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Good PC-based video conference control tools? [closed]

I'm looking to improve the user experience in our video conference rooms, by simplifying the things users do all the time (setting up a call, muting and unmuting, panning and zooming between a few ...
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Hardware needed for receiving and recording videocalls in Asterisk

I'm planning an Asterisk configuration that should record videocalls and then feed it to an application. From what I've researched, it seems like app_h234m is the way to go. But it's not clear to me ...
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VNC on Vista

I'm using UltraVNC on my Vista machine, and it's giving me very poor performance, even over a 300 mbs network. It seems to be doing screen polling. I looked, and it doesn't look like the video hook ...
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windows server 2012 resolution woes with vga

I have two windows vms, windows server 2012 and windows server 2008. Both use kvm and libvirt. I recently decided I wanted to increase my screen resolution options, which required changing from the ...
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How to encode video to use HTML 5 video tag? [closed]

I'm trying to use <video> tag feature. I've encoded my file with ffmpeg: ffmpeg -i 1.vob -f ogg -vcodec libtheora -b 800k -g 300 -acodec libvorbis -ab 128k out.ogv I've placed this text in ...
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How do I set up a basic IPv6 video stream using VLC

I'm teaching a class IPv6 and would like to create a lab for them to see the true benefit of ipv6 multicasting in action. I created a multicast address for myself ff15::1 (where ff is multicast, 1 ...
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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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Video streaming over multi display units [closed]

We have to share video across around 4/8 terminals at a public facility where we need to display live video from within the facility, as well as display messages(advertisements), and also play ...
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Video Surveillance Server Software

My company has about 25 cameras around our property and we need a server to store any motion on each of the cameras. We are currently using a software called "Digital Video Witness" which is fairly ...
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1answer
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CloudFront or other CDN with RTSP streaming?

So I've been bouncing between CDN's trying to optimize our serving solution. We're serving short video clips into our code that display either an html5 video element (MP4 or OGG) or a flash swf (FLV) ...
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2answers
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Live streaming external FLV files

I want to broadcast live video from a playlist created by me, but the actual video files (.flv's) are stored in some external file hosting which I can't admin, but it's currently allowing the use of ...
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VLC or ffserver for http streaming

I don't like asking "OR" questions, but I can't find any comparison on the Internet. I need live http streaming using h264 in flv container. I managed to achieve this with VLC, but with big latency. ...
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Tools for load-testing a videoserver

I'm looking for a tool capable of setting up multiple RTSP streaming sessions and keeping them alive for a configurable amount of time. Ideally this should not be videoserver specific and as ...
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5-10tb of data transfer required, on the cheap [closed]

I need to support about 5-10 tb/month of data transfer for downloadable screencasts. Since this a a free service, would you recommend me just using those 'unlimited bandwidth' 10/month hosters for ...
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One terabyte of video served per hour - network limits?

Suppose in a peak hour there are 100,000 users that want to watch a video and that on average they consume 10 megabytes per video view. Might be more, might be less. For simplicity, let's say 1 ...
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Progressive video download in a classroom environment - how to determine bandwidth needed

Background: We need to deliver a video heavy e-learning course to a classroom of ~15 users. This video will be MP4 delivered via HTML5 video so progressive download. As from what I can gather you ...
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Suggest some price oriented setups for a large video hosting site

Im looking to build a video hosting service from scratch. I have access to several traffic channels, so there will be immediate usage of such service. I wanted to see what sort of options there are ...
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HTTP Adaptive Bitrate Streaming

Apple has included HTTP Adaptive Bitrate Streaming in the iPhone OS 3.0, in particular Safari handles this automatically. I'd like to play with this in a low cost manner, but I expect it'll require a ...
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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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2answers
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How to config NGINX for FLV streaming with proxy_cache?

I have a media storage server with over 20GB of free RAM. Server stores a FLV files. I'm using NGINX with HttpFlvStreamModule for streaming. It works like a harm. I thought to take advantage of free ...
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ffmpeg on Ubuntu Intrepid (8.10) Server

I'm trying to get ffmpeg running on my server so I can use the PHP Video Toolkit successfully. I'm currently setting up my testing platform, which is a 32-bit Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex Server. ...
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Nginx : Mp4 videos not seeking and starting immediately

I learned how to compile nginx with mp4 module. I also added proper directive in my website conf. I am trying to play a mp4 using JW player and flow player. But the video doesn't buffer and play like ...
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What technologies allow bidirectional streaming of video? [closed]

Wikipedia says that Flash allows "bidirectional streaming of audio and video". Is it possible to do that with other technologies (for example with JavaScript)? In other words, I want to transfer ...
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can't access my supermicro IPMI remote console

This is my first post, this site it's great, and i hope you can help me with my problem. I have a supermicro MB X8STI-F and I can access the remote interface browse the server status and everything, ...
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1answer
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Video-on-demand/surveillance server setup

I'm planning to set up a service that would allow people to connect their ip-cameras to and watch video embedded into a website. Scheduled saving and replaying would also be available. What hardware ...
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2answers
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Mimic Picture in Picture functionality

We are currently setting up a conference/meeting/voting system. There is a PC (Call it CompA) whose secondary display is the public display which shows information,voting results, etc. There is ...
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Most bandwidth efficient setup for video sharing [closed]

I built a video sharing platform for a popular french podcast I contribute to. Initially I used S3 and linked directly to it, bad idea. Then I used a pull CDN to better optimize my bandwidth, but s3 ...
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DVR monitoring through Terminal Server

I'm trying to view my CCTV cameras through a terminal server session using windows server 2008 R2 inside my network. I'm using the Graphical Interface Software of the DVR. The problem is that when I ...
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RTP Streaming with VLC and remote control

I'd like to set up a remotely controlled (through SSH) streaming server with VideoLAN VLC. I managed start the RTP stream through SSH with the command: cvlc v4l2:///dev/video0 --sout ...
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3answers
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Codec Pack that can easily be deployed via group policy

We have a teacher that has a project for doing some basic film editing with windows movie maker. We loaded the avi file onto the computer and Windows is trying to install a codec but can't. I assume I ...
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Measuring Site to Site Latency for Video Conferencing

We are currently looking at doing some international video conferencing, and before we go ahead and buy a system we need to measure Site to Site Latency & bandwidth objectively. I can't see any ...
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Corporate IM with video that actually works, suggestions? [closed]

Does anyone here have a suggestion for a cross-platform IM solution which will work with VoIP/video on both Windows (XP and 7) and Mac OS X from 10.4 and upwards? Right now, we're in a kind of mixed ...
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1answer
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Is there a video capture device for IRIX & Sparc video? [closed]

I have a couple of old non-intel machines for porting stuff, and they have a special monitor cable. I would like to be able to throw away these old CRTs and instead be able to see their video by ...
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Video call software

In our company we have about 40 offices distributed all over the country. Every time the Human resources department want to do a training session the people have to go to the central offices for the ...
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2answers
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Save the stream to mp4 files

How can I keep the flow (protocol rtsp, codec h264) in file (container mp4)? That is, on input an endless stream (with CCTV camera), and the output files in mp4 format size of 5-10 minutes of ...
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Capture CCTV Camera over TV Tuner PCI Card

Is it possible in Linux to use a TV Tuner PCI card to capture (i.e. stream in VLC player) PAL video coming out of a CCTV camera? Thanks!
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How to simulate high video payload to benchmark an SSD?

I'm trying to evaluate some SSDs for a video on-demand use-case. We've done some benchmarking tests on them, but we'd like to get an idea of the number of video streams that they can support with a ...
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video streaming infrastructure advice

We would like to set-up a live video-chat web site and are looking for basic recomendations for software and hardware set-up. Here are the particulars on the site: Most streams will be broadcast ...
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1answer
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vfw.h no longer present on RHEL 4.8? [closed]

I maintain an application which relies on vfw. Unfortunately, I am not able to remove this deprecated video encoding mechanism at this time. My application compiles fine on Windows, but on RHEL 4.8 it ...
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RTSP to RTMP streaming

I am trying to set up a server for converting a video stream, live. The input stream is in RTSP format, and the output should be RTMP (to use in a Flash application). I've had a look at crtmp, which ...
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1answer
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How to share multicast traffic to many vlans

I have linux computer , this computer connected with entire my network via zyxel gs-2200. In this zyxel also connected router with 500 vlans, one by client. On linux computer i have vlc program ...
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1answer
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where can I host my youtube flv file? [closed]

I'm building a flash application, in my application i need to stream an flv file. I tried hosting it on youtube, but I cannot get the flv file out of there, only the final swf file. Where can I host ...
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Can red5 server be used for live streaming of mpeg2 files to Flv players?

(new to media streaming so please forgive my ignorance) I need to provide live streaming to FLV players out of MPEG2 encoded video files. Clients must NOT be able to START/STOP/FF/RW the video, just ...
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IP Cameras consume much CPU - is there any GPU to help?

We have several IP cameras and more to be added. The problem is they consume pretty much CPU power and we are thinking of buying newer hardware for that. The camera provides MPEG4 video on the fly ...
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Video Hosting, Conversion, and Streaming Solution

I currently offer the option to my users to upload their own video and have it converted to FLV and MP4 on my website. Here are the logistics: 1) User uploads video onto website 2) Raw video is then ...
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Unicast video streaming on FreeBSD

I need to broadcast one live video stream from Windows machine (captured by TV tuner) to many viewers in the Internet. Because bandwidth is limited on this machine it should be forwarded to FreeBSD ...
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How to get the CentOS 5.6 alsa drivers which will really work with one shot, without any internet

I have one chance to install this in my server on site. Server that i am running is CentOS 5.6 (Dell R310, RAID1) where i need to install alsa-sound driver so that anything related to audio recording ...
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Do file extensions matter if you're sending the right MIME type?

I vaguely recall reading that for some audio and video file types, some browsers check not only the HTTP Content-Type header but also the file extension in the URL. Is that so? And what would happen ...
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Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 can not send video call to multiple users

I have installed Microsoft Communication Server 2007 R2 and Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 for three users. It is possible to do a video call from one person to another - you choose a person ...
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centos streaming server for Video on demand

I'm using centos 5.4 with vlc streaming server i can do the streaming on http,https but when i wanted to rtsp and rtp which i wanted to config for all the wifi phone. From the server it will redirect ...