[vdr] Streaming compliant with IPTV STB

Michael misha at thunderworx.com
Fri Mar 3 14:48:44 CET 2006

Bernardo Cardoso wrote:
> On 2/11/06, *Vladimir Kangin* <v at kangin.org <mailto:v at kangin.org>> wrote:
>     I would like to raise a discussion about VDR compliance with a wide
>     range available STBs (Set-Top-Box) for IPTV carrier integration.
>     The advantage of such compliance is obvious - low cost of STB. The
>     cost
>     of STB is in the range of 80-150 USD. 
> I have more or less a proof-of-concept of what you want done. The 
> problem is that is was done as a proof-of-concept and is just that is 
> kludgy at best :-)
>     1) multicast MPEG-TS streaming support;
> This is actually quite simple to implement, and is not that dificult 
> do do in a plugin, that's what I did, I just implemented a Receiver 
> Plugin, that get the TS packets, adds PAT and PMT and send that stream 
> to a multicast address. Everything quite hard coded, but it works, and 
> shows how it could be done.
Sounds very interesting! Is it possible to get it and test?
>     2) vdradmin support for multiuser STB environment.
> That I never did, just some SVDRP commands via .php, and no HTML 
> overlay (I know that it's possible I just did it as proof-of-concept 
> never to release or anything).
>     Above development could affect the design of VDR in general, I would
>     like to discuss it in details. 
> I'm all for it, if anyone want my crude code and improve on it and 
> understand what I mean by kludgy and crude, it's ok to me.
> Cumps,
> -- 
> Bernardo Cardoso
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Best regards,
Michael Stepanov,

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