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Topic # 42368 2-Oct-2009 22:56
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Is anyone successfully streaming DVB-T recordings over a network to a uPNP receiver with uPNP server software on their PC, either directly or by transcoding them?

This means using streaming software that can accept an input file of MPEG-4 H.264 in a .ts container. I have not been able to get TVersity to stream with the .ts file input.

Transcoding will likely be to a lower quality format but is neccessary because of the format limitations of the media clients that I currently have, but at least the video will be widescreen and from a clean digital source when compared to my analogue alternative!


I have converted using Handbrake but manual conversion is not desirable as the process needs to be automatic.

Or does everyone who records DVB-T watch the recordings on their PC or on their TV next to the PC via the graphic cards HDMI connection?

 

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  Reply # 260800 3-Oct-2009 13:03
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I'd be surprised if there is anything out there that can transcode H.264 in realtime.

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  Reply # 260812 3-Oct-2009 14:29
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I have used to ps3mediaserver for transcoding h264 video, I think it supports ts, but I have been using it for mkv, etc. mostly.

link: http://ps3mediaserver.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=919

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 260851 3-Oct-2009 18:09
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If you are trying to talk to a PS3 then it supports H.264 so transcoding shouldn't be necessary. A while ago I took a couple of .TS files recorded through MediaPortal to a mates place who has a PS3 to see if we could stream them to it. He uses a Mac as his server and we tried a couple of different bits of software with it. From memory, the java based PS3 Media Server mentioned above worked very well with those files. At least one of the files was a proper HD source as well, including a 5.1 sound track which seemed to play just fine.

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  Reply # 260945 4-Oct-2009 11:15
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Thanks for the replies. PS3 Media Server looks to have some favourable reviews but unfortunately we do not have a PS3! Our media clients are an XBox 360 and a Pinnacle ShowCenter 250HD.

If transcodong is too resource hungry is it possible to automatically convert the .ts files to another format? Perhaps there is software could that could do this by looking at the recordings folder at set times daily or when a new file is added and convert the new recordings (so that they can be streamed later, rather than transcoding while streaming). GBPVR has an auto convert function but this does not appear to word on .ts files.

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  Reply # 260969 4-Oct-2009 13:24
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A few points

1. I watch the .ts files on a Popcorn Hour that has the recordings drive mapped so it's possible to watch them while they are being recorded.  Of course with TVNZ there's no audio!

2. For TVNZ watch them using PowerDVD but can only watch them after the recording is done

3. For streaming I use Swisscenter which I don't think is uPNP out of the box but somebody has written a script to simulate a uPNP device. This is here

uPNP for Swisscenter


As an aside I think the PS3 will play the .ts recordings from DVB-T without transcoding if you just rename the type to m2ts




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