Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 

ckc

321 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 107
Inactive user


  Reply # 1110851 18-Aug-2014 21:48
Send private message

StarBlazer:
tdgeek: Tks Jakob.

So, after reading all the posts, and that the iPad is generally very good, it appears to me to be the PC platform or Silverlight.  Your post indicates a Silverlight issue, although my rMBP played well. That also uses Silverlight. Or more the PC version of Silverlight?

Does anyone know if PLP uses Silverlight also?


PLP is Neulion, and they use Flash.

88 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 1110853 18-Aug-2014 21:50
One person supports this post
Send private message

I'm not sure whether this relevant or not. I had the same issue as you with PLP on my desktop, the motion wasn't as clean as iPad playback. I was using Chrome at the time and switched to Firefox and it fixed the issue, playback as good as iPad.

It could be how flash player built in into chrome vs Firefox (I'm not an expert) ... So I'm guessing the juddering is more compatibility issues more than anything else.


 
 
 
 


Try Wrike: fast, easy, and efficient project collaboration software
6434 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1571


  Reply # 1110860 18-Aug-2014 22:03
Send private message

Und3f: I'm not sure whether this relevant or not. I had the same issue as you with PLP on my desktop, the motion wasn't as clean as iPad playback. I was using Chrome at the time and switched to Firefox and it fixed the issue, playback as good as iPad.

It could be how flash player built in into chrome vs Firefox (I'm not an expert) ... So I'm guessing the juddering is more compatibility issues more than anything else.



I'm wondering if there is something unique to your guys setup that is related here?

I've been watching lightbox on a 46" full hd led, via airplay from my ipad, and I honestly don't see *any* of the juddering motion your are talking about.
I've been watching homeland, 24 and Spartacus.
It all looks, to me, to be absolutely fine. Very clear picture. No different to watching netflix to my eyes.

I would have thought if it were as obvious as you guys make it sound, literally everybody would be complaining about it.

Do you have some tweaked setup where the framerate is adjusted on the fly or something?

752 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 33


  Reply # 1110878 18-Aug-2014 22:15
One person supports this post
Send private message

NonprayingMantis:
I've been watching lightbox on a 46" full hd led, via airplay from my ipad, and I honestly don't see *any* of the juddering motion your are talking about.


If you had been paying attention, you'd have noted that no-one is having playback trouble with ipad.

2450 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 658


  Reply # 1110880 18-Aug-2014 22:20
Send private message

fahrenheit:
NonprayingMantis:
I've been watching lightbox on a 46" full hd led, via airplay from my ipad, and I honestly don't see *any* of the juddering motion your are talking about.


If you had been paying attention, you'd have noted that no-one is having playback trouble with ipad.


In fact I specifically said the iPad experience is better in every way?



947 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 222

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1110890 18-Aug-2014 22:40
Send private message

PhantomNVD:
fahrenheit:
NonprayingMantis:
I've been watching lightbox on a 46" full hd led, via airplay from my ipad, and I honestly don't see *any* of the juddering motion your are talking about.


If you had been paying attention, you'd have noted that no-one is having playback trouble with ipad.


In fact I specifically said the iPad experience is better in every way?

Yep +1 iPad is fine. Will try with Firefox tomorrow.




Procrastination eventually pays off.

752 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 33


  Reply # 1110892 18-Aug-2014 22:41
Send private message

PhantomNVD:
In fact I specifically said the iPad experience is better in every way?


I started my first post in this thread with "I have perfect ipad playback".

2450 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 658


  Reply # 1111128 19-Aug-2014 10:25
Send private message

PhantomNVD:
fahrenheit:
NonprayingMantis:
I've been watching lightbox on a 46" full hd led, via airplay from my ipad, and I honestly don't see *any* of the juddering motion your are talking about.


If you had been paying attention, you'd have noted that no-one is having playback trouble with ipad .


In fact I specifically said the iPad experience is better in every way?


Have you tried using a PC and (more relevant still at this point in the thread) Chrome web browser?

that's what we are discussing here... the SILVERLIGHT use in a PC's web browser seems to cause the problems?

752 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 33


  Reply # 1111136 19-Aug-2014 10:36
Send private message

PhantomNVD:
PhantomNVD:
fahrenheit:
NonprayingMantis:
I've been watching lightbox on a 46" full hd led, via airplay from my ipad, and I honestly don't see *any* of the juddering motion your are talking about.


If you had been paying attention, you'd have noted that no-one is having playback trouble with ipad .


In fact I specifically said the iPad experience is better in every way?


Have you tried using a PC and (more relevant still at this point in the thread) Chrome web browser?

that's what we are discussing here... the SILVERLIGHT use in a PC's web browser seems to cause the problems?


To whom are you addressing?



947 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 222

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1111154 19-Aug-2014 10:49
Send private message

PhantomNVD:
PhantomNVD:
fahrenheit:
NonprayingMantis:
I've been watching lightbox on a 46" full hd led, via airplay from my ipad, and I honestly don't see *any* of the juddering motion your are talking about.


If you had been paying attention, you'd have noted that no-one is having playback trouble with ipad .


In fact I specifically said the iPad experience is better in every way?


Have you tried using a PC and (more relevant still at this point in the thread) Chrome web browser?

that's what we are discussing here... the SILVERLIGHT use in a PC's web browser seems to cause the problems?

Just installed Firefox at work and retested.  Yes, Firefox is better on Lightbox but still not fantastic or as smooth as Netflix was.  I started to logon to PLP on Firefox but strangely got an "untrusted" message (see below) and then asked to install Flash - so I didn't progress.

 

You have asked Firefox to connect securely to www.premierleaguepass.com, but we can't confirm that your connection is secure.

 

Normally, when you try to connect securely, sites will present trusted identification to prove that you are going to the right place. However, this site's identity can't be verified.


Anyway - back on topic.  It will be interesting to see what the Lightbox fine-tuning turns up.




Procrastination eventually pays off.

gsr

94 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 29


  Reply # 1111298 19-Aug-2014 14:14
One person supports this post
Send private message

It sounds like the Silverlight implementation does not do proper hardware and/or double buffering. That should be enough for 30 fps 1080p streaming. 

1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

UpStarters - the New Zealand tech and innovation story
Posted 21-May-2018 09:55


Lightbox updates platform with new streaming options
Posted 17-May-2018 13:09


Norton Core router launches with high-performance, IoT security in New Zealand
Posted 16-May-2018 02:00


D-Link ANZ launches new 4G LTE Dual SIM M2M VPN Router
Posted 15-May-2018 19:30


New Panasonic LUMIX FT7 ideal for outdoor: waterproof, dustproof
Posted 15-May-2018 19:17


Ryanair Goes All-In on AWS
Posted 15-May-2018 19:14


Te Papa and EQC Minecraft Mod shakes up earthquake education
Posted 15-May-2018 19:12


Framing Facebook: It’s not about technology
Posted 14-May-2018 16:02


Vocus works with NZ Police and telcos to stop scam calls
Posted 12-May-2018 11:12


Vista Group signs Aeon Entertainment, largest cinema chain in Japan
Posted 11-May-2018 21:41


New Privacy Trust Mark certifies privacy and customer control
Posted 10-May-2018 14:16


New app FIXR connects vehicle owners to top Mechanics at best prices
Posted 10-May-2018 14:13


Nutanix Beam gives enterprises control of the cloud
Posted 10-May-2018 14:09


D-Link ANZ launches Covr Seamless Wi-Fi System
Posted 10-May-2018 14:06


Telstra, Intel and Ericsson demonstrate a 5G future for esports
Posted 10-May-2018 13:59



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.