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IllIlIlllIll
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Smartphone Test Help

Hi.
Please test this 100kbit (very low bandwidth) live audio and video feed on your smartphone or other mobile device that has a web browser.
Please only report in this thread the make & model of the phone/device and the brand of web browser (if you can) that the phone/device has, only if the live feed does not work on your device, you do not need to report in this thread that the live feed is working fine on your device.
If someone else has already reported that it does not work with the same make and model phone/device and/or same browser, please do not report it in this thread.
I am not fortunate to have enough different devices and mobile browsers to test the live feed on to be sure that it is working on different platforms since there are different variables that can be used across different devices & platforms.
Stream protocol: RTSP
Video specs: 320x240 @ 1FPS, 80kbit MPEG4
Audio specs: 8000Khz mono, one channel @ 40kbit AAC
»smartphone.scpdny.com
Thanks !, I appreciate it.
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leibold
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Motorola / Cliq / Opera Mini

Audio seemed fine, but Video was solid black screen (unless that is intentional ?). I let it run for a while and it stopped in the middle of one of the officers speaking with an error message (something along the lines of "cannot play this file").

Motorola / Cliq / Default Browser

Same behavior: good audio, black video and error after some time "Error: File cannot be displayed or played.".

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IllIlIlllIll
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said by leibold:

Motorola / Clig / Opera Mini

Audio seemed fine, but Video was solid black screen (unless that is intentional ?). I let it run for a while and it stopped in the middle of one of the officers speaking with an error message (something along the lines of "cannot play this file").

thank you for the info.
edit:
I will change the AVC profile for the wowza server and let you know by message if it works on the Cliq.
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On android 4.0(.4) I get audio but no video with the built in player, and nothing at all with MX Player.. That's weird because I have yet to find a video it can't play.

Phone is Galaxy Nexus, 1.2Ghz dual core, 1GB ram, connection was FIOS Wifi, but same thing with 4G.
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IllIlIlllIll
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reply to IllIlIlllIll

i changed the AVC profile.
can you try it again ?



leibold
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Still black screen for the video (audio is fine). No error so far (seems to run longer then before, but I didn't time it).

Btw.: Android version is 2.1 (the cliq originally shipped with 1.5).
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IllIlIlllIll
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said by leibold:

Still black screen for the video (audio is fine). No error so far (seems to run longer then before, but I didn't time it).

Btw.: Android version is 2.1 (the cliq originally shipped with 1.5).

hmmm.
seems like certain model smart phones work and some dont.
perhaps the video size has to be an absolute number, not 320x240, or some devices may not be able to scale the video ?
there are some settings i can change that might alleviate that though.
ill make some changes and see if that does the trick.
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IllIlIlllIll
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i changed the viewport settings video to "device width".
maybe that might help.
damn, the http server is caching the last page before i modified it.
no such thing as "ctrl+f5" on a smartphone.
edit:
actually, the viewport settings have no effect on this since this is external from the page itself.
the only settings would be the AVC encode profile settings.



IllIlIlllIll
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thanks for the help.
i think i have a few ideas what i can do to make this work on those two phones (also same thing on a blackberry, no video but audio).
i will message the both of you and ask if you can try it again when i have made additional settings to the encoder.
i appreciate the help, thanks alot !
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djdanska
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reply to IllIlIlllIll

Android 4, all browsers. i get video not supported.



IllIlIlllIll
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i changed some settings since i have access to a BlackBerry phone.
not sure if it will operate on the other devices listed in this thread but i do appreciate the help alot.
thanks !
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leibold
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1 recommendation

Working for me now (sound and video).



alg
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Click for full size
No go on iPhone 4 with Safari.


IllIlIlllIll
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said by alg:

No go on iPhone 4 with Safari.

navigating to this page from your Iphone, can you click this link and see if it opens in the external player ?
it might have said that error during a time i was changing settings again (changed frame rate so it works on phones it previously didnt work, those phones would not play video with frame rates lower than 4 and FPS was previously set at 1, dont need fast FPS just to display grpahics that change every 1 second anyway)
rtsp://mobilestr.livestream.com/livestreamiphone/scpdnycom
Thanks everyone for the help
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alg
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Just tried it again, same error as in the pic.

Original link along with the link that you just posted.



IllIlIlllIll
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said by alg:

Just tried it again, same error as in the pic.

Original link along with the link that you just posted.

interesting, it looks as though safari isnt parsing RTSP:// correctly (should open in external player).
its as if its treating RTSP as HTTP.
edit:
i think the iphone should be able to play the JW Player perhaps ?
if thats the case, then RTSP isnt needed for the iphone, but i dont have an iphone so i cant test that theory...
this would be the direct link to the JW player (whats embedded on the website, it should open in safari, direct link bypasses the mobile ID script redirect)
»cdn.livestream.com/chromelessPla···4whCP5fw

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IllIlIlllIll
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its quite complicated to make this work with very little problems and flaws since im using Livestream as the content provider (free version), it would not be cost effective for me to purchase the bandwidth (ive already priced out the cheapest available) for this application even though the bandwidth used during streaming is an average of only 100Kbit (thats bits, really little) for both audio & video.
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alg
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"Safari cannot download this file."



IllIlIlllIll
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said by alg:

"Safari cannot download this file."

yup.
its treating it like a file to download.
hmm, i bet this will work on the Iphone..
»xscpdnycomx.api.channel.livestre···ist.m3u8
if that does, then ill have to make changes so the Iphone uses a playlist and not an RTSP link.
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alg
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Yes, that worked with both audio and video.



IllIlIlllIll
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said by alg:

Yes, that worked with both audio and video.

thanks !
ill make changes to my site so Iphones get specifically redirected to that page that delivers a playlist and not an RTSP link.
i appreciate it alot !
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IllIlIlllIll
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navigating to scpdny.com should redirect all mobile devices to mobile.scpdny.com and from there if an iphone, ipod or ipad is detected, then gets redirected to mobile.scpdny.com/iphone.htm
that should fix it unless of course, other mobile devices use an M3U playlist instead of an RTSP link like the android devices do, i guess ill cross that bridge when i get to it.
Apple devices dont correctly parse and RTSP link, they use M3U playlists instead.
thanks for the continuing help, its very much appreciated
if anyone else sees this thread and has a windows phone or another unique device that is different from android and apple, that can test the live feed on, i would appreciate it, thank you !
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