[theora] multiplexing theora videos

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 11 02:41:51 PST 2010

On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 6:58 PM, Tom Sparks <tom_a_sparks at yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> --- On Thu, 11/2/10, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 11:17 AM, Tom
>> Sparks <tom_a_sparks at yahoo.com.au>
>> wrote:
>> > I thinking of recording a short film with 3+ panorama
>> video cameras[1][2]
>> > on the heads of the actors (concept stage currently)
>> >
>> > [1] <http://www.sonystyle.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?catalogId=10551&storeId=10151&langId=-1&XID=O:mhspm5k%2Fp:dg_ggldf&productId=8198552921666078172>
>> > [2] example video http://www.ryubin.com/panolab/panoflash/project_bloggie/test01/sample.html)
>> >
>> > tom
>> How do you intend to play it back? If you are putting this
>> online, it
>> might be best to make several files and have people click
>> on buttons
>> to chose a different media file and jump to the exact same
>> offset in
>> them using JavaScript.
> I am looking at something witch is playlist based (CMML/SMIL) to allow other to tell the story from the different camera angles
> the buffering of the video files between the jump is what turn me off using different video clips/files per camera
> currently the panorama aspect looks like it well be put on the back as the viewer are flash based, closed-source and theora is not playable in flash :(
> tom

If you prebuffer the videos, you shouldn't get much of a stalling between files.

The biggest challenge will indeed be finding a player that plays back
an Ogg file with multiple tracks of video. You might be lucky with


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