MythTV Roku Brightscript App

Before I got rid of it, I used my Roku Netflix Player to playback recorded tv from MythTV. Here’s the app and a couple videos showing how it looked. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21Hxu2vYn6U http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VdyIcL7wY4 Here’s a link to Roku’s Developer site http://www.roku.com/developer Here’s a link to the zip containing the demo video player. I’ve made a few modificationsContinue reading “MythTV Roku Brightscript App”

MythTV Roku Commercial Skip Encode Script

Before I forget, here’s my MythTV UserJob1: /usr/local/bin/mythipodcom.sh %DIR% %FILE% This script runs on a MythTV recording to remove commercials and transcode to h.264 video that I’ve tested and will play on Android (Motorola Droid), iPhone (iPhone 4), Roku DVP (Original Roku Netflix Player), Boxee Box, and in Miro on Windows. The contents of /usr/local/bin/mythipodcom.sh

Video Encoding

I used to encode to mpeg4, which worked pretty well, but quality wasn’t the greatest. The files weren’t exactly tiny either. /usr/bin/nice -n 19 ffmpeg -i “${directory}/${file}.tmp” -acodec libfaac -ab ${abitrate} -ac 2 -s ${width}x${height} -vcodec mpeg4 -b ${vbitrate} -flags +aic+mv4 -trellis 1 -mbd 2 -cmp 2 -subcmp 2 -g 250 -maxrate 512k -bufsize 2MContinue reading “Video Encoding”

Roku Tricks

I’ve been playing with my roku netflix player (roku digital video player HD) http://www.roku.com/roku-products http://greggreno.com/rokuremote.html http://forums.rokulabs.com/viewtopic.php?t=19958 http://www.roku.com/developer http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1118209 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21Hxu2vYn6U http://forums.roku.com/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=33704 https://github.com/ear9mrn/MythRokuPlayer http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/ROKU_HD_Frontend http://forums.roku.com/viewtopic.php?t=23520