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Topic # 39562 16-Aug-2009 21:10
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Hopefully this doesn't get lost in the multitude of threads about Prime... Anyway I was looking to see whether the state of MHEG-5 support on Windows had changed and came across this. It seems DVB Viewer developers are planning to add MHEG-5 support including for NZ but they need help. Specifically they need samples of our MHEG-5 so they can test it. You can see more details http://www.dvbviewer.info/forum/index.php?showtopic=35559 here.

I myself don't use DVB-Viewer and don't even use DVB-t so can't help but I'm sure someone here can :-) Do note that I don't think they require you to be a registered customer to help and they say they will release the interpreter under GPL so it may help projects other then DVB-Viewer (although I believe MHEG-5 is already partially supported under Linux specifically in MythTV at least although I recall there may have been some standalone app as well)

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  Reply # 247373 16-Aug-2009 21:26
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thanks for the heads up.

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  Reply # 247470 17-Aug-2009 08:57
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GPL - Sweet, hopefully the mediaportal devs will take advantage of it.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 247551 17-Aug-2009 11:30
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Excuse my ignorance but i've been using DVBViewer Pro on my laptop for the last few months and have been able to watch all the FreeviewHD channels with no problems at all. So why do they need more samples to develop from? If it 'aint broke don't fix it, right?

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  Reply # 247565 17-Aug-2009 11:50
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They want to make the DVB-T guide work better - at the moment you only get now/next.

Developing a MHEG module will allow for the full 7 day guide.

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  Reply # 247573 17-Aug-2009 11:59
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DVB Viewer is the best for Freeview|HD on my PC.  Have been in touch with the developer to get him some samples

Good to see someone is getting stuck into this MHEG5 stuff

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  Reply # 247614 17-Aug-2009 12:50
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This is great, look forward to this working




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  Reply # 247641 17-Aug-2009 13:18
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RustyGonad: They want to make the DVB-T guide work better - at the moment you only get now/next.

Developing a MHEG module will allow for the full 7 day guide.
Ahh i got ya. I don't use the guide on the laptop so that'd be why i've never had a problem with it. Will see if i get time tonight to get some samples together for him to use if he still needs them.

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  Reply # 247662 17-Aug-2009 13:39
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MHEG5 isn't just for the EPG. It also delivers red button functionality and is capable of plenty more.


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  Reply # 247669 17-Aug-2009 13:49
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red button functionality ?

what does this offer?




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  Reply # 247715 17-Aug-2009 15:17
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Interactive ads! Additional Information. I saw something similar with the cricket in Australia, where the red button showed the score card.

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  Reply # 247833 17-Aug-2009 18:51
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Submitting my NZ DVB-T TS data to the DVBViewer developer now : )
Cheers for this Nil Einne

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  Reply # 247968 17-Aug-2009 23:18
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as an aside, red button is very under utilised here.

The BBC use it for post race F1 stuff and spill over if they need to show more than one event
Sky UK and Fox Australia use it for on demand news.

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  Reply # 247988 18-Aug-2009 07:16
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The screenshot below was added overnight.
Cant wait to play with this.
Appears they have enough testers from NZ and now only waiting on Hong Kong users.





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  Reply # 248214 18-Aug-2009 15:33
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Cool, 'tis a good feeling to know that I helped in this : )
Thanks Nil Einne for letting us know!

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  Reply # 248218 18-Aug-2009 15:41
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Any idea if they're planning on extracting the EPG data for an 8 day EPG?

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