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          ,-_/          .---.             
          '  | .  , . . \___  . . ,-. ,-. 
          .^ | | /  | |     \ | | | | |   
          `--' `'   `-| `---' `-| ' ' `-'  [ver 0.5]
                     /|        /|         
                    `-'       `-'    by Denis Jaromil Roio

                     http://sync.dyne.org

	developed in the Artlab @ NIMK  -   http://nimk.dyne.org


IvySync provides synced playback of multiple videos on multiple screens

In the video art field there are many artworks requiring the synced and
parallel  playback  of  audio/video  materials:  IvySync  provides such
functionality  for  IvyTV  supported  hardware  decoders, with accurate
frame precision. 

IvySync reaches to sync with frame precision up to 4 video channels on
a single computer, it provides  a user friendly graphical interface to
edit the playlists,  an XMLRPC API for remote  control and an UDP-LITE
daemon-mode to syncstart multiple computers on the same network.


IvySync is a dyne.org free software production (GNU GPL)
commissioned by Montevideo / Time Based Arts (NIMK)
as a public institute investing in open source development.



== FEATURES

    * full quality s/video or composite multiple output 

    * professional grade low cost solution 

    * scalable network syncstarting (unlimited channels)

    * remotely controllable playback (XMLRPC)

    * graphical interface for playlist scheduling 

    * extensible, scriptable and reliable *NIX technology 

    * frame accurate sync of DVD quality audio/video (MPEG2)

    * streaming playback from a local network (with Samba)

    * capable of syncing up to 4 videos 

    * time based scheduling of multiple playlists


== REQUIREMENTS

    * GNU/Linux supported platform with ~500Mhz CPU 

    * IvyTV compatible hardware decoder 

  ***  WE CUSTOMISE syncstarters pre-configured for your needs   ***
  ***           contact us via phone or email web-form           ***

  ______________ http://nimk.dyne.org/contact.html _________________




== DISCLAIMER

 IvySync is Copyright (C) 2004-2008 by Denis Roio <jaromil@dyne.org>

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