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Topic # 5355 22-Oct-2005 05:28
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does anyone out know how to get video streaming to work on an ipaq rx3750. I have updated the rom and installed nervo media on my pc and have a wireless connection working. I can access wirelessly music and pictures but not video. help.

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Reply # 21883 22-Oct-2005 07:47
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The best solution is to install Windws Media Encoder on your PC and stream the video (or music). Any other computer or Pocket PC with Windows Media Player will be able to tap into the stream.







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Reply # 22111 26-Oct-2005 23:08
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Have done that but i think i might be in over my head. I don't understand how it is used. Can you use it to stream wirelessly?

 
 
 
 


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Reply # 22112 26-Oct-2005 23:17
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Yes, it can be used for any streaming. You have to play something content on Windows Media Player on your PC.

Windows Media Encoder will capture the output (video and/or audio) and encode it on a stream, available to anyone who knows the IP address or name of your computer.

To play this content live you need either Windows Media Player on another PC, or Windows Media Player Mobile on a Pocket PC.

Mind you this is real streaming, not copying a file to your Pocket PC from a shared folder.







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Reply # 22207 28-Oct-2005 06:35
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still not quite sure. Have set dvd playing on pc and then gone into ipaq with wireless connection and tried to open a url which i suppose is address of pc. Couldn't get any further as address was not accepted. i don't know quite how to open the url.

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Reply # 22214 28-Oct-2005 08:26
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On Windows Media Encoder the status screen will show the URL to use. You can use the URL as shown (with the PC name if name resolution is on) or simply use the IP address instead of name, but keeping the rest.

Simply playing the DVD on Windows Media Player is not enough. You have to run Windows Media Encoder and configure the stream.





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Reply # 22221 28-Oct-2005 10:00
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i didn't know you can stream DVD movies using WMEncoder? thought it can only file based stream media




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Reply # 22222 28-Oct-2005 10:04
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In theory WMEncoder will stream any input it can grab from your computer through Windows Media Player.

I have tried it with files only, but it should be ok with DVD (if not protected).






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