[mythtv-users] Cheap HDMI capture

Kirk Bocek t004 at kbocek.com
Mon Jun 27 16:37:12 UTC 2016

On 6/27/2016 9:34 AM, Mike Perkins wrote:
> On 27/06/16 17:18, Dan Ritter wrote:
>> I just ran across this:
>> https://blog.benjojo.co.uk/post/cheap-hdmi-capture-for-linux
>> in which the author writes about reverse-engineering an
>> HDMI-over-IP extender device in order to capture the output.
>> Looks like it might make a good tuner if combined with a set top
>> box and an IR blaster.
> You might get the traffic that way but it would still have HDCP 
> applied. I think you're gonna need a bigger gadget.

Are you sure? The author says the stream can be dumped to VLC. I don't 
think VLC can decode HDCP.

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