiimc) that can stream video
> <720p
> >> over the network, so I'm figuring it's technically possible: the
> hardware
> >> is sufficient.
> >>
> >> At the moment I'll be trying to implement the frontend within wiimc.
> That
> >> way I can immediately focus on the mythtv part: communicating with the
> >> backend and opening a stream. I have downloaded, successfully compiled
> and
> >> set up both mythtv and wiimc, so I'm ready to begin to work.
> >>
> >> My previous experience with mythtv (and wiimc for that matter) is as an
> >> end user, and I haven't got lots of experience working with big projects
> >> like this one. I do however have the time to learn. Where do you think I
> >> should begin? I've been trying to navigate the source files, but they
> are
> >> so many ;) I've also just heard about xbmc's support for mythtv (while
> >> reading about mythtv for the xbox), so I'm going to see how they've gone
> >> about it.
> >>
> >> Joel
> >>
> >>
> >>
> Perhaps one of the web based frontends will work?
>
> https://github.com/MythTV-Clients/MythExpress
>
> or
>
> http://www.mobilemyth.net/
>
> Cheers,
>
> Anthony

 Thanks for your reply. These would have been a viable alternatives IF the
browser was good. It isn't. I've tried streaming through that particular
browser before and it was too unstable.

Joel
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