[oclug] Hijacking TV
flynn at clarkhall.ca
Sun Mar 13 07:47:15 EST 2005
On Sat, Mar 12, 2005 at 11:30:38PM -0500, Michael Bazdell wrote:
> But the main reason for doing this was to play AVI files on TV, in every
> room. Since DVD players will not likely support AVI anytime soon, this
> seemed like the only alternative.
Actually, the Philips 642 will play DivX files in the AVI container,
and has a cost of $100 at any Radio Shack.
> I'm debating some way of doing a gui for this. Maybe HTML or just a big
Why not use MythTV or freevo? They also do playing of arbitrary video
files (you don't have to use the TV recording functionality).
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