[MPlayer-users] Linux Video Wall
info at vtnd.de
Tue Mar 9 12:38:14 CET 2010
>> From: "Oliver Seitz" <info at vtnd.de>
>>> Or to split the video into 4 windows that can be automatically
>>> maximized individually?
>> I've done that. It's a bit of work, though. My approach would have been
>> split the Video in parts, and to have one computer for each screen. One
>> computer broadcasts its current position in the video, all others
>> syncronize to that pace. (you can use several player programs on one
>> computer just in the same way, of course)
>> I've managed to have the players stay in sync with less than +/- 0.1
>> and to catch up when far away in position within less than 30 sec.
>> Unfortunately the program is in quite unreadable pascal, I presume it
>> would not be of any help to you, but at least I can tell you it can be
> I though of it but I don't have idea of how to make two players
> interact, is there an API or some RPC mechanism, etc. to make this
> straight forward? Which was your approach in pascal?
I took the stdout of the slave players where I get the current playing
position. After comparing to the master's position I decide by the
magnitude of the difference wether to jump or to change playback speed.
Both was done by -slave commands.
Sorry, I'm in a hurry right now.
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