[vdr] LCD panel with Ethernet port?
ml at the-view.eclipse.co.uk
Sat Jul 30 14:52:18 CEST 2005
On Tue, 2005-07-26 at 13:45 +0100, Simon Baxter wrote:
> Does anyone know of a (cheap?) LCD panel with a built in mpeg (etc) decoder,
> that can sit on a LAN and receive unicast or multicast video streams?
I'm not aware of any.
> The idea would be to stream video from a single location to multiple video
> endpoints. Rather than use an expensive full blown PC, I'm looking for an
> addressible LAN attached video display.
For a DIY solution; what about a mini-itx (or nano?) motherboard with
case and monitor, that boots up over the network?
> I've looked at polycom and touch-panels, but they have too many features
> (and the price to match).
> As VDR can demux all channels from the same transponder, I'd like to stream
> each (encoded) channel to a different display unit. But don't want a
> dedicated PC.
DVBstream may be better than VDR as it supports multicast and is
designed just to stream!
Is doing it over IP important? If it's just over CAT5
http://www.svideo.com/videobalun1.html may be cheaper.
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