Questions tagged [video]

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Looking for an Microcontroller with H.264 hardware decoder

I'm trying to make a wireless VR headsetst. Looking for an MCU or an SOC that is capable of decoding the following video stream in realtime. H.264 Video codec, constant bit rate, 500mbps. 120 frames ...
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HDMI input to USB output converter

I have a dock station with USB C. I want to connect it, only for the video, to my old pc that has a HDMI. So, my pc is HDMI and it is the input for the USB C that is the output (and that is then ...
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Does VRAM matter in Resolve and Fusion (free version for PC)

This question is about Davinci Resolve Free (including Fusion) for Windows (PC). I've read some comments by some users on Reddit and some discord servers saying like "free version will use only ...
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Cheapest 1080p HDMI Netflix device

What is the least expensive Netflix client device that supports HDMI 1080p output and has a remote control? It can be wired or wireless. Bonus points it it has the ability to play video from the ...
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Does a product exist which properly captures footage of retro consoles?

For a long time, I have researched the issue of digitally capturing the video/audio signals from old video game consoles, for the purpose of being able to make compilations and longplays. I sadly ...
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Distortion / perspective correction on live video

I am recording and streaming live from lecture halls, and I need to correct perspective to ensure that large blackboards are not distorted/skewed. As we are streaming multiple lectures simultaneously ...
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NAS to video projector - do I need a Raspberry Pi?

My partner and I will be buying an apartment and moving into it soon, and because we don't really watch TV or play on screen-dependant consoles, we're thinking of installing a video projector on the ...
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What's the best home movie projector?

Given the number of video projectors on the market today, I'm looking for some recommendations. Here are the features I need: 4K-ready image quality should be still good during daytime (the room ...
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What hardware can I use to run digital signage on my 3 TV video wall?

I need to setup a video wall that's composed of 3 horizontally aligned TVs (1 x 3). The 3 TVs are 4k (3840 x 2160), use HDMI and are not daisy-chainable. I'm looking for a computer/hardware that could ...
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HDMI switches, preferably that support 4K @ 30 fps or better and that can be used in either direction

Looking at such switches on Amazon, I see many of them and I'm really wondering whether a $10 unit can really support 4K at all... Right now, I need this to send my Raspberry Pi to either my monitor ...
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Hardware to connect PC to analog TV

I want to use a TV that is on my bedroom with the computer, the TV has awesome quality, I am yet to see a "flat" TV that matches its picture quality without the price going in the 10.000 USD+ in my ...
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ATSC OTA tuner wanted

Looking for an ATSC (i.e., American) OTA (over the air) HDTV television tuner. PCI bus, PCIe bus, USB 2, or USB 3 all OK to use. Must support a Debian/Devuan distro Linux media center / Personal Video ...
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DisplayPort to HDMI adapter + HDMI EDID pass-through emulator, suitable for my 2160p (4k) display?

The relevant part of my system is straightforward - a Radeon R9 370 card with HDMI + DisplayPort output. The monitor is a 4K (3840 x 2160) Dell UltraSharp UP3216Q with HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort ...
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USB-C splitter to USB-C video and USB data

I want a hub/splitter/device that takes input: one usb-c in (with displayport alternate mode) output 1: one usb-c video out (displayport alternate mode) output 2: one or more data outputs (can be ...
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Low cost tablet just to watch videos with at least a 25cm (10") screen - any OS

I'm looking for a cost-efficient tablet just to watch videos. So the most important things are: Great screen, at least 25cm (10") diameter, viewable at a reasonably wide angle (an angle similar ...
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Does anyone know of an HDMI splitter that strips HDCP 2.2?

I am working on a project that requires the use of an HDMI USB capture device, but because of HDCP 2.2, all captured video is just showing up black. I have read that some HDMI splitters can strip HDCP ...
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HDTV with HEVC (h.265 / x.265) support?

I'm looking for a HDTV capable of playing HEVC h.265 encoded videos from USB/PEN drive. Most of the HDTVs support h.264 standard but I could find any playing h.265 standard. More over it would be ...
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Transmitting analog TV using a computer

I wonder what's needed to transmit analog TV using a computer. The requirements would be: Using a computer as source. Ability to share the full screen. Any PAL or NTSC Tuner. Multi-channel ...
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Multiple display connector combo adapter to VGA

I have a crash cart adapter with a VGA input. I need support for: DVI-I (full size required, mini would be nice) HDMI (full size [A] required, C and D would be nice) DisplayPort (full size and mini [...
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Recommended GPU for dual monitors on a 250w PSU? (Windows 10)

I have a PC that currently has an old Asus 6600 GT graphics card in it, but there doesn't appear to be any Windows 10 drivers available for it. Can anyone recommend a GPU that will run on a 250W ...
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Is i7 8565U, with 16 gb RAM, 512 SSD with intel uhd 620, only integrated good enough for Android studio? [closed]

I would like to buy, HP Spectre x360 with intel i7 8565U, 16 gb RAM, 512gb ssd with intel uhd 620 but I am not sure If I will be able to run some app emulators for development, I will do some ...
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GPU theory - games vs video rendering

I'm looking for a gaming computer that will render the sharpest 4K videos of outdoor scenes well, and I'm wondering how the reviews of how GPUs do with games relate to that. I've found the Digital ...
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Seamless HDMI switch (2 or more inputs, 1 output) that doesn't disconnect the inactive source

I am looking for a switch to instantly choose between two HDMI sources (both 1080p60) and display the chosen feed as the output to another HDMI port. The important part, however, is that the switching ...
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Dual monitor setup on a Radeon RX 470 (total resolution 4480x1080)

My actual single screen setup is an Asus ROG Strix Radeon RX 470 Gaming OC 4GB GDDR5 (2x DVI-D, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort 1.2; max resolution 5120x2880) on which I have connected an 21:9 2560x1080 ...
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Inexpensive camcorder with mic input, HDMI output, and will not sleep

(edited by request) Is there a camcorder out there something like this? HDMI output that sends live signal (not just playback of recordings) external audio (mic) input able to stay on (not time out) ...
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Which hardware acceleration suitable for ffmpeg video encoding job?

I want to transcode live stream video for 200 channels (24/7 work) with ffmpeg. Now I use Intel Quicksync it's work very well for not over 10 channels transcoding. I'm going to buy "11GB GDDR6 ...
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Choosing PC for Programming. Fastests C++ app build

I am choosing hardware to build a PC. The ways I want to use it: Programming C++, Qt, Compiling, deploying Streaming how I am coding (not games) Virtualization. Running many instances of VMs or ...
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4k Video direct to GPU

Is there a type of hardware spec on a CPU or any way in general to achieve this: I'd like to take 4k video from an external source and input it directly into the GPU of my computer so I can avoid the ...
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Final Cut Pro X: iMac or Mac Pro for House of Worship?

I need to purchase a new Mac to run Final Cut Pro X. We plan to use FCPX to edit video of our weekly church service shot by 3 cameras. Sound will come directly from the sound board. I don't expect we'...
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Battery powered camera and transmitter for outdoor use

I wish to set up a camera 500 meters from my house to send a live stream of a river over the internet. The camera and transmitter will have to be battery or solar powered and be able to transmit the ...
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Connecting cable box to laptop to view TV in real time

I have a cable box in my room and wish to connect it to my laptop, Asus N56VB. The cable box has a HDMI output, and the laptop itself has a HDMI port as well, which I know is an output only. My ...
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Monitor that can play video files straight from external hard drive, without internet or wifi?

Can someone recommend a monitor that can play video files straight from an external hard drive, preferably along a USB to USB connection and preferably in various formats (certainly including .mp4, ...
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RGB Analog Video Capture

I am looking for a video capture device that can successfully capture 240 & 480 (p and i) signals properly. I am not worried about LAG too much because I will be splitting signals to production ...
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Mount an IP camera to the top of a flagpole

I am trying to set up some DIY home security video streams. I have several IP cams, like the D-Link night/day wireless Cloud Cam. The problem is that it's hard to get a good angle and it's hard to ...
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What's a good RCA capture card for streaming media?

We are putting together an e-sports team at college and among the games we play. There's Project M on the Wii and Melee on the GameCube, so we need a CVBS/RCA video capture card to record and upload ...
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Is there any low cost development board available which supports VP9 encoder at 720p30fps?

Hi I am searching for development board, which cost less than 150$ and also supports VP9 encoding decoding at 720p30fps. Is there any development board available?
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Media player with 4k and display port

I have a 4k monitor that has HDMI and display port. The problem is that it is HDMI 1.4 and is only able to display 4k content at 30Hz. For me that is unacceptable. Over display port, 4k is displayed ...
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Reliable computer for live streaming video to youtube 24/7

I have a live stream running that sends a 1080p video stream to Youtube. It receives the data from a camera in the network, converts the stream (using ffmpeg) and uploads it to the Youtube channel. ...
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good monitor for linux photo editing

I'm looking for a monitor to do photo editing on Linux. I have been really impressed by the Apple iMac 5k displays: the display is really sharp and the colors are really amazing. Obviously, I won't ...
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Wireless HD video stream for flight simulator

A high definition video is needed to be streamed out from a highly movable platform with a range of 5 meters. What do I need? both hardware and software. In the movable platform there is a PC and on ...
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Budget GPU for Ryzen 5 1600 on ASUS PRIME X370-PRO to play 4k video?

I have around 200€ to spend on a graphics card to go together with my Ryzen 5 1600 CPU on an ASUS PRIME X370-PRO mobo. My goal is to be able to play 4k 60Hz video on one monitor. Neither gaming nor ...
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Ethernet to HDMI output

I have an HP proliant micro server sitting in my home office and I want to stream photos and videos off this device and display it on my TV in another room. The TV also sits next to an ethernet hub ...
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How to record 5-8 RCA A/V inputs on Linux? (24/7)

I am trying to record 5-8 RCA A/V inputs on an Ubuntu machine. This is the research I've managed so far: Easycap RCA to USB is a good device at a dirt cheap price. Except if your give it an HD video,...
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Remote Whiteboards

Our software development team is spread out. We desperately need a white boarding solution and the basic web based ones aren't cutting the mustard. We've tried using our tablets to share our ...
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Choice of single-board computer for video output in embedded system

I am developing a product that incorporates various sensors and actuators, and also a monitoring display (5" 800x480 TFT LCD HDMI). Right now I have everything figured out with an Arduino handling ...
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HW+SW combo to comfortably connect to NAS and Netflix

0 down vote favorite I have a Synology NAS storing lots of movies and TV shows and I also have a Netflix account. In the past, I was using boxee box connected to my TV to play movies from the NAS via ...
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Graphic Card For Watching 4K Videos Without Gaming

Please, I need your help in selecting a graphic card that supports 4K resolutions (3840x2160 pixels). I mostly need it for general work and for watching some 4K videos. I don't play games at all and ...
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Battery powered multi-camera outdoor home surveillance system where all video streams can be displayed on 1 screen

The key difference between this and a similar existing question is that I need my cameras to be not only wireless, but battery powered. I have one like this, the Ring "stickupcam", which is perfect ...
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Non-gaming video card and KVM [closed]

I'm looking for a non-gaming video card with two HDMI or displayport outputs and a KVM that has inputs to connect 2 computers via USB.
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Graphics card for a coding desktop with three displays [closed]

I am looking for a graphics card that would be used in a desktop pc running GNU/Linux used mainly for coding. I won't run any games that would require high performance, but I want the card to support ...