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Are there CDN for streaming video content with custom configuration of media servers

My company currently is using CloudFront as Content Distribution Network. But recently we need some additional configuration to the media server they are using for streaming our video content. But... ...
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3gp file streaming server in Fedora

I want to set up a streaming server to stream 3gp videos on-demand. I've tried using ffmpeg, but it seems ffmpeg doesn't support 3gp streaming. It gives an error saying Codec for stream 0 does not ...
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How to stream live video from a linux server?

Here is what I want to do. Looked around but didnt find any straight answer. I have a Linux box running websites using Ubuntu/MySQL/Apache. I have my own static IP as well, i.e. not using web hosting. ...
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Sever config for live HTTP-segmented video

I am trying to find the most optimal machine configuration for a web cache that will serve HTTP-segmented video to a few thousand concurrent viewers. The content is composed of periodically updating ...
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Server 2008 Std. Audio and Video very choppy on termials

I have a server running Server 2008 std. and about 10 Wyse C10le that connect to it via RDP. My users are complaining about poor streaming quality and choppy video/audio. Is there anything I can do ...
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Experience using Wowza Media Server for Amazon EC2?

Question 1: WHat have people's experiences been with using Wowza Media Server 2 for Amazon EC2 (http://www.wowzamedia.com/ec2-streaming.html) We're planning to use it to allow streaming experience ...
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Stream host - developer prespective question

Without many details, I have a request to develop a live stream service web site. I do see it quite hard to archive on a shared host environment, due to bandwidth constrains. Free webservices lack ...
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stress test video streaming [closed]

is there a way to stress test video streaming? Basically simulating a high number of people simultaneously streaming a video? This is an amazon 'cloud' service that will be enabled for my site.
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Content delivery: Alternatives to SHOUTcast

I've been using Icecast and SHOUTcast for several years now, to deliver audio and Video content. I wonder what kind of alternatives do I have to those two, especially when streaming video. On the ...
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What (webcam) video server does support swf/flv output?

I'm looking for a hardware video server for a webcam. I already have one but I get a MJPEG and MPEG output. I want to embed the webcam stream into a website with e.g. flowplayer without transcoding... ...
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What do you mean by windows media service (Live and on demand) [closed]

I have one enquiry from my end customer regarding windows media streaming services (Live and on Demand) One Publishing point for live audio stream (push to server method) for windows Media 9 ...
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External Video Hosting - will it eat my bandwidth?

I hava asked this question before, but have been unable to get a clear answer or spammy ones. A client runs a website with limited bandwidth per month (10gb) but wants his users to be able to ...
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Video Hosting External or Internal?

I have a client who wants to offer videos for downloading or streaming on his website. Now we have hosting for him, which is wonderful: it's reliable and fast, offers unlimited space and databases BUT ...
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Win2k3 Media Services - archiving video and indexing for Silverlight

I’m stuck with a WME9-based live video streaming client, which streams to a Win2k3 SP1 Windows Media Server. The server archives the file for on-demand playback after the live broadcast is over. ...
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What Sort of Server Setup Am I Likely to Need? - School A/V streaming

My prior experience with servers has generally been limited to home file-sharing servers, low-traffic web-servers, and the like. This leaves me with the technical knowledge of how to set up a system, ...
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Should I host my site on my own hardware for streaming media site?

We are developing a new movie review site, more or less similar to RottenTomatoes. Now since there will be a lot of streaming of movie trailers and we are expecting medium traffic, do you think 3rd ...
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How do I stream video fast and what is required? [closed]

My school is setting up a professional television studio that is going to be recording a 1080p stream into a server I am expected to design with a $5000 budget. I do not know what format the video ...
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Recommendations for building a simple, multi-tiered(?) webcam streamer

I have a webcam connected to a lightweight system (BeagleBoard) running Angstrom and I'd like to serve the webcam traffic up to one or more viewers. The problem I face is threefold: 1) I want ...
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Linux media streaming server?

we need to implement a media/video streaming solution on Linux, a-la youTube but for our internal use. Any decent open source tools for this?
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Quicktime Streaming and protecting movies?

I am setting up a Quicktime Streaming server on OS X 10.6 so users can view movies that I make. I want to ensure that they cannot steal the movies however. Two questions arise on how would I do this? ...
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How can I transcode a FLV video directly to mp3 on CentOS?

Okay so i have this idea for a weekend project where I want to transcode flv/mp4 streams directly into mp3 format. How can I easily do that via PHP/Apache on a CentOS Server? (hopefully not as CPU ...
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Server bandwidth usage with rtmp streaming of video

Quick question - I am streaming video from Cloudfront using RTMP streaming via an SWF-based flash player on my EC2 instance. With this setup will I see I/O data from the EC2 instance on account of the ...
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System architecture of Cam Chat Websites (tinychat, omegle, cam4)

Do anybody know what kind of system architecture is behind Websites like tinychat, omegle, cam4, chatroulette? And how much bandwith is needed per connection? If I'm not wrong they use some video ...
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serving video / ffmpeg (how to cut out the SaaS middleman!!)

what is the full life-cycle of a video file that is sitting on [any server] and ends up being viewed by the consumer. e.g this company show its architecture:http://www.pandastream.com/arch it seems ...
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Help: Setting up Red5 on Ubuntu. Can't load install demo pages

I am attempting to set up a Red5 streaming server in order to live stream FLV files (not pseudo stream, not on-demand stream, but real live stream). I went through the usual process - install java, ...
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Help: Setting up a basic live stream viewable in a browser

The end goal of my project is to create a system which records TV from a TV capture card, streams it live viewable in a web page, and stores a copy on the hard drive. It seems like a rather simple ...
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multiple streaming servers behind a Bastion Host

I am using open source streaming server Red5 on multiple servers. Which are running behind a bastion host. the world knows these sites as http://site1.mydomain.com http://site2.mydomain.com ...
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Streaming Flash Video - getting my feet wet

I'm working on a project that will involve having a couple thousand short videos online. I haven't done anything with online video before and this is all a bit new to me, so I am looking for some ...
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HTTP Live Streaming - How to do the encryption on Linux?

I am making some HTTP Live Streaming files (an Apple based way to segment video files so they can be 'streamed' by downloading specific chunks of a file (more info)). It's possible to 'encrypt' each ...
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Can a CDN support streaming?

I operate Grinderschool.com, a poker training site run through video sessions. Our subscribers access our videos via either 1) direct download or 2) streaming access. Currently, we have things set up ...
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Remote Controlled IP Based Webcam

This may be a tumbleweed, but does anyone know of a webcam that can be remotely controlled via IP? (understanding you'll have to have static IPs, NATing, open ports in firewalls, yada yada yada) For ...
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Do any media streaming servers for Linux support streaming (not just progressive download) of Windows Media formats?

Is it possible to build a Linux-only media streaming server which can do streaming of the formats supported by Windows Media Services? To the best of my knowledge, the popular streaming servers that ...
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Need advice on how to set up live video streaming to web/mobile devices

I have a bunch of live udp video streams that currently are viewed by set top boxes in my network. I would like to pick this video up (I can do this with vlc now) and stream it out to other non-STB ...
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How many video chats can an Amazon instance handle?

How many simultaneous tete-a-tete video chats of reasonable quality can an Amazon instance handle? How do you think? How would I find out? How would I test?
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How (computer-)resourse-consuming is it to create a cam-chatting website? [closed]

So that users could see each other while chatting tete-a-tete? I know it depends but though how many resourses on the average do I need to power two people see each other over the net for a certain ...
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Send HD video over SONET

In an effort to test our new OC 192 network, we would like to find a way to stream HD video over it for a demonstration. We are looking for a device or combination of devices that connects to HDMI on ...
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How many copies of files are needed by video server?

A quick question. How many copies of the same movie are kept in a video server (a video streaming server)? Suppose a particular video is at max requested by 1000 users at the same instant of time, how ...
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Live video streaming: Microsoft or Adobe?

I am looking for a Live Video Streaming solution. The clients will be able to watch the video with a plugin (Flash or Silverlight), or a standalone application (Windows Media Player, FLV, etc). But ...
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An equivalent of IceCast but for Live Video Streaming? [closed]

I am looking for a solution to Stream live video like that : A camera/webcam/video output ---> Stream server ---> Clients And if possible multiple Stream Servers like this (like IceCast): A ...
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Server for live audio/video streaming

I need to build a server for a website that will stream live audio and video. The functionality will be like www.ustream.tv with channels with one broadcaster and unlimited subscribers (who can only ...
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How to set up a camera recorder to stream on a website? [closed]

I've to set up a website which will broadcast live video. A camera recorder will be pluged to a laptop. The laptop will send the data to a server (same as the http server) The video will be ...
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Server bandwidth for video streaming website

I need to put on a website videos that can ba shown using a common swf player (like flowplayer). Videos are about 3/4 minutes each (400 MB) in MPEG4/H264 compression. I was thinking to buy a normal ...
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Video on demand streaming for Gentoo ppc64

I want to setup a vod streaming server on my ppc64 Gentoo. It should be able to : Work headless. Stream to iPhone, MacOS and if possible to Linux (rtsp protocol ?). Stream different formats like ...
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How to play large embedded videos from my own hosted server?

First time posting here-I was sent here from Stackoverflow for this question. :-D I'm setting up an online music-lessons site. I have very large video files-500-600Meg each that I want to play from ...
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stream satellite signal to clients

In our new office I would like to allow some people to view satellite channels by setting up a streaming server and then allowing clients on different OSes (Windows, Linux & Mac) to view this ...