streaming video to mobile phones

Anthony Griffiths neuronetv at
Thu Nov 2 19:01:16 UTC 2017

On Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 6:52 PM, Roman Arutyunyan <arut at> wrote:
> Hi Anthony,
> On Thu, Nov 02, 2017 at 04:29:04PM +0000, Anthony Griffiths wrote:
>> I'm running nginx-1.12.2 on a centos 6 server and I've had success
>> with it streaming live video to a mobile phone. I followed the
>> instructions here:
>> this page uses mpegurl m3u8 as the streaming protocol. My question is
>> are there any other protocols that work with mobile phones?
> Any protocol can work with mobile phones once you get the right application
> to play it.  HLS (which you called "megurl m3u8") is widely adopted on mobile
> platforms, so it's a good choice.

thanks but there are several applications in a chain to stream video. Mine is:
video source --> ffmpeg --> broadcast server (nginx) --> web player
(flowplayer embedded in html5)
which part of the chain would you be referring to for the right application??

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