Ty!  (both marks!)  I have managed to get vlc working, though not in the
manner I had hoped..

http://192.168.254.3:5004/auto/v7.1?transcode=mobile -- this will tune to
channel 7.1.  (I'll be trying your method momentarily)

It also finally clicked in my noggin that plex will work with the
hdhomerun, and now has the ability to stream live.  Since I already have
freenas set up with plex, I'm using that as my dvr/streamer interface for
now.  I'll definitely be looking into a pi setup too. (I have an orange pi
laying around that i'm not doing anything with)

As for passing a url that will work with vlc to the player object instead,
no joy getting that to work so far.

On Sun, Jan 14, 2018 at 10:22 AM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode <
use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> On 01/13/2018 12:45 PM, Mike Bonner via use-livecode wrote:
>
>> Quick question.. I'm attempting to write a program to work with my
>> hdhomerun (networked tv streamer) and think i'm on track.. However, i'm
>> not
>> sure if its possible to tell the player to open a udp connection on port
>> 5000 and wait for the stream to come in. (apparently, I need to have it
>> ready to receive before I send the command to the hdhr)  Will the player
>> do
>> this?  If not I'll probably end up using vnc as my player, but it would
>> sure be nice to have an all LC solution.  (maybe I can use the browser
>> widget.. hmmm.  )
>>
>
> I pipe my hdhomerun through a raspberry pi running osmc as my dvr. The
> hdhomerun box itself has open-source drivers, if that helps you out.
>
> https://www.silicondust.com/hdhomerun/hdhomerun_development.pdf
> https://github.com/mharsch/node-hdhomerun
> https://github.com/kodi-pvr/pvr.hdhomerun
>
> If I connect to the pi over the osmc web interface I can use a RESTful
> connection over vlc to view live or saved videos. The format is
>
> http://192.168.0.99/stream/channel/<id1>?ticket=<id2>
>
> I don't know what you're trying to accomplish, but the easiest (and fun)
> thing might be to put a pi on the network, use the hdhomerun driver for
> osmc, and let it do the heavy lifting for you.
>
> --
>  Mark Wieder
>  ahsoftw...@gmail.com
>
>
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