Roku DVP

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Roku DVP

Postby mcgratey » Sun Feb 21, 2010 4:11 am

Any way to get this to work with Roku's DVP? They released their SDK to use for free. http://www.roku.com/developer I really don't feel like re-encoding all my media files to get them to work with roku.
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Re: Roku DVP

Postby el.botijo » Sun Feb 28, 2010 2:06 am

PS3 Media Server tries to be an UPNP A/V Media Server, or DLNA server. I could not find if the Roku SD or HD are a typical UPNP A/V Media Renderer, so I will assume the are not.
It looks like you can add "private channels" via the SDK you have stated. If that is the case, then somebody needs to create a DLNA client for the Roku. Some people have done something similar to that, but still not right: http://forums.roku.com/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=25955
I would suggest to ask in the Roku forums.
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Re: Roku DVP

Postby texaszman » Sun Mar 21, 2010 1:41 pm

I've checked out the Github information on the link provided - this is still a very kludgy way to get local PC videos to the Roku. Anyone come across an easier or more elegant way to stream vids from a PC without having to convert your library?

Was hoping to find some way to utilize the great PS3 Media Server program - which transcodes on the fly - to deliver to the Roku.

Thanks!
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Re: Roku DVP

Postby otmanix » Sun Mar 21, 2010 10:43 pm

as el.botijo already mentioned before ... if roku dvp isn't capable of dlna / upnp av standards it is NOT COMPATIBLE with PMS
feel free to write an dlna / upnp av client for this device using sdk but don't expect PMS guys to do that ;)
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Re: Roku DVP

Postby el.botijo » Sun Mar 21, 2010 11:19 pm

Interesting post this one:
http://forums.roku.com/viewtopic.php?f= ... nt#p156090
January 2010, and Roku cannot implement UPNP server discovery via its SDK. So it cannot contact PS3MediaServer.
Remember that promises can be broken.
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