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Playing be-at.tv Videos smoothly?

Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:11 am
by sgehdn
Dear all,

I'm a big fan of the website http://be-at.tv (watching DJ Live Sets and Videos on Demand and listening to their electronic music).
I'm using a raspberry pi 3 with Raspbian and Chromium installed- Unfortunatley, if I'm trying to play the videos in Chromium, the playback is verry choppy/laggy, so not really viewable.

Therefore I'm looking for a solution, how to view these videos smoothly.
I already traied to install livestreamer, and yes, livestreamer is able to play these videos smoothly, but it's very uncomfortable to enter all the stuff in the console to view these videos.

So, does maybe anyone know a solution, how to get these viedos viewed smoothly?
Something like "Using Chrome to navigate through the website, klicking on a video, Livestreamer/Omxplayer (with GUI, so that I could pause the videos) starts playing the video" would be a perfect solution for me.

Thanks in advance
Seb

Re: Playing be-at.tv Videos smoothly?

Posted: Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:21 pm
by sgehdn
No ideas? :-/

Re: Playing be-at.tv Videos smoothly?

Posted: Thu Aug 02, 2018 7:59 pm
by fruitoftheloom
sgehdn wrote:
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:21 pm
No ideas? :-/

Have you tried kweb ??

viewtopic.php?f=66&t=40860

Re: Playing be-at.tv Videos smoothly?

Posted: Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:07 am
by sgehdn
Yes, but kweb is not working, because there's no youtube-dl module which supports be-at.tv.

Re: Playing be-at.tv Videos smoothly?

Posted: Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:45 am
by 6by9
They appear to have chosen Adobe's Flash Player rather than any of the standards based video transport mechanisms.
Whilst Adobe do give RPF binary drops for Flash to be shipped with Raspbian, AFAIK it has no hardware acceleration for video and therefore it will struggle.

Adobe themselves are dropping all support for Flash from 2020 (https://theblog.adobe.com/adobe-flash-update/ https://www.eisit.uk/adobe-flash-end-of-life/), therefore it is likely that be-at.tv will have to move away from it before then. Not great news for the immediate future sadly.