[vdr] VDR frontend device: Xtreamer

Michael Stepanov michael at stepanoff.org
Mon Nov 30 16:38:07 CET 2009


On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 11:55 AM, Theunis Potgieter <
theunis.potgieter at gmail.com> wrote:

> Currently what happens is, I browse UPnP mediatomb server, select,
> then get a list of "files" that are redirected exported urls of
> streamdev-server. The Xtreamer does come with a preview option, so I
> can either look in a small picture in picture type mode, or press OK,
> and watch the channel. When I want to change the channel, I have to
> press stop like I would have pressed stop when watching a normal media
> file. Then it returns to the preview menu where it lists the channel
> files (I had to manually add each channel url to mediatomb). Currently
> audio can take up to a few minutes before it starts playing. I'm
> hoping to implement the sync early patch on VDR and see if that does
> make a difference. Otherwise the Xtreamer is fast, zoom features are
> remembered, even plays subtitles. (next firmware release will disable
> it, currently enabled by default).
>
> If they release the SDK, I guess somebody can look at adding EPG info
> and selecting channels that way. Great so far :D
>

Great! FYI there is a VDR client for Popcorn Hour -
http://www.popcornforum.de/showthread.php?tid=5201&highlight=vdr-gui Maybe
the same approach can be used with Xtreamer as well.


>
> 2009/11/30 Michael Stepanov <michael at stepanoff.org>:
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 7:33 AM, Theunis Potgieter
> > <theunis.potgieter at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> 2009/11/27 Michael Stepanov <michael at stepanoff.org>:
> >> > I'd like to know if somebody uses any networked media player as VDR
> >> > client
> >> >
> >> Thanks to the mediatomb team in the irc channel on freenode. I was
> >> able to get xtreamer device to watch Live tv. It simply exports the
> >> urls from streamdev-server over UPnP.
> >
> > Great! But is it possible to switch channels from Xtreamer?
> >
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Theunis
> >>
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> > Michael
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Cheers,
Michael
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