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Ability to watch PiP (picture in picture) two channels


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Hello pals,

I'm using short term Emby server to serve my Movie and Music collection and I'm fully satisfied.

After installed XMLTV server plugin I can watch and my TVHeadend IPTV received TV programs.

Now I've though (just an idea because don't look at server plugins in depth) - if the XMLTV plugin uses ffmpeg or avconv to cast TV channels is it possible to make choose second channel and produce resultant stream from both channels with Picture in Picture.

I know with FFMpeg is relatively easily like

ffmpeg -i pipInput1.flv -i pipInput2.flv -filter_complex "[1]scale=iw/5:ih/5 [pip]; [0][pip] overlay=main_w-overlay_w-10:main_h-overlay_h-10" -profile:v main -level 3.1 -b:v 440k -ar 44100 -ab 128k -s 720x400 -vcodec h264 -acodec libfaac PIP_output1.mp4 

 or more simple

ffmpeg -i master_video.mp4 -vf "movie=second_video.mp4, scale=800:-1 [inner]; 
[in][inner] overlay=70:70 [out]" completed.mp4
ffmpeg -i rtsp://serer/mp4:1.mov -i http://serer2/sample-video2.mp4 -filter_complex “[1]scale=iw/4:ih/4 [pip]; [0][pip] overlay=main_w-overlay_w-10:main_h-overlay_h-10″ -ar 44100 -f flv rtmp://localhost:1935/Stream

etc more variants.

 

Could be possible to be created such PiP IPTV plugin server side ?

 

Thanks to anyone in advance.

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I have been playing around with the -filter_complex flag in ffmpeg and have been successful getting 2 and 4 simultaneous live streams from a m3u into a video single stream outside of Emby. This would be a killer feature if it can be incorporated into Emby. NFL season openers start in 4 months... 

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12 hours ago, BirdBare said:

Hello,

 

Is there an update on this feature? I would love this during NFL season!

 

Thanks!

Hi, not yet, sorry.

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