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Feature #2693

Addon/Plugin API...?

Added by Hanspeter Müller almost 8 years ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
API
Target version:
-
Start date:
2015-02-24
Due date:
% Done:

0%

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Description

Hi ya,

is there any chance for an addon API, like VDR has? I think there would be a lot of things that could be done with it (for stuff that the developers have stated it does not belong directly into tvheadend)...? Some things i could see that would be possible:

- more advanced (maybe realtime) ad-detection
- DLNA
- processing/indexing for CC/Subtitles (dump all subtitles into elasic search would be cool :-D)
- hardcore subtitles into video (for devices that can't display them, like really dumb smart-tv's)
- remove/blur logos (or add new one ;)
- well, see here: http://www.linuxtv.org/vdrwiki/index.php/Plugins

Not sure about the licensing (IANAL), but could the plugin-code be adapter from VDR, so their addons would work..?

/hp

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