[vdr] reel netclient

Andrew Herron totallymaxed at gmail.com
Mon Apr 13 18:46:14 CEST 2009


But does the Reel Smart-Client box run vdr?


On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 2:50 PM, Georg Acher <acher at in.tum.de> wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 06:28:36PM +1000, Torgeir Veimo wrote:
> > http://www.reel-multimedia.com/en/shop_netclient.php describes a new
> > product by reel that allows streaming of HD content over the network.
> > It includes a hw decoder that supports mpeg2/4 and is to be used with
> > the reelbox avantgarde as server. I'd assume reel has implemented
> > something a bit more sophisticated than streamdev for this, but given
> > the open source nature of their products, I'm wondering if someone has
> > tried looking into using this client with pure VDR?
>
> The thing is not yet available, so the current SVN doesn't contain most of
> the new code. But in general it uses the same "reel"vdr-base as the
> Avantgarde (just with a different output plugin for the SoC). The live TV
> streaming is not done by the vdr on the Avantgarde, but directly via
> IPv6-multicast by the NetCeiver-hardware. This is the same way the
> Avantgarde gets its data, so the NetCeiver traffic is just bridged into the
> LAN for other clients.
>
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