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Found SKI TV Europe

Discussion in 'Noticeboard' started by Richard, Jul 14, 2019 at 10:16 AM.

  1. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    Only very occasionally do I get an unsolicited random email that's worth sharing.

    This is one of those occasions.

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    This is Geoff from SKI TV Europe. We would like to invite your members to watch our live stream free. Is this possible to mention? Check it out at - https://skitv.tv/ski-tv-live/ We are a world ski lifestyle channel. Regards, Geoff.

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    There is a 24hour HD streaming channel on the website that looks to be served by Vimeo. Unfortunately the player does not Chromecast otherwise it's quite a good 'slow tv' kind of cable channel to run in the background of ski bars or ski shops. (FYI @CarveMan )

    Production is modern and tidy and being Euro/British sensibility there's very little 'in your face' hype.

    There is also several 50min episodes on YouTube.

    Episode 1


    Tragic's may well enjoy. I got it playing up on my lounge room TV at the moment and it's easy drop-in drop-out watching.
     
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  2. geoff harrison

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    Thanks Richard, we are adding new content all the time and will be broadcasting live from the London Ski Show in late October. Greetings from Europe. Can't wait for winter. Regards, Geoff.
     
  3. Heinz

    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cool. Just watched the Innsbruck segment from episode 2. Brought back a few memories from a few months ago.
    Played fine on Chromecast.
     
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    hipo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Could come in handy while doing spins on the exercise bike or rowing m/c
     
  5. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    Yep, YouTube episodes chromecast as per normal, just not the 24h streaming TV player.
     
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    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Vimeo is horrible for us, even if not trying to cast. Youtube just works
     
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    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    No matter how fast my internet I just can’t get Vimeo to work smoothly. I cringe whenever I see it.
     
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    Nidecker One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    You can Chromecast a whole tab of a Chrome Browser?

    Settings (3 little dots) -> Cast -> Sources -> "Tab", "DeskTop", "File"

    I am making the assumption it will cast the video on the tab?

    edit: Must test this :)
     
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  9. Richard

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    lemme test skitv.tv
     
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    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    it works but not well (quality) as built in casting from app. vimeo can be unwatchable
     
  11. Richard

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    Works fine for me. Great trick. Will add that to the memory banks.

    I'm getting full clean HD vision, same as any streaming service.

    After casting the tab, I then hit play on the video and then click maximise. Upon clicking maximise I got a modal button asking if I wanted to optimise for full screen. Hit yes. Bingo.
     
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    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I must try again sometime.
     
  13. Richard

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    Maybe hold your breath and wait for a real NBN down your way.

    (I got fttp)
     
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    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    hard to see them giving us real nbn now. bastards
    it was supposed to be wired nbn in the initial plan
     
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    Nidecker One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Not to rub it in or anything, but new build last year in Kirwan (Jindy) we got full fibre to the home. Must have run out of FTTN ports in the node.

    Mind you FTTN (from next door) was bumping up against 100 meg before we got FTTH/P :woohoo::woohoo:
     
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