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Using Matlab to interface with a media player
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  • Posted: Mon, Apr 16, 2012
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For a research project to be conducted in Brown University, Department of CLPS, we would like to use Matlab to interface with a media player in order to control and monitor the playback of DVDs. In other words, Matlab is intended to be the host for a media playback system. The platform is Mac OSX.

For the media player, we would like to use VLC because it is opensource and it is a reliable player.

This is a timing-critical programming task, that means the inter-application communication would need to be very fast and robust. The list of things we need are (these are all need to be done from within Matlab):

1 - To be able to control playback of the video being played on the application. This would include play, pause commands.

2 - Monitoring the current status of the playback, i.e. the current frame (or milliseconds), the name of the video being played, fullscreen status of the playback.

3 - Open, close, switch to and back from fullscreen playback.

All of these functions have a...

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