Watching TV on OM?
"Marco Trevisan (Treviño)"
mail at 3v1n0.net
Wed Jun 24 18:59:34 CEST 2009
Alexander Lehner wrote:
> I'm tracing a new idea:
> It is possible to watch TV from www.zattoo.com through a Flash video
> player. You have to register as a user for that.
> (It works in Germany, don't know about other sites).
> I also managed to download a youtube video, which is actually a .flv flash
> video file, with this script:
> and play it with mplayer on my FreeRunner without any converting.
> youtube-dl is a python script and it already knows to login with password
> to download restricted contents.
> So I think it should be probably only a small step to stuff the zattoo
> flash stream into mplayer, after login was successful, maybe with some
> modifications of the youtube-dl script.
> Did anyone have similair considerations already or knows that it is not
Well, for youtube there are no issues  but it's not always possible
to retrieve the flv video from the flash player; and the resolution
counts (since we have a limited hardware from this point of view).
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